Germany's Mariama Jamanka is celebrating two-woman bobsleigh victory at the BMW International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Cup in Innsbruck in Austria.
Francesco Friedrich of Germany completed a winning double at the French resort of La Plagne today as he took gold in the four-man bobsleigh at the third International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Cup of the season.
Lonnie Bissonnette made a winning start to the Para Bobsleigh season, claiming victory in the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation Para Sport World Cup in Lillehammer.
Germany's Olympic and world bobsleigh champions, Francesco Friedrich and Mariama Jamanka, start the defence of their overall World Cup titles at the season-opener in Lake Placid that gets underway tomorrow.
The applications are in for the four vacant International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) Athetes' Advisory Committee positions, with a variety of candidates putting their names forward.
World Skeleton Championship 2015 bronze medallist Elisabeth Maier will take a break from the sport after announcing her pregnancy on social media.