Lindsey Vonn of the USA wins the Overall World Cup, Tina Maze of Slovenia takes 2nd place, Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany takes 3rd place on March 18, 2012 in Schladming, Austria. (Photo by Alexis Boichard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

Universal Sports is your destination for comprehensive coverage of the 2012 FIS Alpine World Cup. Get LIVE and on-demand access to all events listed below, as well as free post-event highlights, photo galleries, and more. (All times ET — subject to change)

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Key: DH (Downhill), SG (Super G), GS (Giant Slalom), SL (Slalom), SC (Super-Combined), NTE (Nation’s Team Event)

ONLINE LIVE STREAMING SCHEDULE (ET) – Click link under “SITE” column for expanded schedule for a specific event stop

DATE TIME SITE MEN/WOMEN DH SG GS SL SC NTE
Oct. 27, 2012 3:30am Soelden, Austria Women X
Oct. 28, 2012 4:30am Soelden, Austria Men X
Nov. 10, 2012 4:00am Levi, Finland Women X
Nov. 11, 2012 4:00am Levi, Finland Men X
Nov. 24-25, 2012 1:30pm Lake Louise, Canada Men X X
Nov. 30 – Dec. 2, 2012 2:30pm Lake Louise, Canada Women X X
Dec. 7-9, 2012 4:30am St. Moritz, Switzerland Women X X X
Dec. 8-9, 2012 3:30am Val d’Isere, France Men X X
Dec. 14-15, 2012 6:15am Val Gardena-Groden, Italy Men X X
Dec. 14-15, 2012 4:45am Val d’Isere, France Women X X
Dec. 16, 2012 3:30am Alta Badia, Italy Men X
Dec. 16, 2012 4:30am Courchevel, France Women X
Dec. 18, 2012 11:45am Madonna di Campiglio, Italy Men X
Dec. 19-20, 2012 10:00am Are, Sweden Women X X
Dec. 28-29, 2012 4:30am Semmering, Austria Women X X
Dec. 29, 2012 5:45am Bormio, Italy Men X
Jan. 4, 2013 9:45am Zagreb, Croatia Women X
Jan. 6, 2013 4:45am Zagreb, Croatia Men X
Jan. 12-13, 2013 Adelboden, Switzerland Men X X
Jan. 12-13, 2013 St. Anton, Austria Women X X
Jan. 15, 2013 Flachau, Austria Women X
Jan. 18-20, 2013 Wengen, Switzerland Men X X X
Jan. 19-20, 2013 Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy Women X X
Jan. 25-27, 2013 5:30am Kitzbuhel, Austria Men X X X
Jan. 26-27, 2013 4:00am Maribor, Switzerland Women X X
Feb. 5-17, 2013 4:00am WSC Schladming, Austria BOTH X X X X X X
Feb. 23-24, 2013 5:45am Garmish-Partenkirchen, Germany Men X X
Feb. 23-24, 2013 4:30am Meribel, France Women X X
March 1-3, 2013 5:15am Garmish-Partenkirchen, Germany Women X X
March 2-3, 2013 5:45am Kvitfjell, Norway Men X X
March 9-10, 2013 3:30am Kranjska Gora, Slovenia Men X X
March 9-10, 2013 4:30am Ofterschwang, Germany Women X X
March 13-17, 2013 4:30am Lenzerheide, Switzerland BOTH X X X X X