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2 Jul 2017

Extra funding given to British Olympic hopes

Extra funding given to British Olympic hopes

Winter snowsports athletes heading to next year’s Winter Olympic and Paralympics have received a huge boost with extra funding from UK Sport. Alpine skier Dave Ryding, who last year finished second at…

4 Oct 2013

Ski for free with Sir Steve Redgrave

Ski for free with Sir Steve Redgrave

A host of Sochi-themed events take place this weekend at Milton Keynes and Reading, with free lessons on offer from Sir Steve Redgrave, Graham Bell and Chemmy Alcott. Five-times Olympian and BASI qualified…

12 Jun 2013

Chemmy Alcott to train with Norway

Chemmy Alcott to train with Norway

Britain’s top alpine skier Chemmy Alcott is to train with the Norwegian ski team in the run-up to the Winter Olympics in Sochi next February. Miss Alcott, 30, has trained with the Canadian team for the…

8 Feb 2013

New sponsor for British ski team

New sponsor for British ski team

The British Alpine Ski team has a new title sponsor, specialist property advisor Delancey. The sponsorship comes at a critical time for the team’s preparation for next year’s Winter Olympics in Sochi.…

7 Jul 2011

South Korea wins 2018 Olympics

South Korea wins 2018 Olympics

PyeongChang in South Korea has been chosen to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, beating Alpine bidders Munich and Annecy. The news was announced in Durban, South Africa, at the 123rd IOC Session. And the…

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