Stories tagged: ski racing
Fri., March 3, 2017, 11 a.m.
Outpeople: Brett Ford carving out a niche in cross country
Winning the Langlauf 10K cross country ski race at Mount Spokane on Feb. 12 was a highlight of Brett Ford’s competitive career, but it was not the most important day …
Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 9:45 p.m.
Mikaela Shiffrin storms to combined World Cup race victory
A stunning slalom run from Mikaela Shiffrin saw her win the Alpine combined race Sunday to extend her advantage in the overall standings. Shiffrin was seventh after the super-G portion …
Sun., Feb. 19, 2017, 7 p.m.
US ski team leans on superstars for medals ahead of Olympics
Dressed as comic book superheroes, American skiers were often merely mortal at the last world championships before the 2018 Olympics. A tally of three medals – one of each color, …
Sun., Feb. 12, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
Ilka Stuhec is downhill world champion; Lindsey Vonn 3rd
Ilka Stuhec of Slovenia is the new world champion in downhill while Lindsey Vonn took bronze trying to regain a title she last won in 2009.
Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, midnight
Ilka Stuhec wins super-G as Gut crashes; Mikaela Shiffrin 4th, Lindsey Vonn 12th
Ilka Stuhec of Slovenia took advantage of bib No. 1 to win the first super-G of her career Sunday while defending overall World Cup champion Lara Gut crashed.
Sun., Jan. 29, 2017, 10:02 p.m.
Marcel Hirscher displays class to beat Alexis Pinturault in giant slalom
Marcel Hirscher displayed all his class to beat Alexis Pinturault and claim his 20th World Cup giant slalom victory on Sunday, avenging his narrow defeat to the French skier in …
Sun., Jan. 29, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Out and about
Three popular annual events at Mount Spokane State Park for Nordic skiers and snowshoers are coming up in February.
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 2 a.m.
Lara Gut remains perfect in super-G; Lindsey Vonn struggles in 9th
Defending overall World Cup champion Lara Gut extended her perfect run in super-G this season with a comfortable win Sunday while Lindsey Vonn struggled to a ninth-place finish.
Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, midnight
Henrik Kristoffersen leads Norway 1-2 in World Cup slalom 1st run
Henrik Kristoffersen extended his hot streak in World Cup slalom by leading a 1-2 for Norway in the first run on Sunday.
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 7:21 p.m.
Austrian skier Christine Scheyer wins downhill; Lindsey Vonn 13th upon return
Christine Scheyer of Austria upset the pre-race favorites to win a women’s World Cup downhill Sunday, while Lindsey Vonn placed 13th in her first race in nearly 11 months.
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, midnight
Mikaela Shiffrin skies out in 1st run, misses WCup slalom record
Mikaela Shiffrin’s seven-race winning streak in women’s World Cup slaloms came to end Tuesday, leaving the American one short of the record for most consecutive victories in the discipline.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 2 a.m.
Mikaela Shiffrin closes in on ski racing milestones
If Mikaela Shiffrin wins her 27th World Cup race in Tuesday’s slalom, she will match the career achievement of one of the biggest names in American ski racing history – …
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 7 a.m.
U.S. ski racers produce nude calendar to help raise funds
A group of American skiers are taking it all off in an effort to raise some money.
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 8:06 p.m.
Unheralded French skier Sarrazin wins parallel giant slalom
French skier Cyprien Sarrazin was the surprise winner of a parallel giant slalom race on Monday as overall World Cup leader Marcel Hirscher was eliminated in the first round for …
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 4 a.m.
After protest over sponsor flap, Henrik Kristoffersen wins slalom
Motivated after missing a race over a sponsor flap, Henrik Kristoffersen of Norway won a World Cup slalom Sunday as first-run leader Alexis Pinturault straddled a gate in his second …
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 1:30 a.m.
Mikaela Shiffrin dominates to win her 11th straight World Cup slalom
Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin remains unbeatable in slalom.
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 1:30 a.m.
Switzerland’s Lara Gut wins Lake Louise super-G
Lara Gut won what the weather turned into a World Cup super-G sprint Sunday at Lake Louise. The Swiss ski star claimed a third career super-G victory at the Alberta …
Sun., Dec. 4, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
Mathieu Faivre gets 1st career win in World Cup giant slalom
Mathieu Faivre led a fierce French challenge on first-run leader Marcel Hirscher of Austria to win a giant slalom on Sunday for his first World Cup victory.
Sun., Nov. 13, 2016, 3:09 p.m.
Marcel Hirscher leads Michael Matt for Austrian 1-2 finish at WCup slalom
It took Austria’s Marcel Hirscher just two races to get back to where he finished each of the past five seasons – on top of the men’s World Cup overall …
Thu., Oct. 20, 2016, 6:37 p.m.
Newsmakers: 76ers veteran Elton Brand announces retirement
Philadelphia 76ers forward Elton Brand, who played 17 seasons in the NBA, announced his retirement.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 10:12 p.m.
In brief: Kyle Lowry nets 43 and Toronto Raptors edge first-place Cleveland Cavaliers
Kyle Lowry scored a career-high 43 points to help the host Toronto Raptors beat the Eastern Conference-leading Cleveland Cavaliers 99-97 on Friday.
Sun., Dec. 16, 2012, 6:14 a.m.
Inland Northwest 2012-2013 nordic skiing events listed
WINTER SPORTS — Nordic skiers have plenty of options for special events or competition in the Inland Northwest. The 35th annual Langlauf 10-kilmeter classic citizens race, set for Feb. 10 …
Sat., March 16, 1996, midnight
Quarterback Doug Flutie signed a two-year deal with the Toronto Argonauts. Financial details were not made public, but the contract reportedly is worth $2 million, with bonuses. … At Austin, …
Sun., March 10, 1996, midnight
Tom Baker opened with nine consecutive strikes, winning the AC Delco Classic at Lakewood, Calif., for his first PBA victory in 10 years. Baker, who is from Buffalo, N.Y., beat …