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Ted Ligety of U.S. wins giant slalom

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia, March 9 (UPI) -- Ted Ligety of the United States had little trouble with the wet snow in Slovenia Saturday, clinching his fourth World Cup title in the men's giant slalom.

Svindal wins men's super-G again

KVITJELL, Norway, March 3 (UPI) -- Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway won the men's World Cup super-G race on his home snow Sunday and clinched the season championship in the event.

France's Pinturault wins giant slalom

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Alexis Pinturault of France parlayed a fast first run into his first World Cup victory in Sunday's men's giant slalom at Garmisch.

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Ligety wins third Alpine worlds gold

Ligety wins third Alpine worlds gold

SCHLADMING, Austria, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Ted Ligety of the United States won the men's giant slalom at the Alpine World Championships, becoming the first triple gold medalist at the event since 1958.

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Ted Ligety of U.S. wins super-combined

SCHLADMING, Austria, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Ted Ligety of the United States won his second gold medal at the Alpine World Championships in Austria by winning the men's super-combined Monday.

American Ligety grabs super-G gold

SCHLADMING, Austria, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Ted Ligety of the United States won the gold medal in the men's super-G Wednesday at the Alpine World Championships in Austria.

Svindal finally conquers Kitzbuhuel

KITZBUEHEL, Austria, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Norway's Aksel Lund Svindal continued to dominate the World Cup men's super-G Friday with his third victory of season at Kitzbuehel, Austria.

Neureuther rallies for men's slalom win

WENGEN, Switzerland, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Felix Neureuther of Germany was strong in the second run and nabbed the victory in the men's World Cup slalom in Switzerland Sunday.

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Point leader Hirscher wins men's slalom

ADELBODEN, Switzerland, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Marcel Hirscher of Austria won Sunday's men's World Cup slalom in Switzerland, extending his lead in the overall points race.

American Ted Ligety wins giant slalom

ADELBODEN, Switzerland, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Ted Ligety of the United States capitalized on a fall by Austrian Marcel Hirscher to grab the win in the men's World Cup giant slalom in Switzerland Saturday.

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Ted Ligety wins men's giant slalom by 2.04

ALTA BADIA, Italy, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- American Ted Ligety turned in a blistering first run Sunday and cruised to victory in the World Cup men's giant slalom at Alta Badia, Italy.

Svindal easily wins men's super-G

VAL GARDENA, Italy, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Norway's Aksel Lund Svindal breezed to victory in the World Cup men's super-G race at Val Gardena, Italy, Friday.

Austria's Hirscher wins men's giant slalom

VAL D'ISELE, France, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Defending World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher of Austria won Sunday's men's giant slalom on a shortened course at Val d'Isere.

Ligety wins giant slalom by giant margin

SOELDEN, Austria, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- American Ted Ligety won the men's World Cup giant slalom in Austria Sunday by the largest margin in 34 years.

Hirscher wins slalom, takes overall lead

ALTA BADIA, Italy, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Austrian skier Marcel Hirscher turned in a pair of sharp runs Monday in winning the slalom at Alta Badia, Italy, and moved into the overall World Cup lead.
American Ted Ligety wins giant slalom

American Ted Ligety wins giant slalom

SOELDEN, Austria, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- The United States continued its fast start to the Alpine World Cup season Sunday with Ted Ligety's victory in the men's giant slalom at Soelden, Austria.
Janka bounces back with giant slalom win

Janka bounces back with giant slalom win

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia, March 5 (UPI) -- Carlo Janka of Switzerland won the men's World Cup giant slalom in Slovenia Saturday just two weeks after undergoing minor heart surgery.

France's Grange takes men's slalom gold

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- The FIS Alpine World Ski Championships ended Sunday with Frenchman Jean-Baptiste Grange winning the golf medal in the men's slalom.

Ted Ligety wins third men's giant slalom

ALTA BADIA, Italy, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- American Ted Ligety won his third consecutive World Cup giant slalom in Italy Sunday by .14 seconds over Cyprien Richard of France.

American Ligety wins giant slalom

VAL D'ISERE, France, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- American Ted Ligety won his second consecutive World Cup giant slalom today by more than 1 second over Norway's Aksel Lund Svindal.

Italy wins first gold of the Olympics

WHISTLER, British Columbia, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Giuliano Razzoli of Italy overcame terrible conditions Saturday to win the Olympic slalom, the final alpine event of the Vancouver Games.
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