Skiing: A Cup for Canada

For three short weeks at the beginning of the season last January, Canada's Nancy Greene, 23, was the biggest name in skiing. She won four out of seven races against Europe's best (TIME, Jan. 20). Then she went home, and the French took over. Coach Honore Bonnet's charges won practically everything in sight: Jean-Claude Killy sewed up the World Cup for men; Marielle Goitschel and Annie Famose fought a ding-dong battle for the women's championship. Even after competition moved to the U.S. last month and Nancy got back into action, her chances of overcoming the French girls' lead in...

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