Winter Sports

World champion Kononova closes IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup season with overall biathlon title

By Emily Goddard

Oleksandra Kononova has closed her IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup season by claiming the overall middle distance biathlon title ©Getty ImagesWorld champion Oleksandra Kononova has closed her International Paralympic Committee Nordic Skiing World Cup season with the overall middle distance biathlon title after winning today's 12.5 kilometres race in Surnadal, Norway.

South Korea beat Sweden to win Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships B-Pool

By Nick Butler

South Korea defeated Sweden to win the Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships B-Pool ©Getty ImagesSouth Korea survived their toughest test of the week to defeat hosts Sweden 4-2 and secure victory at the Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships B-Pool in Östersund.

Russian and American skiers dominate cross-country events at IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup

By Michael Pavitt

American Andew Soule earned the men's sitting World Cup title despite a third place finish in Norway ©Getty ImagesAmerican and Russian skiers claimed golds on the penultimate day of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Nordic Skiing World Cup, as the final cross-country races took place in Surnadal, Norway.

South Korea and Sweden set up final clash at Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships B-Pool

By Nick Butler

South Korea and Sweden each won again today at the Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships ©Getty ImagesSouth Korea and hosts Sweden will meet in a final in all but name tomorrow on the final day of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships B-Pool after each won for a fourth time today in Östersund. 

Russia claim four more golds at IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup

By Michael Pavitt

Iuliia Budaleeva remains unbeaten in Surnadal this week ©Getty ImagesRussia earned four gold medals for the second at this year's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Nordic Skiing World Cup finals, as they dominated the individual pursuit races in Surnadal, Norway.

Poland fight back at Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships B-Pool

By Nick Butler

South Korea and Sweden, who battled for seventh place at Sochi 2014, are still dominating proceedings in Ostersund ©Getty ImagesPoland made swift amends for the embarrassment of a record defeat at the International Paralympic Committee Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships B-Pool with a 3-0 win over Austria in Ostersund. 

Russia rack up medal tally at IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup

By Daniel Etchells

Iuliia Budaleeva won one of four gold medals for Russia in the women's visually impaired 6km biathlon sprint race ©Getty ImagesRussia added four gold medals to their tally as the short distance biathlon events took centre stage on day two of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Nordic Skiing World Cup finals in Surnadal, Norway.

Canada and Russia at the double on IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup opening day

By Daniel Etchells

Canada's Brian McKeever came out on top in the men's 20km visually impaired race ©Getty ImagesCanada and Russia both claimed two cross-country freestyle gold medals on the opening day of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Nordic Skiing World Cup finals in Surnadal, Norway.

South Korea claim record win to stay top of Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships B-Pool

By Michael Pavitt

2018 Winter Paralympics hosts South Korea recorded a record-breaking victory to stay top of the table ©Getty ImagesSouth Korea claimed a record-breaking victory over Poland on the second day of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships B-Pool to maintain their unbeaten start in Östersund, Sweden.
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