Winter Sports

Medal record corrected for Innsbruck 1964 US skating pair half-century after event

By Daniel Etchells

The confusion surrounding Vivian and Ronald Joseph's bronze medal stemmed from the 1964 Winter Olympic Games in Innsbruck ©Olympic MuseumMore than 50 years after competing at the 1964 Winter Olympic Games in Innsbruck, United States figure skating duo Vivian and Ronald Joseph can finally lay claim to bronze medals.

Russian women and Swedish men first to qualify for European Curling Championships playoffs

By Emily Goddard

Russia, skipped by Anna Sidorova, were the first women's team to qualify for the European Curling Championships playoffs ©WCFRussia's women and Sweden's men have become the first squads to qualify for the playoffs at the European Curling Championships at the Palladium de Champéry in Switzerland.

Russia and Sweden remain dominant as Finland falter at European Curling Championships

By Paul Osborne

Sweden's men remain unbeaten at the European Curling Championships ©Getty ImagesThe Russian and Swedish women's and men's curling team have continued their unbeaten runs at the European Curling Championships as Finland's women faltered on the third day of action at the Palladium de Champéry in Champéry, Switzerland.

Legendary Russian ice hockey coach Tikhonov dies aged 84

By Emily Goddard

Viktor Tikhonov has died after a long illness ©Getty ImagesRussian Viktor Tikhonov, one of international ice hockey's most successful coaches of all time, has died after a long illness at the age of 84.

Russia, Finland and Sweden remain unbeaten at European Curling Championships

By Paul Osborne

Russia continue their unbeaten streak at the European Curling Championships ©Getty ImagesRussia and Finland's women's teams and Sweden's men have continued their unbeaten streaks at the Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2014 at the Palladium de Champéry in Champéry, Switzerland.

Poor start for world champions Switzerland and Norway at European Curling Championships

By Emily Goddard

Sven Michel skipped Switzerland to an opening game win at the 2014 European Curling Championships ©Getty ImagesSwitzerland and Norway, the reigning women's and men's world champions respectively, got their European Curling Championships campaign off to a poor start as both teams lost in their opening games at the Palladium de Champéry in Switzerland.

Gold for China's men and women at Pacific-Asia Curling Championships

By Emily Goddard

China's men claimed the gold medal of the Pacific-Asia Curling Championships in Japan ©WCF/Richard Gray 2014China's men and women have won the gold medals at the Pacific-Asia Curling Championships in Japan.

Vanessa Mae dismisses four year ban for race-fixing as "nonsense"

By Nick Butler in Phuket

Vanessa Mae has lodged an appeal against the four year ban she has been handed for race-fixing ©Getty ImagesViolin superstar turned skier Vanessa Mae has dismissed the four-year ban she was handed by the International Ski Federation (FIS) earlier this week for race-fixing as "nonsense".

German biathlete's doping ban cut to six months after it's found she's not to blame

By Daniel Etchells

Germany's Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle has had her doping ban reduced to six months ©Getty ImagesA two-year ban on German biathlete Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle, arguably the most high profile doping case at this year's Winter Olympic Games, has been cut to six months, it was announced today. 
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