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Olympic ski champion Lindsey Vonn to miss Sochi winter games

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Olympic ski champion Lindsey Vonn to miss Sochi winter games

<p>Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn will miss next month’s Sochi Games after failing to recover from a knee injury, the American said on Tuesday.</p> <p>Vonn, the standout name in women’s alpine skiing and who would have been one of the highest-profile athletes in Sochi, announced the news on her Facebook page.</p> <p><div id="fb-root"></div> <script>(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_GB/all.js#xfbml=1"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));</script> <div class="fb-post" data-href="https://www.facebook.com/LindseyVonnUSA/posts/10152150633999728" data-width="600"><div class="fb-xfbml-parse-ignore"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/LindseyVonnUSA/posts/10152150633999728">Post</a> by <a href="https://www.facebook.com/LindseyVonnUSA">Lindsey Vonn</a>.</div></div></p> <p>With reuters</p>