Category: Winter Sports

Winter Sports News

Jan 18

Winter Olympics 2018: Team GB select two luge athletes for Pyeongchang

Adam Rosen and Rupert Staudinger will represent Team GB in the luge at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

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Jan 18

Clean athletes’ rights ‘undermined’ by IOC

The rights of clean athletes have been “undermined” by a failure to confirm criteria for neutral Russian athletes, say anti-doping agencies.

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Jan 17

Russian doping: Cas to hear 39 cases against lifetime Olympic bans on Monday

The Court of Arbitration for Sport announces it will hear the cases of 39 banned Russian athletes on Monday, 22 January.

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Jan 17

Koreas to march under single ‘united’ flag in Olympic Games

The North and South also agree to field a joint women’s ice hockey team at the Pyeongchang Games.

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Jan 17

Aanchal Thakur: Meet the girl who won India’s first skiing medal

Aanchal Thakur talks about the significance of winning India’s first winter sports medal.

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Jan 16

Jamaica’s women at Olympics 30 years after Cool Runnings men

Jamaica sends a women’s bobsleigh team to the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, 30 years after the men’s team made history.

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Jan 15

Winter Paralympics: Para-skier Kelly Gallagher hopeful of Pyeongchang place

Skier Kelly Gallagher says she needs to keep her head down and train hard as she waits on a Winter Paralympic call-up.

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Jan 15

Nigerian women to make bobsleigh history at Winter Olympics

Nigeria’s women’s bobsleigh team will make history in Pyeongchang as the first African sled to compete at the Winter Olympics.

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Jan 15

Most successful Winter Olympian fails to reach 2018 Games

The most successful Winter Olympian, Norway’s Ole Einar Bjorndalen, will not be competing at this year’s games.

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Jan 15

Yarnold & Atkins impress in run-up to Winters – Olympic digest

Our weekly round-up of the latest headlines in the build-up to February’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Jan 14

Snowboarding: The Aspergers & EDS sufferer who loves snowboarding

Ski Sunday takes a sufferer of Aspergers & EDS on to the mountains for the very first time.

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Jan 14

Watch freestyle legend White’s perfect 100 to qualify for 2018 Games

Freestyle legend Shaun White secures his place at the 2018 Winter Olympics with a flawless routine to score the maximum 100 marks.

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Jan 14

Slopestyle World Cup: GB’s Izzy Atkin wins gold in Aspen

Britain’s Izzy Atkin wins bronze in the ski slopestyle World Cup in Aspen and says she is “stoked” with her run ahead of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang next month.

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Jan 14

Shaun White scores perfect 100 to qualify for Winter Olympics

Two-time Winter Olympic halfpipe champion Shaun White qualifies for the 2018 PyeongChang Games with a perfect run to win the US Grand Prix in Snowmass, Colorado.

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Jan 13

Izzy Atkin: Briton wins World Cup bronze at Aspen Snowmass

Britain’s Izzy Atkin finishes third at the ski slopestyle World Cup in Aspen, while James Woods finishes sixth in the men’s event.

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Jan 13

‘Serious threat’ to Russian doping whistleblower’s life

A whistleblower is preparing to testify against banned Russian athletes even though his life is under “serious threat”, his lawyer says.

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