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Shiffrin wins record 47th slalom, Vlhova takes season title

Jan. 11, 2022 17:50 PM EST

SCHLADMING, Austria (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin impressed with a come-from-behind win in a night race Tuesday to send a strong signal to her Slovakian rival Petra Vlhova in the last women's World Cup slalom before the Beijing Olympics. Racing on the challenging Planai course, the...

Retired Ted Ligety finds path to Beijing Olympics as analyst

Dec. 01, 2021 19:20 PM EST

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) — If two-time Olympic champion Ted Ligety gave even a moment of consideration to returning to ski racing less than a year after retiring, the persistent numbness in his left foot would deflect such thoughts. “Surprisingly enough, I feel pretty...

Shiffrin ties Stenmark record with win in women's slalom

Nov. 28, 2021 18:40 PM EST

KILLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin marked the return of the women’s World Cup to North America by setting yet another record — and the two-time Olympic champion did it Sunday on home snow. Shiffrin beat Petra Vlhova — her main rival — for her 46th win in...

Killington GS canceled due to wind with Shiffrin last

Nov. 27, 2021 11:54 AM EST

KILLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A women’s World Cup giant slalom was canceled on Saturday, with the poor weather perhaps sparing Mikaela Shiffrin’s blushes. The race in Killington, Vermont, marked the return of World Cup skiing to North America for the first time in two...

Mikaela Shiffrin looking forward to Killington homecoming

Nov. 26, 2021 12:41 PM EST

With the Alpine skiing World Cup returning to North America for the first time in two years, Mikaela Shiffrin can't wait to race in front of a home crowd again. This weekend's two races in Killington, Vermont, are the only women's World Cup events on American snow this...

Slovakian skier Vlhova beats Shiffrin for 2nd time in 2 days

Nov. 21, 2021 10:24 AM EST

LEVI, Finland (AP) — Petra Vlhova got the better of Mikaela Shiffrin for the second time in two days Sunday, winning another women’s World Cup slalom in Finnish Lapland. The overall World Cup champion from Slovakia was .18 ahead after the first run and ultimately beat...

Vlhova beats Shiffrin in 1st slalom of World Cup season

Nov. 20, 2021 10:40 AM EST

LEVI, Finland (AP) — Practice made perfect for Petra Vlhova on Saturday, beating Mikaela Shiffrin in the first World Cup slalom of the season. The Slovakian overall champion had been training for three weeks in Finnish Lapland and skipped a parallel event in Austria...

Back from injury, Shiffrin eyes World Cup record in Finland

Nov. 17, 2021 14:33 PM EST

Approaching a race weekend where she can set yet another Alpine skiing World Cup record might sound like business as usual to Mikaela Shiffrin. This time, it’s not. The American double Olympic champion has arrived in Levi, Finland, after dealing...

Olympic champion ski racer Shiffrin dealing with back issue

Nov. 05, 2021 18:13 PM EDT

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin is not able to ski and prepare the way she would like to currently because of a hurt back that she likened to “a very severe muscle spasm or kind of a strain” in an interview with The Associated Press on Friday. ...