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Goergl wins Val d'Isere super- G VAL-D'ISERE: Elisabeth Goergl beat fellow Austrian Anna Fenninger in the women's World Cup super-G at Val d'Isere on Sunday as Lindsey Vonn crashed out.Vonn was seeking to follow up Saturday's downhill win in the French Alps which put her to within one of Annemarie Moser-Proell's all-time World Cup record of 62.But as the American snow queen's record-equalling bid failed to take off Goergl was celebrating a tight five hundredths of a second win over Olympic champion Fenninger.The 33-year-old slalom and super-G world champion in 2011, who had come in second to Vonn in the downhill 24 hours earlier, clocked a time of 1min 25.42 seconds.This was her seventh World Cup win and she nailed it with a lightning final section at more than 106kph."My coaches inspected the slope and gave me all the information on the complicated bits of the circuit," said Goergl."I felt I was skiing fast but before ...

Dundee United victory ends Celtic's winning run DUNDEE: Dundee United moved up to second in the Scottish Premiership with a 2-1 win over leaders Celtic to end the Hoops' eight game winning run on Sunday.With just one win in their past 21 matches against the Glasgow giants the odds were stacked against United before kick-off.Nadir Ciftci opened the scoring for United in the fifth minute with a superb strike before setting up Stuart Armstrong to head home a second in the 65th ...

Afridi to quit one-dayers after World Cup KARACHI: Dashing all-rounder Shahid Afridi announced Sunday he would retire from one-day cricket after next year's World Cup but continue to play Twenty20 until 2016.The 34-year-old led Pakistan for the last three one-day internationals in the series which they lost 2-3 against New Zealand this month, after regular captain Misbah-ul Haq was ruled out due to injury.He smashed a match-winning 61 in the first match and followed that up with 55 and 49."I will retire ...

Perth go six points clear after City win Melbourne derby SYDNEY: A stoppage time goal from Erik Paartalu gave City the spoils in a frenetic Melbourne derby that prevented Victory from closing on A-League leaders Perth Glory in Round 11 action over the weekend.The tall midfielder rose at the near post after 91 minutes of deadlock at the Rectangular Stadium on Saturday to head home Mate Dugandzic's cross and send half of the 26,372 crowd into frenzied celebration.The win handed Kevin Muscat's Victory side their ...

Late lapse highlights problems facing Moyes at Sociedad BARCELONA: Real Sociedad were left frustrated after a late Levante penalty denied them a first league away win of the season on Saturday with their inability to hold on to the lead a further indication of the tough job facing coach David Moyes.The former Everton and Manchester United manager had urged his players to become stronger mentally if they wanted to pick up a first away win since April and start moving up the table ...

Adidas sells more than 3 million Germany soccer shirts FRANKFURT: Sportswear firm Adidas has sold more than 3 million Germany soccer shirts in the past year, with demand boosted by the national team's victory at the World Cup tournament in July, its chief executive told a German magazine published on Sunday.That is twice as many as it sold when the World Cup was held in Germany in 2006 and more than 10 times as many as after the 2010 tournament, helped by demand from ...

Australian A-League results SYDNEY: Results of Australian A-League matches played on Sunday:Sydney FC 0 Wellington Phoenix 2 (Burns 73, 81)Saturday:Melbourne City 1 (Paartalu 90) Melbourne Victory 0Perth Glory 4 (Harold 33, 78, Keogh 35, de Silva 71) Central Coast Mariners 1 (Simon 49)Friday:Newcastle Jets 2 (Neville 49, Neumann 81) Adelaide United 1 (Goodwin 69)Standings (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, goal difference, points):Perth Glory 11 9 1 1 21 11 10 28Melbourne Victory 11 6 4 ...


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