Winter Sports

USA Curling Championships to be held in Florida for first time in 2016

By Nick Butler

The 2016 US Curling Championships will be held in Jacksonville ©USA CurlingApril 20 - Jacksonville in Florida has been announced as the location for the 2016 USA Curling National Championships as the country seeks to revive its fortunes following the disappointment of Sochi 2014. 

Hockey Canada begins selection process for Pyeongchang 2018

By Emily Goddard

Hockey Canada has begun its team selection process for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics ©Getty ImagesApril 17 - Hockey Canada has begun its team selection process for Pyeongchang 2018, where it will be hoping to defend its title, by inviting 102 players to attend a women's strength and conditioning camp in Hamilton next month.

Petition set up demanding resignation of International Skating Union President Cinquanta

By Nick Butler

A petition has been set up seeking the removal of Ottavio Cinquanta as ISU President ©AFP/Getty ImagesApril 16 - A petition has been set up calling for the resignation of International Skating Union (ISU) President Ottavio Cinquanta in light of the "severe damage he is inflicting on the sport".

Exclusive: FIS defend slopestyle after claims should be dropped from Olympics because of injury rate

By Nick Butler

The FIS were responding to calls to drop slopestyle from the Olympic programme following the high number of injuries sustained during Sochi 2014 ©Getty ImagesApril 14 - International Ski Federation (FIS) officials have hit back at claims slopestyle should be dropped from the Olympic programme following the high rate of injuries at Sochi 2014.

British Skeleton and Bobsleigh move step closer to merger as chief executive search begins

By Paul Osborne

The British Bobsleigh and Skeleton Association is looking for a chief executive as the two seperate organisations move a step closer to merging ©BBSAApril 7 - The full merger of British Bobsleigh and British Skeleton into the British Bobsleigh and Skeleton Association (BBSA) moved a step closer to reality today as the search for a chief executive officially got underway.

Norway secures first World Men's Curling Championship title since 1988

By Emily Goddard

Norway have won their first World Men's Curling Championship title since 1988 ©AFP/Getty ImagesApril 6 - Norway today beat defending champions and Scandinavian rivals Sweden 8-3 to take the 2014 men's world curling title - their first since 1988.

Defending champions Sweden into curling World Championship final after win over Canada

By Gary Anderson

April 5 - Sweden have made it through to their second successive Men's Curling World Championship final in Beijing ©AFP/Getty ImagesSweden will face Scandinavian rivals Norway in the final of the men's Curling World Championships tomorrow after both sides saw off the challenge of reigning Olympic champions Canada in Beijing.

International Biathlon Union sign four-year media rights deal with EBU

By Zjan Shirinian

The EBU has the media rights to dozens of events, including 36 Biathlon World Cups, as part of the new four-year deal ©Getty ImagesApril 4 - The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has extended its unbroken media rights deal with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) for another four years.

Britain's most successful skier claims another title in last competition before retirement

By Nick Butler

Chemmy Alcott crowning her career in perfect style by winning the Super G at the British National Championships ©BSSMarch 30 - Chemmy Alcott began the final competition of her career in perfect style when she won a seventh Super G title at the British National Alpine Ski Championships in Méribel.
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