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Tuesday's Olympic Highlights

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Highlights from Tuesday's action at the Winter Olympics:
Olympic Roundup: Dutch win and win and win in speed skating

Olympic Roundup: Dutch win and win and win in speed skating

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- The dominance of Dutch Olympic speed skating only increased Tuesday and a Norwegian barely avoided a mistake that would have haunted him for a lifetime.
Maze wins second Olympic gold in giant slalom

Maze wins second Olympic gold in giant slalom

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Tina Maze of Slovenia survived a less-than-ideal second run Tuesday to capture her second gold medal of the Olympics with a victory in the giant slalom.

Olympic Medal: Women's Giant Slalom

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Tina Maze of Slovenia won the Olympic gold medal Tuesday in the women's giant slalom.
Jansrud wins gold, USA grabs two medals in Olympic super-G

Jansrud wins gold, USA grabs two medals in Olympic super-G

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Kjetil Jansrud of Norway won the Olympic super-giant slalom gold medal Sunday and two Americans stood on what turned out to be a crowded podium.

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.
Sochi officials have 46 extra Olympic medals, just in case

Sochi officials have 46 extra Olympic medals, just in case

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Officials have 46 extra medals at Sochi Olympics, one of which has already been used for a gold medal tie in women's downhill skiing.
Brooks Hays

Wednesday's Olympic Highlights

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Highlights from Wednesday's action at the Winter Olympics:
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.
Olympic first: Gisin, Maze tie for gold in women's downhill

Olympic first: Gisin, Maze tie for gold in women's downhill

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Historic gold medal tie between Tina Maze of Slovenia and Dominique Gisin of Switzerland in women's downhill at the Sochi Games is an Olympic first.
Ananth Baliga
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 Downhill

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Tina Maze of Slovenia and Dominique Gisin of Switzerland were both awarded a gold medal Wednesday in the women's downhill.
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.
Kate Stanton

Switzerland's Lara Gut wins women's super-G

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Switzerland's Lara Gut won Sunday's women's super-G in Italy, giving her three victories in the event this season.
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.

Maria Hoefl-Riesch wins third downhill of season

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany took a huge leap forward in the World Cup women's points race Friday by winning the downhill at Cortina, Italy.

Austria's Anna Fenninger wins women's World Cup giant slalom

LIENZ, Austria, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Hometown hero Anna Fenninger rallied to win Saturday's women's World Cup giant slalom in Austria by a half-second over Sweden's Jessica Lindell-Vikarby.
List of 2013 sports champions

List of 2013 sports champions

Sports champions for 2013
By United Press International

Swiss wins downhill as Lindsey Vonn fails to finish run

VAL D'ISERE, France, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Marianne Kaufmann-Abderhalden of Switzerland won her first career World Cup race Saturday at the women's downhill at Val d'Isere, France.

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.

American Mikaela Shiffrin wins World Cup slalom in Finland

LEVI, Finland, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. teenage phenom Mikaela Shiffrin made her presence known early on the Alpine World Cup tour with a victory in the women's slalom Saturday.

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.

U.S. teen Shiffrin wins slalom crown

LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland, March 16 (UPI) -- Teen phenom Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States clinched the women's World Cup slalom crown Saturday by winning Saturday's season-ending race.

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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.
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