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

Aanchal Thakur hopes her 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.

Jan 10, 2018, 16:42 PM IST
In Aanchal Thakur, India gets its first ever international skiing medalist

In Aanchal Thakur, India gets its first ever international skiing medalist

The 21-year-old from a small village in Manali won a bronze medal in the slalom category at the Alpine Ejder 3200 Cup in Turkey.

Jan 10, 2018, 13:56 PM IST
Aanchal Thakur wins first international medal in skiing for India; PM Narendra Modi congratulates

Aanchal Thakur wins first international medal in skiing for India; PM Narendra Modi congratulates

Aanchal Thakur clinched bronze in the coveted Alpine Ejder 3200 Cup organised by the Federation Internationale de Ski (FIS) skiing's international governing body at the Palandoken Ski Centre in Erzurum in Turkey.

Jan 10, 2018, 11:44 AM IST
Second death in Canada during skiing this year, 17-year-old German dies after crash

Second death in Canada during skiing this year, 17-year-old German dies after crash

A German teenager died in a Calgary hospital on Wednesday, one day after being seriously injured during a downhill training run in Lake Louise, Canada.

Dec 07, 2017, 10:04 AM IST
Jacqueline Fernandez floats, calls Sidharth Malhotra for help – Watch video

Jacqueline Fernandez floats, calls Sidharth Malhotra for help – Watch video

Jacqueline Fernandez took to Instagram to post a video which shows her floating in the waters of Miami.  

Jun 13, 2016, 10:56 AM IST
Formula One: Michael Schumacher`s manager avoids giving detailed updates

Formula One: Michael Schumacher`s manager avoids giving detailed updates

Kehm says every sentence is a catalyst for new inquiries.

Mar 12, 2016, 20:36 PM IST
News about Michael Schumacher "not good", says former Ferrari boss

News about Michael Schumacher "not good", says former Ferrari boss

Michael Schumacher's spokesperson has declined to respond to Montezemolo's comments.

Feb 04, 2016, 22:31 PM IST
France and Austria voted best ski destinations in Europe: survey

France and Austria voted best ski destinations in Europe: survey

The ranking is nearly evenly split between Austria and France, with Austria taking up half the list, and France four of the top 10 spots.

Nov 25, 2015, 16:04 PM IST

British boy killed in French Alps `was skiing with family`

A seven-year-old British boy who died when he fell off a cliff after straying off piste in the French Alps had been skiing with his family, and not on his own as previously thought.

Apr 13, 2015, 00:06 AM IST

Seven-year-old British boy killed in French Alps skiing accident

A seven-year-old British boy died when he fell from a cliff after straying off piste in the French Alps, emergency services said Saturday.

Apr 11, 2015, 22:31 PM IST

British boy, 7, killed in French Alps skiing accident

A seven-year-old British boy died when he skied over a cliff after straying off piste in the French Alps, emergency services said on Saturday.

Apr 11, 2015, 14:53 PM IST
Snow joke as daring Southampton hit the icy pistes

Snow joke as daring Southampton hit the icy pistes

Premier League clubs usually use fixture-free weeks as an opportunity to escape the English winter and visit warmer climes but Southampton have taken a novel approach by heading to the Swiss Alps.

Mar 06, 2015, 22:42 PM IST
Global recession melts Himachal's helicopter skiing business

Global recession melts Himachal's helicopter skiing business

The global financial meltdown and uncertainty has severely hit the heliskiing industry in this picturesque tourist resort in Himachal Pradesh, known for powder skiing. This winter, a majority of skiers from Europe and Russia cancelled their bookings.

Feb 25, 2015, 16:09 PM IST

Three Italians killed, two hurt in Swiss Alps avalanche: Police

Three Italians were killed and two were injured when they were hit by an avalanche while skiing in an area known as "Death Valley" in the Swiss Alps on Saturday, police said.

Feb 22, 2015, 06:28 AM IST
Beijing area has enough snow for Winter Games: China official

Beijing area has enough snow for Winter Games: China official

Snow levels in mountains near Beijing will be sufficient for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games if China`s capital wins the right to host the sporting event, an official of the country`s bid committee said on Friday.

Jan 16, 2015, 17:57 PM IST
Love skiing? Visit best destinations

Love skiing? Visit best destinations

If you are an adventure junkie and snow excites you, how about planning a trip to the world's best skiing destinations? Try gliding on snow at locations like Aspen, Colorado in the US to Fernie in Canada.

Jan 07, 2015, 18:04 PM IST

Avalanche in Italian Alps kills 1 skier, injures another

Rescuers say an avalanche in the Italian Alps set off a chain of smaller avalanches that have killed one skier and injured another.

Jan 07, 2015, 04:41 AM IST

Two young American ski racers die in Austrian avalanche: USSA

Two young ski racers training with the US development-level ski team were killed in an avalanche in the Austrian Alps on Monday, the US Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) said on its website. 

Jan 06, 2015, 04:33 AM IST
Mark Wahlberg's wife rejected skiing vacation plans

Mark Wahlberg's wife rejected skiing vacation plans

Mark Wahlberg had to ditch his plans to hit the ski slopes this festive season after his wife demanded they jet off to the Caribbean to get away from the winter weather.

Dec 27, 2014, 09:49 AM IST
Lindsey Vonn back in action on her favourite stage

Lindsey Vonn back in action on her favourite stage

It has been a year since Lindsey Vonn last skied a World Cup race, but there is light at the end of the tunnel for the American, who is set to make her return from a lengthy injury absence at her favourite resort this weekend.

Dec 05, 2014, 19:01 PM IST