America's Oksana Masters took her fourth World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup title after winning the women’s short distance sitting cross-country event today in Sapporo.
Japan's Taiki Kawayoke delighted the home crowd in Sapporo after securing his first World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup victory in the men's standing middle-distance cross-country event.
Rad is best of Paralympian rivals on day two at World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup Finals in Sapporo
A day of sprint biathlon racing at the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup Finals in Sapporo in Japan saw the same three Paralympic sitting champions finish on the podium as in the previous day's full race - but in a different order - as Ukraine's Taras Rad took gold.
The United States' Daniel Cnossen kept his hopes of winning a coveted crystal globe alive by winning the opening biathlon race of the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup Finals in Sapporo in Japan.
Newly-crowned world champion Taiki Kawayoke will lead hosts Japan's team at the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup Finals in Sapporo, where competition is due to begin tomorrow.
Koyabashi continues dominant form to lead qualification at FIS Ski Jumping World Cup in Val di Fiemme
Japan's Ryoyu Kobayashi continued his dominant form to lead qualifying at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Ski Jumping World Cup event in Val di Fiemme.
Sapporo has officially withdrawn from the race for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games and the Japanese city will instead focus on bidding for the 2030 edition of the event, it was announced today.
The director general of Sapporo’s Sports Affairs department, Toshiya Ishikawa, has stated that the city will conduct a survey to measure its residents' support for a 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympics Games bid.
There was a smattering of confusion among the Olympic media when the International Olympic Committee (IOC) sent out a press release on Tuesday (October 17) declaring the "launch" of their "new approach" to the Winter Games candidature process.
A top International Olympic Committee (IOC) official has claimed to be unbothered about the prospect of a third successive Winter Olympic Games in Asia if Sapporo can produce a strong bid for 2026.
Austria’s Carina Edlinger rounded off a sensational cross-country skiing season today, winning the women’s visually impaired World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup title with victory in the short-distance classic in Japanese city Sapporo.
Ukraine’s multiple world and Paralympic champion Oleksandra Kononova secured her place as the dominant women’s cross-country skier this season, claiming the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup crown with her latest race victory in Sapporo in Japan today.
David Owen: "Big happy" in Sapporo - memories of an unorthodox night of sport in a past - and possibly future - Winter Olympic host city
I was pleased to read that Olympic power-broker Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah had endorsed Sapporo's credentials as a potential host of the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games during a visit to Japan's northernmost big city this week.