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Short Sport, February 3, 2013

Coline Mattel

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

Champagny-en-Vanoise, La Plagne, France. Photo: Christian Tatin

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

Flights of fancy

Scream here and no one will hear you. That's the point. The thrusting peaks of the Monashees Mountains, in British Columbia's Canadian Rockies, are miles from anywhere.

7 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

All about cable cars

Paper 1a

Read the passage and answer the questions which follow. The more difficult ones are marked with an *.

12 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Go on, be daring

With just a couple of weeks left of the holidays, why not try something different. You'll then also have something new to share with your friends when you get back to school.

If you have never tried grass skiing, snowboarding or hang gliding, now is your chance.

11 Aug 2007 - 12:00am