Bobsleigh

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.

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.

Arndt secures impressive victory at FIBT World Cup in Königssee

By Paul Osborne

Maximilian Arndt has recorded a second win of the season after piloting his team to victory at the Bobsleigh and Skeleton World Cup in Königssee ©Getty ImagesMaximilian Arndt has recorded a second win of the season after piloting his team to victory at the Bobsleigh and Skeleton World Cup in Königssee, Germany.

Walther claims maiden World Cup victory in four-man bobsleigh

By Daniel Etchells

Nico Walther (centre) celebrates his first-ever World Cup victory ©FIBTNico Walther celebrated his first-ever World Cup victory after leading the German bobsleigh crew to success at the latest International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (FIBT) event in Altenberg, Germany.

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.

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.

FIBT approves mixed-gender four-man bobsleigh teams

Emily Goddard

The four-man bobsleigh can now feature both male and female athletes ©Getty ImagesThe International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (FIBT) has announced that both men and women will now be able to compete in four-man bobsleigh.

Russian Sochi 2014 bobsledder Nikolay Khrenkov killed in car accident

By Mike Rowbottom

Nikolay Khrenkov aboard Russia 3 at the Sochi 2014 Games ©Getty ImagesRussian bobsledder Nikolay Khrenkov, who competed at the Sochi Olympics in February, has died in a car accident, the Russian Ministry of Sport announced today.

Africa to be targeted for fresh talent as Ferriani re-elected FIBT President

By Mike Rowbottom

Ivo Ferriani has been voted President of the FIBT for another four years ©FIBT imagesIvo Ferriani will serve a further four years as President of the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (FIBT) after receiving a huge majority vote at the FIBT conference in Monaco.
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