Mikaela Shiffrin misses historic win with defeat by Petra Vlhova

(CNN)She was targeting an historic eighth straight slalom victory, but Mikaela Shiffrin’s winning streak came to an end with defeat by Petra Vlhova in Austria Tuesday. Visit CNN.com/Sport for more news, features and videos Vlhova also beat Shiffrin in the final of the Oslo parallel slalom — in which racers compete head-to-head on neighboring courses — on January 1. Shiffrin has won nine times in 16 starts across four of the six World Cup disciplines this season to take her career tally to 52 World Cup wins, three shy of Switzerland’s Vreni Schneider in third on the women’s all-time list. Lindsey Vonn leads with 82 World Cup victories and will begin her farewell season in St. Anton this weekend after …