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Lindsey Vonn wins 79th World Cup race as oldest downhill victor (video)

Lindsey Vonn became the oldest woman to win a World Cup downhill with three weeks until the Olympics, notching her 79th career victory in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, on Saturday. 373 more words

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Julia Mancuso skis final race dressed as Wonder Woman (video)

Julia Mancuso bid farewell like only she could — with a tiara, cape and Wonder Woman suit.

The most decorated female U.S. Olympic skier with four medals announced Friday morning that today’s World Cup downhill in Cortina d’Ampezzo would be the last race of her career. 133 more words

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Lindsey Vonn, Mikaela Shiffrin share downhill podium (video)

Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin shared a race podium for the first time, finishing second and third, respectively, in a World Cup downhill in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, on Friday. 354 more words

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Julia Mancuso retires, joins NBC Olympics for PyeongChang

Julia Mancuso, the most decorated female U.S. Olympic skier with four medals, ended her bid for a record fifth Olympics and is retiring after a victory lap in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, on Friday. 1,440 more words

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In her Captain America suit, Lindsey Vonn finally ready to attack

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — The Olympic downhill is little more than a month away, and Lindsey Vonn is finally ready to start attacking at 100 percent again. 808 more words

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North Korea hopes to compete in four sports in PyeongChang

North Korea hopes to compete in figure skating, Alpine skiing, hockey and cross-country skiing at the Olympics, a PyeongChang 2018 chief organizer reportedly said Thursday. 239 more words

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Italians sweep downhill on tough day for Lindsey Vonn, U.S.

Sofia Goggia led an Italian podium sweep of a World Cup downhill, while Lindsey Vonn and the Americans all finished outside the top 10 on Sunday. 443 more words

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