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Men's downhill rescheduled for Monday

Updated: February 13, 2010, 11:37 PM ET
Associated Press

WHISTLER, British Columbia -- The men's downhill event at the Vancouver Olympics has been rescheduled for Monday after officials postponed the race due to slushy conditions hours before it was scheduled to begin.

Rather than take a chance Saturday and try to see if the weather improved, organizers called off the first Alpine race at the Olympics shortly after 4 a.m. local time, about 7½ hours before it was scheduled to start.

The race will now be held at 10:30 a.m. PT Monday.

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