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Shiffrin must wait for record win 86 but takes slalom title

Jan. 29, 2023 09:43 AM EST

SPINDLERUV MLYN, Czech Republic (AP) — A shake of the head, lips pouting... but then all smiles. Mikaela Shiffrin was quick to take the positives after realizing she had to wait for at least five more weeks before tying the World Cup record for most career wins with victory No. 86....

Shiffrin adds to record total with 84th win in another GS

Jan. 25, 2023 09:29 AM EST

SAN VIGILIO DI MAREBBE, Italy (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin didn’t wait long to add to her record total of World Cup wins. A day after securing record victory No. 83, Shiffrin added her 84th win on Wednesday in another giant slalom on the same course. And like how she...

Shiffrin places 4th in downhill; record chase goes on

Jan. 20, 2023 09:02 AM EST

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — The record chase can wait. Mikaela Shiffrin appeared pleased, though, that for most of the way down the mountain she was faster than Sofia Goggia in a discipline that is far from being her best event. Shiffrin finished fourth, half a second behind...

‘100 or more’: Shiffrin’s idol expects her to keep winning

Jan. 11, 2023 06:33 AM EST

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. Marlies Raich, the Austrian standout who dominated...

Shiffrin focusing on the process as she nears Vonn's record

Jan. 06, 2023 12:11 PM EST

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. And not during her current five-race winning streak. Even when her next victory will tie her with Lindsey Vonn...

Kilde again tops Odermatt for World Cup super-G victory

Dec. 04, 2022 16:56 PM EST

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) — Aleksander Aamodt Kilde again shook off whatever after-effects he might have been feeling from a bout with the flu and again beat reigning overall World Cup champion Marco Odermatt, claiming victory in a super-G on Sunday. Following up on a win in a...

Goggia wins downhill for 2nd straight day at Lake Louise

Dec. 03, 2022 18:17 PM EST

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — Sofia Goggia of Italy captured a World Cup downhill race for a second straight day at Lake Louise. Goggia only got stronger Saturday, finishing with a time of 1 minute, 28.96 seconds. She withstood a late charge by Austria’s Nina Ortlieb, who started...

Kilde holds off Odermatt to win 2nd straight downhill race

Dec. 03, 2022 15:38 PM EST

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) — Norway’s Aleksander Aamodt Kilde won his second straight World Cup downhill race to start the season, despite feeling under the weather. Although dealing with an illness all week in training, Kilde powered through the challenging Birds of Prey course...

Beaver Creek World Cup downhill canceled due to wind, snow

Dec. 02, 2022 10:46 AM EST

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) — The first of two World Cup downhill races to be held in Beaver Creek, Colorado, was canceled Friday morning due to strong wind and snowfall. The course was closed for the day so crew workers could prepare the Birds of Prey track for another downhill race...

Fast & smooth Odermatt proves to be ski racer to catch again

Dec. 01, 2022 17:44 PM EST

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) — They glowingly chatter about the ski racer from Switzerland whose turns are so sharp and speed almost unmatched these days. They study video of Marco Odermatt's races and training runs to search for clues to how he's always so smooth. That combination of...