Shiffrin wins World Cup slalom, retains season-long title
Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin won a World Cup slalom on Saturday to retain her season-long title with one race remaining. In her first slalom race since taking Olympic gold, the 18-year-old American led from start to finish just as she did at Sochi two weeks ago. Full Story.(Photo: The Canadian Press)
Back In Business
Benjamin Raich has reached a World Cup podium for the 91st -- and probably last -- time in his career at the same resort where he earned his first top-three finish 15 years ago. The 36-year-old Austrian, who is considering retirement after the season, came runner-up to Olympic champion Ted Ligety in a giant slalom on the Podkoren course on Saturday. Full Story.
Top of the Hill
Anna Fenninger led the first run of a World Cup giant slalom on Friday, putting herself in position to take the lead in the overall standings. The Austrian timed 58.49 seconds on a shortened course, 0.12 faster than Anemone Marmottan of France. They also placed 1-2 in Thursday's giant slalom. Full Story.