Devastated Vonn Out of Sochi Games Due to Injury

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Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn, one of the biggest attractions in winter sport, is to have surgery on her injured knee and will not compete at next month's Sochi Games. The American, the standout name in women's Alpine skiing, announced the news on her Twitter page. "I am devastated to announce I will not be able to compete in Sochi," said Vonn, the girlfriend of world number one golfer Tiger Woods.