The three members of the British al-Hilli family were shot dead while sat in their car parked in a remote Alpine beauty spot on 5 September
Magnificent mountain biking above Cortina d'Ampezzo
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The two were exploring a dangerous mountain trail
Sprinter-turned-bobsleigh brakeman Craig Pickering declared himself happy with his 19th place in his inaugural world championships.
Say your young daughter is struggling to take her cycling to the next level, sobbing when you suggest removing the stabilisers from her bike. What do you do? Given that nothing is too good for your little girl, you call in Sir Bradley Wiggins to give her lessons.
Last season saw the fourth successive decline in the numbers of Brits heading to the ski slopes. Overall, numbers are down by more than a quarter since the economic crash, according to annual surveys by the UK's biggest operator Crystal and the non-profit Ski Club of Great Britain.
Niseko has a mountain aesthetic all of its own, says Leslie Woit
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Three British climbers among those mourned after last week's disaster in the French Alps
The mountaineering world has led tributes to one of the UK's most respected climbers after he was killed alongside two other Britons in a devastating avalanche.
When the world champion Mark Cavendish delivered a knockout bunch sprint to claim his 10th Giro d'Italia stage of his career and 33rd Grand Tour win yesterday it was very much business as usual – however, the Manxman then created a far greater surprise by announcing he would not be making a widely expected exit.
Coach hits kerb and collides head on with tunnel wall as it returns from school ski trip
The hotel on the other side of Lake Geneva cashed in on the delicious shamelessness of it. They hired out binoculars so that tourists could gawp pruriently at the Villa Diodati and its scandalous summer menage of the Shelleys; the "mad, bad, and dangerous to know" Byron, and Claire Clairmont, Mary Shelley's half-sister, who had slept with both poets and was carrying Byron's baby.
Davos is the highest city in Europe, St Moritz is all about high style – but both have epic skiing, says Leslie Woit