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Russian sport lovers ride dog sleds through Siberian snow

Several dozen Siberian sports fans gathered on Saturday (February 18) in a snow-covered field outside the city of Irkutsk to take part in a dog sled race.

Several dozen Siberian sports fans gathered on Saturday (February 18) in a snow-covered field outside the city of Irkutsk to take part in a dog sled race.

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Russia strike relay gold at biathlon world championships

Anton Shipulin produced a powerful display on the skis to hold off Martin Fourcade and hand Russia gold in the men’s 4×7.

Anton Shipulin produced a powerful display on the skis to hold off Martin Fourcade and hand Russia gold in the men’s 4×7.

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Shiffrin wins third straight slalom world title

American Mikaela Shiffrin cemented her status as the slalom queen after winning the world title in the discipline for a third consecutive time.

American Mikaela Shiffrin cemented her status as the slalom queen after winning the world title in the discipline for a third consecutive time.

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Hirscher seals giant slalom world title, as low-flying plane slices camera cable

Austria’s Marcel Hirscher won giant slalom gold at the Alpine skiing world championships on Friday after a delay caused by a Swiss air force plane slicing through an overhead television camera…

Austria’s Marcel Hirscher won giant slalom gold at the Alpine skiing world championships on Friday after a delay caused by a Swiss air force plane slicing through an overhead television camera…

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American sharp-shooter Bailey wins surprise biathlon gold

Lowell Bailey produced shock and awe at the World Championships in Austria by storming to victory in the men’s 20km biathlon.

Lowell Bailey produced shock and awe at the World Championships in Austria by storming to victory in the men’s 20km biathlon.

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Kraft works wonders at South Korea's inaugural ski jump event

South Korea’s signalled its more than ready to host next year’s Winter Olympics by staging the latest round of the World Cup ski jumping.

South Korea’s signalled its more than ready to host next year’s Winter Olympics by staging the latest round of the World Cup ski jumping.

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Alpine skiing: Ganong ends US's World Cup win drought

American Travis Ganong stormed to his second career World Cup victory, just over two years after his first, when he won a downhill race at the German resort of Garmisch…

American Travis Ganong stormed to his second career World Cup victory, just over two years after his first, when he won a downhill race at the German resort of Garmisch…

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Belarus Ice Swimming

A winter swimming championship was held in Minsk, the capital of Belarus. The competition attracted participants from across Europe.

A winter swimming championship was held in Minsk, the capital of Belarus. The competition attracted participants from across Europe.

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Gut continues super-G dominance in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

The impressive Lara Gut won the Super-G at the German resort of Garmisch-Partenkirchen on Sunday to extend her unbeaten run in the discipline since start of the…

The impressive Lara Gut won the Super-G at the German resort of Garmisch-Partenkirchen on Sunday to extend her unbeaten run in the discipline since start of the…

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Germany flies high at World Cup team event

Germany’s Markus Eisenbichler, Stephan Leyhe, Andreas Wellinger and Richard Freitag joined forces in fine fashion to win a world cup ski jumping team competition in Zakopane…

Germany’s Markus Eisenbichler, Stephan Leyhe, Andreas Wellinger and Richard Freitag joined forces in fine fashion to win a world cup ski jumping team competition in Zakopane…

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Speed queen Vonn triumphs in second race back from lengthy injury layoff

Former Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn stormed to victory in a women’s World Cup downhill at the German resort of Garmisch Partenkirchen in only her second race since returning from an 11-month injury…

Former Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn stormed to victory in a women’s World Cup downhill at the German resort of Garmisch Partenkirchen in only her second race since returning from an 11-month injury…

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Stoch carries winning form to Wisla

Double Olympic champion Kamil Stoch continued his fine form of late by winning a world cup ski jumping event on home snow in Wisla, Poland.

Double Olympic champion Kamil Stoch continued his fine form of late by winning a world cup ski jumping event on home snow in Wisla, Poland.

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Lindsey Vonn returns to skiing in Austria

American alpine skier Lindsey Vonn is back on the World Cup circuit this week in Austria just nine weeks after surgery.

American alpine skier Lindsey Vonn is back on the World Cup circuit this week in Austria just nine weeks after surgery.

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Mikaela Shiffrin is back to winning ways

Hello and welcome to Gravity, a weekly show that brings you up to date with the world of winter sports.

Hello and welcome to Gravity, a weekly show that brings you up to date with the world of winter sports.

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Stoch claims prestigious Four Hills title with Bischofshofen victory

Poland’s Kamil Stoch won the final round of the prestigious Four Hills ski jumping tournament at the Austrian resort of Bischofshofen on Friday and with the victory he took the overall…

Poland’s Kamil Stoch won the final round of the prestigious Four Hills ski jumping tournament at the Austrian resort of Bischofshofen on Friday and with the victory he took the overall…

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Moelgg ends eight-year victory drought

Manfred Moelgg was all smiles on Thursday as the Italian ended an eight year wait for another win on the Alpine skiing world cup circuit.

Manfred Moelgg was all smiles on Thursday as the Italian ended an eight year wait for another win on the Alpine skiing world cup circuit.

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Ski Jumping: Tande scores double whammy in Innsbruck

Norwegian ski jumper Daniel Andre Tande won a shortened third stop of the prestigious Four Hills Tournament on Wednesday in Innsbruck for his second straight…

Norwegian ski jumper Daniel Andre Tande won a shortened third stop of the prestigious Four Hills Tournament on Wednesday in Innsbruck for his second straight…

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Kristoffersen wins second straight Madonna di Campiglio slalom

Madonna di Campiglio has turned out to be happy hunting ground for Norway’s Henrik Kristoffersen, who on Thursday won a world cup slalom race at the Italian resort for the second year…

Madonna di Campiglio has turned out to be happy hunting ground for Norway’s Henrik Kristoffersen, who on Thursday won a world cup slalom race at the Italian resort for the second year…