Injured skier Vonn will miss Sochi Olympics
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn, one of the biggest attractions in winter sport, will miss next month's Sochi Games because she requires surgery on her injured knee.
The 29-year-old American broke the news on her Facebook page on Tuesday.
"I am devastated to announce I will not be able to compete in Sochi," said Vonn, the girlfriend of world number one golfer Tiger Woods.
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