Lack of Winter Olympic bids may lead to rotating fixed hostsFebruary 13, 2023 GMT
MERIBEL, France (AP) — Considering the dearth of candidates to stage the Winter Olympics amid spiralling venue costs, the IOC may have to resort to lining up a list of fixed, rotating hosts.
A highly theoretical list could include Salt Lake City and Vancouver in North America, Pyeongchang in Asia and places like Switzerland, Italy and Scandinavia in Europe.
AP Interview: Moltzan catching up to US teammate ShiffrinFebruary 13, 2023 GMT
MERIBEL, France (AP) — When Paula Moltzan finished second behind Mikaela Shiffrin for the U.S.
Shiffrin wins slalom, moves within 1 win of World Cup recordJanuary 28, 2023 GMT
SPINDLERUV MLYN, Czech Republic (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin celebrated with a shoulder wiggle and a bright smile Saturday after dominating a slalom and moving within one victory of the 34-year-old World Cup record of 86 wins.
From the start, Shiffrin showed she was the skier to beatJanuary 24, 2023 GMT
From a prodigiously talented 15-year-old to the most decorated female skier of all-time, Mikaela Shiffrin has done quite a lot in only 12 years.
The American skier won her record-breaking 83rd victory Tuesday in her 238th race on the World Cup circuit, the globe-trotting competition for the best skiers on the planet.
American skier Shiffrin wins record 83rd World Cup raceJanuary 24, 2023 GMT
SAN VIGILIO DI MAREBBE, Italy (AP) — Exhaustion. Relief. Satisfaction.
American skier Mikaela Shiffrin felt all that and more after winning a record 83rd World Cup race Tuesday.
Lindsey Vonn: Shiffrin’s record-breaking is sign of progressJanuary 24, 2023 GMT
EDITOR’S NOTE: Lindsey Vonn has been keeping track while Mikaela Shiffrin first matched her women’s World Cup skiing record of 82 wins earlier this month and then surpassed it with win No. 83 on Tuesday at a giant slalom in Italy.
Shiffrin’s record follows 2 decades of US skiing successJanuary 24, 2023 GMT
It seemed like pure Hollywood fantasy when Robert Redford’s character beat the favored Austrian to win Olympic gold in the classic Alpine skiing film “Downhill Racer,” a movie released more than half a century ago.
Shiffrin’s chase of record 83rd win moves on to next resortJanuary 22, 2023 GMT
CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — American skier Mikaela Shiffrin’s pursuit of a record 83rd World Cup win will move on to the next stop on the circuit.
Shiffrin and Swiatek keep learning to win from each otherJanuary 20, 2023 GMT
They both tend to shy away from the spotlight despite winning regularly. They both compete in individual sports. And they’ve both ascended to the top as their much more well-known predecessors, Lindsey Vonn and Serena Williams, headed toward retirement.
Two-time Olympic downhill medalist Traudl Hecher dies at 79January 12, 2023 GMT
INNSBRUCK, Austria (AP) — Two-time Olympic downhill medalist Traudl Hecher, whose daughter Elisabeth Görgl also won bronze in the event four decades later, has died, the Austrian ski federation said Thursday.
‘100 or more’: Shiffrin’s idol expects her to keep winningJanuary 11, 2023 GMT
FLACHAU, Austria (AP) — While Mikaela Shiffrin is set to continue her quest for a record-setting 83rd women’s Alpine skiing World Cup win next week, her biggest idol sees even larger milestones coming up for the American.
Record on hold as ill Shiffrin finishes 2nd in night slalomJanuary 10, 2023 GMT
FLACHAU, Austria (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin will have to wait a bit longer to celebrate a record-breaking win No.
Shiffrin can break Vonn’s record -- if she can stay awakeJanuary 9, 2023 GMT
KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) — Staying awake might be Mikaela Shiffrin’s biggest challenge as she prepares to try to set a record for women’s World Cup skiing victories.
Shiffrin shows her emotions after matching Vonn’s recordJanuary 8, 2023 GMT
KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) — The emotions came pouring out of Mikaela Shiffrin when she matched Lindsey Vonn’s women’s World Cup skiing record with her 82nd win Sunday.
Lindsey Vonn: Shiffrin’s record-breaking is sign of progressJanuary 8, 2023 GMT
EDITOR’S NOTE: Lindsey Vonn was keeping track from afar when Mikaela Shiffrin matched her women’s World Cup record of 82 wins.
AP Photos: Highlights of Mikaela Shiffrin’s careerJanuary 8, 2023 GMT
Highlights from Mikaela Shiffrin’s career after she matched Lindsey Vonn for the women’s World Cup skiing record with win No. 82.
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Shiffrin vs Vonn: Different strengths but similar approachJanuary 8, 2023 GMT
KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin is the perfect technical skier.
Shiffrin still chasing Vonn’s record as her win streak endsJanuary 7, 2023 GMT
KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) — The frustration on Mikaela Shiffrin’s face — mouth agape in apparent disappointment followed by pursed lips — lasted all of about 60 seconds.
Shiffrin focusing on the process as she nears Vonn’s recordJanuary 6, 2023 GMT
It's never been just about wins for Mikaela Shiffrin.
Not when she didn't win any of her five individual races at last year's Beijing Olympics.
Shiffrin’s record hunt on hold with Zagreb slalom canceledJanuary 5, 2023 GMT
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin will have to wait at least a couple of more days to match Lindsey Vonn’s World Cup wins record.
Shiffrin takes slalom to move within 1 win of Vonn’s recordJanuary 4, 2023 GMT
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin felt “really excited” Wednesday after winning the first women’s World Cup race of 2023.
And it wasn't because she had just moved within one victory of Lindsey Vonn's record.
Skier Shiffrin enters new dimension with 50th slalom winDecember 29, 2022 GMT
SEMMERING, Austria (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin made ski racing history once again on Thursday night.
This time, however, she wasn't the only American skier doing so.
Skier Shiffrin edges Gut-Behrami in GS for career win 79December 28, 2022 GMT
SEMMERING, Austria (AP) — Everyone in ski racing seems to be counting Mikaela Shiffrin's World Cup wins. Except for Mikaela Shiffrin herself.
The four-time overall champion won a gripping duel with Swiss rival Lara Gut-Behrami in a giant slalom Wednesday to earn career victory No.
Shiffrin takes win No. 78 with 1st GS victory in 2022December 27, 2022 GMT
SEMMERING, Austria (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin had to overcome a lot of pressure Tuesday to end her one-year drought in women's World Cup giant slaloms.
And not all the pressure on the American was coming from her rivals.
Shiffrin takes win No. 77 to move within 5 of Vonn’s recordDecember 18, 2022 GMT
ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin's first speed race weekend of the women's World Cup season went so well, she believes it might make her even faster in her core technical events, too.
Vonn urges athletes use platform for good ‘especially today’June 25, 2022 GMT
Lindsey Vonn used her induction speech into the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame on Friday to urge athletes to put their platform to good use, “especially today,” the day the Supreme Court overturned the landmark ruling that guaranteed a women's constitutional right to abortion.
Phelps, Vonn among those heading to US Olympic & Para HallJune 6, 2022 GMT
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Lindsey Vonn, Michelle Kwan, Mia Hamm, Billie Jean King and the late Pat Summitt are among the nine individual women who will be inducted into the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame this summer, along with Michael Phelps and hurdling great Roger Kingdom.
Analysis: Plenty went wrong for US Alpine skiing at OlympicsFebruary 18, 2022 GMT
BEIJING (AP) — A United States team led by Mikaela Shiffrin is leaving the Beijing Olympics with just one of the 30 individual medals in Alpine skiing.
Roundup of Olympic gold medals from Tuesday, Feb. 15February 15, 2022 GMT
BEIJING (AP) — A roundup of gold medals from Tuesday, Feb. 15, at the Beijing Games:
Viewing Vonn helps Swiss skier Suter win Olympic downhillFebruary 15, 2022 GMT
BEIJING (AP) — What better way to prepare for an Olympic downhill race than by watching Lindsey Vonn.
Swiss skier Corinne Suter checked out some old videos of the sport’s most successful downhiller before her run at the Beijing Games on Tuesday and then went out and won gold — making her the first woman since Vonn in 2010 to hold the Olympic and world championship titles in the sport’s fastest and most dangerous discipline at the same time.
Goggia, Moioli to carry Italy’s flag at Olympic ceremoniesOctober 22, 2021 GMT
ROME (AP) — Defending Alpine skiing downhill gold medalist Sofia Goggia was named as Italy’s flag bearer on Friday for the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics.
Italian Olympic Committee president Giovanni Malagò also announced that snowboard cross gold medalist Michela Moioli will carry the country’s flag at the closing ceremony for the Feb.
Sounds of the Games: NBC doesn’t plan on adding crowd noiseJuly 22, 2021 GMT
One of Molly Solomon's favorite memories from the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics was watching Lindsey Vonn in the start house. Cameras would focus on the skiing great, with microphones picking up her breathing while she listened to final instructions.
Shiffrin jokes about whether Vonn’s Olympic career is overFebruary 24, 2018 GMT
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin is not quite convinced Lindsey Vonn's Olympic career is done...
The ‘Garlic Girls’: South Korean curlers a global sensationFebruary 23, 2018 GMT
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Forget Lindsey Vonn and Adam Rippon. The real rock stars of the Pyeongchang Olympics are a humble group of Korean curlers who have no idea they've become a global sensation...
Vonn scatters grandfather’s ashes near downhill courseFebruary 23, 2018 GMT
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Lindsey Vonn came to South Korea with the goal of taking home an Olympic medal and leaving behind something even more special...
The Latest: Bjoergen becomes most decorated Winter OlympianFebruary 21, 2018 GMT
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):
Vonn 3rd in last Olympic DH; her pal Goggia of Italy winsFebruary 21, 2018 GMT
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...
Vonn records 81st win ahead of OlympicsFebruary 4, 2018 GMT
GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Lindsey Vonn won her second World Cup downhill of the weekend on Sunday in a perfect dress rehearsal for the Pyeongchang Olympics...
Peaking for the Olympics: Vonn confident at last WCup raceFebruary 2, 2018 GMT
GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — The buildup to the last World Cup downhill races before the Pyeongchang Olympics has been just as rough as Lindsey Vonn's up-and-down season...
Jerry White: Olympic athletes have opinionsJanuary 26, 2018 GMT
I found absurd the comments made by a fellow American about Lindsey Vonn wanting to represent her country at the Olympics.
The fact that she spoke out about President Trump’s conduct should not exclude her from the team.
With Olympics looming, Vonn’s priority is avoiding injuryJanuary 12, 2018 GMT
BAD KLEINKIRCHHEIM, Austria (AP) — After a four-week break from racing, American standout Lindsey Vonn is returning to the Alpine skiing World Cup this weekend with an unusual mindset...
Women’s World Cup ski races doubtful due to weakened courseJanuary 12, 2018 GMT
BAD KLEINKIRCHHEIM, Austria (AP) — The first women's World Cup speed races in 2018 were doubtful on Friday as the snow on parts of the course was still too weak after heavy rain this week and mild temperatures...
Shiffrin reaches halfway mark of Vonn’s all-time WCup recordJanuary 6, 2018 GMT
KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) — Two months before turning 23, Mikaela Shiffrin has already won half as many World Cup races as the winningest female ski racer of all time, American teammate Lindsey Vonn...
Hirscher wins slalom for 50th career World Cup victoryJanuary 4, 2018 GMT
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Marcel Hirscher won a slalom on Thursday to match Italian great Alberto Tomba's tally of 50 men's World Cup wins...
Left with no points, Vonn still happy to have raced in GSOctober 28, 2017 GMT
SOELDEN, Austria (AP) — The first run of the season-opening World Cup giant slalom on Saturday was well and truly over when Lindsey Vonn was still patiently working her way through countless TV interviews in a nearly abandoned finish area...
With many injured skiers out, Vonn set for surprise GS startOctober 26, 2017 GMT
SOELDEN, Austria (AP) — While injuries have forced many of ski racing's biggest names to sit out the season-opening World Cup events this weekend, American standout Lindsey Vonn has unexpectedly announced her start in the women's giant slalom...
Lindsey Vonn, Tiger Woods among celeb photo hack victimsAugust 23, 2017 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — A representative for Lindsey Vonn calls the theft and publishing of "intimate" personal photos of her and former boyfriend Tiger Woods "an outrageous and despicable invasion of privacy."
With Vonn set to return, Shiffrin happy to leave limelightJanuary 11, 2017 GMT
FLACHAU, Austria (AP) — With Lindsey Vonn's return to the World Cup looming, Mikaela Shiffrin is looking forward to leaving the limelight to her American teammate...
US ski team: Lindsey Vonn could return to WCup next weekJanuary 4, 2017 GMT
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Lindsey Vonn could make her World Cup return in Austria next week, two months after undergoing surgery on a broken arm...
US Ski Team: Vonn cleared for downhill trainingDecember 4, 2013 GMT
LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — Lindsey Vonn was cleared to get back on a World Cup course for downhill training, the latest step as she works to return from a right knee injury and get ready for the Sochi Olympics.
Hoefl-Riesch wins WCup slalom; Shiffrin of US 3rdNovember 10, 2012 GMT
LEVI, Finland (AP) — Olympic champion Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany overcame a nagging hip injury, putting down a blazing second run Saturday to overtake local favorite Tanja Poutiainen of Finland and win the first World Cup slalom of the season.
FIS rejects Vonn’s request to race against menNovember 3, 2012 GMT
Lindsey Vonn's request to compete in a men's World Cup downhill race has been rejected by the International Ski Federation.
The FIS council met Saturday in Oberhofen, Switzerland, and "confirmed that one gender is not entitled to participate in races of the other," adding in a statement that "exceptions will not be made to the FIS Rules."