Winter Sports

From Staff and Wire Reports

Austrian Renate Goetschl made ski history at Lillehammer, Norway, becoming the first woman to win the first World Cup race for which she qualified.

Skiing a flawless second run, 49.53 seconds down Hafjell's Olympic slalom course, the 17-year-old shocked the world's best with her performance, 1:38.01, or 0.62 seconds ahead of Olympic grand slalom champion Pernilla Wiberg.

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