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Arrivederci, Alberto! Tomba skis farewell race

SESTRIERE, Italy -- Blowing kisses to his fans and hoisted on the shoulders of his rivals, Alberto Tomba skied his farewell race Wednesday night on his favorite course. The Italian ski great, who announced his retirement last October...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/31/oth_248873.shtml
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Dorfmeister wins World Cup super-G race, Kildow fourth

...Sunday in a big lift for the home country. "This is another good sign for Turin," retired Italian skiing great Alberto Tomba said. The Americans hardly fared as well. Bode Miller fell and did not finish his first run but kept his lead in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/19/oth_33960.shtml
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Weather wipes out World Cup racing again

...remains at Val D'Isere this weekend from the original schedule, a giant slalom Sunday that includes the return of Alberto Tomba following a bad back. Tomba missed the second run of a giant slalom at Park City, Utah, and withdrew from the slalom...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/14/oth_219063.shtml
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Vonn earns 50th World Cup title

...Only three men have 50 or more: Ingemar Stenmark, of Sweden, (86), Hermann Maier, of Austria, (54) and Alberto Tomba, of Italy (50).At 27, Vonn is older than Moser-Proell was when she broke the mark, but younger than Schneider...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-02-04/vonn-earns-50th-worl
Turin notebook

...of the Italian winter sports federation. Zoeggeler's absence didn't stop the guests, including skiing legends Alberto Tomba and Isolde Kostner, from enjoying a good meal. They toasted Zoeggeler's win with aperitifs of Prosecco sparkling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/14/oly_55949.shtml
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Miller's dramatic second run brings combined silver

...second run in the tradition of great slalomers such as Alberto Tomba and Ingemar Stenmark, known for their amazing comebacks...he is in a class of his own right now. He's like Alberto Tomba was. I think Bode, if he can keep his focus going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/14/oly_333427.shtml
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Notebook from Nagano

...Organizers are hoping for a few days of good weather so they can get the Alpine skiing in. Italian Alpine superstar Alberto Tomba, appearing in his fourth Olympics, told reporters Thursday he is getting old and tired. "I'm rather tired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/13/oly_222408.shtml
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Overtime

...whose name has not yet been revealed, will light the flame at the opening ceremony in Turin on Feb. 10. Ski great Alberto Tomba is considered the favorite for the honor. Basketball Nashville Rhythm ceases operation The Nashville Rhythm has folded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/09/oth_31268.shtml
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Tour tackles no-shows at top tourneys

...has used his laser treatments to cure what ails dozens of tennis stars, soccer players and Olympic skiing champion Alberto Tomba. "It's like doing arthroscopic surgery, but without cutting the skin," Parra said. Nadal sought out Parra on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/01/oth_142117.shtml
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2006 Winter Olympics begins in one month

...shuttle buses navigating narrow, winding roads to venues in the Alps about two hours away. Still, retired skiing star Alberto Tomba, expected to be the final torchbearer, and some current athletes are worried. "It's a real shame that people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/10/oly_41386.shtml
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