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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

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

Shiva Keshavan: Lack of funds forces five-time Winter Olympian to pull out of World Championships

The luger won a silver medal at the Asian Championships last year. He also has two gold medals in the Asia Cup and was the first Indian to qualify for the Winter Olympics.

Jan 21, 2016, 22:20 PM IST

Winter Olympian Shiva Keshavan on brink of quitting due to lack of funds: Reports

Regarded as one of the pioneers of winter sports in India, Shiva Keshavan is on the brink of quitting luge. The five-time Olympian, who has put the country in the Winter Games map, said that the Sports Ministry has ignored his financial plight, according to a report.

Jun 25, 2015, 13:16 PM IST

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

Women to join the men in ''four-man'' bobsleigh

The four-man bobsleigh may have to be renamed after the sport`s governing body announced a ground-breaking move on Thursday to allow women alongside the men in mixed gender teams when the season starts.

Sep 26, 2014, 11:22 AM IST

Nadeem first soldier from J&K to qualify for Winter Olympics

Havildar Nadeem Iqbal has become the first soldier from Jammu and Kashmir to qualify for 15-Km Nordic Free Style skiing event at the Winter Olympics in the Russian city of Sochi.

Feb 13, 2014, 20:34 PM IST

`Auli has potential to become world winter sports destination`

Uttarakhand governor Margaret Alva on Sunday said skiing slopes at Auli in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand has all the potential to become the most favoured winter sports destination in the world.

Jan 09, 2011, 22:08 PM IST

`Auli has potential to become world winter sports destination`

Uttarakhand governor Margaret Alva on Sunday said skiing slopes at Auli in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand has all the potential to become the most favoured winter sports destination in the world.

Jan 09, 2011, 22:08 PM IST