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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...
US speedskating hopeful Theresa Cliff-Ryan injured in crash at practice

...10-kilometer relay at the 1960 Squaw Valley Olympics and won the 15-kilomter and 30-kilometer individual races at the 1964 Innsbruck Games. He also earned two Olympic silver medals and two bronzes, as well as two world championship gold medals in Oslo in...
German Felix Loch locks up second luge title

...only needed to stay upright during his last run to secure Germany's 10th gold in 14 events since luge debuted at the 1964 Innsbruck Games.Loch's final trip was essentially a victory lap.He paddled down the start ramp, the spiked fingertips of his...
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...
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