Thursday , 30 March 2017

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Cross-country world champion Harvey eager for chance to end World Cup at home

March 16, 2017  |   News

QUEBEC — Ending the season at home was an unexpected bonus for Alex Harvey and the rest of Canada’s cross-country skiing team. Harvey, from Saint- Ferreol-Les-Neiges, north of Quebec City, will be the star attraction for the World Cup finals that begin Friday on the Plains of Abraham in the centre of the city. ...
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Peter Fill of Italy wins overall DH title; Manny O-P just off podium

March 15, 2017  |   News

ASPEN, Colo. — Peter Fill of Italy retained his overall downhill title Wednesday by finishing second to teammate Dominik Paris at the World Cup Finals while Canada’s Manuel Osborne-Paradis just missed the podium with a fourth-place finish. Fill entered the day trailing Kjetil Jansrud of Norway by 33 points in the ...
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Stuhec holds off Vonn for downhill win at World Cup Finals

March 15, 2017  |   News

ASPEN, Colo. — Ilka Stuhec of Slovenia held off a hard-charging Lindsey Vonn to win Wednesday and wrap up the overall downhill title at World Cup Finals. Stuhec also kept in place her slim hopes of the overall title, now trailing American Mikaela Shiffrin by 278 points with three races ...
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Nearing 40, Bode Miller still uncertain about racing return

March 15, 2017  |   News

ASPEN, Colo. — Bode Miller tucked his two young kids under each arm and raced down the hill, drawing quite a few quizzical stares from skiers. “It shakes people up when you pass them — see kids in hands,” the decorated American skier said about a recent outing at Buttermilk ...
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Hirscher soon off to island to unwind after rewarding year

March 15, 2017  |   News

ASPEN, Colo. — Marcel Hirscher’s not-so-distant plans include spending two weeks on an island, where he will read books, watch movies and stare into the sea as he ponders this: Does he really want to keep ski racing? Don’t read too much into it, though. It’s an annual rite for ...
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Hirscher, Shiffrin take some drama out of World Cup Finals

March 14, 2017  |   News

ASPEN, Colo. — Mikaela Shiffrin and Marcel Hirscher have taken a chunk of the suspense out of World Cup Finals. Not their fault, obviously. They’ve been that dominant this season. Might it possibly be time to put more of a point value on the final set of races to close ...
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Witness says Charest would stop coaching her if she refused his sexual advances

March 14, 2017  |   News

SAINT-JEROME, Que. — A witness at Bertrand Charest’s sex assault trial said Tuesday he would refuse to coach her if she rejected his sexual advances when she was his ski student in the 1990s. “I would have liked to have had the courage to push him away but I wasn’t able to,” ...
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