Winter Olympic Games http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25592/all en Alpine skiing-McKennis leaves Vonn chasing shadows in St Anton http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/alpine-skiing-mckennis-leaves-vonn-chasing-shadows-st-anton <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Patrick Lang</p> <p>ST ANTON, Austria, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Alice McKennis underlined the depth of American alpine skiing with her maiden World Cup downhill victory in St Anton on Saturday.</p> <p>While all eyes were on fellow-American Lindsey Vonn who was making her comeback following a three-week break, McKennis stole the show in one minute and 14.62 seconds.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/alpine-skiing-mckennis-leaves-vonn-chasing-shadows-st-anton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Winter Olympic Games Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 14:00:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733562 at http://www.globalpost.com Alpine Skiing-World Cup St. Anton am Arlberg women's downhill results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/alpine-skiing-world-cup-st-anton-am-arlberg-womens-downhill-res <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 12 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the World Cup St. Anton am Arlberg Women's Downhill on Saturday 1. Alice McKennis (U.S.) 1:14.62 2. Daniela Merighetti (Italy) 1:14.69 3. Anna Fenninger (Austria) 1:14.78 4. Tina Maze (Slovenia) 1:14.92 5. Laurenne Ross (U.S.) 1:14.94 6. Dominique Gisin (Switzerland) 1:14.96 6=. Lindsey Vonn (U.S.) 1:14.96 8. Marion Rolland (France) 1:15.11 9. Tina Weirather (Liechtenstein) 1:15.23 10.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/alpine-skiing-world-cup-st-anton-am-arlberg-womens-downhill-res" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Winter Olympic Games Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 14:00:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733563 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Alpine Skiing-World Cup Adelboden men's giant slalom results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-3-alpine-skiing-world-cup-adelboden-mens-giant-slalom-re <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 12 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the World Cup Adelboden Men's Giant Slalom after run 2 on Saturday Run 1 Run 2 Overall 1. Ted Ligety (U.S.) 1:14.39 1:14.28 2:28.67 2. Fritz Dopfer (Germany) 1:15.73 1:14.09 2:29.82 3. Felix Neureuther (Germany) 1:15.85 1:14.06 2:29.91 4. Manfred Moelgg (Italy) 1:16.17 1:14.07 2:30.24 5. Ivica Kostelic (Croatia) 1:15.65 1:14.75 2:30.40 6. Aksel Lund Svindal (Norway) 1:15.47 1:15.06 2:30.53 7.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-3-alpine-skiing-world-cup-adelboden-mens-giant-slalom-re" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Winter Olympic Games Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 11:00:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733535 at http://www.globalpost.com Alpine skiing-Ligety wins Adelboden at last http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/alpine-skiing-ligety-wins-adelboden-at-last <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Manuele Lang</p> <p>ADELBODEN, Switzerland, Jan 12 (Reuters) - A last gasp mistake by arch-rival Marcel Hirscher handed Ted Ligety his first victory in the classic giant slalom on Saturday.</p> <p>The American clinched his 15th top spot in the discipline in a combined time of two minutes and 28.67 seconds.</p> <p>It was the world champion's fourth win of the winter and he can thank World Cup holder Hirscher for it.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/alpine-skiing-ligety-wins-adelboden-at-last" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Winter Olympic Games Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 14:15:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733571 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Alpine skiing-McKennis leaves Vonn chasing shadows in St Anton http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-1-alpine-skiing-mckennis-leaves-vonn-chasing-shadows-st- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds details, quotes)</p> <p>By Patrick Lang</p> <p>ST ANTON, Austria, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Alice McKennis underlined the depth of American alpine skiing as she eclipsed her more celebrated compatriot Lyndsey Vonn to claim her maiden World Cup downhill victory in St Anton on Saturday.</p> <p>While all eyes were on Vonn who was making her comeback following a three-week break, McKennis stole the show in one minute and 14.62 seconds.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-1-alpine-skiing-mckennis-leaves-vonn-chasing-shadows-st-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Human Interest Winter Olympic Games Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 14:45:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733579 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Alpine skiing-Ligety finally wins Adelboden http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-1-alpine-skiing-ligety-finally-wins-adelboden <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds quotes)</p> <p>By Manuele Lang</p> <p>ADELBODEN, Switzerland, Jan 12 (Reuters) - A last-gasp mistake by arch-rival Marcel Hirscher handed American Ted Ligety his first victory in the Adelboden classic giant slalom on Saturday.</p> <p>Ligety clinched his 15th top spot in the discipline in a combined time of two minutes 28.67 seconds.</p> <p>The world champion owed his fourth win of the winter to World Cup holder Hirscher.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-1-alpine-skiing-ligety-finally-wins-adelboden" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Marcel Hirscher Ted Ligety Winter Olympic Games Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 15:30:12 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733589 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/reuters-sports-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Armstrong to admit to doping in Oprah interview: report 2013-01-12T152446Z_1_BRE90B0BX_RTROPTC_0_US-CYCLING-ARMSTRONG.X ML () -</p> <p>Thunder strike down "crumbling" Lakers</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/reuters-sports-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ted Ligety Winter Olympic Games Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 19:30:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733646 at http://www.globalpost.com Alpine skiing-Maze completes the set with a super-G win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/alpine-skiing-maze-completes-the-set-super-g-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Patrick Lang</p> <p>ST ANTON, Austria, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Tina Maze became only the sixth woman to win in all five Alpine ski World Cup disciplines when she took victory in a super-G on Sunday.</p> <p>The Slovenian's sixth race win of the season, in one minute 16.55 seconds, completed the set for Maze, who now looks almost certain to win the overall World Cup given her enormous lead over her rivals.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/alpine-skiing-maze-completes-the-set-super-g-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Winter Olympic Games Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 13:45:45 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733771 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Alpine Skiing-World Cup St. Anton am Arlberg women's super g results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/update-1-alpine-skiing-world-cup-st-anton-am-arlberg-womens-sup <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 13 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the World Cup St. Anton am Arlberg Women's Super G on Sunday 1. Tina Maze (Slovenia) 1:16.55 2. Anna Fenninger (Austria) 1:16.59 3. Fabienne Suter (Switzerland) 1:17.54 4. Lindsey Vonn (U.S.) 1:17.55 5. Maria Hoefl-Riesch (Germany) 1:17.64 6. Julia Mancuso (U.S.) 1:17.75 7. Lara Gut (Switzerland) 1:17.81 8. Viktoria Rebensburg (Germany) 1:17.85 9. Fraenzi Aufdenblatten (Switzerland) 1:18.04 10.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/update-1-alpine-skiing-world-cup-st-anton-am-arlberg-womens-sup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Winter Olympic Games Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 13:45:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733768 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Alpine skiing-Maze completes the set with a super-G win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/update-1-alpine-skiing-maze-completes-the-set-super-g-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds quotes)</p> <p>By Patrick Lang</p> <p>ST ANTON, Austria, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Tina Maze became only the sixth woman to win in all five Alpine ski World Cup disciplines when she took victory in a super-G on Sunday.</p> <p>The Slovenian's sixth race win of the season, in one minute 16.55 seconds, completed the set for Maze, who now looks almost certain to win the overall World Cup given her enormous lead over her rivals.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/update-1-alpine-skiing-maze-completes-the-set-super-g-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Human Interest Tina Maze Winter Olympic Games Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 14:00:56 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733780 at http://www.globalpost.com Alpine Skiing-World Cup men's standings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/alpine-skiing-world-cup-mens-standings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 13 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the World Cup Men's on Sunday Slalom Points 1. Marcel Hirscher (Austria) 520 2. Felix Neureuther (Germany) 386 3. Andre Myhrer (Sweden) 330 4. Alexis Pinturault (France) 248 5. Manfred Moelgg (Italy) 215 6. Ivica Kostelic (Croatia) 195 7. Mario Matt (Austria) 187 8. Jens Byggmark (Sweden) 150 9. Fritz Dopfer (Germany) 146 10. Manfred Pranger (Austria) 127 11. Reinfried Herbst (Austria) 121 12.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/alpine-skiing-world-cup-mens-standings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Winter Olympic Games Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 14:01:08 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733785 at http://www.globalpost.com Alpine skiing-Hirscher wins again in Adelboden http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/alpine-skiing-hirscher-wins-again-adelboden <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Manuele Lang</p> <p>ADELBODEN, Switzerland, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Austria's Marcel Hirscher won his third World Cup slalom in succession on Sunday, fighting back from the disappointment of the previous day.</p> <p>With a blistering second run, the World Cup holder and leader came back from eighth in the morning leg to win in a combined time of one minute 51.75 seconds.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/alpine-skiing-hirscher-wins-again-adelboden" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Marcel Hirscher Winter Olympic Games Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 14:01:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733790 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Alpine Skiing-World Cup Adelboden men's slalom results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/update-3-alpine-skiing-world-cup-adelboden-mens-slalom-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 13 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the World Cup Adelboden Men's Slalom after run 2 on Sunday Run 1 Run 2 Overall 1. Marcel Hirscher (Austria) 56.52 55.23 1:51.75 2. Mario Matt (Austria) 55.70 56.35 1:52.05 3. Manfred Moelgg (Italy) 55.65 56.72 1:52.37 4. Ivica Kostelic (Croatia) 56.21 56.66 1:52.87 5. Felix Neureuther (Germany) 56.11 56.80 1:52.91 6. Alexis Pinturault (France) 56.66 56.28 1:52.94 7. Manfred Pranger (Austria) 56.32 57.15 1:53.47 8.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/update-3-alpine-skiing-world-cup-adelboden-mens-slalom-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Winter Olympic Games Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 12:00:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733749 at http://www.globalpost.com Alpine skiing-Shiffrin wins Flachau slalom http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/alpine-skiing-shiffrin-wins-flachau-slalom <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>FLACHAU,Austria, Jan 15 (Reuters) - American Mikaela Shiffrin won a women's World Cup slalom in Flachau on Tuesday.</p> <p>Sweden's Frida Hansdotter was second and Finland's Tanja Poutiainen finished third. (Reporting by Patrick Lang; Editing by John Mehaffey)</p> Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Mikaela Shiffrin Winter Olympic Games Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 21:15:49 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735027 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Alpine Skiing-World Cup Wengen men's super combined results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/alpine-skiing-world-cup-wengen-mens-super-combined-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the World Cup Wengen Men's Super Combined after run 2 on Friday Downhill Slalom Overall 1. Alexis Pinturault (France) 1:50.06 51.56 2:41.62 2. Ivica Kostelic (Croatia) 1:50.04 52.73 2:42.77 3. Carlo Janka (Switzerland) 1:48.49 54.62 2:43.11 4. Benjamin Raich (Austria) 1:50.07 53.06 2:43.13 5. Christof Innerhofer (Italy) 1:47.99 55.35 2:43.34 6. Dominik Paris (Italy) 1:49.54 54.01 2:43.55 7.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/alpine-skiing-world-cup-wengen-mens-super-combined-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alexis Pinturault Alpine skiing Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Christof Innerhofer Ivica Kostelić Winter Olympic Games Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 11:15:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736055 at http://www.globalpost.com