Winter Sports

Two-time Paralympic gold medallists Yohe and Lipsett retire from international ice sledge hockey

By Gary Anderson

Two of the most decorated players in US ice sledge hockey history have retired from international competition ©Getty Images Two of the United States' most decorated players, Andy Yohe and Taylor Lipsett, have announced they are retiring from international ice sledge hockey.

Website and trailer launched for 2015 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

A new website has been launched for the Cable 2015 Nordic Skiing World Championships ©IPC/Cable 2015A new website and trailer have been launched for the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Nordic Skiing World Championships in the United States.

Canadian Para-skiing legend McKeever has no plans to retire post Sochi 2014

By Nick Butler

Brian McKeever, pictured with guide Erik Carleton, during Sochi 2014 has no plans to hang up his skis ©Getty ImagesCanada's 10-time Paralympic champion skier Brian McKeever has no desire to hang up his skis in the wake of his triple gold medal success earlier this year at Sochi 2014, and is instead targeting "steady progression" next season, he has claimed.

Video released to celebrate inaugural IPC European Para Snow Sport Youth Circuit

By Paul Osborne

The inaugural IPC European Para Snow Sport Youth Circuit has been celebrated with a video release ©Marcus Hartmann/IPCA video has been released by International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing celebrating the success of the inaugural IPC European Para Snow Sport Youth Circuit.

US Paralympics names 15 athletes to 2014-2015 Nordic skiing teams

By Paul Osborne

Tatyana McFadden leads a host of US stars in the 2014/2015 US Paralympic Nordic Skiing National and Development Teams ©Getty ImagesTatyana McFadden has been named among a host of top competitors for the 2014-2015 United States Paralympics Nordic skiing national and development teams.

United States awarded 2015 Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships

By Nick Butler

The US squad will want to build on their gold medal winning form at Sochi 2014 on home ice next year ©Getty ImagesUnited States will seek to continue their Sochi 2014 gold medal-winning form after the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships A-Pool was awarded to the city of Buffalo in New York state.

Organising Committee map out logistics for Nordic Skiing World Championships in Wisconsin

By Zjan Shirinian

Athletes from 23 nations are expected to come to Cable early next year for the Nordic World Championships ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe Organising Committee of the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Nordic Skiing World Championships has met to work out the logistics of hosting the event in a town which is home to just 800 people.

First Paralympic snowboard champion Mentel-Spee to defend title at Pyeongchang 2018

By Zjan Shirinian

Bibian Mentel-Spee will be 45 when she takes to the slopes in Pyeongchang to defend her Paralympic title ©AFP/Getty ImagesDutchwoman Bibian Mentel-Spee, winner of the first ever Winter Paralympic snowboard competition at Sochi 2014, has announced she will defend her title in four years' time.

Bids to host 2015 Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships B-Pool called for

By Zjan Shirinian

The top two from the 2015 B-Pool event will be promoted to the A-Pool for 2017 ©Getty ImagesBids to host the 2015 Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships B-Pool are being called for.
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