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Lindsey Vonn considers dropping the giant slalom

...raced only seven races since.Less than two months after that win, she injured her right knee in a heavy fall at the world championships.Desperate to get back in time for the Sochi Games, she partially tore one of the reconstructed ligaments in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-12-18/lindsey-vonn-considers-dropping-g
American skiier Lindsey Vonn back atop podium

...able to capitalize on home ice a little bit better," said Hamlin, the reigning Olympic bronze medalist who won the world championship on her Lake Placid home ice in 2009. "My runs weren't perfect. I had a couple mistakes that were kind of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-06/american-skiier-lind
Overtime

...International Handball Federation has barred Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates from retaking their places at the world championships despite ending apparent political boycotts of the event in Qatar.The IHF says its ruling council fined the two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-11-24/overtime
Napravnik guides Untapable to win in Breeders' Cup Distaff

...third and paid $4 to show.Trainer Wesley Ward had a victory and two second-place finishes on opening day of the world championships. He won the $1 million Juvenile Turf with Hootenanny, with his Luck of the Kitten finishing second. Goldencents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-10-31/napravnik-guides-unt
USA Swimming suspends Michael Phelps for 6 months

...development actions."Phelps can still train with his North Baltimore club, but he had already qualified for the world championships in Russia next August, which is the biggest international meet leading up to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-06/usa-swimming-suspends-michae
US women's team routs France in world championship

...couldn't stop them," said Sandrine Gruda, who led France with 18 points.The U.S. has won 30 straight games at the world championship and Olympics since falling to Russia in the semifinals of the 2006 worlds. The Americans also improved to 7-1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-03/us-womens-team-routs-france-world
US Women's Disc Golf Championships finish on a high note

...courses, including three at this park," he said. "We've hosted a lot of major tournament here including the world championships, both the amateur and professional, as well as the collegiate championship every year."Graham's sister...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-09-21/us-womens-disc-golf-champion
Overtime

...not compete this season but aren't yet retiring. The Canadians won silver in Sochi in February and skipped the world championships the in October, with their retirement widely expected. Skate Canada said in a statement Monday that "they are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-09-22/overtime
US women capture second consecutive world gold medal

...Lindsay Whalen added 12 points for the United States (6-0), which hasn't lost in a gold medal game in the world championship since 1983, when it was beaten by the Soviet Union 84-82. Except for a hiccup in 2006 when the Americans lost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-05/us-women-capture-second-consecuti
Defending champion Connecticut is No. 1 in preseason poll

...player of the Final Four. She was the only college player on the U.S. national team that won a gold medal at the world championship earlier this month.South Carolina was second in the poll ? it's best ranking since Jan. 3, 1982. The Gamecocks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-30/defending-champion-connec