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Skiing plans to revive Alpine super-combined event

Updated: October 5, 2012, 4:02 PM ET
Associated Press

ZURICH -- The International Ski Federation plans to revitalize the Alpine super-combined event at classic venues after downgrading its World Cup status.

Beginning this season, the governing body will no longer give a crystal globe trophy for the season-long titles in events Lindsey Vonn and Croatia's Ivica Kostelic dominated in recent years.

Many race organizers have said the super-combined -- which tests all-around skills in separate speed and slalom runs -- is difficult to market. ...

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