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Shiffrin denied record 5th straight slalom world title by Katharina Liensberger

Mikaela Shiffrin had her winning streak in slalom at world championships ended by Katharina Liensberger on Saturday as the title returned to Austria after 10 years.

Mathieu Faivre claims 2nd gold at skiing worlds with victory in men's giant slalom

Mathieu Faivre of France won gold in the men's giant slalom at the skiing world championships.

Switzerland's Gut-Behrami wins giant slalom gold at skiing worlds

Switzerland's Lara Gut-Behrami won the women's giant slalom at the Alpine skiing world championships on Thursday with Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States having to settle for silver.

Bassino, Liensberger share women's parallel gold after rule mixup at skiing worlds

Katharina Liensberger of Austria and Marta Bassino of Italy each won gold medals in the women's parallel giant slalom race on Tuesday at the Alpine skiing world championships in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy.

Olympic ski champ Sofia Goggia to miss worlds after breaking knee bone

Olympic downhill champion Sofia Goggia will miss the world championships in February after breaking a bone in her right knee on Sunday.

After death of father, long break, Mikaela Shiffrin grateful just to be racing again

Set for a return to ski racing after 300 days away, Mikaela Shiffrin is looking for the answer to a question she has been asking herself since March. How will it feel to compete again?

Novak Djokovic suffers stunning loss to 42nd-ranked Sonego in Vienna quarters

Novak Djokovic won just three games in a lacklustre quarter-final performance at the Erste Bank Open on Friday in Vienna, Austria, losing 6-2 6-1 to 42nd-ranked Lorenzo Sonego.

World Cup skiing prepares for a season like no other

The usual jitters before alpine skiing's World Cup season opener won't be limited to the racers this weekend.

Mikaela Shiffrin to miss alpine World Cup season opener with back issue

Mikaela Shiffrin postponed her return to World Cup skiing for at least another month on Friday, pulling out of next week's season-opening giant slalom in Austria with a back issue.

Olympic ski champ Anna Veith retires

A year after blowing out her knee for the third time, Olympic ski champion Anna Veith has announced her retirement.