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Maria Hoefl-Riesch Announces Retirement

Maria Hoefl-Riesch (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati) Alpine skier Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) announced her retirement on Thursday at the age of 29: I made my decision. It’s a good moment to complete my career and start a new stage of my life. Thank you for your great support!— Maria Höfl-Riesch (@Maria) March 20, 2014 Hoefl-Riesch won four […]

2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships: Schladming: Downhill: Maria Hoefl-Riesch gets bronze

Just days after winning the Super Combined title, Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) found herself on the podium once again when she finished with a time of 1:50.70.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals: Downhill: Hoefl-Riesch crash

Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) crashes hard, is mostly likely knocked out of the rest of the Finals, giving Anna Fenninger the Overall Title. Does manage to take the 2014 Downhill Title still.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Are: Hoefl-Riesch 7th

Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) puts more pressure on Anna Fenninger (AUT) in the Overall by taking the lead back by 29 points, as Fenninger didn’t race today.

2014 FIS Skiing World Cup: Cortina d’Ampezzo: Hoefl-Riesch interview

Women’s downhill winner and overall leader Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) talks about the tools she needed to put together a perfect run here today.

2014 FIS Skiing World Cup: Cortina d’Ampezzo: Hoefl-Riesch wins

Overall leader Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) picked up her 3rd downhill win of the season after finishing today with a winning time of 1:17.84, beating Tina Weirather (LIE) by .31seconds. Hoefl-Riesch is also leading in the downhill standings.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Cortina d’Ampezzo: Hoefl-Riesch 2nd

Women’s Super G, Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) finishes 2nd today and increases her World Cup Overall lead to 107 points over Anna Fenninger (AUT).

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Flachau: Hoefl-Riesch 4th

Women’s Slalom, 2011 World Cup winner Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) picks up some much needed world cup points over Anna Fenninger (AUT), despite slipping from 2nd into 4th on run two. She now leads Anna by 72 points.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Altenmarkt: Hoefl-Riesch 3rd

Women’s Super Combined, With a third place finish, Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) reclaims the world cup lead by 22 points, over Anna Fenninger (AUT) who finished 8th

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Altenmarkt: Hoefl-Riesch 3rd

Women’s Downhill, Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) finishes 3rd on the day, but gives up six points to Anna Fenninger, who was 2nd, dropping to 2nd in the Overall, for now.

2013 FIS Skiing World Cup: Lienz: Hoefl-Riesch 3rd

Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) finished with a time of 1:56.26 in the Women’s Slalom, just missing 2nd place by .22 seconds. This was Hoefl-Riesch’s 1st career podium at Lienz.

2013 FIS Skiing World Cup: Lake Louise: Hoefl-Riesch wins 2 in a row

After winning the downhill yesterday, Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) came back and did it again today by winning with a time of 1:55.09. Hoefl-Riesch beat 2nd pace Tina Weirather (LIE) by .34 seconds.

2013 FIS Skiing World Cup: Lake Louise: Hoefl-Riesch wins Downhill

The 2 Time Olympic gold medalist Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) finished with a time of 1:56.03. Hoefl-Riesch’s good friend Lindsey Vonn (USA) was also on course today after being away for 10 months due to ACL surgery.

Apline Skiing World Cup: Levi: Slalom: Hoefl-Riesch 2nd

2011′s overall world cup winner Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) moves up from 3rd in run one to claim silver in the first slalom race of the season.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Garmisch: Super G: Hoefl-Riesch 2nd

On Friday, Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) took 11th in the Super G make-up race, but Sunday she gets on the podium, .20 seconds behind Anna Fenninger (AUT).

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Garmisch: Downhill: Hoefl-Riesch 3rd

2011 World Cup winner Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) gets her 4th podium this season, .50 seconds out of first; she ranks second overall, 1,054 points behind Tina Maze (SLO).

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Meribel: Downhill: Hoefl-Riesch 2nd

2011 World Cup winner Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) gets her 6th podium of the season, in 2nd, .20 seconds out of first.

2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships: Schladming: Super Combined: Hoefl-Riesch wins world title

Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) became the only skier to win a gold medal in the SC as well as a world title in the SC, when she finished with a time of 2:39.92. Hoefl- Riesch was 4th after the downhill and able to stay ahead of Maze by .46 seconds.

Hoefl-Riesch saves season with super-combined gold

Germany’s Maria Hoefl-Riesch speeds down the course during the slalom portion of the women’s super-combined, at the Alpine skiing world championships in Schladming, Austria, Friday, Feb.8, 2013. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati) By Manuele Lang SCHLADMING, Austria, Feb 8 (Reuters) – Maria Hoefl-Riesch rescued a disappointing Alpine skiing season when she added the world gold to her […]

2012 Alpine World Cup: Women Slalom: Levi: Hoefl-Riesch wins

Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) gets her first win of the season, as Lindsey Vonn sits out. So far, Maria stands second in the World Cup, just below Tina Maze.

Hoefl-Riesch overcomes hip injury to win Levi slalom

Winner Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany competes in the women’s slalom at the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Levi in Kittila, November 10, 2012. (REUTERS/Heikki Saukkomaa/Lehtikuva) By Patrick Lang LEVI, Finland, Nov 10 (Reuters) – – Germany’s Maria Hoefl-Riesch battled through the pain barrier to secure her 24th World Cup victory in the Levi slalom on […]

FIS Alpine World Cup Finals

Four more discipline Crystal Globes will be awarded at the FIS Alpine World Cup Finals in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. American Mikaela Shiffrin will race for her second straight FIS Alpine World Cup slalom title on Saturday at 11 AM ET. Then at 12 PM ET, Ted Ligety (USA) will attempt to catch Marcel Hirscher (AUT) in the men’s giant […]

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Finals: Fenninger wins Overall

Anna Fenninger (AUT) takes 2nd on the day and 2nd in the final Super G rankings as well. And with Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) out of the finals, she wins her first Overall title winner as well.

FIS Alpine World Cup Finals Begin Wednesday

The world’s best skiers have gathered in Lenzerheide, Switzerland to race for crystal globes at the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Finals. Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) currently tops the women’s standings, while Marcel Hirscher (AUT) leads Aksel Lund Svindal (NOR) by only four points in the men’s standings. Since Americans Ted Ligety and Bode Miller have […]

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Are: Fenninger wins again

On the second day of Giant Slalom, Anna Fenninger (AUT) gets it done again, getting her 2nd win of the season and putting her 7 points ahead of Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER), in the Overall with 5 races left.

Olympic Champion Mikaela Shiffrin Returns to World Cup

Photo by Simon Bruty/Sports Illustrated/Getty Images American Mikaela Shiffrin, the youngest woman to win an Olympic slalom gold medal, will race in the FIS Alpine World Cup for the first time since the Winter Games Thursday at 10 AM ET LIVE  in the women’s giant slalom from Are, Sweden. Fellow Olympic medalist Julia Mancuso (USA) […]

Canada, Germany strike winter gold, Russia basks in skating glory

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MARKO DJURICA (Reuters) – Canada and Germany added to their gold medal hauls at the Winter Olympics on Monday, while Russia basked in the afterglow of its first title of the Games after the team figure skating victory captivated the host nation. The inaugural team event, decided at a packed Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi on […]

2014 FIS Skiing World Cup: Cortina d’Ampezzo: Hoefl Riesch 3rd

Overall leader Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) found herself on he podium once again this weekend after finishing the women’s Super G with a time of 1:28.42. Hoefl Riesch was 1st of the DH on Friday and has earned the most points at Cortina this weekend.

2013 FIS Skiing World Cup: Lake Louise: Fanchini 3rd in Downhill

Racing bib number 10, Elena Fanchini (ITA) finished with a time of 1:56.73 and trailed winner Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) by .70 seconds. Her sister Nadia Fanchini finished 29 in the event.

Apline Skiing World Cup: Levi: Slalom: Shiffrin wins

16-year-old world champ Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) starts off the new season with a win in Slalom, beating Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) by 1.06 seconds.

Maze ends record-breaking season with victory

Slovenia’s Tina Maze kisses the alpine ski World cup overall trophy in Lenzerheide, Switzerland, Sunday 17, March 2013. (AP photo/Alessandro Trovati) By Manuele Lang LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland, March 17 (Reuters) – World Cup winner Tina Maze ended her record-breaking season by winning the final giant slalom of the winter in Lenzerheide on Sunday. The Slovenian, who […]

Maze wins slalom to keep grand slam chances alive

Tina Maze of Slovenia celebrates in the finish area after winning an alpine ski, women’s World Cup slalom in Ofterschwang, Germany, Sunday, March 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta) By Manuele Lang OFTERSCHWANG, Germany, March 10 (Reuters) – Tina Maze won her duel with world champion Mikaela Shiffrin in a women’s World Cup slalom on Sunday […]

Fenninger wins super-G, Maze is target of threats

Austria’s Anna Fenninger celebrates in the finish area after winning a women’s World Cup super-G, in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, Sunday, March 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati) By Manuele Lang GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany, March 3 (Reuters) – World Cup winner and world champion Tina Maze finished off the podium of a women’s super-G won by Austria’s Anna Fenninger […]

Maze tops perfect season with points record

First placed Slovenia’s Tina Maze speeds down the course of an alpine ski women’s World Cup downhill, in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, Saturday, March 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Pier Marco Tacca) By Manuela Lang GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany, March 2 (Reuters) – Tina Maze topped an extraordinary campaign with a new World Cup points record of 2,024 after her victory […]

Maze wins race and overall World Cup

Slovenia’s Tina Maze speeds down the course to clock the fastest time during the downhill portion of an alpine ski women’s world cup super-combined, in Meribel, France, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. (AP Photo//Marco Trovati) By Patrick Lang MERIBEL, France, Feb 24 (Reuters) – Tina Maze sealed her near-perfect Alpine skiing season with the overall World […]

Ruiz Castillo gives Spain first downhill win

Spain’s Carolina Ruiz Castillo celebrates at the finish area after winning an alpine ski women’s World Cup downhill race, in Meribel, France, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Enrico Schiavi) By Patrick Lang MERIBEL, France, Feb 23 (Reuters) – Carolina Ruiz Castillo put Spain back on the alpine skiing map by winning the women’s World Cup […]

Seventeen-year-old Shiffrin wins slalom gold

United States’ Mikaela Shiffrin clears a gate during the second run of the women’s slalom, at the Alpine skiing world championships in Schladming, Austria, Saturday, Feb.16, 2013. American teenager Mikaela Shiffrin became the youngest women’s slalom world champion in 39 years on Saturday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno) By Manuele Lang SCHLADMING, Austria, Feb 16 (Reuters – […]

Rolland is surprise downhill gold medallist

France’s Marion Rolland speeds down the course on his way to win the women’s downhill at the Alpine skiing world championships in Schladming, Austria, Sunday, Feb.10, 2013. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno) By Manuele Lang SCHLADMING, Austria, Feb 10 (Reuters) – France’s Marion Rolland used her knowledge of the course to snatch a surprise downhill gold medal […]

Vonn hurt, Maze crowned in controversial opening

By Patrick Lang SCHLADMING, Austria, Feb 5 (Reuters) – The Alpine skiing world championships got off to a bad start when top racer Lindsey Vonn was injured in a season-ending crash in controversial conditions in the opening women’s super-G on Tuesday. Slovenia’s Tina Maze, the runaway World Cup leader, kept her momentum to snatch her […]

Vonn suffers nasty crash in Worlds super-G

SCHLADMING, Austria, Feb 5 (Reuters) – American Lindsey Vonn suffered a serious crash in the women’s super-G on the opening day of the alpine skiing world championships on Tuesday. A helicopter was called to take the four-times overall World Cup champion to hospital. The race had been delayed by fog and commentators queried whether it […]

Maze v Vonn rivalry tops world championships bill

Tina Maze (SLO), left, and Lindsey Vonn (USA), middle, and Maria Riesch (GER) on the podium for the women’s overall title at the FIS World Cup in Schladming. (Mandatory Credit: Mitchell Gunn-USA TODAY Sports) By Manuele Lang SCHLADMING, Austria, Feb 2 (Reuters) – For local fans, Marcel Hirscher will top the bill at the alpine […]

2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Moscow: City Event: Duerr wins

After German skier Maria Hoefl-Riesch decided not to race, her younger teammate Lena Duerr (GER) scored the surprise win, her first podium and her first World Cup win.

Vonn spoils Maze’s party in Maribor

Lindsey Vonn of the United States kisses her skis at finish line after winning an alpine ski, women’s World Cup giant slalom, in Maribor, Slovenia, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. (AP Photo/PierMarco Tacca) By Patrick Lang MARIBOR, Slovenia, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Lindsey Vonn upstaged Tina Maze in front of her home fans to win a […]

Rebensburg wins foggy Super-G in Cortina

Germany’s Viktoria Rebensburg speeds down the course on her way to clock the fastest time in the first run of an Alpine ski World Cup women’s Super G, in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati) By Patrick Lang CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Germany’s Viktoria Rebensburg made the most […]

Shiffrin wins in Flachau

Mikaela Shiffrin from the U.S. clears a gate during her second run of the Alpine Skiing World Cup women’s slalom ski race in Flachau, January 15, 2013. (REUTERS/ Dominic Ebenbichler) By Patrick Lang FLACHAU, Austria, Jan 15 (Reuters) – Teenager Mikaela Shiffrin entered the record books with her third slalom victory of the season in […]

2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Flachau: Slalom: Shiffrin wins

Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) stumbles on the second slalom run and Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) becomes the second ever 17-year-old to win three world cup races.

Maze completes the set with a super-G win

Slovenia’s Tina Maze celebrates after crossing the finish line to win an alpine ski, women’s World Cup super-G, in St. Anton, Austria, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta) By Patrick Lang ST ANTON, Austria, Jan 13 (Reuters) – Tina Maze became only the sixth woman to win in all five Alpine ski World Cup […]

McKennis leaves Vonn chasing shadows in St. Anton

By Patrick Lang ST ANTON, Austria, Jan 12 (Reuters) – Alice McKennis underlined the depth of American alpine skiing as she eclipsed her more celebrated compatriot Lindsey Vonn to claim her maiden World Cup downhill victory in St Anton on Saturday. While all eyes were on Vonn who was making her comeback following a three-week […]

Velez Zuzulova records first Slovakian win

By Manuele Lang SEMMERING, Austria, Dec 29 (Reuters) – Veronika Velez Zuzulova gave Slovakia their first victory in a women’s alpine skiing World Cup race by winning a slalom on Saturday. After having achieved 13 podium finishes in 10 years, the former junior world champion finally broke through when she clocked a combined time of […]

Christmas at home inspires Fenninger

Tina Maze of Slovenia, Anna Fenninger of Austria and Tessa Worley of France (L-R) react after the World Cup Women’s Giant Slalom ski race in Semmering, December 28, 2012. (REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler) By Manuele Lang SEMMERING, Austria, Dec 28 (Reuters) – Spending Christmas at home inspired Austrian Anna Fenninger to her second World Cup victory in […]

Shiffrin celebrates her first win in Are

By Manuele Lang ARE, Sweden, Dec 20 (Reuters) – American teenager Mikaela Shiffrin made the most of some big name absences to take her first World Cup victory in an Alpine skiing slalom in Are on Thursday. With Austrian world champion Marlies Schild injured and overall World Cup holder Lindsey Vonn of the United States […]

2012 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Are: Slalom: Maze third

With yet another podium finish, Tina Maze increased her World Cup lead to nearly 400 points over Maria Hoefl-Riesch.

2012 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Are: Giant Slalom: Maze third

Although it was Tina Maze’s (SLO) first loss in Giant Slalom this season, she easily maintains her World Cup lead over Maria Hoefl-Riesch by over 300 points.

Rebensburg ends Maze’s winning run

By Manuele Lang ARE, Sweden, Dec 19 (Reuters) – Olympic champion Viktoria Rebensburg stopped Tina Maze’s unbeaten run when she won a women’s World Cup giant slalom in Are on Wednesday. Setting a combined time of two minutes 28.94 seconds, the German outshone her opponents for her eighth World Cup victory. Austria’s Anna Fenninger was […]

Fourth victory for Maze in giant slalom

By Manuele Lang COURCHEVEL, France, Dec 16 (Reuters) – World champion Tina Maze turned another trademark cartwheel in celebration after clinching her fourth straight giant-slalom victory of the Alpine ski World Cup season on Sunday. The Slovenian, who has also won a super-combined, clocked a two-leg time of two minutes 16.84 seconds to pull ahead […]

 
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