Fancy some fun in the sun? The time to hit the slopes is as spring takes the edge off winter's chill, says Matt Barr
Ivica Kostelic proved the master of Wengen yet again yesterday, winning a World Cup slalom to close the gap on overall leader Marcel Hirscher.
Polo, the ski-shop manager at Les Barmes de l'Ours, Val d'Isère's swankiest hotel, is the kind of fellow one finds only in winter-sports resorts and Bond movies: charming, cooler than cool, with an impressive air of worldliness for a man whose horizons are all jagged and snow capped.
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Croatia's Ivica Kostelic confirmed himself as a genuine all-rounder yesterday when he won his first World Cup Super-G race.
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Ivica Kostelic of Croatia extended his runaway start to 2011, winning a men's World Cup slalom yesterday for his fourth victory in 15 days.
Almost every country in Europe – even Croatia, Cyprus and Portugal – has at least one ski area. And as well as the "big four" Alpine nations, UK tour operators offer holidays at dozens of resorts in eastern Europe, the Pyrenees and Scandinavia.
Nicolas Vogondy of France won yesterday's fourth stage of the Criterium du Dauphine after breaking away in the last 2km of the final ascent.
He always had the talent, but failed to deliver. Now Bode Miller, the hard-partying downhill racer from the backwoods, is on top of the world
Former runner's single-minded determination earns Britain's first individual Winter Games gold medal for 30 years
Swiss produces run of his life to blow away more famous and fancied competitors
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The downhill skiers risking all in the quest for gold today are more than racers living on the edge – they are the ultimate Olympians
Lindsey Vonn's chances of claiming Olympic gold to complete her much-decorated CV have been put in doubt after the overwhelming favourite for the women's downhill, and the US team's stellar name, disclosed that she is carrying an injury.