The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has endorsed skeleton slider Akwasi Frimpong as he bids to represent the African country at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics in February.
Bobsleigh and Skeleton
Former Canadian athlete Jenna Martin-Evans is hoping to switch to bobsleigh and compete at next year's Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang.
USA Bobsled and Skeleton is to hold an additional summer combine in a bid to recruit more talent.
Former England rugby international Neil McCarthy has been appointed to a management role within the British Bobsleigh and Skeleton Association (BBSA).
Ryan Bailey, who came fourth in the men’s 100 metres at the London 2012 Olympic Games, has been given a backdated six-month doping ban after failing a drugs test earlier this year.
Olympic medallists Justin Olsen and Elana Meyers Taylor claimed the men's and women's pilot titles respectively at the 2017 USA Bobsled National Push Championships in Calgary.
British bobsleigh Olympian Rebekah Wilson has admitted to self-harming due to the pressures of being an elite athlete.
Akwasi Frimpong has announced he will head back to Ghana to help develop winter sport in the country, particularly aiming to help the athletes to discover bobsleigh and skeleton.
USA Bobsled and Skeleton (USABS) athletes and staff have visited equipment supplier Advance Manufacturing in Massachusetts.
Managers at the venue in Lake Placid which will host the 2021 International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Championships have said they are thrilled to be staging the event.
Bobsleigh athlete J.C. Cruse has been handed a 16-month ban by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), which will rule him out of contention for a place at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics.
More than 40 experts took part in the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) race organisers and track managers meeting in St Leonhard in Austria.
Gary Anderson, the British Bobsleigh and Skeleton Association (BBSA) performance director, has announced he will reduce some of his duties due to health issues and personal circumstances.
Russian bobsleigh pilot Nadezhda Paleeva has been banned for two years for a violation of the anti-doping whereabouts rules.
Britain’s Donna Creighton has opted to switch from skeleton to bobsleigh with the aim of qualifying for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics.