Henrik Kristoffersen of Norway has won the World Cup men's slalom opener, beating Austria's Marcel Hirscher by 0.12 seconds in foggy conditions on Sunday.
Tina Maze of Slovenia won the women's World Cup slalom opener Saturday with an overall time of 1 minute, 55.15 seconds while defending world champion Mikaela Shiffrin came 11th and said she had "lessons to learn."
Two-time overall World Cup champion Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway is likely out for the entire ski season after tearing his Achilles tendon while playing soccer.
Former world champion biathlete Ekaterina Iourieva of Russia has been banned for eight years for a repeat doping offense, the International Biathlon Union says.
Three-time Olympic champion Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany is retiring from Alpine skiing.
Ted Ligety of the United States put together two nearly flawless runs in difficult conditions to win a World Cup giant slalom on Sunday, the last men's race before the Sochi Olympics.
Elisabeth Goergl beat Anna Fenninger for an Austrian 1-2 finish at a women's World Cup downhill Saturday.
Another French skiing world champion has been ruled out of the Sochi Olympics with a knee injury after Tessa Worley crashed during a World Cup slalom race on Tuesday.
World champion Tessa Worley of France won a World Cup giant slalom on Sunday, racing to the fastest time in both runs.
Olympic champion Hannah Kearney of the United States and world champion Mikael Kingsbury of Canada won the season-opening World Cup moguls on Saturday.
Reigning Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn suffered a partial torn ACL in her right knee after crashing Tuesday, derailing her comeback following major knee surgery.
Reigning Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn crashed Tuesday while training in Copper Mountain, Colo., ahead of her planned return to racing following major knee surgery.
World champion Lindsey Van and Nick Alexander won the US Ski Jumping Championships on Sunday on the K90 Olympic hill.
Former giant slalom world champion Kathrin Hoelzl of Germany has announced her retirement after years of struggling with injuries and illness.
World champion ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson was resting at her Park City home Friday, a day after surgery on her right knee.
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.