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For the first time this year, Petra Majdic took the victory in a World Cup sprint race, edging out Marit Bjorgen and Aino-Kaisa Saarinen on a tough course in Davos, Switzerland. “I just wanted to show everybody that I can win again,” Majdic told NRK1 television after the race. American Kikkan Randall finished in eighth, just missing out on a spot in the finals with a third place finish in her semifinal heat. Majdic, in...

Slovenian star Petra Majdic claimed victory on the 830m long course in the center of Duesseldorf, just ahead of Natalia Matveeva from Russia and the youngster from Norway, Maiken Caspersen Falla. Majdic matched men’s winner, Ola Vigen Hattestad (NOR), by winning her third consecutive World Cup sprint. Impressively, she also has two top-10 distance finishes under belt this year as well. She is now in second [place in the overall World Cup, trailing Aino-Kaisa Saarinen...