Tina Maze http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25714/all en 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 URGENT ¥¥¥ Alpine skiing: Slovenian Maze wins World Cup overall title http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130224/urgent-alpine-skiing-slovenian-maze-wins-world-cup-overall-title <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Slovenia's Tina Maze claimed the women's overall World Cup title on Sunday after victory in the super-combined here left her with an unassailable lead atop the standings with nine events still to race.</p> <p>The 29-year-old has now amassed 1,844 points, meaning she cannot be caught by her closest rival, Germany's Maria Hoefl-Riesch, who has 886 points.</p> <p>Hoefl-Riesch fell in the slalom section of the super-combined.</p> <p>cyb/lp/nr13</p> Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Tina Maze Tina Maze Winter Olympic Games AFP Sun, 24 Feb 2013 14:31:02 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5764953 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Alpine skiing-Maze wins race and overall World Cup http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130224/update-1-alpine-skiing-maze-wins-race-and-overall-world-cup <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 and details)</p> <p>By Patrick Lang</p> <p>MERIBEL, France, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Tina Maze sealed her near-perfect Alpine skiing season with the overall World Cup when she won a women's super-combined event on Sunday.</p> <p>Fastest in the morning downhill section, the Slovenian secured her position in the afternoon slalom to bag her ninth victory of the season in an aggregate time of one minute 59.54 seconds.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130224/update-1-alpine-skiing-maze-wins-race-and-overall-world-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Tina Maze Winter Olympic Games Thomson Reuters Sun, 24 Feb 2013 16:00:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5765025 at http://www.globalpost.com FEATURE-Alpine skiing-Maverick Maze can smash Maier's mark http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/feature-alpine-skiing-maverick-maze-can-smash-maiers-mark <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 Clare Fallon</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Whether flashing her bra in a finish-line protest, turning cartwheels or singing her way into the Slovenian music chart, ski racer Tina Maze knows how to make an impact.</p> <p>Now, the skier who turned her back on her national federation to set up her own racing team is ready to enter the record books.</p> <p>This weekend, all being well, Maze could become the first Alpine ski racer, man or woman, to surpass 2,000 World Cup points in a single season.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/feature-alpine-skiing-maverick-maze-can-smash-maiers-mark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Tina Maze Winter Olympic Games Thomson Reuters Thu, 28 Feb 2013 15:45:14 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5769830 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Alpine skiing: Record-breaking Maze wins Garmisch downhill http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130302/urgent-alpine-skiing-record-breaking-maze-wins-garmisch-downhill <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tina Maze won the women's downhill here on Saturday to break Hermann Maier's 13-year-old record for the most World Cup points collected in a season.</p> <p>Maze's tally of 2024 bettered Maier's record of 2000 points, set in the 1999-2000 season, for the highest tally of World Cup points and she has already been confirmed as the season's overall winner.</p> <p>The 29-year-old Slovenian produced a superb technical display down the 3km Khandahar course, leading at every split, with a winning time of 1min 40.46sec, having finished third in Friday's Super-G on the same piste.</p> <p>ryj/ak</p> Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Human Interest Tina Maze Winter Olympic Games AFP Sat, 02 Mar 2013 11:30:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5771617 at http://www.globalpost.com Alpine skiing: Death threat fails to faze Maze http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/alpine-skiing-death-threat-fails-faze-maze <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Overall World Cup winner Tina Maze of Slovenia said Sunday she was not concerned despite receiving an emailed death threat before her race at Garmisch-Partenkirchen.</p> <p>Maze, 29, finished fourth in Sunday's Super-G and won Saturday's downhill race here to become the first skier to collect more than 2000 World Cup points in a season, breaking Austria legend Hermann Maier's 13-year-old record.</p> <p>But Maze, the Super-G world champion, was assigned police protection on Saturday after race organisers received death threats against her via email.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/alpine-skiing-death-threat-fails-faze-maze" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anime Four Hills Tournament Garmisch-Partenkirchen Tina Maze AFP Sun, 03 Mar 2013 13:30:37 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5772095 at http://www.globalpost.com Alpine skiing: Death threat fails to faze Maze http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/alpine-skiing-death-threat-fails-faze-maze-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Overall World Cup winner Tina Maze of Slovenia said Sunday she was not concerned despite receiving an emailed death threat before her race at Garmisch-Partenkirchen.</p> <p>Maze, 29, finished fourth in Sunday's Super-G having won Saturday's downhill race here to become the first skier to collect more than 2000 World Cup points in a season, breaking Austria legend Hermann Maier's 13-year-old record.</p> <p>But Maze, the Super-G world champion, was assigned police protection on Saturday after race organisers received death threats against her via email.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/alpine-skiing-death-threat-fails-faze-maze-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Tina Maze Winter Olympic Games AFP Sun, 03 Mar 2013 14:00:30 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5772116 at http://www.globalpost.com Alpine skiing: Ski queen Maze claims slalom win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130310/alpine-skiing-ski-queen-maze-claims-slalom-win-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Overall World Cup winner Tina Maze claimed her tenth victory of the season in Sunday's slalom with Swiss Wendy Holden second and Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States third.</p> <p>Slovenia's Maze was the fastest over the two runs with a winning time of 1min 52.85sec with Holden at 0.25sec back and 17-year-old Shiffrin, the world slalom champion, at 0.75sec off the pace.</p> <p>Olympic slalom champion Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany failed to finish her fourth consecutive slalom after missing a gate on her first run.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130310/alpine-skiing-ski-queen-maze-claims-slalom-win-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Tina Maze Winter Olympic Games AFP Sun, 10 Mar 2013 14:45:41 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5778847 at http://www.globalpost.com Alpine skiing: Maze wins final giant slalom http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130317/alpine-skiing-maze-wins-final-giant-slalom <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Slovenian Tina Maze won the final women's giant slalom World Cup race here on Sunday recording a record 24th podium finish this season.</p> <p>Maze, whose stellar season has seen her capture the overall World Cup title as well as the super-G and slalom crystal globes, finished ahead of Tessa Worley of France and Swiss skier Lara Gut.</p> <p>stp/gv/pi/bc</p> Alpine skiing Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Tina Maze Winter Olympic Games AFP Sun, 17 Mar 2013 13:00:46 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5785988 at http://www.globalpost.com Alpine skiing: Slovenian rounds off amazing season in style http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130317/alpine-skiing-slovenian-rounds-amazing-season-style <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Slovenian Tina Maze brought her remarkable season to a suitable end here on Sunday winning the final race of the World Cup campaign the giant slalom.</p> <p>The 29-year-old overall World Cup champion - who was recording a record 24th podium finish of the season - timed 2min 16.67sec over the two legs to finish ahead of Tessa Worley of France (2:17.02) and Swiss skier Lara Gut (2:18.05).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130317/alpine-skiing-slovenian-rounds-amazing-season-style" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Tina Maze Tina Maze AFP Sun, 17 Mar 2013 13:15:44 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5785997 at http://www.globalpost.com Alpine skiing: Maze admits lack of confidence reason for poor start http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131026/alpine-skiing-maze-admits-lack-confidence-reason-poor-start <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Slovenian ski ace Tina Maze revealed a rare chink in her armour Saturday, admitting insecurity in her skiing had resulted in a shocking 18th place in a race she was favourite to win. </p> <p>The reigning giant slalom (GS) and overall World Cup winner kicked off her sensational season last year with a win in Soelden and was widely favoured to bag a record fourth victory in the Austrian resort. </p> <p>Instead, she clocked a total time of 2min 28.21sec to finish in 18th place, 3.05sec behind winner Lara Gut of Switzerland. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131026/alpine-skiing-maze-admits-lack-confidence-reason-poor-start" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Tina Maze Winter Olympic Games AFP Sat, 26 Oct 2013 18:31:01 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5971765 at http://www.globalpost.com Skiing: World Cup champion Maze hires Pini for Olympic bid http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140108/skiing-world-cup-champion-maze-hires-pini-olympic-bid <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>World Cup champion Tina Maze hired veteran Swiss coach Mauro Pini on Wednesday as the Slovenian star set her sights on a first Olympic gold medal at Sochi next month.</p> <p>Maze swept through the 2012/2013 World Cup season with a record 24 podiums and 11 wins.</p> <p>But her attempt to win gold at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver ended in two silvers, in super-G and giant slalom.</p> <p>"It was a request which I wasn't expecting. I am curious to start this adventure," Pini told RSI radio.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140108/skiing-world-cup-champion-maze-hires-pini-olympic-bid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anime Mauro Pini Maze Tina Maze Tina Maze AFP Wed, 08 Jan 2014 18:17:16 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6038125 at http://www.globalpost.com I'm in best shape of career, says Slovenian Maze http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140118/im-best-shape-career-says-slovenian-maze <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>CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (Reuters) - Tina Maze has been unable to recapture the form she showed in her record-breaking Alpine skiing season a year ago but still believes she is in the form of her life approaching the Sochi Olympics.</p> <p>"I know I'm in the best shape of my career even if I'm not showing it," said the Super-G world champion who has yet to win a World Cup race this season.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140118/im-best-shape-career-says-slovenian-maze" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cortina d'Ampezzo Human Interest Maze Tina Maze Tina Maze Thomson Reuters Sat, 18 Jan 2014 14:47:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6046622 at http://www.globalpost.com