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Skier Lindsey Vonn wins prestigious Spanish prize

May. 15, 2019 6:43 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Retired American Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn has won Spain's Princess of Asturias award for sports. The judges said on announcing the prize Wednesday that Vonn "has throughout her career made extraordinary contributions to the world of sports." Vonn's achievements include a women's record of 82...

Lindsey Vonn memoir 'Rise: My Story' coming next year

May. 13, 2019 4:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lindsey Vonn, the retired Alpine skiing champion, is ready to look back. Vonn's memoir, "Rise: My Story," will come next year, Dey Street Books announced Monday. Vonn will describe her "epic journey" from childhood in Minnesota to international fame; her achievements, including 82 World Cup...

Malago to lead organizing committee if Milan-Cortina wins

May. 7, 2019 8:35 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Italian Olympic Committee president Giovanni Malago will lead the organizing committee if the Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo bid wins next month's vote to host the 2026 Winter Games. Malago's announcement on Tuesday came hours after a massive police operation in the Milan area resulted in 43 people...