Winter Sports

Schaffelhuber reclaims top spot as giant slalom races unfold at IPC Alpine Skiing Europa Cup

By Paul Osborne

Anna Schaffelhuber reclaimed top spot in the women's sitting events at the IPC Alpine Skiing Europa Cup in Austria ©Getty ImagesThere was a reversal of fortunes on the second day of action at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing Europa Cup as five-time Sochi 2014 champion Anna Schaffelhuber beat Austrian sitting-class rival, Claudia Loesch.

Rivalries resurface as Alpine skiers take to the snow at IPC Alpine Skiing Europa Cup in Kuhtai

By Paul Osborne

Claudia Loesch secured gold on the first day of the IPC Alpine Skiing Europa Cup ©Getty ImagesOne of the biggest rivalries on the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing circuit resurfaced today as five-time Sochi gold medallist Anna Schaffelhuber and seven-time Paralympic medallist Claudia Loesch went head to head at the IPC Alpine Skiing Europa Cup in Kuhtai, Austria.

Kononova secures fourth win as IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup draws to a close

By Paul Osborne

Oleksandra Kononova secured her fourth win of the IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup in Vuokatti, Finland ©Getty ImagesUkraine's Oleksandra Kononova secured her fourth win in five races at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Nordic Skiing World Cup in Vuokatti as the competition came to an end.

Russia win three of four biathlon sprints at IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup

By Daniel Etchells

Russia's Stanislav Chokhlaev triumphed in the men's visually impaired race ©Getty ImagesRussia continued their domination of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Nordic Skiing World Cup, winning three of the four biathlon sprint races on day five in Vuokatti, Finland.

Masters wins for US but Russia dominate yet again at IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup

By Nick Butler

Oksana Masters of the US pictured during Sochi 2014 secured a first World Cup victory ©Getty ImagesUnited States star Oksana Masters briefly halted the Russian dominance, winning the women's sprint sitting event at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Nordic Skiing World Cup in Vuokatti.

Another golden day for Russia at IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup in Vuokatti

By Paul Osborne

Russia dominate day three of IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup ©Getty ImagesIt was another day of domination for Russia at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Nordic Skiing World Cup in Vuokatti as they secured four of six gold medals on offer.

US star injured during Sochi 2014 completes recovery with four race wins

By Nick Butler

Tyler Walker was on strong form for the US following his crash during Sochi 2014 ©US ParalympicsUnited States Alpine skiing star Tyler Walker made a triumphant return to competition following his horrific crash during Sochi 2014, securing two race wins at both the NorAm Cup and an International Paralympic Committee (IPC) event in Aspen.

Hosts Finland taste first success at IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup

By Daniel Etchells

Finland's Maija Järvelä won the women's individual standing biathlon over 12.5km ©Getty Images Finland's Maija Järvelä claimed the host country's first victory at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Nordic Skiing World Cup in Vuokatti, winning the women's individual standing biathlon over 12.5 kilometres.

Russia dominates at IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup in Vuokatti

By Emily Goddard

Vladislav Lekomtcev claimed one of four Russian gold medals on the opening day of action at the IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup in Vuokatti ©Getty ImagesRussia dominated on the first day of the International Paralympic Committee Nordic Skiing World Cup in Vuokatti, Finland as the nation's athletes claimed four of the six biathlon sprint gold medals available.
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