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Ligety captures second giant slalom title

Updated: March 12, 2010, 1:12 PM ET
Associated Press

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany -- Ted Ligety of the United States won the World Cup giant slalom title Friday and Carlo Janka became the first Swiss man to earn the overall title since 1992.

Janka, the Olympic champion, won the final giant slalom of the season to take an unassailable lead in the overall standings with one race remaining. He is 106 points ahead of Benjamin Raich of Austria.

"I am really proud to have won it at age 23," Janka said. "To be world champion, Olympic champion ...

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