Armour: U.S. Cross Country Aims for Big Time at Winter Olympics

You know you’ve arrived in the cross country ski world when your team rolls up to events with its own wax truck. With the faces...

Defending champions retain ISU World Sprint Championship titles

American Brittany Bowe won both races on the second and final day of the International Skating Union (ISU) World Sprint Championships to successfully defend her...

Afghanistan to Make Winter Olympics Debut as Skiers Selected for Pyeongchang 2018

Afghanistan will make its Winter Olympic debut after two Alpine skiers were selected for Pyeongchang 2018. Sayed Alishah Farhang and Sajjad Husaini will compete in...

World Cup champion Prevc delights home crowd with victory in Planica

Overall champion Peter Prevc claimed victory in the first individual competition at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Ski Jumping World Cup Finals in Planica. The...

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...

Swiss 1-2 but Heartbreak for Gut at FIS Alpine World Championships

Wendy Holdener and Michele Gisin took Swiss gold and silver in the women's combined event at the International Ski Federation (FIS) World Championships in...

France’s Rolland wins ski superpipe gold at X Games in Aspen

France’s Kevin Rolland claimed men’s ski superpipe gold on the opening day of the Winter X Games in Aspen, fending off a strong challenge...

Ito Wins as Takanashi Falters Again at FIS Ski Jumping World Cup

Yuki Ito claimed victory at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Ski Jumping World Cup on home snow as formidable compatriot Sara Takanashi’s recent slump...

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...

Takanashi Reaches Half Century of Ski Jumping World Cup Wins

Sara Takanashi achieved a half century of International Ski Federation (FIS) Women’s Ski Jumping World Cup victories by triumphing in Rasnov. The Japanese star headed...

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