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Olympic champion Janka to skip World Cup opener (The Associated Press)

Olympic champion Janka to skip World Cup opener (The Associated Press)

ZERMATT, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic giant slalom champion Carlo Janka will skip next month’s World Cup opener, which starts the Sochi Winter Games season.

World downhill champ Rolland out with knee injury (The Associated Press)

World downhill champ Rolland out with knee injury (The Associated Press)

PARIS (AP) — World downhill champion Marion Rolland will have surgery after rupturing a knee ligament in a training crash.

Alpine skiing-Downhill world champion Rolland set to miss Sochi (Reuters)

Alpine skiing-Downhill world champion Rolland set to miss Sochi (Reuters)

PARIS, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Downhill world champion Marion Rolland of France is likely to miss next year’s winter Olympics in Sochi because of a knee injury suffered during training. “Today’s examinations have shown she had ruptured a anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee and torn an internal lateral ligament,” the French skiing Federation […]

Alpine skiing-Schild retires from racing because of back problem (Reuters)

Alpine skiing-Schild retires from racing because of back problem (Reuters)

(Reuters) – Olympic silver medalist Martina Schild announced her retirement from ski racing on Thursday, saying problems with her back would not allow her to compete at February’s Sochi Winter Games. “The time has come to put an end to this,” Schild said in a statement. “I feel my mind is no longer willing to […]

Olympic downhill silver medalist Schild retires (The Associated Press)

Olympic downhill silver medalist Schild retires (The Associated Press)

BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic downhill silver medalist Martina Schild has retired from skiing five months before the Sochi Winter Games because of persistent back pains.

Olympics-Pyeongchang rejects N.Korea proposal to co-host 2018 Games (Reuters)

Olympics-Pyeongchang rejects N.Korea proposal to co-host 2018 Games (Reuters)

SEOUL, Sept 4 (Reuters) – The organising committee for the2018 Winter Games in South Korea’s Pyeongchang (POCOG) haspoured cold water on North Korea’s suggestion that it couldco-host some of the Olympic skiing events at its Masik resort. North Korea’s International Olympic Committee (IOC) memberChang Ung hinted on Tuesday that the North was willing to hostevents […]

Vonn skis in Chile, optimistic about knee rehab (Yahoo! Sports)

Vonn skis in Chile, optimistic about knee rehab (Yahoo! Sports)

Lindsey Vonn is skiing in Chile and way ahead of her rehab schedule with the Sochi Olympics five months away.

Vonn returns to skiing over weekend in Chile (The Associated Press)

Vonn returns to skiing over weekend in Chile (The Associated Press)

Lindsey Vonn returned to skiing over the weekend in Chile nearly seven months after a season-ending crash that required surgery on her right knee.

Ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson has knee surgery (The Associated Press)

Ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson has knee surgery (The Associated Press)

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — World champion ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson was resting at her Park City home Friday, a day after surgery on her right knee.

Lindsey Vonn nearing return to snow (The Associated Press)

Lindsey Vonn nearing return to snow (The Associated Press)

VAIL, Colo. (AP) — Lindsey Vonn dropped into a skier’s tuck as if she were trying to gain a little extra speed on a downhill course.

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