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1 year 2 months ago

NBC: No Vonn for its team in Sochi

NEW YORK (AP) - Lindsey Vonn won't be at the Sochi Olympics to ski, and she won't be there working for NBC, either. Jim Bell, executive producer of Olympics coverage for NBC, said Thursday that Vonn's knee injury left her unable to travel to Russia to be part of NBC's...

1 year 4 months ago

Vonn will skip competition in Beaver Creek

DENVER (AP) - Lindsey Vonn will skip the World Cup competition next week in Beaver Creek, Colo., as she recovers from a downhill training crash in which she partially tore one of the reconstructed ligaments in her surgically repaired right knee. Vonn will continue to go through therapy on her...

2 years 1 month ago

Vonn undergoes surgery on right knee

The surgeon who operated on Lindsey Vonn's right knee was "optimistic for a full recovery" after she shredded two ligaments during a crash last week at the world championships. Dr. Bill Sterett, a physician for the U.S. Ski Team, performed the procedure on the four-time overall World Cup champion on...

4 years 1 month ago

Coloradan Lindsey Vonn 'pretty sore' after crash

HINTERREIT, Austria (AP)-Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn escaped major injury after slamming her head on the slope during training, six days before the opening race of the world championships. Thomas Vonn, her husband and chief adviser, said in an e-mail to The Associated Press that the three-time overall World...

5 years 2 weeks ago

Colorado's Lindsey Vonn wins World Cup title

Lindsey Vonn may have crashed in the giant slalom Thursday, but she got some good news after the race. The International Skiing Federation confirmed Vonn as the super-combined World Cup champion. She already had secured the downhill and super-G titles. Vonn sealed the super-combined title when the third race...

5 years 1 month ago

Vonn falls in Olympics Super Combined

WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) - More pain today for Lindsey Vonn. Admitting that her bruised right shin still hurts, Vonn lost her bid for a second Olympic title when she missed a gate and fell in the slalom leg of the women's super-combined. Vonn's closest friend and main rival, Maria...

5 years 1 month ago

Vonn continues to get better

WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) - Lindsey Vonn's husband says she has gone through a complete slalom training session on her own, the toughest test yet for her bruised right shin. Thomas Vonn says in a telephone interview with The Associated Press on Sunday that the two-time overall World Cup champion's...

5 years 1 month ago

Encouraging news for Lindsey Vonn

WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) - Lindsey Vonn's husband says it's "fantastic" the first women's Olympic downhill training session has been called off because it gives her bruised right shin more time to heal. Vonn did take a free run down the mountain - although not on the official course -...

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