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X Games Hit Aspen, Jan. 22-25

Get out your twin-tips and temporary tattoos: The X Games are hitting Aspen, Colorado again, January 22-25, 2009. This year, skip the snowmobiles for the demolition derby of Skier X (a.k.a. skiercross) – four to six skiers simultaneously careening down a motocross-like course of rollers, bumps, banks, and ridges.

The International Olympic Committee recently announced that the sport will be included in the 2010 Winter Games in Whistler, B.C.

Honda Ski Tour 2007 Finals Arrives at Squaw March 8-11

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The fourth and final stop on The Honda Ski Tour 2007 will crown the overall ski cross and halfpipe champions.

In His View: Jean-Claude Killy

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Last winter, in the course of preparing a travel story on Val d'Isère in the French Alps, I enjoyed the good fortune to interview the legendary Jean-Claude Killy.

Olympic Executive Cleared of Scandal Charges

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The International Olympic Committee ethics commission cleared IOC vice president Kevan Gosper of scandal charges around Salt Lake City's bid for the 2002 Winter Olympics.

U.N. Reports Warming Effects on Ski Areas

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Global warming is threatening the world's ski resorts, with melting at lower altitudes forcing the sport to move higher and higher up mountains, according to a new United Nations study.

Subpoenaed Memo Describes Salt Lake City's Olympic Strategy

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Salt Lake City Olympic officials released a document describing the personal needs of International Olympic Committee members that may have been used to sway those members votes for the Olympic venue.

Stripped!

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British skier Alain Baxter was stripped of his Olympic bronze medal in the slalom Thursday after testing positive for a banned stimulant at last month's Winter Games.

Swiss Capital to Bid for 2010 Olympics

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Representatives of Swiss sporting federations voted 145-121 to support Bern rather than a rival bid by the eastern Alpine resort of Davos, which was backed by executives of the Swiss Olympic Committee.

IOC's Coles Forced to Pay For Ski Trips

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Australian Phillip Coles is billed $42,000 by the SLOC for ski trips.

IOC to Keep Olympics in Utah

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The IOC will keep the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City and review every aspect of its security operations following terrorist attacks in the United States.

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