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Alexis Pinturault of France wins men's slalom

WENGEN, Switzerland, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Frenchman Alexis Pinturault parlayed a solid second run into a first-place performance at the men's World Cup slalom at Wengen Sunday.
Sochi 2014: U.S. Olympic slalom skier has chance to become superstar

Sochi 2014: U.S. Olympic slalom skier has chance to become superstar

In the midst of all the skiing and skating and sledding that takes place during the Winter Olympics, an athlete occasionally transcends the competition.
MIKE RABUN, United Press International

Patrick Keung wins wind-shortened Wengen downhill

WENGEN, Switzerland, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Patrick Kueng of Switzerland won his first career World Cup downhill Saturday in deteriorating conditions at Wengen.

Canada's Erik Guay roars to win in men's downhill

VAL GARDENA, Italy, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Canadian Erik Guay captured the men's downhill at Val Gardena, Italy, for his first World Cup win of the season.

Aksel Lund Svindal wins men's Super G comfortably

VAL GARDENA, Italy, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Norway's Aksel Lund Svindal breezed to victory in Friday's men's super G on one of his favorite World Cup courses.

Austria's Mario Matt wins men's slalom

VAL D'ISERE, France, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Mario Matt won the men's World Cup slalom in France Sunday and tied a record for Austrian skiers.

Austria's Hirscher wins World Cup men's giant slalom

VAL D'ISERE, France, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Austria's Marcel Hirscher took advantage of the slippery slope at Val d'Isere Saturday to win the men's World Cup giant slalom by a fraction of a second.

Aksel Lund Svindal breezes to win in men's super-G

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Norwegian veteran Aksel Lund Svindal won another men's World Cup super-giant slalom at Lake Louise, Canada, Sunday.
Skier Bode Miller loses custody of infant son to ex-girlfriend

Skier Bode Miller loses custody of infant son to ex-girlfriend

NEW YORK, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Olympic ski champion Bode Miller says he wants to take his infant son to Russia's Winter Games despite losing custody to his ex-girlfriend in a New York court.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013.
By United Press International

Snowboarder Chelone Miller found dead

MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif., April 9 (UPI) -- Professional snowboarder Chelone Miller, younger brother of Olympic skier Bode Miller, was found dead in his van in Mammoth Lakes, Calif., authorities said.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

A look at weekend Thoroughbred racing

A Dubai World Cup prep, a smattering of Kentucky Derby teasers and a whole bunch of top-rank grass events headline weekend racing.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

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Helfrich named Oregon head coach ... Suns name Hunter interim head coach ... Skier Bode Miller loses unborn child ... Gay bests Howell in Humana playoff ... Sports news from United Press International.

Skier Bode Miller loses unborn child

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. downhill skier Bode Miller and his wife, Morgan Beck, said they lost their unborn child over the weekend.

A look at weekend horse racing

It's a short but sweet racing schedule this weekend with 2-year-olds topping the program in California, Florida and Japan.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
All about 2-year-olds in weekend racing

All about 2-year-olds in weekend racing

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

A look at weekend horse racing

This weekend is proof positive of the old race track saying: "Optimism is a good 2-year-old in the barn."
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Oct. 12, 2012.
By United Press International
UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Semifinals for Breeders' Cup contenders

This weekend marks the start of the "semifinal" round leading to the Breeders' Cup World Championships.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
U.S. downhiller Bode Miller out for season

U.S. downhiller Bode Miller out for season

CRANS MONTANA, Switzerland, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- American downhill racer Bode Miller will miss the rest of the World Cup season because of a knee injury, the U.S. Ski Association said Monday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011.
By United Press International
Defago takes downhill ahead of 2 Americans

Defago takes downhill ahead of 2 Americans

WENGEN, Switzerland, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Swiss racer Didier Defago won a world cup downhill in Switzerland Saturday with Americans Bode Miller and Marco Sullivan finishing second and third.
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