Opening race at ski worlds postponed due to snowstorm

FILE – In this Jan. 20, 2019 file photo, Liechtenstein’s Tina Weirather speeds down the course as a banner advertising the ski world championships in Cortina d’Ampezzo is seen in background, during an alpine ski, women’s World Cup super-G in Cortina D’Ampezzo, Italy. The natural beauty of Cortina will be of special importance at the alpine ski World championships, with organizers hoping that the images from the slopes beamed around the globe to TV viewers will make up for the lack of fans amid the coronavirus pandemic.