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Remembering the 2002 Olympic scandal as FIFA engulfed

The Salt Lake City Winter Olympics was awarded with allegations of widespread bribery taking place. It was remains the worst scandal in IOC history. There are some interesting parallels.

Guess who I met at the Palace?

PlanetSKI reporter, Jane Peel, has been taking tea with the Queen. She expected to see the great and the good of the establishment, but not perhaps a bunch of skiers and snowboarders.


Cut-price lift pass offer

There are many offers around at the moment and a lift pass deal has caught our eye. Half-price adult lift passes.


Skiing returns to Sheffield Ski Village

Two skiers and a snowboarder have been riding on the disused artificial slope. And produced an edit well worth a watch.


Which resort is best for tree skiing?

We posed the question after reading an article by one of our partners, Iglu Ski, in its blog. It has provoked hot debate.


New for next season

We have created a new section on PlanetSKI with all the news and developments for the winter of 2015/16. Other changes are also afoot.


Who won the most money in 2014/15?

The prize money winnings have been released for the World Cup ski athletes. It certainly pays to win, but is it enough?


Price rise for French alpine properties

A new survey claims prices rose by 0.7% last season. It follows a period of decline.


Ski Total adds La Tania

The UK chalet specialist has taken on two chalets at the resort in Les 3 Vallees. The area remains one of the most popular with British skiers.
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Summer in the Tirol
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Last summer there was a 4.9% rise in British visitors to the Austrian Tirol in the summer months. Are the British finally discovering the joys of summer in the Alps?

Fancy skiing with Emily Sarsfield?
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The Team GB ski cross athlete is hosting an adventure packed ski trip on the Powder Highway in Canada next winter.

Mountain biking in Les2Alpes
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The French resort is a mountain bike mecca and one of the most established mountain bike destinations in Europe. Last summer 34,057 mountain bikers hit its trails.

Summer in the mountains with Inghams
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There are new destinations, city breaks, botanical garden tours and cycling holidays. Who said the mountains are just for winter?

Summer traditions in the Tirol
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The summer months sees a complete change in the mountains. Represented by the host of special traditions as old customs flourish.

Park City is changing
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This summer it is linking with Canyons to become the largest ski area in the USA. That is just part of $50m resort improvements. Check out the video.

The resorts most popular with British skiers
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The specialist ski travel agent, Iglu, has released details of its best-selling ski resorts last winter. So, which do you think was the most popular resort?

Getting off the plateau
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Phil Smith from Snoworks discusses why thousands of skiers develop learning plateaus. It all depends on whether you ski open or closed.

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