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Sports briefs: Lindsey Vonn returns to Europe to train

Published January 3, 2013 4:11 pm
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Skiing • Lindsey Vonn is feeling better and has returned to Europe to train, but it's less likely Bode Miller will race this season.

Vonn, a part-time Park City resident, has started training for a return to the World Cup circuit after a midseason break to recover from an intestinal illness.

Rainer Salzgeber, the racing director of Vonn's equipment supplier Head, told The Associated Press that the four-time overall winner arrived in Austria began light training on Thursday. He said Vonn plans to race in the downhill and super-G on Jan. 12-13 in St. Anton, Austria.

Returning at the Austria events means Vonn will miss a total of six races, leaving little chance of defending her overall title.

Police issue Romo summons in Vegas

MLB • San Francisco Giants pitcher Sergio Romo is facing a misdemeanor summons in Las Vegas alleging he violated airport rules after being detained by authorities at McCarran International Airport on New Year's Day.

The federal Transportation Security Administration issued a statement Thursday saying Romo failed to provide proper identification at a document checkpoint and engaged in a dispute with TSA officers about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.

U.S. beats Canada in junior semis

Hockey • Jake McCabe and John Gaudreau scored two goals apiece Thursday to lead the United States to the final of the world junior championships with a 5-1 win over Canada in Ufa, Russia.

McCabe put his team ahead with a pair of similar goals, scoring during goalmouth scrambles in the first period.

From wire reports




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