Latest Men's skiing News

A look at the 2026 Winter Olympic bids in Monday's vote

Jun. 23, 2019 8:32 AM EDT

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — While the Winter Olympics still has issues attracting bidders, two candidates have stayed on Monday's ballot to pick the 2026 host. The contest is formally a choice between Milan-Cortina and Stockholm-Are. Effectively it is northern Italy against Sweden and Latvia as the costs...

Shepard stepping down from Outdoor Sport Institute

Jun. 4, 2019 5:41 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The man who ran a pair of world-class Nordic skiing centers that were created with funding from the Libra Foundation is stepping down. Andy Shepard tells the Portland Press Herald that he's leaving the Outdoor Sport Institute on July 1. He said he waited to step down to ensure the...

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...