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Winter roundup: Mikaela Shiffrin can clinch slalom title

Fog prevented downhill racers from getting their Olympic dress rehearsal on Saturday, but American teenager Mikaela Shiffrin can still retain her World Cup slalom title Sunday and become the only skier to secure a crystal globe before the Sochi Olympics.

Poor visibility on the middle section of the course forced World Cup officials to call off a men’s downhill on Saturday in St. Mortiz, Switzerland, the last speed race before the Sochi Olympics. A women’s giant slalom in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, was also canceled because of poor weather.

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