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  • Michael Schumacher's wife building a 10-million-pound medical suite for his care 30-03-2014 03:40 PM

    London: Ailing seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher's wife is reportedly building a 10-million-pound medical suite at their home by Lake Geneva in Switzerland so that he can undergo treatment at home. Corinna Schumacher is using the family's 500-million-pound fortune to build a suite equipped with high-tech medical facilities at...
  • Schumacher loses 25 per cent body weight since accident 22-03-2014 11:09 AM

    London: After months remaining in coma, Formula One legend Michael Schumacher is yet to recover and reportedly he has lost 25 per cent of his body weight. Schumacher is almost less than 54 kg as doctors continue with their efforts to revive him from an induced coma. He suffered severe...
  • Michael Schumacher being woken up from coma: reports 30-01-2014 11:10 AM

    Michael Schumacher, the Formula 1 legend, is gradually being 'woken up' from a medically induced coma by doctors a month after his near-fatal skiing accident in the French Alps, according to L'Equipe, the French sports daily. The news comes as Schumacher enters his fifth week of a medically induced coma,...
  • Schumacher could never wake up from artificial coma: reports 16-01-2014 07:46 PM

    London: Legendary Formula One driver Michael Schumacher may never regain consciousness from his medically-induced coma following a skiing accident in late December. The seven-time champion has been in this state for 18 days since hurting his head on a rock while skiing in the French Alps. The doctors have reduced...
  • Srinagar continues to freeze, Jammu-Srinagar highway closed again 09-01-2014 03:49 PM

    It is yet another snowy day in the valley with Srinagar receiving 2-3 inches of snow, in the hinterland we have received 1-2 feet of snow. Jammu and Kashmir highway has been closed again due to which inter district traffic has been affected. Met department has predicted snow will continue...
  • Angela Merkel suffers injury on ski holiday in Switzerland 06-01-2014 04:53 PM

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has suffered a pelvis injury during a skiing holiday in Switzerland, putting her on the sidelines for the next three weeks. Merkel's spokesman Steffen Seibert said Monday that the chancellor suffered what she first thought was just a bruise to her left rear pelvic area while...
  • French investigators seek alleged Schumacher accident video 05-01-2014 07:57 PM

    Paris: A French state prosecutor says he wants to obtain an alleged mobile-phone video of a skiing accident that critically injured Formula One legend Michael Schumacher. Albertville prosecutor Patrick Quincy told The Associated Press by phone on Sunday that French investigators are taking steps to obtain a copy of the...
  • Schumacher stable but still critical, says manager 02-01-2014 12:48 PM

    Schumacher, who turns 45 on Friday, suffered critical head injuries when he fell and struck a rock while skiing. ...
  • Michael Schumacher stable but brain injury still critical 01-01-2014 03:54 PM

    Grenoble, (France): Michael Schumacher's manager says the retired Formula One champion's condition is stable and has not changed since doctors said he showed small signs of improvement. Schumacher, who turns 45 on Friday, suffered critical head injuries when he fell and struck a rock Sunday while skiing. He has undergone...
  • Small improvement for Michael Schumacher after second surgery 01-01-2014 01:58 PM

    Grenoble, (France): Michael Schumacher underwent a second surgery after a brain scan showed small, "surprising" signs of improvement, but grim doctors said on Tuesday they could offer no insight into the prognosis for the Formula One champion. Schumacher, who turns 45 on Friday, suffered critical head injuries when he fell...
  • Alpine skiing top official sees Schumacher recovery chance 31-12-2013 09:46 AM

    Michael Schumacher's helmet almost certainly saved his life and leisure skiers should always wear head protection, said the man behind the main safety measures in Alpine skiing. "Without a helmet, Michael Schumacher would be dead," Guenter Hujara, men's Alpine skiing World Cup director, told Reuters on Monday. Seven-times Formula One...
  • Doctors unsure of Michael Schumacher's fate 30-12-2013 03:53 PM

    Grenoble, France: Doctors say they cannot predict the outcome for Michael Schumacher, the retired Formula One driver who suffered a serious head injury in a ski accident. Chief anesthesiologist Jean-Francois Payen told reporters Monday that the seven-time champion is still in a medically induced coma. He says the medical team...
  • Formula One champion Michael Schumacher injured in skiing accident 29-12-2013 06:42 PM

    Formula One champion Michael Schumacher suffered a serious head injury while skiing in the French Alps resort of Meribel, French media reported on Sunday. The seven-time world racing champion has been taken to hospital, Europe 1 and RMC radio reported. "He has been taken to a hospital in Grenoble," the...
  • J&K: Gulmarg records season's coldest night 25-12-2013 01:39 PM

    The night temperature dropped to minus 9.3 degrees Celsius in north Kashmir's Gulmarg - a ski resort - the lowest recorded in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. "The night temperature was minus 9.3 degrees Celsius in Gulmarg today (Wednesday) which is much colder than Leh and Kargil towns of Ladakh...
  • North Korea objects to sanctions ban on ski resort equipment 25-08-2013 04:52 AM

    North Korea objected on Saturday to a ban on imports of equipment for a luxury ski resort mainly for the ruling elite, indicating toughened UN sanctions are impacting the impoverished state. Under the leadership of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, who studied in the Swiss capital Berne and is believed...
  • Jimenez returns from broken leg at this week's Spanish Open 17-04-2013 12:21 AM

    Madrid: Former Ryder Cup stalwart Miguel Angel Jimenez will make his comeback from a broken leg at this week's Spanish Open, the national golf federation said on Tuesday. The 49-year-old sustained the injury while skiing in Spain's Sierra Nevada in December. Jimenez, the oldest winner in European Tour history, will...
  • UK Woman begins solo Antarctic crossing on skis 26-11-2011 02:04 AM

    Caracas: A 33-year-old British adventurer set out on skis on Friday to attempt a historic solo crossing of Antarctica. Felicity Aston aims to become the first woman to make it across the frozen continent alone. She expects the journey of more than 1,000 miles (1,700 kilometers) will take about 70...
  • Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Park City, Utah 30-01-2011 12:56 PM

    Park City, Utah: Park City ski resort in Utah is the access spot for some of America's best skiing with three major ski resorts all alongside each other - Deer Valley, Park City and The Canyons. The mountain town of Park City, just a 45 minute drive from the Salt...
  • Travel Picks: Top 10 ski destinations 09-01-2011 11:59 AM

    London: For travelers who embrace the snow with sheer dedication, winter is a time to take advantage of all the fresh powder on the ski slopes. Travel website Cheapflights.com (wwww.cheapflights.com) offers powder hounds its choices for the top 10 ski destinations. Reuters has not endorsed this list: 1. Park City,...
  • Biking to water skiing, this dog is game for all! 08-09-2010 09:24 PM

    Chibi and his owner are turning heads in a Florida beach community, cruising on a motorcycle or even water-skiing. ...
  • 77-year-old loves water skiing despite arthritis 25-06-2009 05:42 PM

    Age and arthritis can't come in the way of this granny having a good time. ...
  • Gulmarg all set for 5th National Winter Games 17-02-2008 08:10 AM

    Nottingham: Former England captain Nasser Hussain said Ian Bell was fortunate to have been reprieved by India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni after a bizarre run out in the ongoing second Test. Bell, who's batted superbly, then was run out on 137 off the last ball before tea on Sunday's third...
  • Search on for missing Norwegian skier in Gulmarg 20-01-2008 09:32 AM

    Kochi: Shaken after two consecutive defeats, Kochi Tuskers Kerala would look to infuse some life to their IPL campaign when they clash with an equally shattered Delhi Daredevils on Saturday. Kochi were blown away by Deccan Chargers pacer Ishant Sharma in their last match on a 'lively' Nehru stadium track...
  • French skiers go missing in Sonamarg 16-03-2007 06:44 PM

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