Bobsleigh

Korean Air to manufacture South Korean bobsleigh for Pyeongchang 2018

By Paul Osborne

Korean Air is set to help manufacture a new bobsleigh for the South Korean national team to be used at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games ©Getty ImagesMarch 29 - Korean Air is set to break new ground in the world of bobsleigh after the airline company announced plans to manufacture the South Korean sled to be used at Pyeongchang 2018.

German banned for loaning bobsled to double gold medal winning Russian rival Zubkov

By Nick Butler

Manuel Machata, celebrating a World Cup victory in 2012, has been banned for a year ©AFP/Getty ImagesMarch 3 - Former world champion Manuel Machata has been banned for a year by the German Bobsleigh Luge and Skeleton Federation (BSD) for lending equipment to Russian rival Alexander Zubkov ahead of him winning two gold medals at Sochi 2014.

Jamaican bobsleigh team miss training after losing luggage en route to Russia

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Sochi

The Jamaican bobsleigh team are due to compete in their first Winter Olympics since 2002 in Sochi ©Getty ImagesFebruary 5 - Jamaica's bobsleigh team has received an early blow in their return to the Winter Olympic fold after their luggage and blades were lost during their journey to Russia.

Jamaican bobsleigh team will go to Sochi

By Paul Osborne

The Jamaican team has secured a spot in the Olympics for the first time in 12 years ©Getty ImagesJanuary 20 - The Jamaican bobsleigh team will be making their way to the Sochi Winter Olympics next month after funding issues were resolved by the Jamaican Olympic Organisation (JOA) on Monday.

Track stars Jones and Williams boost Sochi 2014 selection chances with appearances at World Cup

By Gary Anderson

January 3 - Lolo Jones has another chance to impress US selectors ahead of Sochi 2014 ©Getty Images Two-time world indoor hurdles champion Lolo Jones and Olympic sprint silver medallist Lauryn Williams have been named in the United States bobsled team for this weekend's World Cup event in Winterberg, Germany, as the final selection cut for Sochi 2014 gets closer.

Olympic medallists to star in BMW film documenting redesign of US two-man bobsled

By Emily Goddard

US Olympic stars are set to feature in a new film documenting BMW's redesign of the two-man bobsled ©BMW GroupJanuary 3 - United States Olympic bobsleigh medallists Steven Holcomb and Elana Meyers are among the stars to feature in a new film documenting BMW's redesign of the two-man bobsled as the nation aims to end the 78-year gold medal drought in the event at Sochi 2014.

Exclusive: FIBT President Ferriani tips Britain at Sochi 2014 and discounts "home ice" advantage

By Mike Rowbottom

Ivo Ferriani has tipped Britain for strong medal possibilities at Sochi 2014 ©MatchtightDecember 29 - Ivo Ferriani, President of the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (FIBT), has tipped Britain for strong medal possibilities at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, where he believes the characteristics of the Sanki Sliding Centre will ensure a "very, very open competition".

Olympic champions Humphries and Moyse lead Canadian Sochi 2014 bobsleigh team

By Emily Goddard

Canada has named the athletes that will represent the nation in bobsleigh at Sochi 2014 ©Canadian Olympic CommitteeDecember 16 - Olympic champions Kaillie Humphries and Heather Moyse have been named on the Canadian Sochi 2014 bobsleigh team officially revealed today in Montreal.

Sprinter Williams finishes third on debut at Bobsled US National Push Championships

By Gary Anderson

August 1 - LAURYN WILLIAMS BOBSLEDRecently retired sprinter Lauryn Williams finished in third spot on her debut in the women's Bobsled US National Push Championships in Calgary, Canada, as she aims to secure a place on the America's team for next year's Winter Olympics in Sochi.
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