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The British musician will compete for Thailand after a last-ditch attempt to make qualifying standards this weekend
The number of Brits planning to go to Sochi in Russia for the Winter Olympics in three weeks' time will be minimal. Apart from the usual Russian visa requirements, flights are limited, a special "spectator pass" is required in a bid to combat security threats and prices for accommodation and the top events are very expensive.
Anna Lawlor reports on how resorts are reaching out to a booming market
The man who skis all day
Cortese was understood to be at loggerheads with club owner Katharina Liebherr over the demands of running the club that have significantly increased since their Premier League return
Cycling in France, skiing in Mammoth, and rafting in Peru
Channel promises 'the most complete digital coverage of a Winter Olympic Games to date'
The German Chancellor has reportedly had to cancel meetings for the next three weeks
A camera that Michael Schumacher was wearing on his helmet when he was seriously injured in a skiing accident has been handed to French authorities in the hope it will throw some light on what happened.
It was a snowy start to the New Year in Europe, especially in many French and Italian resorts where more than 20cm has fallen and more is on the way. Fresh powder skiing is also on offer in North America.
Fellow former F1 driver Philippe Streiff told reporters outside Grenoble Hospital that Schumacher's 'life is not in danger anymore', but his agent has dismissed the claim as 'pure speculation'
Angry fans accused the F1 Champion of being "arrogant" and "insensitive"
As the retirement age advances, workers are more likely to switch profession
Earlier Sabine Kehm told reporters the former racing driver fell because of 'extreme bad luck', not speed
Sabine Kehm told reporters this morning the former racing driver had remained ‘stable’ overnight with no changes to his condition