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U.S. snaps Sweden's winning streak

INNSBRUCK, Austria - U.S. captain Mike Modano had a...goalie Rick DiPietro made the play of the game at Innsbruck's Olympiahalle, setting up Stastny with a...Austria 4-3 in a relegation-round game in Innsbruck.
Victories posted by Latvia, Belarus

INNSBRUCK, Austria - Latvia shut out Ukraine, 3-0, and Belarus blanked Kazakhstan, 2-0, on Saturday in the second round of the world...
Liver injury linked to mountain bike accidents

...if grip attatchments are fitted to the handlebars of mountain bikes, according to a report by the University Hospital of Innsbruck published in The Lancet, a British medical journal. The researchers evaluated 52 patients admitted to the emergency room...
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Maier leads final downhill practice

...the top ten. "The Herminator," who led an unprecedented 1-9 finish by the Austrians in a World Cup Super-G race at Innsbruck last Monday, said he was looking forward to his second downhill triumph in this Italian Alpine resort and another impressive...
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Norwegian goes for fourth gold medal in biathlon relay

...and Russian speedskater Lydia Skoblikova. Heiden won five at the 1980 Lake Placid Games; Skoblikova won four at the 1964 Innsbruck Games. Bjoerndalen, the first biathlete to win three gold medals in the same games, has a shot to join them. The Norwegians...
Norway's Bjoerndalen wins fourth gold medal

...and Russian speedskater Lydia Skoblikova. Heiden won five at the 1980 Lake Placid Games; Skoblikova won four at the 1964 Innsbruck Games. "This is very special," Bjoerndalen said. Bjoerndalen swept the biathlon events here, winning three individual...
Reunion set for 'Miracle on Ice" hockey team set for Saturday

...legacy of Lake Placid. One of only three places to play host to a Winter Olympics twice (St. Moritz, Switzerland, and Innsbruck, Austria, are the others), Lake Placid has capitalized on its Olympic heritage in a big way. According to the New York...
Package deals lure tourists

...Rosemarie Kummer, assistant managing director for Innsbruck Tourism in the Austrian Alps. "To Americans...bus between the Hahnenkamm and Horn cableways. Innsbruck is offering a Club Innsbruck Card valid for discounts through the season...
Life & style
DNA tests on skull may prove it is Mozart's

...marking the composer's 250th birthday. The tests were done last year by experts at the Institute for Forensic Medicine in Innsbruck, and the results will be made public in "Mozart: The Search for Evidence," to be screened by state broadcaster ORF...
Mystery of skull believed to be Mozart's still unsolved

...Past tests on the skull also were inconclusive, and a joint analysis conducted by the Institute for Forensic Medicine in Innsbruck and the U.S. Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory in Rockville, Maryland, raised more questions than answers...