Winter Sports

Košir secures second consecutive Snowboard World Cup victory in Japan

By Michael Pavitt

Žan Košir made it two victories in as many days in Japan ©AFP/Getty ImagesDouble Olympic medallist Žan Košir of Slovenia made it back to back victories in the parallel giant slalom event at the International Ski Federation Alpine Snowboard World Cup in Asahikawa, Japan, while Switzerland's Julie Zogg earned victory in the women's event.

US stars McKinnon and Bohonnon dominate to take home Aerials World Cup crystal globes

By Emily Goddard

Kiley McKinnon has won the the aerial overall crystal globe ©Getty ImagesThe United States rounded off a successful Aerials World Cup season as Kiley McKinnon and Mac Bohonnon walked away from Minsk today with the overall crystal globes.

Hirscher destroys field for victory at Alpine Skiing World Cup in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

By Michael Pavitt

Marcel Hirscher dominated the giant slalom event in Germany ©Agence Zoom/Getty ImagesAustria's Marcel Hirscher dominated both runs of the men's giant slalom today to take victory in the Alpine Skiing World Cup in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, while Anna Fenninger took another gold for the country in the women's combined event in Bansko.

Friedrich defends two-man bobsleigh world title in Winterberg

By Michael Pavitt

Francesco Friedrich and Thorsten Margis defended their two-man bobsleigh world title ©FIBTGermany's Francesco Friedrich joined forces with Thorsten Margis to successfully defend his two-man bobsleigh title at the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation World Championships in front of a home crowd in Winterberg.

Northug closes FIS Nordic Ski World Championships with fourth gold

By Emily Goddard

Petter Northug claimed his fourth gold medal of the FIS Nordic Ski World Championships ©Getty ImagesPetter Northug has brought the Nordic Ski World Championships to a dramatic close with his fourth gold medal of the flagship event in Falun.

Kingsbury in seventh heaven at Freestyle Skiing World Cup

By Daniel Etchells

Mikaël Kingsbury's dual moguls win was his seventh straight Freestyle Skiing World Cup victory ©Getty Images
Canadian Mikaël Kingsbury came out on top in the men's dual moguls competition at the Freestyle Skiing World Cup in Tazawako to secure his seventh straight victory, and eclipse the mark of six consecutive wins he already co-held with the United States' Jeremy Bloom.

Kenworthy and Onozuka claim final wins of Park City Freestyle Skiing World Cup

By Emily Goddard

Gus Kenworthy claimed the men's halfpipe gold at the Freestyle Skiing World Cup/United States Grand Prix ©Getty ImagesHome athlete Gus Kenworthy and Japan's Ayana Onozuka claimed the final gold medals of the Freestyle Skiing World Cup/United States Grand Prix as they topped the halfpipe podiums in Park City.

Johaug earns third gold on penultimate day of FIS Nordic Ski World Championships

By Michael Pavitt

Therese Johaug earned her third gold of the World Championships with a comfortable victory in the women's 30km cross country ©AFP/Getty ImagesNorway's Therese Johaug won her third gold medal of the Nordic Sk World Championships in Falun, taking victory in the 30 kilometres mass start cross-country event.

Another downhill podium sweep for Austria at Garmisch-Partenkirchen

By Liam Morgan

Hannes Reichelt took victory in Germany by the narrowest of margins as he beat compatriots Romed Baumann and Matthias MayerAustria continued their recent run of domination in the men's downhill event as they claimed their second consecutive podium sweep at the Alpine Skiing World Cup at Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
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