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XXII Olympic Winter Games – Events Full Calendar

XXII Olympic Winter Games – Events Full Calendar

The XXII Olympic Winter Games will be held in Sochi, Russia starting next February 6th and closing on the 23rd. Below you will find the full schedule for this Winter Olympics, as well as some relevant posts we have published about several events technical details, so you can follow all the action in a more

Alpine Skiing – What are its origins and in what it consists?

The first alpine skiing competition, as recognised by the international regulatory body (FIS) took place in Oslo, Norway, around the 1850s. This first event was the one that is more aggressive and faster of all alpine skiing events: ‘The Downhill’ Alpine skiing emerged as an evolution from cross-country skiing (check our earlier post about ´Nordic Combined’ to see

2013 Major Sports Events Calendar

After publishing the 2013 Formula 1 race calendar and the most relevant Tennis events dates for 2013, Formula 1 – 2013 Race calendar Tennis – Calendar for 2013/2014 Major Events we post today other sports important dates for 2013 that you may want to book in your agenda: January Dakar Rally – January 5th-20th World Men’s

Women’s Slalom Zagreb – Mikaela Shiffrin Takes Run1; Tina Maze P2

Run 1 of Women’s Slalom, held today in Zagreb, Croatia, just finished a few minutes ago. Alpine Skiing – ‘The Slalom’ North-American Teenager Mikaela Shiffrin (she will turn 18 only next March 13th) was faster recording 59:26 seconds. Shiffrin who won the slalom event in Are, Sweden – the 1st of her career – is therefore in a great position to clinch

Women Giant Slalom – Fenninger wins at Semmering, Austria; Tina Maze 2nd

The last 2012 Women’s Giant Slalom just ended a few moments ago in Semmering, Austria. Alpine Skiing – ‘The Giant Slalom’ Local skier Anna Fenninger set the fastest time in Run 1 and also in the second winning with an aggregated time of 2:13:09 an impressive 1:10 seconds less than Tina Maze. With this result Fenninger moved to 4th both in the

Women Giant Slalom – Semmering Run 1: Anna Fenninger P1; Maze P3

The last Women’s Giant Slalom of 2012 is being held at Semmering, Austria. Alpine Skiing – ‘The Giant Slalom’ Run 1 just finished a few moments ago and Local Skier Anna Fenninger  set the fastest time with 1:06:42, 0:56 tenths of a second quicker than French Lady Tessa Worley. Fenninger is currently 5th in the GS overall

Women’s Alpine Skiing Slalom – USA’s Mikaela Shiffrin Wins!

Women’s Slalom, held today in Are, Sweden, saw USA’s Mikaela Shiffrin taking the win after the two runs were completed. Shiffrin made 2nd best in run 1 and recorded the fastest slalom in run 2 for an aggregated time of 1:45:36, 0:29 seconds better than local skier Frida Hansdotter that had the best time after run 1. Alpine Skiing

Women Giant Slalom – Maze Was Finally Beaten: Viktoria Rebensburg!

After run 2 of Women’s 5th Giant Slalom (GS) of the season, Slovenian Wonder Skier Tina Maze was finally unable to win the GS. Women’s Giant Slalom World Cup 4 – Amazing MAZE: 4 Races, 4 Wins ! Tina Maze had won 4 out 4 GS but in the race held in Are, Sweden, Viktoria Rebensburg (Germany)

Women’s Giant Slalom World Cup 4 – Amazing MAZE: 4 Races, 4 Wins !

Slovenian Tina Maze won the Giant Slalom that just finished a few moments ago in Courchevel, France. Her aggregated time of both runs was 2:16:84,  0.22 tenths of a second less than 2nd best. With this win Maze has won all the 4 Giant Slalom held till now. This week’s winter sports has been great for a small and wonderful

Men’s Giant Slalom World Cup 4 – Ted Ligety Rules!

In men’s Giant Slalom (held at Alta Badia, Italy) USA’s Ted Ligety confirmed a very expected win after his huge advantage after run 1. Marcel Hirscher (Austria) took 2nd and Thomas Fanara 3rd (France). Ligety is the current World Cup leader of the Giant Slalom with 3 wins and a 3rd place and now sums up 508