Americans break drought in cross-country skiing

...medal in a long distance cross-country skiing race before Tuesday.Minnesota natives...10-kilometer freestyle event at the Nordic skiing world championships behind winner Charlotte...five of the six previous cross-country skiing events at the worlds, with Bjoergen and...

IOC approves new events for 2018 Winter Games

...events Monday in snowboarding, Alpine skiing, speedskating and curling for the 2018...mixed doubles in curling, and a team skiing event were the additions ratified Monday...of time.Big Air events in freestyle skiing had also been proposed for Olympic inclusion...

Formula One great Michael Schumacher still in 'critical state' after skiing accident in Alps

...the Formula One driving great after his skiing accident in the French Alps.Schumacher...champion fell and struck a rock Sunday while skiing during a family vacation."We cannot...Schumacher and his 14-year-old son were skiing Sunday morning in the French Alpine resort...

Brazilian gymnast and Sochi hopeful severely injured in Utah skiing accident

...who was expected to compete in freestyle skiing at the Sochi Olympics is unable to move...on her own after she hit a tree while skiing in Utah this week, doctors said Thursday...injured Monday when she hit a tree while skiing recreationally in Park City, Utah, in...

Americans sweep podium in slopestyle skiing

...him midstream.The Star-Spangled Banner.Yes, they were skiing in Russia. But on a warm-and-sunny afternoon that goes...swept the podium for the United States on Thursday in slopestyle skiing, each throwing down versions of their sport's vaunted triple-cork...

Skiing's Tomba retires

...a loss for words during his remarkable career, retired from skiing Saturday with nothing more than a brief statement. The winner...comment. "I reflected a lot before deciding, but I leave skiing with much affection for all of those who in these many years...

Other sports
Defends skiing on Lake Olmstead

...Lake Olmstead, he would have discovered a history rich with water skiing activities. For many decades, Lake Olmstead has been the site of professional tournaments. Water skiing is as much a part of Lake Olmstead as rowing is to the Savannah River...

Opinion columns
Adaptive water skiing clinic is a splash with participants

...Recreation Area at Thurmond Lake into a playground on water with its adaptive water skiing clinic. Power boats towed children and adults on inner tubes and adaptive water skiing equipment, kayaks were available and an area was set aside for swimming...

Queenie, the water-skiing elephant, dies

...theme park say an Asian elephant which gained fame by water skiing has died.The Valdosta Daily Times reports that 59-year-old...statement that Queenie was known as the world's only water-skiing elephant, and performed during the late 1950s and 1960s. She...

Queenie, the famed water-skiing elephant, dies

Queenie, an Asian elephant who gained fame by water skiing decades ago, died this week at the Georgia theme park where...but Queenie at the time was the world's only water-skiing elephant.Queenie moved to the south Georgia theme park...