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Britain’s Christie seals rare 1,500m triumph at ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup

Britain’s Elise Christie beat South Korea’s world champion Choi Min-jeong to secure her first 1,500 metres success of the season at the International Skating...

Schmidhofer Wins First Gold of FIS Alpine World Championships

Austria's Nicole Schmidhofer won the first gold medal of the International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine World Championships by clinching women's super-G glory in St...

Weirather Secures Overall World Cup Super-G Crown in Dramatic Style

Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein produced a superb display to snatch the International Ski Federation (FIS) women's Super-G Alpine Skiing World Cup title from under...

American Olympic Bobsled Champion Holcomb Found Dead at 37

Olympic bobsleigh champion Steven Holcomb has been found dead in Lake Placid, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has confirmed. The 37-year-old was discovered in...

Kraft in Extends Overall FIS Ski Jumping World Cup Lead

Austria’s Stefan Kraft has claimed his seventh victory of the International Ski Federation (FIS) Ski Jumping World Cup season in Planica in Slovenia, moving...

Triple Olympic Medalist Celski Headlines American Short Track Squad for ISU World Cups

Triple Olympic medalist J.R Celski is among the American squad for the first two International Skating Union (ISU) Short Track World Cups of the...

Jamaican Bobsleigh Federation Boosted as Japanese-Made Sleds Unveiled by Manufacturers

Japanese manufacturers have unveiled a sled they have developed for the Jamaica Bobsleigh Federation (JBF), which is hoped will boost their preparations ahead of...

Canada, USA to Play Pre-Pyeongchang 2018 Hockey Exhibition Series

Canada’s women’s ice hockey team is set to face the United States later this year in an exhibition series that will have a bearing...

Visually Impaired Skier Fitzpatrick Wins Evie Pinching Award

Visually impaired skier Menna Fitzpatrick has won the Ski Club of Great Britain's Evie Pinching Award for 2016.  The 18-year-old from Macclesfield came out...

Eddie The Eagle and the other famous Olympic underdogs

As the London 1908 Olympics began, Bishop Ethelbert Talbot of Pennsylvania gave a sermon at St Paul’s Cathedral. He suggested that the struggle was...

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