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UPI Almanac for Sunday, March 9, 2014.
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Fenninger gives Austria gold medal in super-giant slalom

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Anna Fenninger of Austria survived a difficult course Saturday and added to an excellent season with an Olympic gold medal in the super-giant slalom.

Olympic Medal: Women's Super-G

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Anna Fenninger of Austria won the Olympic gold medal Saturday in the super-giant slalom.
Olympic Roundup: American disappointments accumulate

Olympic Roundup: American disappointments accumulate

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- A snowboarder whose surgeries have far outnumbered her gold medals put some life back into an increasingly frustrating American Olympic effort Wednesday.
Two gold medals awarded in Olympic downhill

Two gold medals awarded in Olympic downhill

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Downhill skiers Tina Maze of Slovenia and Dominique Gisin of Switzerland produced the first gold medal tie Wednesday in the history of Olympic alpine skiing.

Olympic Medal: Women's Alpine Combined

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany won the Olympic gold medal Monday in the women's alpine combined.
Peter Dinklage narrates Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony segment for NBC

Peter Dinklage narrates Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony segment for NBC

Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Peter Dinklage lent his voice to NBC's opening segment for the Winter Olympics.
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Julia Mancuso shows off toned physique, talks mental aspect of skiing

Julia Mancuso shows off toned physique, talks mental aspect of skiing

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Olympic skier Julia Mancuso shows off her toned body in a new spread for GQ magazine.
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Bode Miller, Ted Ligety, Julia Mancuso named to U.S. ski team

Bode Miller, Ted Ligety, Julia Mancuso named to U.S. ski team

PARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Five-time Olympic medalist Bode Miller highlighted a slate of 20 competitors chosen Sunday for the U.S. alpine skiing team for the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Tina Maze wins women's downhill under new coach

Tina Maze wins women's downhill under new coach

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Hiring a new coach earlier this month appeared to pay off for Slovenia's Tina Maze Saturday when she skied to victory in the women's downhill in Cortina, Italy.

Austrians take two podium spots in women's super-G

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Austrian veteran Elisabeth Goergl edged Maria Hoefl-Riesch by 4/100ths of a second Thursday to win the women's World Cup super-G at Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy.

Austrians take top two spots in women's downhill

ALTENMARKT-ZAUCHENSEE, Austria, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Elisabeth Goergl and Anna Fenninger gave Austria the top two spots on the podium in Saturday's women's downhill.

Tessa Worley of France wins women's World Cup giant slalom

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Tessa Worley of France parlayed a solid first run into a comfortable win in the women's World Cup giant slalom at St. Moritz Sunday.

Tina Maze caps World Cup season with win

LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland, March 17 (UPI) -- Tina Maze of Slovenia wrapped up her stellar Alpine season Sunday by rallying to win the women's giant slalom at the World Cup finals in Switzerland.

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Wind washes out super-G finals

LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland, March 14 (UPI) -- Tina Maze of Slovenia was declared the women's super-G champion Thursday after strong winds in Switzerland cancelled the World Cup Finals racing in the event.

Austrian men excel at downhill practice

LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland, March 12 (UPI) -- Germany's Maria Hoefl-Riesch and Hannes Reichelt of Austria turned in the fastest times in Tuesday's downhill training sessions for the World Cup Finals.

Anna Fenninger wins women's giant slalom

OFTERSCHWANG, Germany, March 9 (UPI) -- Anna Fenninger of Austria won her second World Cup giant slalom of the season Saturday with a 0.44 second win over Slovenian star Tina Maze.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 9, 2013.
By United Press International

Austria's Fenniger wins women's super-G

GARSMICH-PARTINKERCHEN, Germany, March 3 (UPI) -- Anna Fenniger of Austria won Sunday's World Cup women's super-G race in Germany.

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Weirather wins super-G in Germany

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany, March 1 (UPI) -- Lichtenstein's Tina Weirather won the women's super-G in Germany Friday. Veterans Julia Mancuso of the United States and Tina Maze of Slovenia tied for second.

Maze captures women's super-combined

MERIBEL, France, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Tina Maze of Slovenia won the women's World Cup super-combined in France Sunday by nearly a full second over Austrian Nicole Hosp.

Spainiard wins tight women's downhill

MERIBEL, France, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Carolina Ruiz Castillo of Spain edged German star Maria Hoefl-Riesch in a very close women's World Cup downhill race in France Saturday.

Marion Rolland captures women's downhill

SCHLADMING, Australia, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Marion Rolland of France narrowly won the women's downhill at the Alpine World Championships in Austria Sunday.
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