Winter Sports

Dukurs triumphs again at skeleton World Cup as South Korean wins historic medal

By Nick Butler

Martins Dukurs, pictured celebrating a silver medal at Sochi 2014, continued his dominant form on the World Cup circuit ©AFP/Getty ImagesLatvia's Martins Dukurs continued his undefeated form on the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton (FIBT) World Cup Series by winning the second round in Calgary.

International Ice Hockey Federation joins forces with Sportradar to prevent betting fraud

By Emily Goddard

Sportradar will monitor a total of three flagship tournaments per year from 2015 to 2017 for the IIHF ©SportradarThe International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has signed a three-year deal with integrity specialist Sportradar to help prevent betting fraud at its flagship tournaments.

Yarnold continues Sochi 2014 form by winning season-opening World Cup

By Nick Butler

Lizzie Yarnold continued her Olympic form with victory in the season-opening World Cup ©FIBTGreat Britain's skeleton star Lizzy Yarnold continued her Winter Olympic gold medal winning form by dominating the season opening International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (FIBT) World Cup in Lake Placid.

British Bobsleigh and Skeleton names BBC as Official Broadcast Partner

By Emily Goddard

Lizzy Yarnold won Great Britain's only gold medal of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics ©Getty ImagesBritish Bobsleigh and Skeleton (BBSA) has named the BBC as its Official Broadcast Partner for the 2014-2015 season.

Vanessa Mae appeals to CAS following four-year skiing ban

By Nick Butler

Vanessa Mae has appealed to CAS against a ruling that has seen her stripped of her Sochi 2014 result ©Getty ImagesViolinist turned skier Vanesse Mae has appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the International Ski Federation's (FIS) ruling that she helped "manipulate" races in order to qualify for the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Olympic figure skating medallist facing four year ban for aiding doping of former boyfriend

By Nick Butler

Carolina Kostner is facing a four year ban for allegedly aiding the doping of her boyfriend ©Getty ImagesIn a rare move, Italy's former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner is facing a ban of over four years for being complicit in the doping regime of her former boyfriend.

Switzerland secure historic home gold at European Curling Championships

By Nick Butler

Switzerland's women celebrate gold at the Le Gruyere European Curling Championships ©WCF/Richard GraySwitzerland's women added the continental crown to their world title today when they beat Russia 8-7 on home ice in the final of the Le Gruyère European Curling Championships in Champéry, while Sweden edged Norway 5-4 in the men's final.

BMW extends sponsorship of flagship International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation events

By Emily Goddard

BMW has signed a deal to become the main sponsor of the FIBT World Cup and title sponsor of FIBT World Championships ©BMWBMW has signed a deal to extend its sponsorship of the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (FIBT) flagship events.

Sochi 2014 head Chernyshenko appointed President of Kontinental Hockey League

By Nick Butler

Sochi 2014 chief Dmitry Chernyshenko has been appointed head of the Kontinental Hockey League ©AFP/Getty ImagesRussian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Dmitry Chernyshenko, head of the Organising Committee for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, after his appointment as President of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).
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