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Women sport news - Tina Maze Wins Women’s World Cup Giant Slalom

Struggling to overcome jet lag after making the trip from Canada to Europe, Tina Maze surprised herself on Friday.

Women sport news - Pietilae-Holmner Wins Slalom To End 4-Year Drought

Having waited nearly four years for a World Cup win, Maria Pietilae-Holmner was lost for words when it finally came.

Women sport news - Marie-Michele Gagnon finishes 8th in Aspen, Colorado World Cup Giant Slalom

Canada's Marie-Michele Gagnon of Lac-Etchemin, Quebec, showed strength, aggression and speed in another exciting World Cup race on Sunday claiming 8th position (1:46.28).

11. November Skiing258
Women sport news - Lindsey Vonn's Knee On Mend

Lindsey Vonn's Knee On Mend

Her right knee finally free of pain, Lindsey Vonn is actually considering moving up her return to racing.
In pain because of a bulging disk in his back

01. April Skiing807
Women sport news - Ontario naming highway after Sarah Burke

Ontario naming highway after Sarah Burke

The Ontario government is honouring the late Sarah Burke by dedicating a highway to the freestyle skiing pioneer. The Canadian Press
26. March Skiing786
Women sport news - Gagnon claims 11th national title at Sport Chek Canadian Championships

Gagnon claims 11th national title at Sport Chek Canadian Championships

World Cup winner Marie-Michèle Gagnon completed a sweep of North American slalom titles with a dominant performance at the Sport Chek Canadian Championships in Whistler, B.C.
25. March Skiing651
Women sport news - Kearney Retains World Cup Mogul Title

Kearney Retains World Cup Mogul Title

Hannah Kearney of the United States won a fourth straight Crystal Globe and the fifth of her career.
25. March Skiing482
Women sport news - Thompson edges Smith to win Overall Title

Thompson edges Smith to win Overall Title

Canadian skicross star Marielle Thompson capped her dream season in style Sunday by winning her second career Crystal Globe.
17. March Skiing729
Women sport news - Olympic champ Thompson’s title race goes down to wire, Simmerling 3rd

Olympic champ Thompson’s title race goes down to wire, Simmerling 3rd

Olympic champion Marielle Thompson’s pursuit of a second ski cross World Cup title will go down to the wire after she was fourth and her rival for the Crystal Globe won Sunday’s race in Are, Sweden.
22. February Skiing506
Women sport news - Bjoergen wins Ladies' 30 km Mass Start Free in Sochi

Bjoergen wins Ladies' 30 km Mass Start Free in Sochi

Norwegian cross-country skier Marit Bjoergen won the women's 30km mass start to become the most decorated female Winter Olympian. It was the sixth Olympic gold and 10th medal overall for the 33-year-old.
20. February Skiing725
Women sport news - Bowman wins Ski Halfpipe Final

Bowman wins Ski Halfpipe Final

American Maddie Bowman claimed Olympic Gold in the Ski Halfpipe Final today with a best score of 89.00. Marie Martinod finished in second with Ayana ONOZUKA winning bronze.
15. February Skiing411
Women sport news - Fenninger clinches Super G Olympic Gold

Fenninger clinches Super G Olympic Gold

Austrian Anna Fenninger claimed her first Olympic Medal today in the Super G at Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort.
12. February Skiing434
Women sport news - Maze and Gisin share Downhill Olympic Gold

Maze and Gisin share Downhill Olympic Gold

Dominique Gisin and Tina Maze made history in the women's downhill skiing by becoming the first athletes ever to share Winter Olympics gold. Lara Gut holds on to claim the bronze
11. February Skiing371
Women sport news - Caspersen takes cross country sprint Gold in Sochi

Caspersen takes cross country sprint Gold in Sochi

Falla came home in two minutes 35.49 seconds, finishing ahead of compatriot Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg.
11. February Skiing607
Women sport news - Dara Howell Wins the Freestyle Skiing Olympic Gold

Dara Howell Wins the Freestyle Skiing Olympic Gold

Dara Howell performed a superb first round run to hold onto first place with a score of 94.20 with American Devin Logan second (85.40) just ahead of Canada's Kim Lamarre (85.00) who grabbed bronze on her second round run.
10. February Skiing358
Women sport news - Hoefl-Reisch retains Slalom Gold

Hoefl-Reisch retains Slalom Gold

Maria Hoefl-Reisch defends her Olympic title with a time of 2.34.62, silver went to Nicol Hosp and Julie Mancuso claimed bronze.
08. February Skiing573
Women sport news - Justine DuFour-lapointe wins the freestyle women's moguls gold medal

Justine DuFour-lapointe wins the freestyle women's moguls gold medal

The Canadian Sisters Justine and Chloe DuFour-Lapointe won gold and silver in the freestyle women's moguls defeating defending champion Hannah Kearney in the final.
08. February Skiing263
Women sport news - Olympic Gold again for Bjoergen

Olympic Gold again for Bjoergen

Norway's Marit Bjoergen has won her fourth Olympic gold medal with success in the women's 15km skiathlon in Sochi.
02. February Skiing314
Women sport news - Shiffrin Seventh in Pre-Olympic SL

Shiffrin Seventh in Pre-Olympic SL

Reigning World Champion Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) was leading after the first run but struck a deep rut in her second run, slowing her to seventh in the final Audi FIS Alpine World Cup slalom before the 2014 Olympic Winter Games.
02. February Skiing645
Women sport news -  Mielzynski 14th in Kranjska Gora slalom with season-best result

Mielzynski 14th in Kranjska Gora slalom with season-best result

Erin Mielzynski received a well-timed confidence boost by earning her best result of the 2013/14 World Cup season days before the start of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games when she finished 14th in the Audi FIS World Cup Kranjska Gora slalom on Sunday.
22. January Skiing444
Women sport news - Olympic Teams are being announced

Olympic Teams are being announced

With a little over two weeks until the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, many nations have formally named their Olympic teams.
15. January Skiing418
Women sport news - Gagnon 10th in Flachau night slalom, Mielzynski 21st.

Gagnon 10th in Flachau night slalom, Mielzynski 21st.

Marie-Michèle Gagnon racked up her ninth top-10 result of a stellar season with a 10th-place finish in the Flachau night slalom in Austria on Tuesday. photo Alpine Canada
13. January Skiing335
Women sport news - Yurkiw Earns Olympic Spot

Yurkiw Earns Olympic Spot

Canadian Larisa Yurkiw earned a spot at the Winter Olympics after finishing sixth in a women’s downhill skiing World Cup event on Saturday, a career-best performance.
06. January Skiing417
Women sport news - US Teen Shiffrin Wins Bornio slalom

US Teen Shiffrin Wins Bornio slalom

American teenager Mikaela Shiffrin fought through snow, rain and deep ruts to win her second World Cup slalom of the season Sunday, displaying her ability to deal with all types of conditions a month before the Sochi Olympics.
15. December Skiing824
Women sport news -   Gagnon slides out, Préfontaine 19th in St. Moritz giant slalom

Gagnon slides out, Préfontaine 19th in St. Moritz giant slalom

Woman of the moment Marie-Michèle Gagnon saw her hopes of a first giant slalom World Cup podium slip through her fingers Sunday when she slid out when well placed in the second run in St. Moritz, Switzerland, while Marie-Pier Préfontaine posted a solid 19th-place result.
14. December Skiing628
Women sport news - Red-hot Gagnon 6th in St. Moritz super-G

Red-hot Gagnon 6th in St. Moritz super-G

Another day, another career-best result in super-G for Canada’s Marie-Michèle Gagnon, who continued her red-hot start to the season on Saturday with a sixth-place finish at the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup in St. Moritz, Switzerland.
09. December Skiing476
Women sport news - Canadians Thompson wins World Cup Gold

Canadians Thompson wins World Cup Gold

Canadian ski cross star Marielle Thompson accomplished two goals in one race Saturday.
09. December Skiing427
Women sport news - Gut wins women's super-G at Lake Louise, Gagnon 10th

Gut wins women's super-G at Lake Louise, Gagnon 10th

Lara Gut of Switzerland regained the overall World Cup lead with Sunday’s super-G win in Lake Louise, Alta., while U.S. ski star Lindsey Vonn took another step in her comeback by finishing fifth.
06. December Skiing785
Women sport news - Canadian women advance at Nakiska Ski Cross World Cup

Canadian women advance at Nakiska Ski Cross World Cup

Canada got off to a strong start at the Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup in Nakiska, Alta., as all four women advanced past the qualification round ahead of Friday’s season-opening races.
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