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Short Sport, February 3, 2013

The Japanese Olympic Committee says it will investigate the alleged abuse of elite female judo competitors by former national coach Ryuji Sonoda, and broaden the investigation to other sports. 

Sunday, 3 February, 2013, 4:00am

Short Sport, January 21, 2013

Jia Zongyang of China won his second men's aerials title in two days and teammate Yu Yang took the women's competition at a World Cup freestyle meet in Lake Placid. 

21 Jan 2013 - 3:54am

Nature of the piste: Alf Alderson's first resorts

With more than 1,000 to choose from, which ski resort best suits your needs? Alf Alderson gives his pick of winning winter wonderlands.

17 Dec 2012 - 6:41pm

When skiing is believing

As I scrabble out of a tiny six-seater helicopter and onto the summit of 1,100-metre Mount Kerahnjukur on Iceland's Troll Peninsula, I wonder just who's having more fun here - the skiers or the pilot.

20 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Thrills and spills, but mostly chills

Holidays don't have to mean rest and relaxation on the beach. Many people prefer an action-packed winter holiday. To these hardy souls, the call of the ice and snow cannot be ignored. They'll take snowshoes over flip-flops any day. And while schussing on a pair of alpine skis is one way to have an exhilarating winter holiday, there are plenty of others.

18 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Who needs snow to hit the slopes? Not Hongkongers

Hongkongers planning a trip to the snow can now get their moves honed before they hit the slopes.

While the idea of skiing in a city which regularly tops 25 degrees Celsius in mid-autumn might seem hard to fathom, with the help of some smart machines and some imagination, winter sport has arrived in the concrete jungle.

9 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Descent Exposure

If you're heading to St Moritz this winter, Chanel's blue skis (HK$30,100) will help you make a stylish descent no matter what your level of expertise. A blend of fibreglass, carbon fibre, titanal and wood makes for sharp manoeuvres, maximum flexibility and ease.

8 Oct 2010 - 12:00am