FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships

United States' Mikaela Shiffrin gets to the finish area after winning the women's slalom, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
February 16, 2019 - 9:48 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin fought through sickness to win an unprecedented fourth straight slalom title at the world championships after one of the most resilient performances of her career. No Alpine skier, male or female, had previously won the same discipline at four successive worlds...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin gets to the finish area after completing the women's slalom, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
February 16, 2019 - 9:33 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — The Latest on the skiing world championships (all times local): ___ 3:30 p.m. Mikaela Shiffrin fought through sickness to win an unprecedented fourth straight slalom title at the world championships. The American, who was skiing with a chest cold, improved from third place after...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin competes during the women's slalom, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
February 16, 2019 - 7:02 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Skiing through sickness, three-time defending champion Mikaela Shiffrin put herself in the ideal attacking position following the first run of the slalom at the world championships on Saturday. Shiffrin stood third, 0.15 seconds behind leader Wendy Holdener of Switzerland. Anna...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin speeds down the course during the women's slalom, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti)
February 16, 2019 - 5:41 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — The Latest on the skiing world championships (all times local): ___ 11:35 a.m. Mikaela Shiffrin is fighting a chest illness as she looks to win gold in the slalom at the world championships. After Shiffrin finished behind leader Wendy Holdener and Anna Swenn Larsson in her first...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin celebrates after winning g the bronze medal in the women's giant slalom, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
February 16, 2019 - 4:49 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — The weather's turned ugly for Mikaela Shiffrin's last race at the skiing world championships. Fog has descended over the course at Are, Sweden, and the wind has slightly picked up again ahead of the slalom, which Shiffrin starts as favorite. The American is looking to capture her...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin congratulates Slovakia's Petra Vlhova in the finish area of the women's giant slalom, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. Vlhova won the race as Shiffrin finished in third place. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
February 15, 2019 - 3:54 pm
ARE, Sweden (AP) — All of a sudden, Mikaela Shiffrin has a rival who believes she can compete with the American on the same level. Having already claimed a silver medal in Alpine combined, Petra Vlhova won the giant slalom ahead of Shiffrin at the world championships and will be looking for another...
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Slovakia's Petra Vlhova bites her gold medal of the women's giant slalom, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
February 14, 2019 - 4:44 pm
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin 1, Petra Vlhova 1: Over to the slalom to determine who is the queen of the skiing world championships. Vlhova won the latest episode of what is rapidly emerging as the biggest female rivalry in the sport by capturing gold in the giant slalom on Thursday to become...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin smiles after finishing third in the women's giant slalom, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
February 14, 2019 - 1:23 pm
ARE, Sweden (AP) — The Latest from the skiing world championships (all times local): ___ 7:15 p.m. Mikaela Shiffrin says it is "awesome" to win bronze in the giant slalom for her sixth medal at a world championships. After winning the super-G on the opening day of competition, the 23-year-old...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin competes during the women's giant slalom, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
February 14, 2019 - 1:11 pm
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin's careful planning didn't pay off in the giant slalom at the world championships as the American had to settle for a bronze medal behind winner Petra Vlhova of Slovakia. Vlhova, who is emerging as Shiffrin's big rival, finished 0.14 seconds ahead of Viktoria...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin competes during the women's giant slalom, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
February 14, 2019 - 10:25 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin will have to overcome extreme weather conditions and a deficit of 0.44 seconds to win the giant slalom for a second gold medal at the world championships. Racing in winds that reached 70 kph (43.5 mph) with an unseasonably mild temperature of 7 C (44 F) and on a...
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