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Driving the Audi S8, S6 and S4 Cabrio

Sidewalls caressing the cone marking the apex of turn 6, the S8 leaves a faint rubber trail as it accelerates hard over the crest into the inviting downhill sweeper. Ignore the sharp left looming......

Himanshu Thakur ready for flag to fly at closing ceremony

India's only Olympic Alpine skier Himanshu Thakur finished last in the men's giant slalom on Wednesday and cannot wait for the Sochi Games to end. Not because he is homesick or fed-up with his......

Sochi Olympics: Himanshu finishes disappointing 72nd in giant slalom

India's campaign in the Sochi Winter Olympic Games came to a disappointing end with Himanshu Thakur finishing 72nd in the men's giant slalom event. The 20-year-old Himanshu, in his first Winter......

Maze wins World Cup giant slalom

Slovenia's Tina Maze beat favourite Anja Paerson to win the second World Cup giant slalom of her career on Wednesday.Maze overturned a deficit of 0.33 seconds from the first leg to defeat last......

'Shocked' Ukraine Olympic chief Bubka urges end to violence

Ukrainian Olympic Committee chief and former pole vault champion Sergey Bubka on Wednesday called for an end to violence in his country as Ukraine's athletes struggled to focus on competing at the......

India flag hoisted at Sochi marking Olympic return

India completed its return to the Olympic family on Sunday when its flag was hoisted at the Sochi Games, five days after the International Olympic Committee lifted its suspension on the Southeast......

  People speak for giant slalom

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Q. What is a Slalom?
:  A. The word slalom is derived from the Norwegian word slalam referring to a specific trail in Telemark, Norway, that younger, less practiced skiers...... more

Raghav Handa
Q. What is Giant Slalom Skiing?
Raghav Handa:  A. The slalom is an alpine ski event that tests the skiers agility and ability to make tight turns around gates. The speed of the slalom is slower...... more

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