winter sports facts Selected as the most interesting among sport related questions in Sport quiz In which sport, diuretics (drugs that promote the production of urine) are used as illegal doping?Ski jumping. Diuretics are used in sports with weight limits to reduce weight quickly. Sports where weight loss may be an advantage include the martial arts, rowing, boxing, weight lifting and - most of all - ski jumping. Athletes have also taken diuretics to speed up the rate that other banned drugs are passed out of their body. Created by: globalquiz.orgmedicine facts » Where was this photo of a ski resort taken?In Australia. Australia has several well developed downhill ski resorts in the high country of the states of New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania. Canberra is situated around two hours from the New South Wales ski-fields, while Melbourne is just 120 km from Mount Baw Baw.Created by: globalquiz.orgskiing facts » How is this skiing technique called?Telemark is a form of downhill skiing using bindings where the boot is attached only at the toe (similar to those of Cross-country skiing). It came to the attention of the Norwegian public in 1868, when Sondre Norheim took part in a ski jumping competition. Norheim's technique of fluid turns soon dominated skiing. Starting in the 1910s, newer techniques based on the stem gradually replaced Telemark in the Alpine countries, as easier to master and more suitable for steep slopes.Created by: Nguyễn Văn ThànhNorway facts » Skis were first invented in ... Central Asia. According to the latest research the homeland of skis is Central Asia - the area around Lake Baikal and Altai.The first skis produced for sports were created in Italy in 1867.Created by: Tschuka Play sport quiz and see all the questions.