Scotland's David Murdoch has been selected to skip the Great Britain rink at the Winter Olympics in Sochi next February.
Victim has undergone surgery and is expected to recover following terrifying attack by the mountain lion
The late actor's father claims he wasn't invited to the service on Tuesday
At 5ft 3in, she too frail to be a speed skater. Yet she’s the one to beat in World Championships – and she likes it that way
Each week, we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific holiday. Today: a 10-day active family adventure in Canada. Prices for a family of two adults and two children travelling together. Each package includes accommodation, flights from the UK departing on Saturday 21 July and car hire.
With the eurozone crisis showing no signs of waning, people around the globe are looking to less traditional models, a new poll shows
What better way to escape the blues of a British winter than by jetting off again to blue skies, sunshine and BC powder? And with 200 runs offering waist-deep epic snow in Canada’s Winter Olympics host resort, the slopes of Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia are the perfect place to blow off that seasonally affected steam.
A B&B with a difference: White Tail is a spacious prospector tent on a rural farm in the Kootenays. Sleeping just two guests, it offers all manner of creature comforts – Siberian goose-down pillows and duvet, plaid flannel bedding, a wood-burning stove... and Wi-Fi. There's a separate bathhouse and hearty breakfasts are served in the farmhouse. A nearby swimming hole beckons on hot summer days.
Shale gas is energy's "game-changer".
At nearly one million square kilometers of pristine wilderness and with a burgeoning population of grizzly bears and cougars, the forests and mountains of British Columbia are not a good place to get lost.
Welcome to the new snow sports season with our inside track to Winter 2010/11. Your guide is the IoS resident expert Patrick Thorne – aka 'The Snow Hunter'. A skiing enthusiast for the past 30 years, Patrick has been reporting on winter sports for more than a quarter of a century.
Predicting the weather in Vancouver can be a meteorologist's nightmare. The variations between the coast and the mountainous terrains, the influence of sea breezes, and the "Pineapple Express" (a phenomenon that brings warm rain in the winter and which produced the distinct lack of snow during this year's Winter Olympics) all add to the challenge.
The second-largest country in the world is set to celebrate its birthday. Ben Ross adds it all up
Gravitational force overpowered out-of-control Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili and left him unable to avoid the crash that claimed his life hours before the opening ceremony at the Vancouver Olympics, the International Luge Federation concluded in a report Monday.