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Switzerland's Carlo Janka clinched the overall World Cup title and Ted Ligety of the United States sealed the giant slalom crown in the World Cup finals in Garmisch Partenkirchen on Friday.

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World champion Janka adds Olympic titleupdated: Tue Feb 23 2010 21:32:00

World champion Carlo Janka of Switzerland added the men's Olympic giant-slalom title to his list of honors on Tuesday -- after Bode Miller skied out in his attempt to claim a record fourth medal at the Vancouver Games.

'Mad man' Montgomeryupdated: Tue Feb 23 2010 21:32:00

Canadian skeleton medalist Jon Montgomery talks about flying face first into Olympic gold.

SI.com: Tim Layden: Previewing Alpine skiing competition at Vancouverupdated: Fri Feb 12 2010 12:45:00

SI.com's writers will preview each event from the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Here's Tim Layden's look ahead to Alpine skiing.

Vonn continues super-G domination in St. Moritzupdated: Sun Jan 31 2010 09:00:00

Lindsey Vonn wrapped up the World Cup super-G crown by claiming victory at St.Moritz on Sunday for her third straight win in the speed discipline.

Vonn denied by Swiss Aufdenblattenupdated: Mon Dec 21 2009 05:35:00

Fraenzi Aufdenblatten of Switzerland claimed her maiden World Cup win as third-placed Lindsey Vonn of the United States took sole possession of the lead in the overall standings after a super-G in Val d'Isere on Sunday.

SI.com: Brian Cazeneuve: Lindsey Vonn's comeback, more Olympics notesupdated: Wed Dec 09 2009 17:43:00

What a difference a week makes for Lindsey Vonn. The U.S. alpine star had been horrible in Aspen, failing to qualify in the giant slalom and skiing off-course in the slalom. This past weekend, though, she nearly won all three races in Lake Louise, Canada. What's more, Vonn performed brilliantly under the same kind of conditions that often plague skiers in Whistler, site of the upcoming Olympics.

Janka claims emotional win in giant slalomupdated: Fri Feb 13 2009 12:10:00

Switzerland's Carlo Janka kept his nerve to claim gold in the men's giant slalom at the alpine skiing world championships in Val d'Isere on Friday.

Canadian Kucera shocks downhill favoritesupdated: Sat Feb 07 2009 10:08:00

John Kucera is the new men's world downhill champion after claiming an upset victory in changeable weather conditions at Val D'Isere on Saturday.

Home hope Janka wins Wengen super-combinedupdated: Fri Jan 16 2009 14:48:00

Carlo Janka provided Switzerland with a home winner in the opening event of the weekend at Wengen as he took a men's World Cup super-combined event on Friday.

Janka claims maiden victory at Val d'Isereupdated: Sat Dec 13 2008 14:02:00

Carlo Janka of Switzerland confirmed his promise by claiming his first World Cup victory in a dramatic giant slalom at Val d'Isere on Saturday.

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