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Maria Riesch ends Lindsey Vonn's reign

Updated: March 19, 2011, 11:40 AM ET
Associated Press

LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland -- Maria Riesch ended Lindsey Vonn's three-year reign as queen of Alpine skiing on Saturday, winning the World Cup overall title after the final race was canceled.

The best friends and rivals were set for a dramatic showdown in the season-ending giant slalom with Germany's Riesch holding a three-point lead. But World Cup race officials ruled the course unfit after days of rain, wet snow and warm temperatures.

"I'm really, really happy finally to have won," ...

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