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WENGEN, Switzerland - Ending a dispiriting four-year victory drought, Carlo Janka won a World Cup super-combined event Friday in front of his home Swiss crowd. Joshua Kimmich Jersey .The former Olympic, world and overall World Cup champion easily defended his first-run downhill lead in the afternoon slalom to beat Victor Muffat-Jeandat of France by 1.31 seconds.Janka punched the air with his raised right fist on crossing the finish line — a rare show of delight for a skier noted for keeping his emotions in check.Its a very special feeling, said Janka, whose 88-race winless run on the World Cup started when he was one of the biggest stars of Alpine skiing. I could handle the difficult situations better and better in this time.Ivica Kostelic of Croatia was third, trailing 1.38 behind Jankas combined two-run time of 2 minutes, 29.31 seconds.Ted Ligety of the United States was fifth, 1.64 back, one month before defending his world championships gold medal in super-combined at Beaver Creek, Colorado.Broderick Thompson of Whistler, B.C., was 26th while Tyler Werry of Calgary was 27th.Janka put himself into the picture for that Feb. 8 medal race at a venue where he once swept a three-race World Cup weekend meeting.His 10th career World Cup win Friday was his first since a giant slalom at Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, in March 2011 when he was one of few racers who could rival Ligety in the Americans specialist event.Indeed, Janka cited measuring himself against a dominant Ligety — trailing by almost eight seconds in the first run at Alta Badia, Italy, in December 2012 — as a low point in his struggles.Now my confidence and my skiing is on the way back, the 28-year-old Janka said.If his comeback performance surprise some, the venue did not. Jankas only podium finish in his barren spell was a third in this race two years ago. He has also won the classic Wengen downhill and a super-combined in previous seasons here.When I was going through my hard time it still was a good place, said Janka, describing a course circled by the Jungfrau and Eiger mountains as magical.Janka shaped as a star of the sport in a stellar 14-month spell starting at the 2009 world championships in Val dIsere, France, where he won giant slalom gold.He followed up the next season by his weekend hat-trick at Beaver Creek, winning the Wengen downhill, taking gold in GS at the Vancouver Olympics and clinching the first overall World Cup title for a Swiss racer in 18 years.Janka will start among the favourites for the classic Lauberhorn downhill Sunday, along with Olympic champion Matthias Mayer of Austria and World Cup downhill standings leader Kjetil Jansrud of Norway.Both Muffat-Jeandat, who earned his first career podium finish, and Kostelic paid tribute to the victims of terrorist attacks in France last week.Muffat-Jeandat had a Je Suis Charlie message on the front of his helmet, and veteran Kostelic slotted a pen under the strap of his goggles.I draw comics as well, said Kostelic, and I said to myself after those massacres, as soon as I get the chance to support those people in public I will do it. Xabi Alonso Bayern Munich Jersey . The Heat centre scored 10 of his 30 points early in the first quarter to silence the Toronto fans as Miami defeated the Raptors 113-101 on Friday night. Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich Jersey . -- Rodney Stuckey scored 15 of his 21 points in the second half, and the Detroit Pistons beat the New York Knicks for the first time in eight meetings, 92-86 on Tuesday night.With the Detroit Red Wings done for the season, veteran winger Daniel Alfredsson will be taking his time to decide whether hell keep playing in the National Hockey League next fall. "I love the game, its the best job you can have," he explained Tuesday as the players left Joe Louis Arena for the summer. "Ill sit down with my wife and well go from there."; Alfredsson, 41, signed with Detroit last summer on a one-year, $5. Mats Hummels Bayern Munich Jersey. million contract after 17 seasons with the Ottawa Senators. The Red Wings made the playoffs for the 23rd straight season with a wild card berth, but were knocked out in five games by the Boston Bruins in Round 1. Alfredsson has 444 goals and 1,157 points in 1,246 career NHL games. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ' ' '