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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.
Lindsey Vonn clinched her third discipline title in three days with a super-G victory in Tarvisio, Italy, yesterday to wrap up a good weekend for the American.
Lindsey Vonn won the super-combined World Cup title when she finished second in the season's final race in the discipline in Tarvisio, Italy, yesterday.
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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.
Ivica Kostelic of Croatia completed his excellent week by winning the latest slalom round in the World Cup in Adelboden in Switzerland to move to the top of the overall standings.
Austria's Michael Walchhofer added another victory to his farewell season yesterday, becoming the first skier to win the gruelling World Cup downhill on the Stelvio course three times.
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.
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American conquers tough course in style as she begins quest for four Olympic titles
Swiss produces run of his life to blow away more famous and fancied competitors
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