Germany's Matthias Biedermann, the former coach of Latvia's four-time world champion Martins Dukurs, has been appointed head of the Swiss skeleton team.
Bobsleigh and Skeleton
The first World Bobsleigh and Skeleton Championships to be held in Russia will take place at the Sliding Center Sanki in Sochi next year between February 13 and 26, it was announced today.
Yarnold has Pyeongchang 2018 in her sights as Olympic champion returns to training following one-year break
Reigning Olympic champion Lizzy Yarnold has returned to training ahead of Pyeongchang 2018 after recovering from the “emotional exhaustion” which prompted her to take an extended break from skeleton.
German bobsleigh pilot Maximilian Arndt, the reigning World Cup champion in four man, has announced that he is retiring at the age of 28, with Olympic champion pusher Martin Putze also stepping aside from the sport.
Great Britain's bobsleigh pilot John Jackson has announced his retirement from the sport after a decade of top level competition.
International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) President Ivo Ferriani hopes he can help restore credibility to sport in the wake of a series of corruption and doping scandals when he becomes a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Alterations to the statutes and discussions about further improving the governance of the organisation featured heavily on the agenda at the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) Congress in London.
International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) President Ivo Ferriani insists he is paying little attention to accusations that Russian Federation of Bobsleigh (RBF) head Alexander Zubkov was involved in a doping scheme at Sochi 2014, claiming he only listens to "facts" and that the two-time Olympic champion should be treated as innocent until proven guilty.
Salt Lake City will stage the 2017 International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) Congress, it was announced here today.
Altenberg in Germany has been awarded the 2020 International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Championships after rival Swiss candidate St. Moritz withdrew ahead of the vote, it was announced at the body's Congress here today.
A double Olympic gold medallist who allegedly doped at Sochi 2014 was today elected as the new President of the Russian Federation of Bobsleigh (RBF).
Altenberg in Germany and Swiss town St Moritz are the two bidders in the running for the 2020 International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Championships, insidethegames understands.
The 2016 International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) Congress will take place on June 12 in London, it has been confirmed.
Bobsleigh legend Meinhard Nehmer has become the first sliding athlete to be entered into the German Sport Hall of Fame.
A Tokyo-based factory group has donated a bobsleigh to Jamaica’s national team to help them in their bid to secure a place at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games.