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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.

Innerhofer wins men's World Cup downhill

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Christoff Innerhofer of Italy won his third men's World Cup downhill of the season Saturday on a shortened course at Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

Italy's Innerhofer wins men's downhill

WENGEN, Switzerland, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Christof Innerhofer of Italy breezed to victory in Saturday's World Cup men's downhill at Wengen, Switzerland.

Fog scrubs Saturday World Cup skiing

GARMISCH, Germany, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Officials in Garmisch, Germany, called off Saturday's World Cup ski races due to heavy fog and rescheduled them for Sunday.
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.

Maier wins 54th World Cup ski race

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Austria's Hermann Maier won the super-G at Lake Louise, Alberta, Sunday, his 54th World Cup victory.

Coach Phil McNichol leaving U.S. Ski Team

PARK CITY, Utah, March 19 (UPI) -- Phil McNichol, who was the men's coach for the U.S. Alpine Ski Team for 11 seasons, is retiring, ski team officials confirmed Wednesday.

Cuche wins scrubbed Italy downhill title

BORMIO, Italy, March 11 (UPI) -- Switzerland's Didier Cuche was declared the winner of the World Cup downhill finals in Italy Tuesday after warm weather scrubbed the required training runs.

Another good finish for skier Bode Miller

KVITFJELL, Norway, Feb. 29 (UPI) -- U.S. skier Bode Miller was on the podium for the 31st time in World Cup competition Friday after one of two downhills at Kvitfjell, Norway.

U.S. veteran Sullivan scores downhill win

CHAMONIX, France, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- American Marco Sullivan won his first World Cup downhill Saturday with a flawless final run at the LA Verte course in Chamonix, France.

Cuche takes downhill; Miller ties for 2nd

KITZBUEHEL, Austria, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Swiss skier Didier Cuche outraced American Bode Miller and Austrian Mario Scheiber Saturday to win a World Cup downhill event in Kitzbuehel, Austria.

Buechel wins super-G in Austria

KITZBUEHEL , Austria, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Marco Buechel of Liechtenstein skied to a World Cup super-G victory in Austria Friday on a course that was shortened because of fog and high winds.

Buffalo wind tunnel helps Olympic skiers

BUFFALO, N.Y., Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Skiers on the U.S. Olympic ski team got some special help from the Calspan-University of Buffalo Research Center's low-speed wind tunnel in Buffalo, N.Y.

Miller, Rahlves set for Olympic downhill

SESTIERE, Italy, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Americans Bode Miller and Daron Rahlves enjoyed uneventful downhill training runs Saturday on the eve of one of the Winter Olympics' glamour events.

U.S. downhiller to miss World Cup season

SQUAW VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Marco Sullivan, who missed all of the 2003-04 World Cup ski season with torn knee ligaments, will miss this season as well with a similar injury.

France's Deneriaz ends Austrian run

VAL GARDENA, Italy, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Frenchman Antoine Deneriaz on Saturday became the first non-Austrian in a year to win a World Cup downhill event.

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Americans shine in downhill

BEAVER CREEK, Colo., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Another World Cup race produced another Austrian win Saturday as Stephan Eberharter cruised to victory in a men's downhill.

Olympic Results -- M Super Giant Slalom

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Final results of Saturday's Olympic men's Super-Giant Slalom:

USA wins first Olympic gold

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Comebacks, surprises and an American gold medal were among the highlights that helped wrap up the first weekend of the Winter Olympics Sunday, but the biggest n

Strobl surprise downhill winner

HUNTSVILLE, Utah, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Fritz Strobl, one of the lesser-known members of the powerful Austrian team, captured the Olympic men's downhill Sunday, edging Norway's Lasse Kjus.

Olympic Results -- M Downhill

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Final results of Sunday's Olympic men's downhill:
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