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Vonn critical of FIS after racing in fog

...they still pressed on," she said."I've been in the World Cup for 15 years and I feel like it's never changing...made to restart races.Vonn made skiing history on the World Cup circuit in January with a record 63rd win.On Monday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-03-02/vonn-critical-fis-after-racing-fo
FIFA president worried about racism in Russia before 2018 World Cup

...linked to Russian football over two seasons and warned that "it will be difficult to ensure the safety of visitors" to the World Cup. It followed Tokyo Sexwale, an adviser to FIFA's anti-racism task force, telling the AP recently that black...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-03-01/fifa-president-worried-about-raci
Fenninger closes the gap in standings with win

BANSKO, Bulgaria - Austria's Anna Fenninger kept up the pressure on overall leader Tina Maze with victory in the women's Alpine combined World Cup race in fog-hit Bansko on Sunday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-03-01/fenninger-closes-gap-standings-wi
IOC inspection team pleased with progress on Rio venues

...is spending about $14 billion on the games, a mixture of private and public money. Brazil spent $12 billion on the World Cup.Just moments before El Moutawakel spoke, Rio de Janeiro's state environmental agency confirmed it was investigating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-02-25/ioc-inspection-team-plea
Anna Fenninger's win tightens up World Cup race

...lead to 63 points.LUGE: In Altenberg, Germany, Felix Loch led a German sweep of the top three places to claim the World Cup title with his sixth victory of the year. Loch, the Olympic champion, was fastest in the first run and quick enough...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-02-21/anna-fenningers-win-tightens-worl
Americans break drought in cross-country skiing

...gold in the short-distance team sprint at the 2013 worlds ? at a time when Randall was the top freestyle sprinter on the World Cup circuit ? but Tuesday's medal was unexpected, even for herself."I was hoping for maybe top six if I had such...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-02-24/americans-break-drou
FIFA recommends plan to move Qatar World Cup to winter

The World Cup in Qatar keeps provoking outrage and...representing Europe's top leagues, said the World Cup will cause "great damage" to domestic...Europeans detailed plans to kick off the World Cup in January, April or May 2022.In a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-02-24/fifa-recommends-plan
American teen Mikaela Shiffrin repeats in women's slalom

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. - American teenager Mikaela Shiffrin defended her slalom title at the world championships Saturday with a strong burst near the end of a choppy course.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-02-14/american-teen-mikael
Alex Morgan's goal leads US women to exhibition victory

...left ankle last October in group stage play of the CONCACAF Women's Championship, which served as qualifying for the World Cup. She hurt the same ankle in training the previous year, and ended up missing nine games for the Thorns last season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-02-13/alex-morgans-goal-le
Ted Ligety makes world championships history

...who's captured a gold medal in both the Alpine combined and team event at Beaver Creek worlds.This is why skiers on the World Cup circuit refer to Ligety as "Mr. GS." He now has seven podium finishes at worlds, surpassing Lindsey Vonn as the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-02-13/ted-ligety-makes-wor