Austria’s Kroell wins World Cup downhill title



SCHLADMING, Austria (AP) — Klaus Kroell of Austria won the World Cup downhill title Wednesday after holding on to his lead over Swiss rivals Beat Feuz and Didier Cuche in the final event of the season.

Kroell finished the race seventh to edge Feuz by seven points. Cuche failed to score points in 17th.

The race was won by former overall champion Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway.