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Charlotte Bankes leads medal hopes of GB Winter Olympics snowsport squad
Reigning snowboard cross world champion is tipped for success in Beijing along with freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy and many other Britons

Sean Ingle

21, Jan, 2022 @1:23 PM

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Benjamin Alexander: the former DJ remixing the spirit of Cool Runnings
The spirit of Cool Runnings is set to be rekindled next month when Benjamin Alexander, a 38-year-old from Northampton, will become the first athlete to represent Jamaica in an alpine skiing event at the Winter Olympics

Paul MacInnes

14, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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France poised to lift blanket ban on UK travellers ‘by end of the week’
Skiing holidays could soon be given the green light, following the ease of travel restrictions in the ‘next few days’

Jon Henley and Nazia Parveen

12, Jan, 2022 @3:51 PM

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Mikaela Shiffrin catches Vlhova for record 47th World Cup slalom win
US skier Mikaela Shiffrin became the most successful alpine World Cup slalom racer of all time with a record 47th career win in the discipline on Tuesday

Guardian sport and agencies

11, Jan, 2022 @9:12 PM

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Mikaela Shiffrin returns to World Cup after recovering from bout with Covid
Mikaela Shiffrin is set to return to the women’s World Cup at a slalom on Tuesday, eight days after a positive Covid-19 test

Agencies

03, Jan, 2022 @7:25 PM

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World Cup leader Mikaela Shiffrin is latest top skier to test positive for Covid
Two-time Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin is the latest elite skier to test positive for Covid-19 with the Beijing Games less than six weeks away

Agencies

27, Dec, 2021 @4:53 PM

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Sweden’s Sara Hector pips Mikaela Shiffrin for first win in seven years
Swedish skier Sara Hector held on to her first-run lead and beat Mikaela Shiffrin on Wednesday in a women’s World Cup giant slalom at Courchevel

Agencies

22, Dec, 2021 @1:57 PM

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World Cup downhill surprise as Bryce Bennett ends five-year US drought
Bryce Bennett added to a long list of American success in Val Gardena by winning the first classic downhill of the World Cup season on Saturday

Guardian sport and agencies

18, Dec, 2021 @1:28 PM

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Mikaela Shiffrin earns first World Cup speed podium in 23 months at St Moritz
Mikaela Shiffrin earned her first World Cup podium in a speed race in nearly two years on Saturday, finishing third in a super-G in St Moritz

Guardian sport and agencies

11, Dec, 2021 @12:14 PM

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The 20 best gadgets of 2021
From smartphones to folding skis, the year’s top gizmos selected by tech experts from the Guardian, iNews, TechRadar and Wired

Samuel Gibbs, Rhiannon Williams, Cat Ellis, Jeremy White

28, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Mikaela Shiffrin edged by rival Petra Vlhova in first slalom of Olympic season
Slovakian star Petra Vlhova edged Mikaela Shiffrin to victory in the first women’s World Cup slalom of the season on Saturday in Levi, Finland

Guardian sport and agencies

20, Nov, 2021 @1:51 PM

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Mounting concern over environmental cost of fake snow for Olympics
Beijing Games will require almost 49 million gallons of water to create conditions for Alpine events

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

06, Nov, 2021 @4:15 PM

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