Heavy snowfall wipes out Cortina women's downhill
CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy -- Heavy overnight snowfall has forced organizers to postpone Sunday's women's World Cup downhill.
The race had already been postponed from Saturday in place of a super-G and now both races will be made up in the coming days
Cortina will also host speed races next weekend due to a lack of snow in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
The new schedule calls for a super-G Thursday, downhills Friday and Saturday and a super-G Sunday.
These races are the final events skiers have to qualify for next month's Sochi Olympics.
The forecast called for continued snowfall in Cortina until Tuesday.
Copyright 2014 by The Associated Press
This story is from ESPN.com's automated news wire. Wire index
ESPN TOP HEADLINES
- Wichita State reaches 34-0, wins MVC final
- Brooks: Durant could be scoring even more
- Mavericks extend Pacers' slide to 4 games
- Keselowski passes Dale Jr., wins Las Vegas
MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM