Ski Alpin

Last year, Hirscher won his sixth consecutive overall World Cup championship; no other racer had ever won six. He has won 10 races this season, all in the slalom and giant slalom, already a career high. He has 55 career wins, surpassing Austrian...
12/02/2018
The most important thing for Aksel, is that the concept is for a cause greater than himself, and more meaningful than just selling products with his name on it.   In partnership with Panorama Design, the alpine ski racer Aksel Lund Svindal is...
02/02/2018
Shortly before Hirscher won a World Cup night race on Tuesday, his Norwegian rival had snowballs thrown at him by spectators during his final run.   None of the projectiles hit Kristoffersen but the Norwegian was furious as he reacted with wild...
24/01/2018
After winning a women’s World Cup super-G, Federica Brignone dedicated her victory to Italian teammate Elena Fanchini on Saturday. The 32-year-old Fanchini had to end her season because of a tumor, forcing her out of her fourth Olympics in...
14/01/2018
For Mikaela Shiffrin it was another overpowering victory on the World Cup, and once again it carried historic implications.   On Saturday Shiffrin posted her 39th career World Cup victory, giving her exactly half of Lindsey Vonn’s total (78) which...
08/01/2018
Aleksandr Viktorovich Khoroshilov gained his first victory in 2015 in the slalom at Schladming and became the first Russian male to win a World Cup race in 34 years, since Aleksandr Zhirov of the Soviet Union in 1981.   Russia has never been an...
27/12/2017
Although Svindal has won the overall World Cup title twice, his career has also been marked by a series of major injuries. His latest knee problem in January turned out to be more complex than expected as a meniscus had ripped off the bone and...
18/12/2017
Lindsey Vonn finished a World Cup super-G in extreme pain and was treated by race doctors for a back injury on Saturday. The American star crossed the finish line in obvious distress, almost one second behind the then-leader, and slumped to the snow...
11/12/2017
Austria's Marcel Hirscher, who broke his ankle in August, won the men's World Cup giant slalom at Beaver Creek on Sunday.   Hirscher, the six-time defending overall World Cup champion, finished with a combined time of 2min 37.30secs with Norway's...
05/12/2017
Lake Louise hosted its first World Cup in 1980 with its inaugural downhill race. Three Canadians pushed out of the start gate that day (Steve Podborski – 4th, Ken Read – 8th, Dave Irwin – 12th). Since then, Lake Louise has hosted 19 World Cup men’s...
24/11/2017
French downhill skier David Poisson, a former medallist at the world championships, died on Monday following a training crash in Canada. He was 35. The French Ski Federation said Poisson, who won the downhill bronze medal at the 2013 worlds, was...
14/11/2017
Olympiasieger Bode Miller hat eine Rückkehr in den alpinen Ski-Weltcup ausgeschlossen und damit sein Karriereende erklärt. „Null, da ist keine Chance. Ich werde nie mehr im Weltcup fahren. Ich bin fertig. Ich bin lange gefahren und habe kein...
01/11/2017