Double Olympic skeleton champion Lizzy Yarnold has undergone successful surgery to treat a long-standing back problem, the British Bobsleigh and Skeleton Association said on Tuesday.
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Kikkan Randall, who this year helped the United States win their first Olympic cross-country skiing title, has been diagnosed with breast cancer, the American said on Wednesday.
The world’s best overall women’s ski racer Mikaela Shiffrin, who for the second successive year was the highest paid athlete in the sport, said Alpine skiing can serve as a model for equal pay.
The Swiss government asked parliament on Wednesday to approve spending of up to 994 million Swiss francs ($1.00 billion) on a bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
Russian figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva, who won silver at this year’s Pyeongchang Olympics, has parted ways with long-time coach Eteri Tutberidze and will start working with Canadian Brian Orser, she said on Monday.
Team Sky have named Britain’s Chris Froome in their team for the Giro d’Italia starting next month despite the ongoing investigation into his adverse doping test.
Canada’s Patrick Chan, a Winter Olympic gold medalist and three-time world champion, announced his retirement from competitive figure skating on Monday.
Cross-country skier Marit Bjoergen, the most successful winter Olympian of all time with 15 medals, has told Norwegian state broadcaster NRK that she is bringing her glittering career to a close.
Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjoerndalen has announced his retirement from the sport he dominated for over two decades, winning eight Olympic gold medals and 20 world titles in a glittering career spanning 25 years.
The western Canadian city of Calgary moved one step closer to bidding for the 2026 Winter Olympics on Thursday as the federal and provincial governments announced their support for the creation of a bid corporation.
The Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) has put forward a proposal to stage the 2026 Winter Olympics jointly in Milan and Turin, it said on Thursday.
At least eight people were injured when a malfunctioning ski lift hurled people from their seats in the Georgian ski resort of Gaudari on Friday, local media reported.
Two male South Korean moguls skiers who competed at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics have been banned for life after female team mates complained of being sexually harassed at an event in Japan, the Korea Ski Association (KSA) has said.
A Norwegian musher won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race early on Wednesday, notching the third victory ever for his home country in the 46-year history of the annual 1,000-mile (1609-km) trek across Alaska’s wilderness.
Italy’s Olympic champion Sofia Goggia won the women’s World Cup downhill title by three points on Wednesday despite finishing second to Lindsey Vonn at the season-ending showpiece in Are.
A Norwegian musher was poised on Tuesday to win the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race and notch the third victory ever for his home country in 46 years of the annual 1,000-mile (1609-km) trek across Alaska’s wilderness.
The Pyeongchang Paralympics have set a new record for ticket sales, crossing 320,531 on Tuesday to break previous mark set in Sochi four years ago, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said in a statement.
American Mikaela Shiffrin added the World Cup slalom title to her overall crown when she topped the podium in Ofterschwang on Saturday to take an unassailable lead in the standings.
Germany’s Thomas Dressen piped Switzerland’s Beat Feuz to win the men’s downhill at Kvitfjell on Saturday, just as he did at Kitzbuehel two months ago.
A longtime U.S. figure skating coach who trained Tara Lipinski to an Olympic gold medal in 1998 has been suspended and will be investigated by an organization formed to prevent sexual abuse of athletes, the sport’s governing body said on Friday.
American Mikaela Shiffrin was on the verge of claiming the overall World Cup title after posting the fourth-fastest time in a giant slalom race in Ofterschwang on Friday.
Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu, who last month became the first male in 66 years to win back-to-back Olympic gold medals in men’s figure skating, will not defend his world title later this month, the Japan Skating Federation said on Wednesday.
South Korea’s women curlers, dubbed the “Garlic Girls” after their garlic-farming hometown, have become the faces of LG Electronics’ new cordless vacuum cleaners.
With light snow falling, spectators cheering and hundreds of dogs barking, sixty-seven mushers and their teams took off for a ceremonial 11-mile jaunt through Alaska’s biggest city as the 46th Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race began Saturday in Anchorage.
Federica Brignone of Italy won the women’s Alpine skiing World Cup combined event at Crans-Montana in Switzerland as Swiss Wendy Holdener secured the season’s combined title on Sunday.
Double Olympic champion Marcel Hirscher lifted his seventh consecutive overall Alpine skiing World Cup crown when he completed a clean sweep of the events at Kranjska Gora with victory in the slalom on Sunday.
Austria’s Marcel Hirscher lifted the men’s giant slalom World Cup title with a victory at Kranjska Gora in Slovenia on Saturday, fresh from his two Olympic golds at last month’s Pyeongchang Winter Games.
A member of the Jamaican women’s bobsleigh team which competed at the recent Winter Olympics tested positive for a banned substance in January, the President of the Jamaica Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation told Reuters on Friday.
The world’s most famous dog race is mired in a doping scandal, under pressure from animal-rights activists and coping with a drop in revenue. Still, the show will go on: Alaska’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race starts on Saturday.
Japanese Yuzuru Hanyu, the first man in 66 years to win back-to-back Olympic figure skating gold medals, said on Tuesday he would like to successfully land a quintuple jump and break the five-spin barrier.
When the Olympic flame goes out on Sunday life will go on for the nearly 3,000 athletes who thrilled, inspired or disappointed at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.
They say what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas but when the world’s best curlers sweep into Sin City in April the sport’s officials want the world to know.