The 2021 Alpine Skiing World Championships in Cortina (Italy) are starting again. It will start on February 7 with the Opening Ceremony, all under a very strict protocol for COVID-19. The largest seasonal winter sports event was launched with a press conference.
Alessandro Benetton, president of the Cortina 2021 Foundation, said: "We are ready for the last effort after an important job. Great team play. Beyond the sporting event, I imagined something that would involve the whole territory, something that would give a legacy beyond sport, such as the Expo.
The pandemic has added difficulties but everyone has lent a hand, creating the snowball effect: from plant engineers to hoteliers, from politics to Minister Spadafora who has guaranteed us further support also for transmit these World Cups to the world in this situation.
The warmth of the people will be lacking, of course, marà will be a great media event. And financially we are aiming for a balanced event, even without an audience. Everyone gave a hand, from the Municipality to the plant engineers, from the Region to the Government."
Giuseppe Pierro, head of the Sport Department of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, underlines the importance of the event: "The first international sporting event at the time of the pandemic, everyone is watching us.
Thanks to the Foundation and the Local Authorities. We did not want to postpone the event. event, to demonstrate how a great event can also be organized during Covid. Cortina is an international model of public-private collaboration."
Lindsey Vonn is single again
Through social media the American announces the separation from hockey player PK Subban. She said: "Over the past 3 years PK and I have had an amazing time together. He is a kind, good man and is someone I respect a lot.
However, after much consideration, we have decided to move forward separately. We will always remain friends and love each other. immensely. We ask you to respect our privacy during this period." Lindsey Vonn had many important love stories.
After her marriage to colleague Thomas Vonn, whose surname she held, there was her story with golfer Tiger Woods, Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton and Kenan Smith, assistant coach of L.A. Rams. Then came her meeting with hockey player PK Subban, with Lindsey delivering the engagement ring to the two who seemed to be heading for a wedding.
Together since the beginning of 2018, in August of the following year the hockey champion had asked for the hand of Vonn who not only had accepted, but a few months later had in turn made him the marriage proposal as a Christmas present, with lots of engagement ring and celebratory post on Instagram.
From that moment on, the two have shared countless happy moments between travel and training, even if the Covid-19 pandemic had prevented them from organizing the wedding. "We will get married, we just don't know when it will happen, but we are not in a hurry," Vonn told People in October, also adding that the quarantine had strengthened their union and made them even more united.
Two months later, their love story is over. Lindsay Vonn, 36 years-old, is the most medaled and titled skier in history with 82 World Cup victories between 2004 and 2018.