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Ski federation tweaks rules

Updated: January 7, 2014, 9:18 AM ET
Associated Press

BORMIO, Italy -- The International Ski Federation tweaked its Olympic qualification rules Tuesday to allow racers like Ted Ligety and some high-profile Austrians to compete in the super-combined at next month's Sochi Games.

FIS secretary general Sarah Lewis told The Associated Press that instead of requiring at least three super-combi finishes over the qualification period of this season and last, it will allow downhill races to count.

"Due to the lack of super-combined races in ...

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