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Loïc Meillard beat his teammate Gino Caviezel to lead a Swiss 1-2 finish at a floodlit World Cup giant slalom. The pair stepped in to give the Swiss ski team a victory despite the absence of its standout performer as Marco Odermatt sat out the race to rest a sore knee.

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Mikaela Shiffrin has done quite a lot in only 12 years. Shiffrin raced to a record-breaking 83rd win on Tuesday in her 238th race on the World Cup circuit. She won a giant slalom in Italy to move ahead of former United States teammate Lindsey Vonn.

Vincent Kriechmayr won the first of two downhills on the classic Streif course. Co-favorites Aleksander Aamodt Kilde and Marco Odermatt only narrowly avoided high-speed crashes. Kriechmayr mastered the demanding course in cloudy conditions as the world champion from Austria sped to his third win of the season and 15th overall. 

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American skier Mikaela Shiffrin’s pursuit of a record-breaking 83rd World Cup victory will go on for at least another day. Shiffrin finished half a second behind winner Sofia Goggia in fourth place in a downhill on the course that will be used for the 2026 Milan-Cortina Olympics. 

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia — The emotions came pouring out of Mikaela Shiffrin when she matched Lindsey Vonn's women's World Cup skiing record wi…

It’s never been just about wins for Mikaela Shiffrin. Not when she didn't win any of her five individual races at last year’s Beijing Olympics. And not during her current five-race winning streak. Even when her next victory will tie her with Lindsey Vonn for the women’s World Cup record at 82 wins apiece. U.S. ski team women’s head coach Paul Kristofic says Shiffrin is “a great process-oriented person” and that records are “not really the motivating factor every day when she goes to race.” Shiffrin has a chance to both match and surpass Vonn’s mark this weekend at two giant slaloms Saturday and Sunday in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia.

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