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Foreign skiers crowd Manali slopes


February 6th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 6 (IANS) "What a nice ski slope," remarked Canadian skier John Lee. Lee and his friends are skiing on the Solang slopes near this picturesque tourist ... Read more...

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‘Rs.14 crore disbursed to top sportspersons for training’


September 6th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Tennis stars Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi, Somdev Devvarman, Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza are among the large number of sportspersons who received grants totalling ... Read more...

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Ski championship lures sportspersons in Manali


February 18th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Manali, Feb 18 (ANI): The Alpine Skiing competition held at the popular tourist resort in Manali in Himachal Pradesh saw huge participation from skiers across India on the second day of the ... Read more...

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More snowfall, rain in Himachal


February 16th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 16 (IANS) Snowfall in the higher reaches and intermittent rain in low and mid hills of Himachal Pradesh continued for the fourth day Wednesday, intensifying a cold wave.Incessant rain across ... Read more...

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200 arrive for Special Olympics in Himachal


February 15th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 15 (IANS) They are intellectually disabled, but that hasn't stopped over 200 people from eight states from arriving at the snow-laden ski slopes of Narkanda in Himachal Pradesh to conquer ... Read more...

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Ropeway opened in Himachal’s Solang Valley


January 23rd, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, Jan 23 (IANS) To make snowy peaks of Himachal Pradesh more easily accessible to tourists, a multi-million ropeway-cum-ski project at the picturesque Solang Valley near here was inaugurated by Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Take out your ski boots, snow-clad Himachal slopes are here!


January 9th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 9 (IANS) Bored with your weekend bouts of cricket and football? Pack your skiing gear and head to Himachal for some adventure sports as the ... Read more...

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Four time Olympian Julia Mancuso breaks record for most U.S. national titles in alpine skiing


March 24th, 2010 - 3:19 am ICT by BNO News
WILMINGTON, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – A four-time Olympian broke the record for most U.S. national titles in alpine skiing, the Olympic Regional Development Authority said Tuesday.Julia Mancuso, 26, of Olympic Valley, ... Read more...

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Specially-abled children attend winter games training camp


March 2nd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Narkanda (Himachal Pradesh), Mar 2 (ANI): Around 85 specially-abled children participated in the eight-day winter games training camp at Narkanda town organised by the Himachal Pradesh chapter of Special Olympics Bharat.The winter ... Read more...

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Himachal Pradesh’s young skiers showcase their skills


March 1st, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by ANI
By Hemanth ChauhanNarkanda (Himachal Pradesh), March 1 (ANI): Young skiers from hilly town of Narkanda in Himachal Pradesh enthralled the audience by showcasing their awesome skiing skills during a Skiing Competition on ... Read more...

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Skiers back on Himachal’s Solang slopes (With Image)


February 11th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, Feb 11 (IANS) Skiers are back on the slopes in Solang near this Himachal Pradesh tourist town after the region witnessed heavy snowfall early this week, officials said Thursday. "The National Senior ... Read more...

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Heavy snowfall in Manali cheers skiers


February 8th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 8 (IANS) Lovers of winter sports are thrilled as the Himalayan tourist resort of Manali and its nearby areas in Himachal Pradesh have been receiving heavy snowfall since early ... Read more...

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Five-day cultural bonanza begins in Manali


February 7th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, Feb 7 (IANS) The five-day-long winter carnival, one of the biggest cultural festivals of Himachal Pradesh, began here Sunday amidst fanfare. "The 12th Manali Winter Carnival of dance and music began today ... Read more...

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Winter Olympic torch arrives in Canadian resort


February 6th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Whistler (Canada), Feb 6 (DPA) The Olympic flame arrived to the jubilation of thousands in the ski resort of Whistler, the first Winter Olympic venue stop for the torch relay. The British Columbia ... Read more...

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Clouds of uncertainty over Himachal skiing meet


February 4th, 2010 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 4 (IANS) The national skiing championship scheduled for next week at Solang slopes near here is marred with uncertainty as the area is totally bereft of snow ... Read more...

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Willy Bogner to lead Munich’s 2018 Winter Olympics bid


November 6th, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, Nov 6 (DPA) Fashion designer and filmmaker Willy Bogner will head Munich's bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, the committee said Friday. Bogner, 67, will be CEO of the bid ... Read more...

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Kashmiri girls tame Gulmargs snow-covered slopes


February 22nd, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by admin
Gulmarg (Jammu and Kashmir), Feb 22 (ANI): Young girls in Kashmir took on the region's snow-blanketed slopes at Gulmarg as they competed in the ongoing National Winter Sports in Kashmir on Thursday. As ... Read more...

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National Winter Games in Gulmarg excite sport enthusiasts


February 21st, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by admin
Gulmarg (J-K), Feb 21 (ANI): Ice hockey organized as a part of the Fifth National Winter Games here has enthrals sports enthusiasts. The five-day event that kicked off on February 18 is aimed ... Read more...

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Fifth National Winter Games start in Gulmarg


February 19th, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by admin
Gulmarg, Feb 19 (ANI): The Fifth National Winter Games kicked off here with over 500 sportspersons are taking part. The five-day event is also aimed at giving a fillip to tourism in ... Read more...

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Fifth national winter games begin at Gulmarg


February 18th, 2008 - 6:56 pm ICT by admin
Gulmarg (Jammu and Kashmir), Feb 18 (IANS) The fifth national winter games got underway here Monday with the Jammu and Kashmir government promising a massive infrastructure revamp to bring this ski resort ... Read more...

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Stage set for Fifth National Winter Games in Gulmarg


February 17th, 2008 - 8:41 pm ICT by admin
Gulmarg (Jammu and Kashmir), Feb 17 (ANI): The preparations for the Fifth National Winter Games, starting here from Monday, have been completed by the administration. The State's tourist officials are hopeful that the ... Read more...

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Gulmarg ready for Fifth National Winter Games


February 16th, 2008 - 1:34 pm ICT by admin
Gulmarg (Jammu and Kashmir), Feb 16 (IANS) At 9,000 feet above sea-level and over seven feet of snow on the ground, this Jammu and Kashmir town is all set to host the ... Read more...

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Torch run for fifth National Winter Games takes off from Delhi


February 12th, 2008 - 8:43 pm ICT by admin
New delhi, Feb.12 (ANI): The Fifth National Winter Games to be held at Gulmarg in Kashmir from February 17 was inaugurated with a torch run being flagged off from New Delhi on ... Read more...

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