Italian skier Elena Fanchini treating tumor, ends season

MILAN (AP) Italian skier Elena Fanchini is ending her season a month before the Pyeongchang Olympics due to a tumor.

Without providing details, Fanchini says she is undergoing a series of medical exams ”and my intention is to return to skiing next season.” The 32-year-old Fanchini won a silver medal in downhill at the 2005 world championships and has won two World Cup races in her career – both in downhill.Article continues below ... Fanchini started this season with a fourth place in a downhill in Lake Louise, Alberta, but had struggled in recent races. She was aiming to compete in her fourth Olympics. Fa...