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Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch spacewalk confirmed

June 25, 2013 |

It’s official.  The Olympic Torch will travel into space at the Sochi Winter Olympics in 2014, where it will be taken on an historic spacewalk.

It seems only fitting that Russia will be the first country to send the Olympic Torch … Read More

Where to ski in June

June 6, 2013 |

With most European and American resorts closed, early June is traditionally one of the quietest times of the year for skiing around the world, unless the ski season in the southern hemisphere kicks off early. 

This year, despite promising early … Read More

Sochi 2014 unveils Olympic medals

June 6, 2013 |

The Olympic and Paralympic medals for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games have been revealed in St. Petersburg during the 11th SportAccord Annual International Sports Convention.

This unveiling ceremony is traditionally held the year before the Games.  Guests of honour … Read More

Ski Racer in sailing race

May 23, 2013 |

This summer, Britain’s number one Ski Cross racer Emily Sarsfield is taking part in one of Britain’s most prestigious sailing races – around the Isle of Wight.

Emily is taking part in this year’s JP Morgan Asset Management Round The … Read More

Swiss-style Olympics

August 1, 2012 |

This weekend, the House of Switzerland is staging their own Swiss-style Olympics… a scaled-down version of the well-known Unspunnen Festival which takes place periodically in the Bernese Oberland.

This summer, however, it’s taking place at the House of Switzerland right by … Read More

2014 Winter Olympic mascots chosen

February 27, 2012 |

The official Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games mascots were chosen in Moscow last night by public vote during a live television programme.   Three mascots – the Hare, the Polar Bear and the Leopard – were selected from a shortlist of … Read More

First ever Winter Youth Olympic Games

October 20, 2011 |

The first ever Winter Youth Olympic Games are scheduled to take place in Innsbruck in January next year, with 1,000-plus competitors (aged 14-19 years) from over 60 nations competing against each other, with the aim of introducing young athletes to … Read More