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Miller, Ohno, Zoeggeler, Austrians Vie for Olympic Gold Sunday in Turin


The men's downhill highlights action at the 2006 Olympics Sunday with American Bode Miller hoping to add a gold medal to his trophy case.

Miller will have to beat countryman Daron Rahlves and the strong Austrian Alpine team, including double Olympic champion Hermann Maier, World Cup downhill leader Michael Walchhofer, and reigning gold medalist Fritz Strobl.

Apollo Anton Ohno of the United States makes his first appearance in Turin when he skates in the men's 1,500-meters short track speed skating race.

Germans Claudia Pechstein and Anni Friesinger go for gold in the women's 3,000-meters long track speed skating event.

Men's luge will award a gold medal, with World Cup and Olympic champion Armin Zoeggeler of Italy hoping to take home the prize.

Gold is also up for grabs in men's half pipe snowboarding and in men's and women's cross-country skiing pursuit races.

Some information for this report was provided by AP.

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