Croatia became the 28th member of the European Union, capping a decade of judicial and economic overhaul to shed the remnants of communism and its wartime past.
Switzerland’s Lara Gut beat Lindsey Vonn of the U.S. by 0.53 seconds in today’s super-G race in Zauchensee, Austria to secure a first victory in more than two years.
American Ted Ligety won the men’s super combined for his second gold medal of the skiing world championships as two-time defending title holder Aksel Lund Svindal failed to complete the course.
Felix Neureuther of Germany won the final men’s slalom as skiing’s World Cup season ended today, beating Austria’s Marcel Hirscher into second spot.
Marcel Hirscher of Austria clinched skiing’s World Cup slalom title with a second-place finish in the latest round at Kranjska Gora, Slovenia.
Austria’s skier Marcel Hirscher won today’s World Cup slalom event in front of a home crowd to strengthen his lead in the overall standings.
Croatia’s Ivica Kostelic retained his World Cup super-combined title by winning the season’s final race in the discipline and extended his lead in the overall competition.
Skiing World Cup leader Lindsey Vonn won today’s women’s super-G in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, for her first victory in more than a month. Ivica Kostelic took the men’s slalom in Wengen, Switzerland.
Lindsey Vonn of the U.S. clinched her fifth consecutive women’s World Cup skiing downhill title with a third-place finish today in Russia.
Sweden’s Andre Myhrer won the season-ending race to take the men’s World Cup slalom title, while Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany secured the women’s giant slalom competition.