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From TheJournal.ie Body of missing Olympic medallist found in Spain Blanca Fernández Ochoa

Body of missing Olympic medallist found in Spain

Blanca Fernández Ochoa was last seen on 24 August.

From TheJournal.ie Two people dead and 22 injured following major fire at French ski resort Courchevel

Two people dead and 22 injured following major fire at French ski resort

The cause of the fire at the ski resort of Courchevel was not immediately known.

From TheJournal.ie Six people die in Swiss Alps after being forced to spend night outdoors Pigne D'Arolla

Six people die in Swiss Alps after being forced to spend night outdoors

Five others remain in critical condition after ending up stranded in the Pigne d’Arolla area of the Swiss Alps.

From TheJournal.ie 13-year-old boy dies after falling from cliff in French Alps Avoriaz

13-year-old boy dies after falling from cliff in French Alps

The boy had been skiing with his younger brother.

From The42 Mikaela Shiffrin wins first gold as she begins quest to dominate the Winter Olympics Pyeongchang 2018 This post contains videos

Mikaela Shiffrin wins first gold as she begins quest to dominate the Winter Olympics

The American skiier has her sights set on multiple Olympic titles.

From The42 'Be prepared for the drop after the peak': the stark realities of being an Irish winter athlete Unforgiving

'Be prepared for the drop after the peak': the stark realities of being an Irish winter athlete

Conor Lyne was flag-bearer at the Sochi Olympics in 2014.

From The42 Thomas Westgaard finishes 60th as Irish skier makes Winter Olympics debut Pyeongchang 2018

Thomas Westgaard finishes 60th as Irish skier makes Winter Olympics debut

The Norway-born skier finished 16 minutes off first-place on Sunday morning in South Korea.

From TheJournal.ie 13,000 tourists trapped in Swiss ski resort after heavy snowfall The Alps

13,000 tourists trapped in Swiss ski resort after heavy snowfall

The avalanche risk in Zermatt is at its highest level.

From TheJournal.ie 150 skiers spent Christmas Eve trapped on lifts in the French Alps All Downhill From Here

150 skiers spent Christmas Eve trapped on lifts in the French Alps

They were all rescued in time for Christmas Day.

From TheJournal.ie Man killed after horrific collision on slopes of French Alpine resort Skiing Crash

Man killed after horrific collision on slopes of French Alpine resort

The Italian died and a British tourist was left seriously injured.

From TheJournal.ie Ebola survivors play football, skiing crash and wrestling: The best sports photos of 2015 Photo Journalism

Ebola survivors play football, skiing crash and wrestling: The best sports photos of 2015

All of these images were recognised by the World Press Photo Contest.

From TheJournal.ie Latest news on Michael Schumacher is "not good" - former Ferrari boss Schumi

Latest news on Michael Schumacher is "not good" - former Ferrari boss

“I get news about him constantly, and unfortunately it’s not good.”

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Skier somehow survives terrifying 1,000 foot fall down a mountain Alaska
From The42 'It's not beyond anyone' - Kelly Gallagher on why others with disabilities can dream of gold medals Gold Standard

'It's not beyond anyone' - Kelly Gallagher on why others with disabilities can dream of gold medals

The Paralympic gold medallist tells The42 about overcoming obstacles to reach the top of her sport.

From The42 A kamikaze drone almost took out this skier mid-race Drone Strike This post contains videos

A kamikaze drone almost took out this skier mid-race

Man, skiing is dangerous.

From TheJournal.ie Woman sues girl (6) over skiing accident Austria

Woman sues girl (6) over skiing accident

An Austrian court heard yesterday that the woman and girl collided on a piste in a resort near the Swiss border.

From The42 Booking a ski holiday for this winter? Here are 6 questions you're afraid to ask Advice

Booking a ski holiday for this winter? Here are 6 questions you're afraid to ask

Are you hitting the slopes this winter? Here’s some advice.

From The42 Woods says he's telling the tooth, the whole tooth and nothing but the tooth All Smiles

Woods says he's telling the tooth, the whole tooth and nothing but the tooth

The former world number one has had his say on last week’s incident.

From The42 'The fact I beat a lot of the men as well...I think they're quite impressed' Slope Style

'The fact I beat a lot of the men as well...I think they're quite impressed'

Irish Olympian skier Kirsty McGarry claimed a historic victory this week at the ‘world’s craziest race’ in the Swiss Alps.

From The42 Irish Olympic skier Kirsty McGarry wins the 'world's craziest race' in the Swiss Alps On The Piste

Irish Olympic skier Kirsty McGarry wins the 'world's craziest race' in the Swiss Alps

Schilthorn is best-known as having served as a key location in the James Bond film ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’.

From The42 There are GoPro videos... and then there's this work of art Virtual Reality

There are GoPro videos... and then there's this work of art

If you ever wanted to go skiing without the risk of broken bones, this is for you.

From TheJournal.ie Skier's body identified in Austria ... 86 years after going missing Alps

Skier's body identified in Austria ... 86 years after going missing

Karl K was 21 when he disappeared in 1929.

From TheJournal.ie Irish skiers stranded in French Alps airport arrive home Home Sweet Home

Irish skiers stranded in French Alps airport arrive home

The Irish holidaymakers spent more than 30 hours in Chambery Airport.

From The42 Vanessa-Mae found to have fiddled her way into Winter Olympics Cheating

Vanessa-Mae found to have fiddled her way into Winter Olympics

The violinist has now been banned from skiing for four years.

From The42 Planning a ski holiday? Here are 6 important things you need to consider... Snow Day

You can now go on a Copper Face Jacks ski trip

See yiz on the slopes.

From The42 Michael Schumacher is out of a coma and has left Grenoble hospital Schumacher

Michael Schumacher is out of a coma and has left Grenoble hospital

F1 star had been in CHU Grenoble since a serious skiing accident last December.

From The42 Disappointment for Bell as Mikaela Shiffrin becomes America's golden girl Sochi 2014

Disappointment for Bell as Mikaela Shiffrin becomes America's golden girl

Florence Bell failed to finish the women’s slalom in Sochi.

From The42 Olympic ski race ends in insane crash at the finish line, three-way photo finish Sochi

Olympic ski race ends in insane crash at the finish line, three-way photo finish

Check out how this one came to an end.

From The42 Conor Lyne cleared to compete despite Olympic injury scare Sochi 2014

Conor Lyne cleared to compete despite Olympic injury scare

Skiier injured his shoulder during a training session in Sochi 10 days ago.

From The42 Gold Medallist waits 28 minutes to cheer on last placed cross-country skiier Olympic Spirit

Gold Medallist waits 28 minutes to cheer on last placed cross-country skiier

Dario Cologna waited to welcome home his Peruvian opponent, who was competing two weeks after breaking several ribs.

From The42 Sports Film of the Week: Lymelight - The Story of Angeli VanLaanen Reel Stories This post contains videos

Sports Film of the Week: Lymelight - The Story of Angeli VanLaanen

The American freeskier, who is competing at the Winter Olympics, was misdiagnosed for 14 years before discovering she had Lyme disease.

From The42 Paralympic skier Kelly Gallagher banking on hard work paying off in Sochi Interview

Paralympic skier Kelly Gallagher banking on hard work paying off in Sochi

Northern Ireland’s first ever Winter Paralympian has the plans and support in place to improve on her fourth place in 2010.

From The42 'If you make one mistake in skiing, you're done' -- Ireland's Conor Lyne ready to seize Olympic moment Sochi 2014

'If you make one mistake in skiing, you're done' -- Ireland's Conor Lyne ready to seize Olympic moment

With strong roots in Kerry and Limerick, Conor Lyne will feel right at home when he skis for Ireland at the Winter Olympics.

From The42 Florence Bell: Ireland's skiier ready for Sochi after pipping her sister to Olympic place Sochi 2014

Florence Bell: Ireland's skiier ready for Sochi after pipping her sister to Olympic place

17-year-old from Birmingham will represent Ireland in downhill and giant slalom skiing.

Scary helmet-cam video shows skier plunging into hidden stream

They were okay, but OH JAYSUS.

From TheJournal.ie Vial thieves steal blood of Pope John Paul II Pope DNA

Vial thieves steal blood of Pope John Paul II

Sniffer dogs and 50 police officers are on the hunt for the deceased pontiff’s blood.

From The42 Schumacher's skis not the cause of his accident, say investigators Latest

Schumacher's skis not the cause of his accident, say investigators

A video removed from the German’s helmet has been studied.

From The42 US skiing star Lindsey Vonn forced to pull out of Winter Olympics Sochi 2014

US skiing star Lindsey Vonn forced to pull out of Winter Olympics

“The reality has sunk in that my knee is just too unstable to compete at this level.”

From The42 Schumacher's wife urges media to leave doctors, family alone Schumacher

Schumacher's wife urges media to leave doctors, family alone

“It is important to me that you take the pressure off the doctors and the hospital so they can do their work,” Corinna Schumacher said.

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