Italy edge Austria in team event

Are, Sweden  - Italy beat Austria on countback for first place in a team event which ended the alpine skiing World Cup season on Sunday.

Nicole Gius, Daniela Merighetti, Nadia Fanchini, Peter Fill, Werner Heel and Michael Moelgg had 21 points from four rounds each of slalom and super-g skiing. Austria also had 21 points but won only two of the eight rounds to Italy's three.

Switzerland were third with 23 points as only five teams took part in the event.

The winner of each round received one point, the second-placed team two, down to five points for the last-placed finisher Sunday.

Men's super-g race called off

Kvitfjell, Norway  - A men's super-g World Cup race scheduled for Sunday has been called off due to adverse weather conditions, race organizers said.

Lizeroux clinches slalom win

Kranjska Gora, Slovenia  - Julien Lizeroux of France clinched the men's World Cup slalom in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia on Sunday.

Lizeroux posted a combined time of 1 minute 40.11 seconds to edge Italy's Giuliano Razzoli, who led after the first run, by 0.34 seconds.

Germany's Felix Neureuther was third, 0.56 seconds behind Lizeroux, with Benjamin Raich of Austria fourth.

It was a second World Cup career win for 29-year-old Lizeroux, the world championship silver medallist in super-combined, who was slalom winner in Kitzbuehel, Austria on January 25.

"It's always harder winning your second race so I am all the happier," said Lizeroux, who was lying fourth after the first run.

Vonn wins super-g to stay on World Cup title course

Lindsey VonnBansko, Bulgaria  - Lindsey Vonn of the United States moved closer to winning the overall alpine ski women's World Cup title with a third successive super-g victory Sunday.

The 24-year-old title-holder clocked 1 minute 14.49 seconds at the Bulgarian resort of Bansko, 0.58 seconds ahead of Fabienne Suter of Switzerland and 0.91 seconds up on Tina Maze of Slovenia.

Suter moves ahead in the super-g standings with one race remaining, 15 points ahead of Vonn, while previous leader Nadia Fanchina of Italy slipped to third after finishing seventh.

ROUNDUP: Suter clinches downhill win as Vonn cements World Cup lead

Suter clinches downhill win as Vonn cements World Cup lead Bansko, Bulgaria  - Fabienne Suter of Switzerland claimed her first alpine ski World Cup victory of the season with a downhill win in Bansko, Bulgaria on Friday, while Lindsey Vonn of the United States was again on the podium to increase her overall lead.

Suter posted 1 minute 45.68 seconds for a comfortable 1.15-second advantage over Austrian Andrea Fischbacher. Vonn shared third place with Nadia Fanchini of Italy, both 1.24 seconds back.

Baumann wins super-combined; title goes to Janka

Romed BaumannSestriere, France  - Romed Baumann of Austria won the last men's super-combined of the alpine ski World Cup season in Sestriere, France as the title went to Switzerland's Carla Janka on Sunday.

Baumann, 23, who led after the super-g leg, posted a combined time of 2 minutes 25.73 seconds following the slalom for his first World Cup victory.

The discipline's title and the first crystal globe of the season went to 22-year-old Janka thanks to a third-place finish behind Julien Lizeroux of France.

Janka overtook Swiss team-mate Silvan Zurbriggen, who led the discipline's standings going into the race, but finished 10th.