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Winter Sports News

Nov 23

Cross-country skiing a ‘Mickey Mouse club’ after banned Russians allowed into World Cup

Athletes call cross-country skiing a “Mickey Mouse club” after Russians with Olympic life bans are told they can compete in the World Cup.

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Nov 23

Russian doping: Country not to blame for Sochi scandal, says Vitaly Mutko

Russia is not to blame for doping at Sochi 2014 but the victim of an attempted “brainwashing”, the county’s sports minister says.

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Nov 22

Four Russian athletes are disqualified by the IOC for breaking anti-doping rules

The International Olympic Committee disqualifies four Russian skeleton athletes for violating anti-doping rules.

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Nov 19

GB earn first bobsleigh World Cup podium for four years

Pilot Bradley Hall guides his crew to a bronze medal in Utah to earn Great Britain their first bobsleigh World Cup podium place since 2013.

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Nov 18

European Curling Championships 2017: Scots men beat Norway

Scotland’s men and women remain in contention for play-off places at the European Curling Championships.

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Nov 18

Christie wins her first World Cup of season in Seoul

British Olympics gold medal hopeful Elise Christie wins her first World Cup short track speed skating title of the season.

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Nov 16

Winter Olympics 2018: Russian boycott would damage athletes – Wada

A Russian boycott of the 2018 Winter Olympics would “damage athletes wishing to compete”, says Wada president Sir Craig Reedie.

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Nov 13

David Poisson: French alpine skier dies after training crash in Canada

French alpine skier David Poisson, a bronze medallist at the 2013 world championships, dies aged 35 after a training crash.

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Nov 13

Winter Olympics: GB bobsleigh pilot Donna Creighton ‘gutted’ to miss out on dream

Ex-Great Britain skeleton slider turned bobsleigh pilot Donna Creighton retires from the sport after failing to secure a £30,000 crowdfunding target.

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Nov 12

Big Air World Cup: Great Britain’s Katie Ormerod wins silver in Milan

Britain’s Katie Ormerod wins silver at the first Big Air World Cup of the season in Milan, Italy.

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Nov 12

Alpine skiing: Britain’s Dave Ryding crashes on brink of World Cup win

Dave Ryding’s latest bid to become Britain’s first winner of an Alpine World Cup event ends in heartbreak as he crashes out while leading the slalom in Levi.

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Nov 11

Big Air World Cup: GB’s Katie Ormerod wins silver in Milan

Great Britain’s Olympic medal hopeful Katie Ormerod wins silver at the first Big Air World Cup of the season in Milan.

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Nov 10

Watch: Bobsleigh turns upside down as GB duo crash out of World Cup

GB duo Toby Olubi and Brad Hall crash out of the two-man bobsleigh World Cup event in Lake Placid in spectacular fashion.

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Nov 10

Russian doping: Wada gets new intelligence around state-sponsored programme

Wada tells Russian authorities the “best solution” would be to “work with them” after receiving intelligence it hopes will provide proof of systematic state-sponsored doping.

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Nov 09

Skeleton World Cup: Britain’s Lizzy Yarnold starts season with a bronze in Lake Placid

Britain’s Lizzy Yarnold wins a bronze medal in the opening race of the new Skeleton World Cup season in Lake Placid.

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Nov 09

Lizzy Yarnold wins skeleton bronze at World Cup in Lake Placid

Britain’s Lizzy Yarnold wins bronze in the skeleton at the World Cup in Lake Placid, USA.

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