Bobsleigh

Arndt leads Germany to four-man bobsleigh world title in Winterberg

By Nick Butler

The German quartet celebrate their world title victory on home ice ©Bongarts/Getty ImagesDefending champion Maximilian Arndt drove his German quartet to a thrilling four-man bobsleigh World Championships victory today in Winterberg.

Friedrich defends two-man bobsleigh world title in Winterberg

By Michael Pavitt

Francesco Friedrich and Thorsten Margis defended their two-man bobsleigh world title ©FIBTGermany's Francesco Friedrich joined forces with Thorsten Margis to successfully defend his two-man bobsleigh title at the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation World Championships in front of a home crowd in Winterberg.

Meyers Taylor and Garrett seal America's maiden two-woman's bobsleigh world title

By Michael Pavitt

Cherrelle Garrett and Elana Meyers Taylor saw off competition from German pairs to win the two-woman world title ©FIBTElana Meyers Taylor and brakewoman Cherrelle Garrett claimed the United States' first two-woman's title, fighting off competition from German teams at the BMW International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (FIBT) World Championships in Winterberg.

Germans on course for home two-man bobsleigh gold at FIBT World Championships

By Nick Butler

Defending champion Francesco Friedrich is on course for World Championship gold with partner Thorsten Margis at the halfway point in Winterburg ©FIBTDefending champion Francesco Friedrich and brakeman Thorsten Margis lead at the halfway point of the two-man bobsleigh World Championship event in Winterburg, setting a combined time of 1min 52.55sec on home ice.

US Olympian Holcomb criticises closed German training session ahead of Winterberg FIBT World Championships

By Mike Rowbottom

Steven Holcomb, pictured after winning bronze at the Sochi Olympics, has criticised special home training sessions ahead of the FIBT World Championships ©AFP/Getty Images Home competitors at International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation's (FIBT) World Championships, which get underway tomorrow on Germany's Bobbahn track in Winterberg, have been criticised for gaining an unfair advantage by having their own early practice session.

Latvia underline Bobsleigh World Cup supremacy with final win of season

By Michael Pavitt

Latvia won five of the eight World Cup events this season ©Bongarts/Getty ImagesLatvia's four-man bobsleigh team completed their International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation World Cup campaign in style as they secured a fifth victory of the season in Sochi, Russia.

Meyers Taylor and Melbardis clinch historic overall Bobsleigh World Cup titles on Olympic track

By Liam Morgan

Elana Meyers Taylor claimed her maiden FIBT two-woman bob overall World Cup title with victory in Sochi ©Getty ImagesAmerican Elana Meyers Taylor sealed her maiden overall Viessmann International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (FIBT) World Cup title with victory in the two-woman bobsleigh race at the final World Cup event in Sochi.

Williams announces retirement from bobsleigh with place in Olympic history assured

By Michael Pavitt

Lauryn Williams won Sochi 2014 bobsleigh silver alongside her pilot Elana Meyers ©AFP/Getty ImagesSochi 2014 silver medallist Lauryn Williams has announced her retirement from bobsleigh, with the American athlete ending her career as one of only five athletes to medal in both the Summer and Winter Olympics.

Latvia seals four-man bobsleigh World Cup title in Igls

By Michael Pavitt

Oskars Melbardis has piloted Latvia to the World Cup title ©Bongarts/Getty ImagesLatvia's four-man bobsleigh overcame German competition yet again to seal the overall International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation World Cup title in the penultimate race of the season in Igls, Austria.
Page 1 of 10