Lindsey Vonn will miss the Sochi Olympics because of a right knee injury, leaving the Winter Games without one of its biggest stars. The 29-year-old from Vail, Colo., announced her decision Tuesday, exactly one month before the opening ceremony in

(CNN) — Lindsey Vonn's knee troubles apparently are too much to overcome in time for Sochi. Vonn, the reigning Olympic and World Cup downhill skiing champ, will not compete in next month's Winter Olympics, according to a post Tuesday on her official 

Vonn's knee is "too unstable" to compete at Olympic level, skiing star says.

Lindsey Vonn will not compete at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi because of a knee injury. Here's her announcement, which she posted on Facebook: "I am devastated to announce that I will not be able to compete in Sochi.

Video: Skiing superstar Lindsey Vonn will not compete at next month's Olympics in Sochi, saying in a statement that, “I did everything I possibly could to somehow get strong enough to overcome having no ACL.” Gold medalist Lindsey Vonn, who underwent 

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