Winter Oympics: Athletes voice climate and injury fears over 'vast' artificial snow use

Michael Holder
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Winter Olympics sports face a growing threat from climate change
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Winter Olympics sports face a growing threat from climate change

Growing use of artificial snow in response to global warming risks further environmental damage and injury to athletes, academics warn

Leading winter sports athletes have raised concerns about the vast amounts of artificial snow set to be used at the upcoming Winter Olympics, warning that the practice results in a higher risk of injury...

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