Skiing

Khoroshilov ends Russia's 34-year wait for Alpine skiing World Cup win

By Michael Pavitt

Alexander Khoroshilov made Russian skiing history in front of a packed crowd in Austria ©Getty ImagesThe final International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine Skiing World Cup before the 2015 World Championships in Schladming saw Alexander Khoroshilov create history, as he became the first Russian to win a men's event for 34 years.

Limbacher claims photo-finish win as FIS Ski and Snowboard World Championships come to dramatic end

By Liam Morgan

Andrea Limbacher claimed a narrow win in the women's ski cross event to the delight of the Austrian crowd ©Getty ImagesAustria's Andrea Limbacher claimed a dramatic photo-finish win in the women's ski cross event in front of her home crowd as the International Ski Federation (FIS) Ski and Snowboard World Championships in Kreischberg drew to an emphatic close.

Perfect second run sees Hargin triumph while Vonn bounces back at Alpine Skiing World Cup

By Michael Pavitt

Sweden's Mattias Hargin secured his first World Cup win ©AFP/Getty ImagesAustria was the scene for Mattias Hargin's maiden Alpine Skiing World Cup victory after impressing spectators and rivals with a stunning second run to give him the win in the men's slalom, while in Switzerland, Lindsey Vonn bounced back from a mistake in yesterday's women's downhill to win the Super-G.

Double delight for Russia on home snow at Cross Country Skiing World Cup

By Liam Morgan

Maxim Vylegzhanin claimed victory in the mens skiathlon race to the delight of the home crowd in Rybinsk ©Getty ImagesRussian duo Yulia Tchekaleva and Maxim Vylegzhanin both claimed victories in the skiathlon events at the Cross Country Skiing World Cup to the delight of a raucous home crowd in Rybinsk.

Vogt beaten by Iraschko-Stolz at home Ski Jumping World Cup

By Michael Pavitt

Carina Vogt was forced to settle for second place in her home town ©Bongarts/Getty ImagesGermany's Olympic ski jumping champion Carina Vogt was forced to settle for silver on home snow in Oberstdorf, as Austria's Daniela Iraschko-Stolz took the International Ski Federation World Cup victory.

Jansrud earns tight win in weather-affected downhill event at FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup

By Liam Morgan

Kjetil Jansrud earned a close victory to cement his second place on the overall World Cup leaderboard ©Getty ImagesNorway's Kjetil Jansrud claimed a narrow win in the men's downhill event at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine Skiing World Cup event at Kitzbuehel, Austria, to cement his second-place position in the overall standings.

Pellegrino makes history at FIS Cross Country World Cup with third straight sprint victory

By Liam Morgan

Federico Pellegrino claimed an historic third-straight sprint victory in Rybinsk ©Getty ImagesItalian Federico Pellegrino became the first athlete to win three consecutive sprint races as he claimed victory in the 1.2 kilometre free technique sprint event at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Cross Country World Cup in Rybinsk, Russia.

Prevc and Frenzel earn ski jumping and Nordic combined victories in Sapporo

By Michael Pavitt

Peter Prevc earned his first victory of the season ©AFP/Getty ImagesPeter Prevc earned his first victory of the season at the International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup, posting jumps of 130 and 131 metres to win the ski jumping competition in Sapporo, while Eric Frenzel continued his recent domination of Nordic combined events.

Tonteri retains big air world title at Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Roope Tonteri retained his big air world title ©Getty ImagesFinland's Roope Tonteri has successfully defended his big air world title at the International Ski Federation Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships in Kreischberg, Austria.
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