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Audi FIS Ski World Cup: Big Season Opening ahead in Soelden

It is ‘go time’ for the 2014/15 Audi FIS Ski World Cup this weekend in Soelden (AUT) as the new season traditionally gets underway with two giant slaloms on the Rettenbach glacier. In the past weeks, Soelden has been hit by warm temperatures but the hard work put in by the Organising Committee to preserve […]

Neureuther to skip Soelden

Germany’s best technical racer, Felix Neureuther, will skip the World Cup season opener in Soelden, Austria, in order to focus on the first slalom of the season in Levi, Finland. Neureuther has suffered back pain for several months, and his start in Soelden was already questionable after he had to take time off from training […]

Soelden Gets the Green Light

Traditionally the Opening race in  Sölden  marks the official beginning of a new World Cup season and provides a first taste of winter wonderland for ski fans around the world. Unfortunately, nature sometimes has it’s own plans and in 2006 when the  Sölden race had to be cancelled due to lack of snow, the ski world […]

Universal Sports Update: Ted Ligety in Soelden

Universal Sports’ Nick Gismondi talks about American Ted Ligety’s win at yesterday’s Giant Slalom in Soelden.

2013 FIS Alpine World Cup: Soelden: Men’s Giant Slalom

In Sölden the winter season already starts on 26 October, as soon as the stars of the Alpine Ski World Cup get together on Rettenbach Glacier high above Sölden – on the occasion of the Alpine Ski Championship Season Opener.

Universal Sports Recap: Soelden: Men’s Giant Slalom

Steve and Doug look at Aksel Lund Svindal’s Giant Slalom performance in the 2013 Alpine Cup in Soelden.

2013 Alpine World Cup: Soelden: Hirscher 3rd in Giant Slalom

The former 2012 Giant Slalom champ Marcel Hirscher (AUT) finished with a time of 2:00.52, just .23 seconds out of 2nd place. Hirscher was last year’s World cup winner.

2013 Alpine World Cup: Soelden: Ted Ligety interview

Giant Slalom winner Ted Ligety (USA) discusses what it feels like to get his 3rd consecutive victory at Soelden and how good it feels to lead in the World Cup standing early.

2013 Alpine World Cup: Soelden: American Miller 19th in Giant Slalom

5 time Olympic Medalist, Bode Miller (USA), made his return to the snow after taking a year off due to an injury. Miller finished with a 2:02.79, and has the most World Cup wins for an American male.

2013 Alpine World Cup: Soelden: Pinturault 2nd in Giant Slalom

Alexis Pinturault (FRA) finished with a time of 2:00.29. Pinturault had a faster time then winner Ted Ligety in his 2nd run, but was still unable to beat his total time.

2013 Alpine World Cup: Soelden: American Ligety wins Giant Slalom

Ted Ligety (USA) won with a time of 1:59.50, picking up his 18th career GS victory. Ligety was last year’s Giant Slalom champ, as he won 6 out of the 8 GS events.

2013 FIS Alpine World Cup: Soelden: Men’s Giant Slalom

In Sölden the winter season already starts on 26 October, as soon as the stars of the Alpine Ski World Cup get together on Rettenbach Glacier high above Sölden – on the occasion of the Alpine Ski Championship Season Opener.

Universal Sports Recap: Soelden: Women’s Slalom

Steve and Doug recap the skiers who had a strong and weak start to their 2013 season.

2013 Alpine World Cup: Soelden: Maze 18th in Giant Slalom

The Reigning World Cup champ Tina Maze (SLO) seemed to struggle to find her rhythm today and finished with a time of 2:28.21. Maze sat in sixth place going into her final run but struggled to find the speed she needed to make a push for 1st place.

2013 Alpine World Cup: Soelden: Suter crashes in Giant Slalom

18 year old skier Jasmine Suter (SUI) crashed out in her 2nd run midway through the course. Suter did not look seriously hurt and was able to ski away unassisted.

2013 Alpine World Cup: Soelden: Lara Gut interview

Giant Slalom winner Lara Gut (SUI) discusses how important it is to start off the season with a win.

2013 Alpine World Cup: Soelden: Rebensburg 3rd in Giant Slalom

Viktoria Rebensburg (GER) finished with a time of 2:26.44, just .44 seconds out of 2nd place. A lose her must be tough for Rebensburg as she is the 2012 Giant Slalom title winner.

2013 Alpine World Cup: Soelden: Shiffrin top American in Giant Slalom

Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) finished with a time of 2:26.78, placing her 6th overall and just missing the podium by .34 seconds. Shiffrin is a world champion in Slalom.

2013 Alpine World Cup: Soelden: Kathrin Zettel 2nd in Giant Slalom

Racing bib number 4 Kathrin Zettel (AUT) finished with a time of 2:26, losing to winner Lara Gut by .84 seconds. A podium finish here gave Zettel a record of 5 podiums in Soelden.

2013 Alpine World Cup: Soelden: Lara Gut wins Giant Slalom

Lara Gut (SUI) started off the season right by picking up her first Giant Slalom win. Gut finished with a time of 2:25:16 over 2nd place skier Kathrin Zettel (AUT).

2013 FIS Alpine World Cup: Soelden: Ladies Giant Slalom

In Sölden the winter season already starts on 26 October, as soon as the stars of the Alpine Ski World Cup get together on Rettenbach Glacier high above Sölden – on the occasion of the Alpine Ski Championship Season Opener.

2013 FIS Alpine World Cup: Soelden: Ladies Giant Slalom

In Sölden the winter season already starts on 26 October, as soon as the stars of the Alpine Ski World Cup get together on Rettenbach Glacier high above Sölden – on the occasion of the Alpine Ski Championship Season Opener.

Alpine World Cup: Soelden women’s giant slalom results

Oct 27 (Infostrada Sports) – Results from the World Cup Soelden Women’s Giant Slalom after run 2 on Saturday. FOR SOELDEN MEN’S GIANT SLALOM RESULTS: CLICK HERE FOR THE 2012-2013 FIS ALPINE WORLD CUP STANDINGS: CLICK HERE Results Name Run 1 Run 2 Overall 1. Tina Maze (Slovenia) 1:11.95 1:19.46 2:31.41 2. Kathrin Zettel (Austria) […]

Alpine World Cup: Soelden men’s giant slalom results

Oct 28 (Infostrada Sports) – Results from the World Cup Soelden Men’s Giant Slalom after run 2 on Sunday. FOR SOELDEN WOMEN’S GIANT SLALOM RESULTS: CLICK HERE FOR THE 2012-2013 FIS ALPINE WORLD CUP STANDINGS: CLICK HERE Results Name Run 1 Run 2 Overall 1. Ted Ligety (U.S.) 1:18.52 1:17.50 2:36.02 2. Manfred Moelgg (Italy) […]

2012 Alpine World Cup: Men’s GS: Soelden: Ted Ligety Interview

Ted Ligety (USA) talks about his win in Soelden.

2012 Alpine World Cup: Men’s GS: Soelden: Crashes

The dangerous combo of new skis and sloppy weather equal a slippery slope in the Men’s GS during the 2012 Alpine World Cup in Soelden.

2012 Alpine World Cup: Men’s GS: Soelden: Manfred Moelgg 2nd

Manfred Moelgg (ITA) takes second place in the first giant slalom race of the season, 2.75 seconds behind Ted Ligety (USA).

2012 Alpine World Cup: Men’s GS: Soelden: Marcel Hirscher 3rd

Local hero and last year’s overall World Cup title winner Marcel Hirscher (AUT) takes third, 3.12 seconds out of first.

2012 Alpine World Cup: Men’s GS: Soelden: American Rookie Robby Kelley

Robby Kelley has a rough day during his first shot at the World cup, but that is nothing compared to his “Giant Slalom Mohawk” he received courtesy of Ted Ligety.

2012 Alpine World Cup: Men’s GS: Soelden: Ted Ligety wins

Ted Ligety (USA) won the giant slalom race by 2.75 seconds, the widest margin of victory in giant slalom since 1979 and the days of Sweden’s Ingemar Stenmark, who won by a record 4.06 seconds in a race in Jasna, Slovakia.

American Ligety takes emphatic Soelden victory

By Patrick Lang SOELDEN, Austria, Oct 28 (Reuters) – World champion Ted Ligety mastered difficult weather conditions and new skis to win the opening giant slalom of the alpine skiing World Cup season for the second time in succession in Soelden on Sunday. The American outclassed his rivals to win in a combined time of […]

2012 Alpine World Cup: Women’s GS: Soelden: Zettel in 2nd

Kathrin Zettel (AUS) starts the season out on the podium, just .42 second behind Tina Maze (SLO) in the Giant Slalom race at Soelden.

2012 Alpine World Cup: Women’s GS: Soelden: Maze wins

Tina Maze (SLO) scores her first victory in two years, as she wins the season opener Giant Slalom race by .42 seconds. With the victory, Maze joins Hermann Maier as the only three-time winner of Soelden.

2012 Alpine World Cup: Women’s GS: Soelden: Rebensburg DNF

Viktoria Rebensburg (GER) skies out in her second run of the first GS race of the season.

2012 Alpine World Cup: Women’s GS: Soelden: Vonn out

Lindsey Vonn’s start to the alpine skiing season ended in a DNF when she was forced out of the opening giant slalom in Soelden after striking a pole halfway down the second leg which was held in foggy conditions.

2012 Alpine World Cup: Women’s GS: Soelden: Mancuso pops ski

In the first race of the season, Giant Slalom, Julia Mancuso (USA) prevents a wipe out as she pops a ski in run one.

Soelden hat-trick for Maze as Vonn injures wrist

Tina Maze of Slovenia clears a gate during the first run of the World Cup Soelden Women’s Giant Slalom on the Rettenbach glacier in the Tyrolean ski resort of Soelden, October 27, 2012. (REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler) SOELDEN, Austria, Oct 27 (Reuters) – Lindsey Vonn’s start to the alpine skiing season proved an anti-climax when the American […]

2012 Alpine World Cup: Soelden Viewer’s Guide

Universal Sports is your destination for comprehensive coverage of the 2012 FIS Alpine World Cup. Get LIVE online streaming 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) For our skiing fans: Since the beginning of 2012, we have […]

Experts break down Ted Ligety’s win in Soelden

Oct. 23, 2011: Universal Sports Alpine analysts Steve Porino and Doug Lewis discuss Ted Ligety’s giant slalom victory in Soelden.

2011 Alpine World Cup Soelden: Bode Miller 9th in GS

Oct. 23, 2011: Two-time overall World Cup winner Bode Miller flashes moments of brilliance but finishes ninth in the giant slalom in Soelden.

2011 Alpine World Cup Soelden: Ted Ligety wins GS

Oct. 23, 2011: American Ted Ligety wins the season-opening men’s giant slalom in Soelden.

Aksel Lund Svindal Out After Soccer Injury

Skier Aksel Lund Svindal (L) on crutches after tearing his Achilles tendon while playing soccer (REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler) Click here for the 2014-2015 FIS Alpine World Cup viewing schedule. Oct 19 (Reuters) – World downhill champion Aksel Lund Svindal is likely to miss the entire Alpine skiing season after tearing his Achilles tendon while playing soccer. The […]

2014-2015 FIS Alpine World Cup Viewing Schedule

Click here to watch these events in the Winter Sports section DATE EVENT TV (ET) LIVE Online (ET) 10/25 Soelden: Women’s Giant Slalom 6:30 AM LIVE 3:30 AM 10/26 Soelden: Men’s Giant Slalom 7:30 AM ET LIVE 4:30 AM 11/15 Levi: Women’s Slalom 6:30 AM ET LIVE TBD 11/16 Levi: Men’s Slalom 6:30 AM ET LIVE TBD 11/29 Lake Louise: […]

Matthias Mayer injured in training

Matthias Mayer, the Austrian downhill Olympic Champion from Sochi 2014 has suffered a medial ligament tear in his right knee and a bruised spine after a fall earlier today during giant slalom training on the Pitztal Glacier. Mayer will not be at the start of the World Cup Opener in Soelden. “It’s a blessing in […]

Photos from Lindsey Vonn’s Return to the Snow

Lindsey Vonn is back on snow (Erich Spiess/Red Bull Content Pool) By Seth Rubinroit Lindsey Vonn skied for the first time in 10 months while training in Soelden, Austria last week. She plans to compete at Lake Louise in early December 2014 for the first time since knee injury on December 21, 2013. Below are pictures from her return to […]

Lindsey Vonn Returns to the Snow

Lindsey Vonn in 2013 (Photo by Stanko Gruden/Agence Zoom/Getty Images) By Seth Rubinroit Lindsey Vonn skied for the first time in 10 months while training in Soelden, Austria on Wednesday. “I am told that things went well,” USSA Alpine Director Patrick Riml said to SkiRacing.com. Vonn has not raced since December 21, when her knee gave out on the […]

Ted Ligety and Bode Miller interviews

Americans Ted Ligety and Bode Miller are interviewed after the men’s Giant Slalom event in Soelden, Austria.

Lara Gut Interview

Lara Gut is interviewed following her first place finish at the Slalom event in Soelden, Austria.

Lindsey Vonn Delays Return to Alpine World Cup

(Reuters) – Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn will skip the opening race of the Alpine Ski World Cup this weekend, giving herself more time to get back in shape after a major knee injury last season. “I feel that I need more training before I start racing again… which means the Soelden race is not on […]

Universal Sports Network Unveils Extensive Multi-Platform Coverage of 2013-2014 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup

LOS ANGELES (October 22, 2013) – Universal Sports Network will present extensive multi-platform coverage of the 2013-2014 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup season both on air and at universalsports.com. Television coverage begins this Saturday, October 26, at 6 AM with a season preview show followed by live coverage from Soelden, Austria, at 6:30 AM ET […]

Universal Sports Update: Alpine Skiing season to start

The snow report for Soelden, Austria has been given as green light for the FIS Alpine World Cup Skiing season to start October 26th.

2013-2014 FIS Alpine World Cup Viewing Schedule

 Click here to watch these events in the Winter Sports section DATE EVENT VIEWING INFO 10/26 Alpine WC Soelden: Women’s Giant Slalom TV: 6:30amET 10/27 Alpine WC Soelden: Men’s Giant Slalom TV: 7:30amET 11/16 Alpine WC: Levi: Women’s Slalom TV: 6:30amET 11/17 Alpine WC: Levi: Men’s Slalom TV: 6:30amET 11/30 Alpine WC: Lake Louise: Men’s […]

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 […]

Ligety wins giant slalom Cup in Kranjska Gora

Ted Ligety of the United States passes a gate during the first run of an alpine ski men’s World Cup giant slalom, in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, Saturday, March 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Shinichiro Tanaka) By Patrick Lang KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia, March 9 (Reuters) – Taking risks paid off for American Ted Ligety as he won the […]

 
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