1. Austrian Team's Fortunes Are Defining Concluding Alpine Ski World Cup Battles

    Be it the NFL, the English Premier League, NCAA basketball or—in this case—Alpine skiing, the variation in how competitors peak over the course of their respective seasons always makes for fascinating viewing...

    Thomas Cooper Written by Thomas Cooper about 4 months ago 110 reads 0 comments

  2. Post-Sochi, US Athletes Find Contentment, Pain, Celebrity and Challenge

    Nerves settled in for Olympic ice dancer Charlie White. He had been on big stages before, chased butterflies in his stomach before. But nothing like this—nothing so pressure-packed, so far outside of his comfort zone...

    Matt Crossman Written by Matt Crossman about 5 months ago 80,825 reads 13 comments

  3. World Ski Championships, Women's Slalom: Shiffrin Pips Hansdotter to Gold

    "Comprehensive" might be the best word to describe Mikaela Shiffrin 's gold-medal winning performance in the slalom at the World Ski Championships...

    Thomas Cooper Written by Thomas Cooper about 5 months ago 510 reads 0 comments

  4. Peter Prevc Breaks Ski Flying World Record with 250M Jump in Vikersund, Norway

    Peter Prevc of Slovenia jumped a full 250 meters to break the ski flying world record at a World Cup event in Vikersund , Norway. The jump eclipsed the previous record of 246...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 5 months ago 6,678 reads 4 comments

  5. World Ski Championships, Men's Giant Slalom: Ligety Beats Hirscher to Gold

    It just had to be them. The two men who finished first and second in the last World Ski Championships giant slalom, and who have been the pre -eminent competitors in the discipline since just about the turn of the decade...

    Thomas Cooper Written by Thomas Cooper about 5 months ago 304 reads 0 comments

  6. World Ski Championships, Women's Giant Slalom: Anna Fenninger Takes 2nd Gold

    This was the last hurrah for some; for others it was the start of their World Ski Championships. Whatever direction the women were heading in at the crossroad of the giant slalom, they left their mark in an entertaining penultimate race...

    Thomas Cooper Written by Thomas Cooper about 5 months ago 780 reads 0 comments

  7. World Ski Championships—Men's Downhill: Kueng Wins, Ganong Earns Silver

    Men's downhill day at the 2015 Alpine World Ski Championships was an enjoyable one for the Swiss and the Americans. The former's Patrick Kueng and Beat Feuz raced into first and third, respectively...

    Thomas Cooper Written by Thomas Cooper about 5 months ago 510 reads 0 comments

  8. World Ski Championships—Women's Downhill: Maze Shines, but Vonn Misses out

    First and second in Tuesday's super-G, the 2015 Alpine World Ski Championships women's downhill saw Anna Fenninger and Tina Maze swap places in an enthralling contest. The latter pipped the Austrian to gold by just minus-0...

    Thomas Cooper Written by Thomas Cooper about 5 months ago 154 reads 0 comments

  9. World Ski Championships—Men's Super-G: Reichelt Does the Double for Austria

    Hannes Reichelt made it two gold medals in a row in the super-G for the Austrian team at the 2015 Alpine World Ski Championships. His first place in the postponed men's race followed on from Anna Fenninger's success two days earlier...

    Thomas Cooper Written by Thomas Cooper about 5 months ago 493 reads 0 comments

  10. World Ski Championships—Women's Super G: Fenninger's Recent Progress Pays off

    Almost a year on from winning the discipline's gold in Sochi, Anna Fenninger won the super-G to take the first gold medal of the 2015 Alpine World Ski Championships...

    Thomas Cooper Written by Thomas Cooper about 5 months ago 263 reads 0 comments

  11. World Cup Has Heated Up with Beaver Creek World Ski Championships in Sight

    Mother Nature was close to her most temperamental, ski race organiser-baiting, wintry worst across Europe's mountains last weekend (January 16-19)...

    Thomas Cooper Written by Thomas Cooper about 5 months ago 102 reads 0 comments

  12. Shiffrin Finding Form as Compelling World Cup Slalom Competition Heats Up

    One point is all that separates Frida Hansdotter and Mikaela Shiffrin at the top of the FIS World Cup slalom standings...

    Thomas Cooper Written by Thomas Cooper about 6 months ago 91 reads 0 comments

  13. Jansrud, Paris and USA Pair Shine in Speed Events as January Landmarks Loom

    The early speed events of the men's FIS World Cup season have been an absorbing reminder of just about any competitor's ability to progress in the right situation...

    Thomas Cooper Written by Thomas Cooper about 6 months ago 144 reads 0 comments

  14. Most Viral Sports Moments of the Year

    In relatively recent history, increased Internet activity has augmented sports coverage in a profound way, driving millions upon millions of eyes and ears toward the industry's biggest stars and stories...

    Scott Janovitz Written by Scott Janovitz about 6 months ago 46,242 reads 29 comments

  15. Lindsey Vonn's Return Has Added Instant Edge to World Cup Skiing Season

    It is often referred to as "Lake Lindsey" for a reason. The Canadian ski venue, more commonly known as Lake Louise, had been host to 14 of Lindsey Vonn 's previous 59 World Cup victories...

    Thomas Cooper Written by Thomas Cooper about 7 months ago 271 reads 0 comments

  16. Lindsey Vonn Wins World Cup After Injury

    Lindsey Vonn wins her 1st Wold Cup race, after injury, at the venue (Lake Louise) where she won her 1st ever WC (3 Dec 2004)...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Spencer Oshman about 7 months ago 49 reads 0 comments

  17. Alpine Skiing: Storylines from the Start of the World Cup Season

    From Austria to North America by way of Finland, the first three race weekends of the Alpine skiing World Cup season have provided plenty to talk about...

    Thomas Cooper Written by Thomas Cooper about 7 months ago 266 reads 0 comments

  18. Canadian Mike McEwen Produces One of the Most Amazing Curling Shots Ever

    We won't pretend to be curling experts here, but even we can appreciate the genius of this effort. It took us a few watches to comprehend just what Mike McEwen did, but he ...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 8 months ago 10,103 reads 2 comments

  19. Alpine Skiing: The Changing Faces of the Women's World Cup Scene

    As is the norm for many athletes these days, Alpine skiers from the World Cup circuit have been sharing their offseason exploits on social media...

    Thomas Cooper Written by Thomas Cooper about 11 months ago 423 reads 0 comments