Category: Winter Sports

Winter Sports News

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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Jan 12

Alpine Skiing World Cup: Watch live coverage on the BBC

How to follow the fortunes of the world’s best alpine skiers with Ski Sunday Extra’s coverage from the Alpine Skiing World Cup.

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Jan 12

Watch: Laax Open Snowboarding on the BBC featuring Katie Ormerod

How to watch live coverage as snowboarders Billy Morgan, Katie Ormerod and Jamie Nicholls lead British hopes at the 2018 Laax Open.

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Jan 12

Skeleton World Cup: Lizzy Yarnold finishes ninth in St Moritz

Britain’s Lizzy Yarnold finishes ninth as Austria’s Janine Flock claims gold in the Skeleton World Cup in St Moritz.

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Jan 12

Winter Olympics 2018: Bruce Tasker blow can inspire GB bobsleigh, says John Jackson

Bruce Tasker’s withdrawal from Winter Olympics contention after a minor stroke can inspire his Great Britain bobsleigh team-mates says John Jackson.

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Jan 12

Synchronised ice-skating – not as easy as it looks

Synchronised ice-skating – it is as easy as it looks, right? Apparently not.

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Jan 11

Winter Olympics: GB bobsleigher Bruce Tasker to miss Games after stroke

British bobsleigher Bruce Tasker will miss the Winter Olympics after suffering a minor stroke.

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Jan 11

History-maker Jones joins BBC Winter Olympics team

British Winter Olympics medallist snowboarder Jenny Jones, who created history at the Sochi Games, has joined the BBC line-up for Pyeongchang 2018.

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Jan 10

Winter Paralympics: Great Britain name wheelchair curling team for Pyeongchang

Four of the members that claimed bronze at Sochi 2014 will return for Great Britain’s wheelchair curling team at March’s Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/disability-sport/42636788

Jan 09

Court to hear 42 Russian appeals against lifetime Olympic bans

The Court of Arbitration for Sport will hear the appeals of 42 Russian athletes against their lifetime Olympic bans.

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Jan 09

Winter Olympics: Team GB set best ever Pyeongchang medal target

Great Britain are set a target of at least five medals at the Winter Olympics and seven from the Winter Paralympics by UK Sport.

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Jan 09

North Korea will send team to Winter Olympics

The announcement comes as both Koreas meet for high-level talks, their first in two years.

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Jan 09

‘You go into survival mode’ – GB bobsleigher on World Cup crash

Welsh bobsleigh athlete Mica Moore explains how she and Mica McNeill went into ‘survival mode’ in their World Cup crash.

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