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Austrian police: Man kills 5 in Alpine resort of Kitzbuehel

Oct. 6, 2019 8:18 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A 25-year-old man turned himself in to Austrian police Sunday after allegedly killing his ex-girlfriend, her family and her new boyfriend in the Alpine resort town of Kitzbuehel. The Austrian news agency APA reported that the 25-year-old suspect, whose name hasn't been released, admitted to...

Ski federation signs onto UN climate change initiative

Sep. 25, 2019 5:15 PM EDT

The International Ski Federation has signed onto a U.N. climate change initiative in a move some view as a welcome about-face from its president, whose comments about environmentalists alarmed leaders in the ski and snowboard community. FIS announced Wednesday that it had joined the U.N. Sports for Climate Action...

Correction: Bode Miller's Tragic Year story

Sep. 17, 2019 3:15 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — In a story Sept. 1 about Bode Miller moving to Montana, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Miller is a brand ambassador for Big Sky Resort. He is representing Spanish Peaks Mountain Club and Moonlight Basin, neighboring communities in Big Sky. A corrected version of the...

Roglic flies high after winning Spanish Vuelta

Sep. 15, 2019 5:38 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Less than a decade ago, Primoz Roglic was flying through the air on a pair of skis with no thoughts of ever being earthbound on a bike. On Sunday the Slovenian claimed one of cycling's biggest prizes, winning the three-week Spanish Vuelta. Roglic only took up cycling in 2012 after he gave up...

Big Air is coming to the home of the Braves

Sep. 5, 2019 9:28 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Big Air is coming to the home of the Braves. The high-flying ski and snowboarding event will be held Dec. 20-21 at SunTrust Park, bringing some of the top athletes from the United States and around the world to compete off a 15-story-tall tower that will be built in the center of the...

Spain: Woman's body identified as missing Olympic skier

Sep. 4, 2019 12:50 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police found the body of former alpine ski racer and Olympic medalist Blanca Fernández Ochoa in a mountainous area near Madrid on Wednesday after days of searching for her. Police said a tracking dog near a peak in the forested area came across a woman's body, which friends said...

Searchers hunt missing Spanish Olympian in mountain area

Sep. 3, 2019 6:50 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Hundreds of searchers, helped by helicopters and drones, combed a mountainous area outside Madrid Tuesday, 10 days after the last known sighting of former alpine ski racer and Olympic medalist Blanca Fernández Ochoa. Spain's National Police said Fernández, 56, has been missing since...