Goggia wins World Cup downhill marred by faulty race timing
CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic champion Sofia Goggia won the first World Cup downhill of the post-Lindsey Vonn era on Saturday, when a malfunctioning race timing system fell short of...
Olympic downhill champion Goggia plans return from injury
CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Olympic downhill champion Sofia Goggia is planning to return from injury this month but remains in doubt for the upcoming world championships.
A spokesman for the Italian Winter Sports Federation says Goggia will participate in downhill training in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, beginning Jan. 24 with an eye toward competing in downhill and super-G races at the German resort on Jan. 26 and 27, respectively.
ARE, Sweden (AP) — This was a bonus win for Sofia Goggia.
Having packed away the World Cup downhill title a day earlier, Goggia claimed victory in the final super-G of the season on Thursday.
Goggia dominated, finishing 0.32 seconds ahead of Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany.
Meanwhile, Tina Weirather successfully defended her discipline title.
Goggia takes the downhill title and Vonn takes the win
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Sofia Goggia and Lindsey Vonn each had something to celebrate when their season-long rivalry in downhill concluded Wednesday.
Goggia followed up her Olympic downhill gold by claiming the season-long World Cup title in the discipline, while Vonn narrowly beat Goggia to win the race at World Cup finals and record career victory No. 82.
Goggia ended up three points ahead of Vonn in the standings.
Goggia gets gold; Bjoergen sets Winter Games medals mark
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Sofia Goggia refused to let Lindsey Vonn catch her. Or, anyone else.
The Italian skier won the women's downhill Wednesday , holding off Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway by 0.09 seconds and Vonn by 0.47 seconds.
Vonn 3rd in last Olympic DH; her pal Goggia of Italy wins
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Lindsey Vonn knew that the bronze medal she earned Wednesday came in her final Olympic downhill, the signature event of her singular career. She knew that, but she didn't have an easy time processing it.
Goggia captures Olympic downhill title, beats pal Vonn
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Riding the gondola to the top of the mountain Wednesday morning, Sofia Goggia watched the sun rise over the site of her first Olympic downhill and had one clear thought:
"I put my boots on and said, 'This can be my day, so let's make it,'" the newly minted gold medalist said.
Column: A bronze that feels golden for Lindsey Vonn
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Over coffee last November at Lindsey Vonn's home in Colorado, Sofia Goggia of Italy asked her friend for some advice.
How does she handle the pressure? How does she deal with the expectations?
Vonn didn't hesitate to answer. An honest answer, and one the new Olympic downhill champion seemed to take to heart.
"It probably helped her (win)," Vonn said with a wry smile.