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Raich overcomes tough course to win super-combi

Updated: December 12, 2008, 3:11 PM ET
Associated Press

VAL D'ISERE, France -- Benjamin Raich of Austria won the World Cup super-combi Friday on a tough course that Bode Miller couldn't finish and gave Ted Ligety fits.

In the opening super-G, defending champion Miller mistimed a gate near the midsection, spinning around a pole before sitting down. Miller banged his ankle but should be ready to compete in the giant slalom this weekend, U.S. team officials said.

In the slalom run, American Ligety skied too wide on two gates and finished 27th ...

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