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Skier rescued on Mount Washington amid record heat

May. 22, 2022 08:28 AM EDT

MOUNT WASHINGTON, N.H. (AP) — The summit of Mount Washington experienced record breaking heat Saturday, but it was still ski season for some elsewhere on the mountain, including a woman who was rescued after a serious fall in a ravine. The woman, an experienced backcountry skier,...

World Cup schedule adds Alpine ski races at 2 more US sites

May. 17, 2022 13:17 PM EDT

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The World Cup circuit will be making two more ski racing stops in the United States by adding Alpine events at Palisades Tahoe in California and Aspen, Colorado. U.S. Ski & Snowboard announced the new competitions Tuesday, which will join two American...

Stiegler back, among big names at World Pro Ski Tour event

Apr. 07, 2022 16:51 PM EDT

A year ago, Resi Stiegler retired from ski racing. Eight weeks ago, she gave birth to her daughter, Rosi. A few days ago, she handed Rosi to her husband to sneak in an extra afternoon training session. She had a race — two, in fact — to prepare for. The three-time...

3 skiers injured in avalanche on Woody Ridge

Mar. 26, 2022 15:34 PM EDT

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Three skiers were injured after being swept downhill in a 400-foot (122-meter) wide avalanche south of Cooke City, according to the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center. A group of six skiers had split into pairs Thursday and simultaneously descended...

Live updates: Russia to expel more American diplomats

Mar. 23, 2022 22:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON — The U.S. State Department says Russia has begun the process of expelling several more diplomats from the U.S. embassy in Moscow. The department said it received a list of diplomats on Wednesday who have been declared “persona non grata” by the Russian foreign...

Russian Olympians face backlash after Vladimir Putin rally

Mar. 23, 2022 12:13 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Russian Olympic athletes who participated in a rally supporting President Vladimir Putin and the invasion of Ukraine are facing a backlash, with one losing a sponsorship deal and facing a disciplinary investigation. Medalists from cross-country skiing, gymnastics,...

Ralph Lauren returns to runway in a show of relaxed luxury

Mar. 23, 2022 10:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In his first show since 2019, Ralph Lauren transformed a long room at the Museum of Modern Art into a cozy salon Tuesday night to debut a moneyed collection of mostly black and white for men and women. His models, including Gigi and Bella Hadid, meandered through...

Kristoffersen wins WCup slalom title; McGrath wins last race

Mar. 20, 2022 09:43 AM EDT

MERIBEL, France (AP) — Henrik Kristoffersen clinched the men’s slalom title in the last event of the World Cup ski season Sunday, placing second in a race dominated by Norway. Kristoffersen was in a duel for the seasonlong title with Lucas Braathen and they were also the last two...

Worley wins WCup giant slalom title after Shiffrin fades

Mar. 20, 2022 08:16 AM EDT

MERIBEL, France (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin’s standout World Cup season ended by letting the giant slalom title slip away to Tessa Worley on Sunday. As the final racer of the women’s season, Shiffrin was the first-run leader with a 0.82-second advantage needing to win the race to...

Shiffrin back at skiing's summit after Olympic struggles

Mar. 17, 2022 15:01 PM EDT

Far away from her mystifying struggles at the Olympics, Mikaela Shiffrin soared back to the summit of Alpine skiing Thursday. A season that risked being defined by zero medals from six events in China instead ended in triumph in the French Alps. Shiffrin clinched the...