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Racers must deal with own risk management: official

The hosting of Kitzbuehel's famed, white-knuckled downhill on Saturday will be particularly poignant after two deaths this season, but a top official stressed that the high-octane sport will never be without danger and racers must handle their own risk management.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/19 22:13:39

Three winter sports enthusiasts die on Swiss mountains

Three winter sports enthusiasts fell to their deaths in the Alps over the weekend, Swiss media reported Monday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/1/16 8:01:51

Canada introduces Olympic hockey roster

Forwards Chris Kelly and Derek Roy lead an experienced group of mainly former NHL players as Canada will seek its third straight gold medal at next month's 2018 Winter Olympic Games.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/12 23:43:39

Air on ice

Austria's Vincent Kriechmayr competes in the downhill race of the men's Alpine Combined at the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup in Wengen, Switzerland on Friday. The super-G specialist clocked 1 minute 43.66 seconds down the Lauberhorn course, topping the downhill section of the men's World Cup.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/12 23:38:39

Milestone win

Austria's Marcel Hirscher speeds down the course during the second run of the men's World Cup slalom, in Zagreb, Croatia, on Thursday. Marcel won for his 50th career victory. The six-time overall champion became only the fourth male skier to reach that mark, joining Alberto Tomba, Hermann Maier and Ingemar Stenmark.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/5 21:38:40

Shanghai, Heilongjiang top group standings in China's curling tournament

Shanghai Xuhui's team and Heilongjiang's first team played well during the first half of China's 2017 National Curling Tournament, and topped the standings of each group with 3-0 win-loss record and 3-1 win-loss record respectively .
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/12/27 7:06:02

SK opens high-speed line to Winter Games venues

Emblazoned with a tiger and a bear - the mascots of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games and Paralympic Games - a blue and white high-speed train rolled out of Seoul station Friday as a new line to the venues opened to the public.
Soure:AFP: 2017/12/22 22:33:40

China vows to hold low-cost games with only one new venue to be built

Beijing on Friday unveiled its emblem for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, as it aims to boost the popularity of winter sports in the country.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/12/15 22:43:39

Skiing brings winter sporting fun to vast desert in Inner Mongolia

Skiing on a snowy slope and looking far away at the vast desert, Li Dongwei yelled excitedly: "It made my day!"
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/12/12 10:58:29

Slipping and sliding

Austria's Ramona Siebenhofer competes in the slalom race of the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup Ladies' Alpine combined on Friday in St. Moritz, Switzerland. The tricky conditions forced organizers to switch schedules, with the slalom won by American Mikaela Shiffrin.
Soure:AFP: 2017/12/8 22:58:39

Althaus victor again

Germany's Katharina Althaus clinched a second win in two days with a wide World Cup victory at Lillehammer on Sunday which also lifted her top of the season's standings.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/12/3 22:43:40

McMorris and Gasser claim titles at Snowboard Big Air World Cup in Beijing

Pre-competition favorites Mark McMorris of Canada and Austria's Anna Gasser both lived up to the expectations as they took the men's and women's titles respectively at the Beijing leg of FIS Snowboard Big Air World Cup on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/11/26 0:45:05

Beijing showcases Winter Olympic plans

The 2022 Winter Olympic Games venues will be completed by the end of 2019 and all the facilities are under full construction, capital city officials announced at the ongoing 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, media reported on Friday.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/10/21 2:46:49

Chinese pair win gold at Finlandia Trophy International Figure Skating

Chinese Peng Cheng and Jin Yang took the gold of the pairs at Finlandia Trophy International Figure Skating Competition in Espoo, Finland on Saturday with a total score of 198.03 points.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/10/8 6:37:04

China's winter sports industry ushers in golden age

Chongli's Genting ski resort was met with a problem this season -- too many parents trying to enter their children into its ski training camp.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/5/6 10:56:02

Chinese, Finnish presidents meet winter sports athletes

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinisto met skaters' representatives from the two countries here Wednesday evening, with both sides pledging to enhance cooperation in winter sports.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/4/6 7:30:17

Russian men won't medal at 2018 Games: Plushenko

Figure skating icon Yevgeny Plushenko has said Russian male skaters have no chance of stepping onto the podium at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Games.
Soure:AFP: 2017/4/1 0:58:39

China wins pairs title at World Figure Skating Championships

The Chinese duo of Sui Wenjing and Han Cong took gold in the the pairs competitions on Thursday at the World Figure Skating Championships 2017 in Helsinki, Finland, with total score of 232.06 points.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/3/31 9:17:43