Winter Sports

Geisenberger closes in on overall luge World Cup title with win in Winterberg

By Paul Osborne

Natalie Geisenberger collected her 30th World Cup victory with a win in Winterberg ©Damen Web/FILIt was another day of golden delight for Germany at the International Luge Federation (FIL) World Cup in Winterberg as Natalie Geisenberger collected her 30th World Cup victory in the women's singles then joined forces with her team mates to win the team relay.

Christie and Knegt win European short track speed skating titles in Dordrecht

By Michael Pavitt

Elise Christie claimed the European title after a second place in the 3000 metre Grand Final ©Getty ImagesElise Christie of Great Britain and home favourite Sjinkie Knegt both secured victories at the European Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Dordrecht, The Netherlands today.

Limbacher claims photo-finish win as FIS Ski and Snowboard World Championships come to a dramatic end

By Liam Morgan

Andrea Limbacher claimed a narrow win in the women's ski cross event to the delight of the Austrian crowd ©Getty ImagesAustria's Andrea Limbacher claimed a dramatic photo-finish win in the women's ski cross event in front of her home crowd as the International Ski Federation (FIS) Ski and Snowboard World Championships in Kreischberg drew to an emphatic close.

Latvian four-man bobsleigh team extend World Cup lead

By Michael Pavitt

Latvia's four-man bobsleigh team saw off German competition to win in Switzerland ©Getty ImagesLatvia came out on top for the second day in a row at the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (FIBT) World Cup, in St Moritz, as yesterday's two-man bobsleigh champions Oskars Melbārdis and Daumants Dreiškens joined forces with Arvis Vilkaste and Jānis Strenga to win the men's four-man bobsleigh.

Norway seal second consecutive Biathlon World Cup relay win in Antholz

By Liam Morgan

The Norwegian quartet came back from a tough opening two exchanges to seal a second consecutive relay triumph ©Getty ImagesEmil Hegle Svendsen's dominant performance on the last exchange helped Norway claim a second consecutive men's 4x7.5 kilometre relay win at the International Biathlon Union (IBU) World Cup in Antholz, Italy.

Double delight for Russia on home snow at Cross Country Skiing World Cup

By Liam Morgan

Maxim Vylegzhanin claimed victory in the mens skiathlon race to the delight of the home crowd in Rybinsk ©Getty ImagesRussian duo Yulia Tchekaleva and Maxim Vylegzhanin both claimed victories in the skiathlon events at the Cross Country Skiing World Cup to the delight of a raucous home crowd in Rybinsk.

Vogt beaten by Iraschko-Stolz at home Ski Jumping World Cup

By Michael Pavitt

Carina Vogt was forced to settle for second place in her home town ©Bongarts/Getty ImagesGermany's Olympic ski jumping champion Carina Vogt was forced to settle for silver on home snow in Oberstdorf, as Austria's Daniela Iraschko-Stolz took the International Ski Federation World Cup victory.

World Cup of Hockey set for 2016 return after 12-year absence

By Liam Morgan

The World Cup of Hockey will return in 2016 after a 12-year absence and the event will be held in Canada ©Getty ImagesThe National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA) have announced that the World Cup of Hockey will return in 2016 following a 12-year hiatus.

Melbārdis snatches lead at top of two-man World Cup standings after win in St Moritz

By Daniel Etchells

Oskars Melbardis (third from right) raises his arm in victory in St. Moritz, Switzerland ©FIBT 2015Latvia's Oskars Melbārdis has edged to the top of the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation two-man bobsleigh World Cup standings after coming out on top in St Moritz, Switzerland.
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