Kessel's hat trick leads United States past Slovenia

...lead the U.S. to a 5-1 win against Slovenia on Sunday. The U.S. is undefeated...of the 12-team tournament by routing Slovenia and Slovakia, and outlasting Russia...do it. He did it in regular time."Slovenia's Marcel Rodman scored with 17.6...

Turin Olympic flame passes through Slovenia

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - The Turin torch relay passed into Slovenia on Friday, with former Olympic skiing silver medalist...The torch then proceeded to neighboring Austria. Slovenia, a country of 2 million squeezed between Italy, Croatia...

U.S. comes back to tie Slovenia

...wildly, thinking they had capped a historic comeback, turning a two-goal, first-half deficit into a 3-2 victory over Slovenia in the World Cup."Then I heard the whistle," Edu saidReferee Koman Coulibaly of Mali had called it off.Over and over...

Swede Frida Hansdotter dominates women's World Cup slalom field

...combined time of 1 minute, 49.59 seconds.Tina Maze, of Slovenia, was 0.61 behind in second, and Olympic champion Mikaela...podium but only second victory. She also won in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, last season.Hansdotter now has 420 points in the slalom...

Gross gets 1st World Cup win in slalom

...World Cup event Saturday at the same venue, is bidding for her third consecutive overall World Cup title.Olympic champion Carina Vogt of Germany was second with 230.7 points. Slovenia's Spela Rogelj is in third place with 186 points.

Wine Time: Giocato Pinot Grigio 2011, Slovenia

...where the wine originated. It comes from Slovenia, not to be confused with Slovakia...geography, so here's a quick lesson. Slovenia, part of the former Yugoslavia, shares...Brda is part of the Primorska region, Slovenia's most respected wine region. Slovenia...

Mikaela Shiffrin can tie teen record in slalom

...Pelen, of France, in the 1980s, and Shiffrin will get two more chances ? in Flachau, Austria, next week, and Maribor, Slovenia, in February ? before turning 20 in March.However, she has decided not to keep a close look at the record books anymore...

Lindsey Vonn considers dropping the giant slalom

...don't know how it feels yet."Vonn's previous World Cup victory was in giant slalom on Jan. 26, 2013, in Maribor, Slovenia, and she has raced only seven races since.Less than two months after that win, she injured her right knee in a heavy fall...


...Switzerland, failed to qualify for the final round of the tour's opening event at Oberstdorf on Monday.Peter Prevc of Slovenia repeated his third-place finish from Oberstdorf with jumps of 136.5 and 136 meters for 276.9 points, while two-time...

Maze, Gisin wind up with only Olympic Alpine tie for 1st place

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia - Slovenia's Tina Maze and Switzerland's Dominique Gisin took different paths on an Olympic downhill filled with flats and turns, jumps...