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Olympic champion Ligety beats Raich to win WCup GS

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) — Olympic champion Ted Ligety overcame a softening course and a challenge by Austrian veteran Benjamin Raich to win a men's World Cup giant slalom on Saturday.

Last Updated on Saturday, 08 March 2014

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Olympic champion Shiffrin wins World Cup slalom

ARE, Sweden (AP) — Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin won a World Cup slalom on Saturday to retain her season-long title with one race remaining.

Last Updated on Saturday, 08 March 2014

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Indy 500 qualifying to be 3 rounds over 2 days

The new qualifying format for the Indianapolis 500 will include three rounds over two days, with the pole-winner emerging from a "Fast Nine Shootout" on what used to be Bump Day.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 March 2014

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Putin declares Sochi Winter Paralympics open

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — With a solitary Ukrainian athlete taking part in the opening ceremony, Russian President Vladimir Putin opened the Winter Paralympics in Sochi on Friday against the backdrop of his country's military action in Crimea.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 March 2014

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Guard: Pistorius told me 'everything is fine'

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius told a concerned security guard on the phone that everything was "fine" after neighbors reported gunshots coming from the athlete's house the night he shot dead his girlfriend, according to testimony in the South African murder trial Friday.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 March 2014

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