Skiing

Thai officials deny involvement in alleged Vanessa Mae race rigging

By Gary Anderson

The National Olympic Committee of Thailand has denied any involvement in alleged race fixing surrounding skier Vanessa Mae ©Getty Images The National Olympic Committee of Thailand (NOCT) has denied it was involved in any wrongdoing after allegations emerged last week that races involving Alpine skier Vanessa Mae were fixed so that the music star could qualify for Sochi 2014. 

Olympic champion snowboarder Rebagliati builds marijuana business

By Emily Goddard

Ross Rebagliati is building a marijuana business in the "dot-bong" boom ©Bongarts/Getty ImagesCanadian Olympic champion snowboarder Ross Rebagliati is building a firm to brand and licence the substance that briefly saw him lose his Nagano 1998 gold medal - marijuana.

British Ski and Snowboard committee chair dismissed after “insulting” BOA official

By Emily Goddard

British Ski and Snowboard has dismissed Malcolm Erskine after he made “insulting” remarks about a senior BOA official ©BSSMalcolm Erskine has been dismissed from his position as chairman of the British Ski and Snowboard (BSS) Alpine, Speed and Telemark Discipline Committee after he made "insulting" comments in an email to a senior British Olympic Association (BOA) official.

Host cities announced for skiing World Championships in 2018 and 2019

By Paul Osborne

The FIS has announced the hosts of a number of its World Championships for 2018 and 2019 ©Getty ImagesThe International Skiing Federation (FIS) has today announced the hosts for several of its key World Championship events in 2018 and 2019.

British National Alpine Ski Championships heading to new resort for first time in 10 years

By Zjan Shirinian

After 10 years in Méribel, the British National Alpine Ski Championships will be held in Tignes next year ©AFP/Getty Images The British National Alpine Ski Championships will be held away from the French resort of Méribel in 2015 for the first time in 10 years.

German Ski Association extends media partnership with Infront until 2020-2021 season

By Emily Goddard

The German Ski Association has extended its partnership with Infront Sports and Media for FIS World Cup events in the country ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe German Ski Association (DSV) has extended its partnership with Infront Sports and Media to give the firm international media rights to all International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup events taking place in the country until the 2020-2021 season.

English Alpine Championships to return to Bormio in 2015

By Zjan Shirinian

The slopes of Bormio will once again be the stage for the English Alpine Championships in 2015 ©Bongarts/Getty ImagesApril 29 - Next year's English Alpine Championships will be held on the slopes of Bormio in Italy for the ninth year in a row.

Exclusive: FIS defend slopestyle after claims should be dropped from Olympics because of injury rate

By Nick Butler

The FIS were responding to calls to drop slopestyle from the Olympic programme following the high number of injuries sustained during Sochi 2014 ©Getty ImagesApril 14 - International Ski Federation (FIS) officials have hit back at claims slopestyle should be dropped from the Olympic programme following the high rate of injuries at Sochi 2014.

Britain's most successful skier claims another title in last competition before retirement

By Nick Butler

Chemmy Alcott crowning her career in perfect style by winning the Super G at the British National Championships ©BSSMarch 30 - Chemmy Alcott began the final competition of her career in perfect style when she won a seventh Super G title at the British National Alpine Ski Championships in Méribel.
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