Johannes Lochner was crowned winner of the four-man bobsleigh World Cup title, despite piloting his crew to a fourth place finish at the concluding event in Königssee.
Bobsleigh and Skeleton
Three weeks ahead of Pyeongchang 2018, double Olympic women’s bobsleigh champion Kaillie Humphries of Canada has earned her fourth overall World Cup victory.
South Korea's Yun Sung-bin dramatically ended Martins Dukurs' run of eight successive International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) Skeleton World Cup overall crowns even though he was absent from the final race in Königssee today.
Latvia's Martins Dukurs has been handed a golden chance to win a ninth successive International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Cup crown in Königssee tomorrow following the withdrawal of South Korean rival Sungbin Yun.
Elana Meyers Taylor and Jamie Greubel Poser have been named as the pilots for the United States' two women's bobsleigh teams at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games with Lauren Gibbs and Aja Evans their respective brakewomen.
Germany's Johannes Lochner took a giant step towards clinching the overall four-man title as he claimed victory in the penultimate event of the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation World Cup season in St Moritz.
North Korea and South Korea could share a four-man sled to test conditions before bobsleigh competition starts at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games.
Nico Walther and brakeman Christian Poser set a track record in their second run as they led a German clean sweep of the men's two-man event at the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation World Cup in St Moritz.
Yun Sung-bin of South Korea extended his lead at the top of the overall standings as he set a track record on his way to victory at the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation World Cup in St Moritz.
Qualification points for next month's Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang will be on offer for the final time at the penultimate International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation World Cup in St Moritz.
Maxim Belugin, the one Russian athlete disqualified from Sochi 2014 for doping who has not yet filed an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne, is reported to have failed a retested drug test from his home Games for steroids supposedly present in the "Duchess cocktail".
British International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Adam Pengilly and former bobsleigh pilot John Jackson have each criticised the presence of Russian sliders in World Cup races despite them being banned from the Olympic Games.
Germany swept the top two positions on home ice as International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation World Cup action concluded in Altenberg with the men's four-man event.
Canada's Kaillie Humphries extended her lead in the Bobsleigh World Cup standings by winning today's two-woman event in Altenberg alongside hurdler Phylicia George.
Jacqueline Lölling led home a German clean sweep to continue her superb skeleton form at the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Cup in Altenberg.