Sporting Digest: Skiing

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WORLD CUP MEN'S DOWNHILL (Wengen, Swit): Leading practice times: 1 M Wasmeier (Ger) 2min 31.37sec; 2 K Ghedina (It) 2:31.47; 3 P Runggaldier (It) 2:31.92; 15 M Bell (GB) 2:33.27.

GREAT BRITAIN TEAM (for Winter Olympics, Lillehammer, Norway, 12-27 February): Alpine (Men): M Bell (Mortlake; downhill), G Bell (Henley-on-Thames; downhill, super-G), B Gaylord (Flagstaff, Arizona; slalom, giant slalom, combined), S Pession (Brighton; giant slalom, super-G, combined). (Women): E Carrick-Anderson (Dunblane; slalom, giant slalom, combined), C de Pourtales (London; slalom, giant slalom, combined). Freestyle (Men): R Cobbing (Lightwater; aerials), H Hutchison (Dollar, Fife; moguls). (Women): J Curry (Dunsfold, Surrey; aerials, moguls). Biathlon (Men): M Dixon (Aviemore), I Wood (Ambleside), K Rudd (York), M Gee (Southend). Cross-country (Men): D Belam (London).