Vonn skis out, Schmidhofer wins super-G at ski worlds

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — In a surprising start to the world ski championships, Lindsey Vonn failed to finish the super-G on Tuesday and Nicole Schmidhofer won a race for the first time.

  • Written by GRAHAM DUNBAR , AP Sports Writer

Russia picks fight over doping after IAAF ban extended

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian athletics looked set for conflict with the IAAF over doping even as the government admitted on Tuesday some top coaches relied on giving banned substances to their athletes.

  • Written by JAMES ELLINGWORTH , AP Sports Writer

Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer joins elite 1,000 wins club

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — One day, long after her decades on the bench are over, Tara VanDerveer will pull out a scrapbook of all the kind words and congratulations she received on this special night and she will reminisce.

  • Written by JANIE McCAULEY, AP Sports Writer