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Dave Ryding 1st British winner in alpine skiing World Cup with slalom victory

Dave Ryding became the first British winner in the 55-year history of the Alpine skiing World Cup on Saturday, triumphing in one of the classic slaloms of the men's circuit.

Norway's Kilde extends World Cup downhill dominance with win in Kitzbühel

Aleksander Aamodt Kilde dominated another men's World Cup speed race Friday with a clear win in the downhill on the Streif course. It was the Norwegian's sixth win in 12 speed events this season, and third in a downhill. He now leads both the super-G and downhill standings.

Back from injury and 'broken heart', Mikaela Shiffrin eyes World Cup record in Finland

American double Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin has arrived in Levi, Finland, after dealing with back pain that limited her preparation in Copper Mountain, for a race weekend where she can set yet another Alpine skiing World Cup record.

Odermatt overtakes hometown favourite Leitinger to win season-opening giant slalom

Swiss skier Marco Odermatt edged surprise first-run leader Roland Leitinger of Austria by 7-100ths of a second Sunday to win the season-opening men's World Cup giant slalom.

Shiffrin edges Gut-Behrami to win World Cup skiing opener

Mikaela Shiffrin excelled in the season-opening World Cup giant slalom on Saturday, showing two runs of near flawless skiing on one of the toughest hills on the women's circuit in Soelden, Austria to earn her 70th career win.

'Equal chances': World Cup skiing has balanced schedule

Alpine skiing heads into its Olympic season this weekend with the first World Cup races of a 37-event schedule that looks more balanced than in previous years.

'Looking ugly': Why skiing might ditch its combined event

When skiers Mikaela Shiffrin and Marco Schwarz won the world titles in Alpine combined last February, they didn't expect to have just one more such race in their careers. But the 2022 Beijing Olympics might be the last time top-level skiers compete in the traditional discipline that pits speed and technical racers against each other.

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.

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