Home team admit they have a mighty tall order containing an opponent without weaknesses
Skiers can now have information on maps, avalanche conditions, or even the time they spend in the air in a jump, on their phones...
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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.
Nine climbers - including three Britons - have been killed after an avalanche hit the Mont Blanc range in the French Alps
Ben Ainslie, just as part of lining himself up for a fifth Olympic medal and a fourth consecutive gold, is in unstoppable form at the world championship regatta being staged for the Finn singlehanders in Falmouth.
"Work is more fun than fun," Noel Coward once declared. As far as we know, though, Noel never had to drudge from nine to five in an office processing the timesheets of care-workers. That happens to be the fate of Marie, the twentysomething harried and likeable central character in Mongrel Island, Ed Harris's accomplished, if slightly trying play.
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The Cowles case
Ten years on from his father Robert's death, Simon Usborne reflects on what their brief time together taught him – and why his quest for adventure is as strong as his father's
A little bit country, a little bit rock'n'roll, a hint of Dolly Parton and an avalanche of Carlene Carter.
Visitors who ignore avalanche warnings risk rescuers' lives, says expert
I picked the first snowdrops from our garden on Boxing Day, which, though cold, was not snowy. I was so buoyed up by the flowers sitting on the kitchen table, with ivy leaves and catkins, I set out on a mammoth walk, which kept me outside from nine until four, when the light was just beginning to drift out of our valley. There was a vague thought in the back of my mind that I might find more snowdrops in the woods around us. There weren't any then, but it didn't matter. They've caught up now.
Italy expected to rush through legislation after deadly weekend on slopes