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Tom Cruise enjoys paragliding in the French Alps

It seems the Hollywood superstar has been honing his adventure acumen in the wake of shooting for his forthcoming action film, "Top Gun: Maverick"

Aug 29, 2019, 15:30 PM IST

Snowboarder dies in avalanche in France, 2 others missing

Authorities say a Dutch snowboarder has been killed by an avalanche in the French Alps, with two other skiers still missing.

Mar 08, 2017, 14:57 PM IST

Four dead in massive French Alps avalanche

A father, his two teenage sons and their guide died in the French Alps on Monday after being engulfed by an avalanche at Tignes ski resort, rescue workers said.

Feb 13, 2017, 23:05 PM IST

ISS astronaut Thomas Pesquet is missing the outdoors and skiing! - His pics say it all

Pesquet's most recent posts speak of how he's missing the outdoors, the activities, most particularly, skiing.

Jan 29, 2017, 23:25 PM IST

F1 legend Michael Schumacher loses two more sponsors: Report

Schumacher suffered from head injuries while skiing during a French Alps vacation in 2013.

Jan 16, 2017, 00:14 AM IST

Museum to display Michael Schumacher memorabilia

The Motorworld centre is expected to open at the end of 2017.

Oct 07, 2016, 20:30 PM IST

50 people stuck in cable cars suspended over French Alps

Around 50 people were stuck in cable cars high above the glaciers of Mont Blanc in the French Alps late today after a helicopter rescue operation was suspended as night fell, officials said.

Sep 09, 2016, 03:14 AM IST

F1 legend Michael Schumacher reacting to treatment, says ex-Ferrari boss

Schumacher, who holds the record of seven Formula One titles and 91 race wins between 1991 and 2006,suffered from head injuries while skiing during a French Alps vacation in 2013.

Aug 17, 2016, 03:50 AM IST

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

Five Czech skiers killed in Austrian alps avalanche

Five skiers from the Czech Republic were killed on Saturday in an avalanche in the Austrian alps that also engulfed 12 other people, police said.

Feb 06, 2016, 23:16 PM IST

Sixth soldier dies after avalanche in French Alps

A Hungarian belonging to the French Foreign Legion became the sixth soldier to die following an avalanche in the Alps last week, the Army said in a statement.

Jan 26, 2016, 01:24 AM IST

At least 2 killed, 3 severely injured in French Alps avalanche: Media

At least two people were killed and three others severely injured on Wednesday when an avalanche engulfed skiers in the French Alps, including of a group of school children from Lyon and their teacher.

Jan 14, 2016, 03:20 AM IST

Six facts you ought to know about Michael Schumacher's condition!

On 9 September 2014, Schumacher was brought back to his home for further rehabilitation.

Dec 24, 2015, 18:40 PM IST

There is always hope for Michael Schumacher's recovery, says friend Ross Brawn

One of the closest friends of Michael Schumacher has said that there is always hope for a recovery of the Formula One legend.

Oct 22, 2015, 23:16 PM IST

Seven dead in French Alps avalanche: Official

Seven people were killed Tuesday when an avalanche swept them away in the French Alps, a local official told AFP, the deadliest snowslide to hit the popular mountain range this year.

Sep 15, 2015, 19:05 PM IST

Five dead, two missing in French Alps avalanche: Official

Five people died and two others were missing Tuesday after an avalanche in the French Alps, a local official told AFP.

Sep 15, 2015, 17:39 PM IST

Tears in Barcelona at funeral for Germanwings crash victim

Three months after the Germanwings jet crashed in the French Alps, hundreds of tearful mourners packed a funeral home today to say goodbye to Robert Oliver Calvo, who was on his last weekly business trip abroad before a change at work that would have kept him home more.

Jun 20, 2015, 20:05 PM IST

Spanish Germanwings bodies repatriated

The bodies of 32 Spanish victims of the Germanwings flight that crashed into the French Alps in March were flown back to Spain on Monday aboard a specially fitted plane.

Jun 15, 2015, 21:25 PM IST

Spanish Germanwings bodies repatriated

The bodies of 32 Spanish victims of the Germanwings flight that crashed into the French Alps in March were flown back to Spain on Monday aboard a specially fitted plane.

Jun 15, 2015, 21:25 PM IST

French investigators expand Germanwings probe: Victims' group

Three investigative judges are taking over a probe into the Germanwings crash in the French Alps to determine if anyone can be held liable for the tragedy, a disaster support group said today.

Jun 12, 2015, 00:15 AM IST