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  1. Austrian Mario Stecher ends 21-year Nordic combined career

    Ryan Garfat

    FALUN, Sweden -- Six-time Olympian Mario Stecher of Austria has ended his Nordic combined career, 21 years after winning his first of 12 World Cups. The 37-year-old Stecher, who has been left out of the Austrian team for the Nordic skiing world ...

    Blog | February 27, 2015
  2. United States wins medals at Nordic world skiing championships

    Charlotte Kalla gave host Sweden its first gold medals of the Nordic skiing world championships by winning the women's 10-kilometer freestyle race Wednesday, while American teammates Jessie Diggins and Caitlin Gregg surprisingly took silver and bronze.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2015
  3. U.S. Ski Team brings the funk

    The Associated Press

    FALUN, Sweden -- The U.S. cross-country skiers are showing off some funky dance moves to get fans back home excited about the world championships. The American team spent three weeks producing a four-minute video with the men's and women's cross-...

    Blog | February 19, 2015
  4. Nicklas Backstrom drops appeal in Sochi Olympic doping case

    Swedish hockey star Nicklas Backstrom has dropped his appeal against the IOC ruling that he committed a doping violation at the Sochi Olympics. In return, he has accepted the minimum sanction of a reprimand.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2015
  5. Frida Hansdotter wins World Cup slalom ahead of Tina Maze, Mikael...

    Frida Hansdotter of Sweden dominated a World Cup night slalom on Tuesday for her second career victory.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2015
  6. Slovakia beats Sweden for 3rd in world juniors

    Pavol Skalicky broke a tie on a power play early in the third period and Slovakia beat Sweden 4-2 on Monday to finish third in the World Junior Championship.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2015
  7. Russia beats Sweden in world junior semifinals

    Alexander Sharov scored twice and Russia beat Sweden 4-1 on Sunday to advance to the title game in the World Junior Hockey Championship.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2015
  8. Sara Hector upsets Mikaela Shiffrin to take women's GS

    Swedish skier Sara Hector upset all pre-race favorites to win a women's World Cup giant slalom Sunday for her first career victory.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2014
  9. Sweden trounces Denmark at World Junior Championship

    Erie Otters star Connor McDavid had a goal and two assists -- all on power plays -- in Canada's 4-0 victory over Germany on Saturday night in the World Junior Championship.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2014
  10. Marcel Hirscher erases first-leg deficit for World Cup slalom win...

    Austrian skier Marcel Hirscher overcame a first-leg deficit to edge out German skier Felix Neureuther and win a World Cup slalom race on Sunday for his 26th career victory.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2014
  11. Maria Pietilae-Holmner wins World Cup slalom race

    Swedish skier Maria Pietilae-Holmner did just enough to protect her first-run lead and win a World Cup slalom race Saturday, beating overall leader Tina Maze by just .06 seconds.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2014
  12. Marcel Hirscher holds off Ted Ligety to win giant slalom

    Marcel Hirscher of Austria was fastest in both runs Friday to easily win an icy World Cup giant slalom raced under floodlights, finishing more than one second ahead of his archrival Ted Ligety.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2014
  13. Tina Maze wins women's World Cup giant slalom

    World Cup leader Tina Maze posted a superb second run to win a World Cup giant slalom race on Friday for her third victory of the season and 26th of her career.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2014
  14. Group Of Death is Tough But Doable For U.S. Women In Women's Worl...

    Julie Foudy

    The worst-case scenario played out for the United States, as it landed in the "group of death" in Saturday's Women's World Cup draw. Julie Foudy takes a group-by-group look at the field and explains why the Americans' tough draw has a silver lining.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2014
  15. 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup draw

    Team USA's road to a potential 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup title just got a little bumpier.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2014
  16. Four World Cup ski races canceled due to lack of snow

    Four World Cup ski races scheduled in the French Alps next week have been canceled because of a lack of snow.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2014