By ANDREW DAMPF and DANIELLA MATAR
AP Sports Writers
BEIJING (AP) — The first event of the Alpine skiing schedule at the Beijing Olympics has been postponed a day because of strong wind that made it too dangerous to race. The men’s downhill was eventually called off after the start was delayed three times. The race now will be held Monday on the same day as the women’s giant slalom. Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States will be defending her 2018 Olympic gold in that event. Sunday’s men’s race originally was scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. but wind was gusting at up to 40 mph at the start of the course.