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Winter Sports News

Jul 13

Gary Anderson: Great Britain Bobsleigh team performance director steps back

Great Britain Bobsleigh team performance director Gary Anderson steps back from some of his duties due to health issues.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-sports/40601084

Jul 06

Donna Creighton returns to sliding – swapping skeleton for bobsleigh

Former British skeleton slider Donna Creighton hopes a switch to bobsleigh will help her reach the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-sports/40517985

Jul 03

Curling: David Murdoch retires to take up coaching post after Olympic disappointment

Olympic medallist David Murdoch is retiring from competition to take up a coaching role at British Curling.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-sports/40478539

Jun 30

British Bobsleigh has funding cut by UK Sport after accusations

British Bobsleigh has its funding reduced seven months before the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, after accusations of bullying, racism, sexism and discrimination in the sport.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-sports/40456674

Jun 27

Lizzy Yarnold: Olympic skeleton champion criticises omission of Russians from anti-doping checks

Lizzy Yarnold criticises the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation for failing to include any Russians on its anti-doping checklist.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-sports/40419274

Jun 23

Women’s Sport Week: Racing driver v Snowboarder – Who will win?

Racing driver Jamie Chadwick and snowboarder Katie Ormerod race each other in go-karts as part of Women’s Sport Week.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/40375050

Jun 22

IOC open to North Korea helping South Korea host Winter Olympics

Proposed collaboration between North and South Korea at the 2018 Winter Olympics is welcomed by the International Olympic Committee.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-sports/40371651

Jun 22

Eve Muirhead will be joined by brothers Tom and Glen at the 2018 Winter Olympics

Eve Muirhead will skip Team GB’s women’s curling team in South Korea, while her brothers Tom and Glen will be members of the men’s team.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-sports/40369863

Jun 15

‘Surfing, skateboarding and wakeboarding’ – how a snowboarder trains in the summer

Welsh snowboarder Maisie Potter shows BBC Wales Sport that the summer sun is not getting in the way of her Winter Olympic goals.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/wales/40286517

Jun 13

Great Britain Olympic bobsleigh coach accused of racism by athlete

A senior coach working with Britain’s Olympic bobsleigh squad is accused of racism amid multiple complaints over a “toxic atmosphere” in the sport.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-sports/40252620

Jun 12

Stanley Cup 2017: Pittsburgh Penguins beat Nashville Predators to retain title

The Pittsburgh Penguins win the Stanley Cup for a second consecutive season with a 4-2 series win over the Nashville Predators.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/ice-hockey/40244667

Jun 04

Stanley Cup: Nashville Predators cut Pittsburgh Penguins’ lead to 2-1

Nashville Predators beat Pittsburgh Penguins to claim their first win in a Stanley Cup final and cut the Penguins’ lead to 2-1.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/ice-hockey/40148448

Jun 02

Craig Cunningham: Former NHL player returns to rink after collapse and amputation

Former professional hockey player Chris Cunningham had a cardiac arrest on the ice and then lost his leg – now he’s returned to the rink.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/ice-hockey/39881484

Jun 02

Craig Cunningham: Former NHL player returns to ice after cardiac arrest

Former Tucson Roadrunners captain Craig Cunningham has made a remarkable return to the ice following his cardiac arrest before a game in November 2016.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-sports/39979439

May 29

Doping in Russia: Six cross-country skiers have provisional bans upheld

Six Russian cross-country skiers have provisional doping bans upheld after a failed appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-sports/40086816

May 22

Russia given final Winter Paralympics warning over doping

Russia has been given a final warning to address doping or face a total ban from the 2018 Winter Paralympics.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/disability-sport/40003089

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