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Thai officials deny ski scam role

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Thai Olympic officials have denied any part in the alleged rigging of results that allowed musician Vanessa-Mae to ski for the country in the 2014 Winter Olympics. 

The Slovenian Ski Association (SZS) on Friday suspended four of its officials for manipulating the skier's qualifying results for the Sochi Olympics and claimed that the fixing was done "at the behest of Thai ski officials".

It said it found no evidence that Vanessa-Mae, a world-famous pop violinist whose father is Thai, was aware of the tampering.

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