Category Archive: Winter Sports

Winter Sports News

Sep 22

Bobsleigh: Aleasha Kiddle refuses to give up Winter Olympics dream

Aleasha Kiddle refuses to give up her Winter Olympics dream despite the British Bobsleigh women’s team loss of funding.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-sports/41339870

Sep 21

Molly Summerhayes: I work at a fast-food restaurant to help fund my Olympic dream

Britain’s Molly Summerhayes switches from flipping burgers to flipping on a halfpipe as she aims to reach the Winter Olympics.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-sports/41317428

Sep 20

‘Devastated’ Moore ‘still focused on getting to the Olympics’

Mica Moore intends to overcome her ‘devastation’ at losing funding and still compete at next year’s Winter Olympics.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/wales/41339980

Sep 20

Winter Olympics 2018: Lizzy Yarnold criticises GB Bobsleigh over funding

Olympic skeleton champion Lizzy Yarnold criticises British Bobsleigh for withdrawing funding for a women’s team at the 2018 Winter Games.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-sports/41334554

Sep 20

South Korea hope Games will ‘ease worries’ over regional stability

South Korea believes a successful hosting of next year’s Winter Olympics will “erase worries” over political stability in the region.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-sports/41330529

Sep 19

British Bobsleigh to stop funding women’s team – five months before Olympics

British Bobsleigh is set to withdraw its funding for its women’s team, threatening their participation at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-sports/41319663

Sep 17

Lee Johnston named new British Bobsleigh head coach after Dominik Scherrer resignation

Triple Olympian Lee Johnston is named as the new British Bobsleigh head coach after the resignation of Dominik Scherrer.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-sports/41302086

Sep 15

Winter Olympics 2018: ‘Russia expects team at Pyeongchang’

Russia expects to compete at the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang next year, says the country’s Olympic chief Alexander Zhukov.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-olympics/41288130

Sep 15

Lizzy Yarnold: Olympic skeleton champion diagnosed with vestibular disorder

Britain’s Olympic skeleton champion Lizzy Yarnold says she wants to “compete in every race” despite suffering from dizzy spells.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-sports/41286135

Sep 14

British Bobsleigh head coach Dominik Scherrer resigns before 2018 Winter Olympics

British Bobsleigh head coach Dominik Scherrer resigns, less than five months before the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-sports/41266125

Sep 13

Winter Olympic hopeful Andri Ragettli’s incredible training video

Watch Swiss freestyle skier Andri Ragettli’s amazing training video as he prepares for the 2018 Winter Olympics by showing off his parkour skills.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-olympics/41256544

Aug 31

Gary Anderson: Great Britain Bobsleigh director resigns over ‘health issues’

GB Bobsleigh performance director Gary Anderson resigns after recently stepping back from his duties to deal with “health issues”.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-olympics/41114747

Aug 28

Olympic champion Lipnitskaya, 19, retires

Russian figure skater Yulia Lipnitskaya retires from the sport three years after winning Winter Olympic gold as a 15-year-old.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-olympics/41075401

Aug 27

James Woods: Briton wins ski slopestyle gold in New Zealand

Britain’s James Woods begins his build-up to the 2018 Winter Olympics with gold in the ski slopestyle at the Cardrona World Cup.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-sports/41066305

Aug 25

Lloyd Wallace: British aerial skier set to return to the UK after crash

British aerial skier Lloyd Wallace is discharged from hospital just over a week after suffering a severe head injury in training.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-sports/41050897

Aug 19

Lloyd Wallace: British aerial skier ‘comfortable’ after crash

British aerial skier Lloyd Wallace is “conscious and comfortable” after suffering a “severe” head injury in a training crash in Switzerland.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-sports/40985445

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