Skiing

Vanessa Mae appeals to CAS following four-year skiing ban

By Nick Butler

Vanessa Mae has appealed to CAS against a ruling that has seen her stripped of her Sochi 2014 result ©Getty ImagesViolinist turned skier Vanesse Mae has appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the International Ski Federation's (FIS) ruling that she helped "manipulate" races in order to qualify for the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Record breaking US deal signed to show almost 70 hours of skiing and snowboarding coverage

By Daniel Etchells

The record 69 hours of coverage will showcase US Ski Team Olympic champions like Ted Ligety ©Getty Images NBC Sports Group and Universal Sports Network have been announced as partners of the United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) in a record-breaking broadcasting deal. 

Vanessa Mae dismisses four year ban for race-fixing as "nonsense"

By Nick Butler in Phuket

Vanessa Mae has lodged an appeal against the four year ban she has been handed for race-fixing ©Getty ImagesViolin superstar turned skier Vanessa Mae has dismissed the four-year ban she was handed by the International Ski Federation (FIS) earlier this week for race-fixing as "nonsense".

Vanessa Mae banned from Alpine skiing for four years over race fixing allegations

By Paul Osborne

Vanessa Mae has been banned from Alpine skiing for four years after taking part in fixed races to qualify for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics ©Getty ImagesFamous violinist turned Alpine skier Vanessa Mae has been banned for four years after taking part in fixed races to qualify for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

Intersport announced as official presenting sponsor of Vierschanzentournee

By Daniel Etchells

Intersport has been announced as the official presenting sponsor of the Vierschanzentournee ©Getty Images The world's leading sporting goods retailer Intersport has been announced as the official presenting sponsor of Germany and Austria's prestigious ski jumping series, the Vierschanzentournee.

Four new directors added to Women's Ski Jumping USA Board

By Daniel Etchells

The United States' Jessica Jerome competes during the first round of the International Ski Federation Ski Jumping World Cup for women in March ©Getty ImagesFour new members have joined the Women's Ski Jumping USA (WSJ-USA) Board of Directors, as the Federation enters a new era following the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games. 

FIS Freestyle and Snowboard World Championships to be broadcast on YouTube

By Nick Butler at the Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo

Free coverage on YouTube will be a way to broadcast the Freestyle and Snowboarding World Championships, it is hoped ©AFP/Getty ImagesCoverage of the International Ski Federation (FIS) Freestyle and Snowboard World Championships will be broadcast free-of-charge on YouTube for the first time next January, it was announced 

Manchester gearing up for inaugural European Indoor Moguls Championships

By Gary Anderson

The Chill Factore in Manchester will host the first ever European Indoor Moguls Championships next month ©Chill FactoreThe Chill Factore in Manchester is set to play host to the inaugural International Ski Federation (FIS) European Indoor Moguls Championships which will feature some of the top skiers from Britain and Europe next month.

Sakhalin tipped as training base for Russian Olympic skiers ahead of Pyeongchang 2018

By Emily Goddard

The Russian Olympic skiing team may be based in Sakhalin ahead of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Games ©WikipediaSakhalin has been tipped as the training base for the Russian Olympic skiing team ahead of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Games.
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