Sporting Digest: Skiing

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ALPINE WORLD CUP Men's downhill (Val Gardena, It): 1 M Foser (Liech) 2min 08.90sec; 2 W Franz (Aut) 2:09.09; 3 M Girardelli (Lux) 2:09.21; 4 R Boyd (Can) 2:09.26; 5 D Thorburn (Can) 2:09.28; 6 P Ortlieb (Aut) 2:09.29; 7 H Trinkl (Aut) 2:09.71; 8 N Burtin (Fr) 2:09.77; 9 J E Thorsen (Nor) 2:09.90; 10 D Mahrer (Swit) 2:09.95. GB: 21 M Bell 2:10.40; 35 G Bell 2:10.87. World Cup downhill standings: 1 Foser 100pts; 2 Franz 80; 3 Girardelli 60; 4 Boyd 50; 5 Thorburn 45; 6 Ortlieb 40. Overall: 1 K-A Aamodt (Nor) 357pts; 2 G Mader (Aut) 342; 3 A Tomba (It) 294; 4 T Stangassinger (Aut) 260; 5 F Piccard (Fr) 229; 6 B Gstrein (Aut) 205; 7 J Kosir (Sloven) 177.

WORLD CUP SKI JUMPING (Courchevel, Fr): 1 A Goldberger (Aut) 242.1pts (120.5m, 124m); 2 J Nishikata (Japan) 233.9 (114, 129); 3 J Sakala (Cz Rep) 231.6 (118.5, 121); 4 N Dessum (Fr) 229.7 (113.5, 123). Leading World Cup standings: 1 Goldberger 300pts; 2 J Weissflog (Ger) 290; 3 E Bredesen (Nor) 266; 4 Nishikata 195.

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