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  • Toni Sailer: The most dominant Winter Olympian?

     
    As the world’s best Alpine skiers gather in Whistler for the Vancouver Olympics, they can only dream of having a Winter Games like Austria’s Anton Sailer had in 1956. Alpine skiing is an event where winning and losing are almost......
  • Bad weather forces postponement of Olympic men's downhill

     
    The running of the most prestigious Olympic alpine event, the men's downhill, had to be postponed Saturday because of warm weather and deteriorating snow conditions on the course at Whistler Creekside. This was not a surprise to anyone who has......
  • Women's downhill training postponed Sunday

     
    Another day, another delay. Poor weather conditions at Whistler Creekside wrecked yet another day in the Olympic alpine schedule as Sunday's training run for Wednesday's scheduled downhill was washed out because of poor weather conditions. The women...
  • David Wallechinsky looks back at Franz Klammer

     
    Note: Klammer's run starts 36 seconds into the above video 1976 Innsbruck, Austria, Men's Downhill: In 1975, Franz Klammer of Mooswald in Carinthia won eight of nine World Cup downhill races. When the Olympics came to Innsbruck the following year,......
  • Bode Miller wins bronze medal in men's downhill

     
    Bode Miller of the U.S. became the most decorated Alpine skier in U.S. history when he won the bronze medal in the men's downhill on Monday in Vancouver. The medal gives Miller three. He won silver in the combined and......
  • Lindsey Vonn wins gold in women's downhill; Julia Mancuso wins silver

     
    It was a great day for the U.S. women in the downhill as Lindsey Vonn and Julia Mancuso won the gold and silver medal, respectively, in the women's downhill. Vonn is the first U.S. woman to win the downhill since......
  • Lindsey Vonn, Julia Mancuso are first and second in women's downhill

     
    It could be a good day for the U.S. women in the downhill, as Lindsey Vonn and Julia Mancuso were first and second after the first 25 racers had gone down the course and more than likely will finish that......
  • Behind the scenes of the women's Olympic downhill

     
    The women's downhill is definitely on for this morning, an 11 a.m. start. Lindsey Vonn drew the No. 16 bib, while teammate and rival Julia Mancuso is running No. 10. Colleague David Leon Moore of USA Today did the course......
  • More news, notes and tidbits from the women's downhill

     
    With Lindsey Vonn and Julia Mancuso going gold-silver in Wednesday's downhill, the United States Alpine team has already surpassed the two medals it won at the 2006 Turin Games. The U.S. already has three medals after just two events, with......
  • Lindsey Vonn wins downhill portion of women's combined event

     
    Can Lindsey Vonn make it two for two? The American alpine star, fresh off Wednesday's win in the Olympic downhill, picked up where she left off Thursday by posting the fastest time in the downhill portion of the super combined.......
  • Julia Mancuso wins silver in women's super combined; Lindsey Vonn falls during slalom run

     
    Julia Mancuso doubled her medal total with a silver in the super combined Thursday. Mancuso won the silver medal in the women's downhill Wednesday. Lindsey Vonn of the U.S., who led after the downhill portion, fell during the slalom and......