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Norway's Aksel Lund Svindal won Saturday's Alpine Ski World Cup men's downhill race at Lake Louise, edging Italy's Peter Fill by .01 of a second. Two-time world downhill and overall champion Svindal won the season's opening downhill in 1min 47.29, the two-time World Cup overall champion starting 20th and nudging just inside the time recorded 16 runs earlier by Fill. "I was hoping I was with the fast ones," Svindal said.
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin shook off the disappointment of a fall the day before and turned in two blistering runs to win a World Cup slalom by 3.07 seconds Saturday, the largest margin of victory in the history of the women's discipline.