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Sestriere

(sĕs'trēĕ`rā), Fr. Sestrières (sĕstrēâr`), village, alt. 6,670 ft (2,033 m), Piedmont, NW Italy, in the Alps. It is a fashionable winter sports center, located near the French border and the Montgenèvre Pass not far from Turin. Nearby is the mountain fortress complex of Fenestrelle (built 1728–1850), one of the largest fortifications in Europe.
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At GIMS 2019, Pininfarina presented the three all-electric Battistas in distinct designs and colours - a Blu Iconica Battista featuring the Iconica by Automobili Pininfarina design pack, a Grigio Luserna satin grey car with satin blue accents and anodised aluminium detailing, and a third Battista in a pure pearlescent white called Bianco Sestriere.
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Italy is the cheapest ski destination overall with four resorts in the best value top 10: Bardonecchia (second); Sestriere (seventh); La Thuile (eighth) and Cervinia (10th), according to the report produced in partnership with Crystal Ski Holidays.
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Turin, which provides a gateway to 400km of piste at the Milky Way ski area, also offers access to some major Italian ski resorts such as Cervinia, Courmayeur, Vars, Le Corbier, Sestriere and Pila.
But on the penultimate day in the mountains, his 13th wearing the leader's pink jersey, the Englishman suffered a stunning collapse on the notoriously difficult Colle delle Finestre that prompted Froome to attack with over 80km remaining.Thanks to a distinct lack of collaboration in the four-man chase group behind him, Froome was able to steadily increase his lead over the rolling terrain leading towards Sestriere.
The top ten Ski resorts with the best value skiing include Champoussin, Champery and Les Crosets in Switzerland; Claviere, Sansicario, Sauze D'Oulx, Sestriere and Cervinia in Italy; Megeve in France; and Lech Zurs am Arlberg in Austria.
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FABIO Aru won stage 20 of the Giro d'Italia between Saint-Vincent and Sestriere to close the gap in the overall standings on leader Alberto Contador, who came home sixth to retain the pink jersey.
1994 _ Sergei Bubka sets a world pole vault record for the 35th time in his career at a meet in Sestriere, Italy.
11.30pm Alpine Skiing World Cup, women's downhill, Sestriere (Eurosport2)