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Winter Youth Olympics 2020: Warm weather, rains affect preparations for upcoming Lausanne Games
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Winter Youth Olympics 2020: Warm weather, rains affect preparations for upcoming Lausanne Games

St Moritz prides itself as the birthplace of modern winter sports but the Swiss city has been hit by warm weather and had to wait until days before the Lausanne 2020 winter Youth Olympics to confirm its lake is iced up and ready for speed skating events.

Austrian prosecutors charge former cross-country skier Johannes Duerr for 'serious sports fraud' over involvement in doping ring
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Austrian prosecutors charge former cross-country skier Johannes Duerr for 'serious sports fraud' over involvement in doping ring

Duerr confessed to doping live on German television in January, sparking an investigation that has engulfed numerous athletes in the world of skiing and cycling

Austrian skier Max Hauke receives five-month jail sentence for 'serious sports fraud' after being caught during blood transfusion
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Austrian skier Max Hauke receives five-month jail sentence for 'serious sports fraud' after being caught during blood transfusion

Max Hauke, who has already received a four-year ban by the Austrian Anti-Doping Agency, was one of numerous athletes in the world of skiing and cycling and beyond caught up in the doping scandal

Austrian cyclists Georg Preidler, Stefan Denifl suspended by International Cycling Union over involvement in international doping ring
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Austrian cyclists Georg Preidler, Stefan Denifl suspended by International Cycling Union over involvement in international doping ring

Preidler was not among six athletes arrested last week in a probe into an international doping ring but handed himself in to police in Graz after struggling with his conscience

Four-time Olympian Alexei Poltoranin among five skiers arrested in Austrian police raid on doping network
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Four-time Olympian Alexei Poltoranin among five skiers arrested in Austrian police raid on doping network

Poltoranin, who has won two world championship medals, did not start the 15-kilometer race at the world championships after Wednesday's raids

Three sexual assault victims of former skiing coach Bertrand Charest suing Alpine Canada for neglect
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Three sexual assault victims of former skiing coach Bertrand Charest suing Alpine Canada for neglect

Alpine Canada said it was aware of the lawsuit and had been in ongoing discussions with Charest's victims and continued to support them to the best of its ability.

Apple Watch Series 3's new update now adds tracking for skiing and snowboarding
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Apple Watch Series 3's new update now adds tracking for skiing and snowboarding

Watch users can now record runs, see vertical descent and other stats and contribute active calorie measurements directly to the Apple Watch Activity app.

Winter Olympics 2018: Skier Lindsey Vonn bids farewell to quadrennial event, promises to chase record of most World Cup wins
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Winter Olympics 2018: Skier Lindsey Vonn bids farewell to quadrennial event, promises to chase record of most World Cup wins

"It's been a great ride. I'll take a lot of great memories with me. When you're older you have a different appreciation for life and the experiences you've had," she said.

Winter Olympics 2018: Andre Myhrer wins surprise slalom gold as favourite Marcel Hirscher fails to finish
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Winter Olympics 2018: Andre Myhrer wins surprise slalom gold as favourite Marcel Hirscher fails to finish

Myhrer, at 35 years and 42 days, becomes the oldest Olympic slalom winner, breaking the record set by Austria's Mario Matt in 2014.

Winter Olympics 2018: USA's Mikaela Shiffrin has no qualms over decision to skip downhill event
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Winter Olympics 2018: USA's Mikaela Shiffrin has no qualms over decision to skip downhill event

Shiffrin has had a mixed time of it in South Korea, winning giant slalom gold but failing to defend her slalom title.

Winter Olympics 2018: Gay skier Gus Kenworthy's televised kiss with partner hailed as landmark moment
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Winter Olympics 2018: Gay skier Gus Kenworthy's televised kiss with partner hailed as landmark moment

Gay freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy said it was a moment that he "never dreamed" possible as a child after he was filmed kissing his partner on live television at the Olympics.

Winter Olympics 2018: Aksel Lund Svindal becomes oldest ever alpine skiing gold medallist after winning downhill title
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Winter Olympics 2018: Aksel Lund Svindal becomes oldest ever alpine skiing gold medallist after winning downhill title

Svindal, coming to the end of a stellar career, clocked 1min 40.25sec down the 3km-long Jeongseon course to hand Norway its first ever Olympic downhill gold.

Skier Aanchal Thakur's father narrates how he introduced PM Narendra Modi to paragliding
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Skier Aanchal Thakur's father narrates how he introduced PM Narendra Modi to paragliding

Bronze medal-winning skier Aanchal Thakur's father narrated how Prime Minister Narendra Modi learnt paragliding while on a political visit to Himachal Pradesh in the late 1990s.

Aanchal Thakur hopes her international skiing medal ends government apathy towards winter sports
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Aanchal Thakur hopes her international skiing medal ends government apathy towards winter sports

Aanchal Thakur has just one wish after becoming the first Indian to win an international medal in skiing – an end to the government's apathetic attitude towards winter sports.

Aanchal Thakur creates history by winning India's first medal in an international skiing competition
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Aanchal Thakur creates history by winning India's first medal in an international skiing competition

Aanchal Thakur created history on Tuesday by winning the bronze medal at the Alpine Ejder 3200 Cup in Turkey.

Watch: Chinese skiers cool off at world's largest indoor ski park
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Watch: Chinese skiers cool off at world's largest indoor ski park

At Dalian Wanda Group's new Ice and Snow Park, chilly winds blew snowflakes around skiers zipping down the manmade slopes of the world's largest indoor ski park, a potent symbol of China's ambitions to turn itself into a winter sports powerhouse ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

Avalanche in French Alps kills 3, leaves 3 others injured
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Avalanche in French Alps kills 3, leaves 3 others injured

A deadly avalanche hit a high school group skiing in the French Alps on Wednesday, killing two students and a Ukrainian skier and seriously injuring three others, officials said.

Schumacher sued over motorbike crash caused before coma in Spain
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Schumacher sued over motorbike crash caused before coma in Spain

Formula 1 racing driver Michael Schumacher is being sued for causing a traffic accident in Spain last November.

F1 great Schumacher shows 'moments of consciousness and awakening'
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F1 great Schumacher shows 'moments of consciousness and awakening'

Schumacher's condition stabilized after he was placed in the coma. In late January, doctors began the process of withdrawing sedatives to try to wake him up.

Investigator rules out criminal wrongdoing in Schumacher ski accident
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Investigator rules out criminal wrongdoing in Schumacher ski accident

The office of Albertville prosecutor Patrick Quincy said in a statement Monday that "no infraction by anyone has been turned up."