World champion Johnny Spillane, who won three silver medals in Nordic combined ski races at the Vancouver Olympics, is hanging up his skis nine months before the Sochi Games.
Olympic champion Jason Lamy Chappuis led France to victory in the Nordic combined team event at the world championships Sunday, and the United States took bronze for its first medal at worlds in the event.
Austria's Mario Seidl took a strong lead for the cross-country round of the Nordic combined World Cup individual event after winning Saturday's ski jumping section.
American Bryan Fletcher won his first Nordic combined World Cup event, which was shortened by melting snow on Saturday.
Mario Stecher of Austria won a Nordic combined World Cup event Saturday for his first victory of the season.
Polish cross-country skier Kornelia Marek has received a two-year ban for doping at the Vancouver Olympics.
The IOC on Thursday disqualified a Polish cross-country Kornelia Marek who tested positive for a blood-boosting drug at the Vancouver Olympics.
Two skiers have passed blood tests to take part at the Vancouver Olympics after earlier being suspended from competing.
Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn and Nordic combined skier Todd Lodwick are the USOC's sportswoman and sportsman of the year.
Johnny Spillane has qualified for the U.S. Nordic combined Olympic team, defeating rivals Todd Lodwick and Billy Demong at Olympic trials.
World champion Todd Lodwick of Steamboat Springs, Colo., won the Nordic Combined Continental Cup on Saturday against an international field.
Finland's Hannu Manninen overtook Germany's Tino Edelmann in a thrilling finish Sunday to win the season's second World Cup Nordic combined event by 1.2 seconds.
Four-time U.S. Nordic combined Olympian Todd Lodwick sustained minor injuries while biking in France, riding head-on into a moving vehicle after watching a stage of the Tour de France.
Bill Demong of the United States has won the final Nordic combined event of the season and Anssi Koivuranta of Finland has clinched the overall title with an eighth-place finish.
World champion Bill Demong of the United States rallied to win a Nordic combined World Cup race Friday.
Bill Demong bounced back from his blunder in the team competition to earn his first world title, winning gold in the Nordic combined large hill event on Saturday.