Winter Sports News
OAR open investigation into Alexander Krushelnitsky drug testThe Olympic Athletics from Russia team announce the opening of a criminal investigation into curler Alexander Krushelnitsky's positive drugs test.
Feb 21, 12:52
Elise Christie's Winter Olympics over as she gets disqualified from heatGreat Britain's Elise Christie is disqualified from the women's 1000m short track speed skating heat at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang.
Feb 20, 10:36
Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky subject of anti-doping caseThe Court of Arbitration for Sport confirm that they have opened an investigation into Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitzky after he failed a drugs test.
Feb 19, 13:40
Mike Hay: 'Elise Christie in fight against time to make 1,000m'Great Britain speed skater Elise Christie faces a race to be fit Tuesday's 1000m short-track event at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics.
Feb 18, 14:00
Team GB: 'Elise Christie taken to hospital following PyeongChang race crash'A Team GB statement confirms that Elise Christie was taken to hospital following her crash in the 1,500m short track speed skating semi-final at the Winter Olympics.
Feb 17, 14:48
Lizzy Yarnold retains Olympic skeleton gold medalGreat Britain's Lizzy Yarnold becomes the first Briton to retain a Winter Olympic title after winning gold in the women's skeleton.
Feb 17, 13:51
Elise Christie fails to qualify for 1500m short-track finalGreat Britain's Elise Christie fails to qualify for the final of the 1500m short-track event after crashing out on the last lap of the semi-final.
Feb 17, 12:09
Japan's Kei Saito becomes first Pyeongchang athlete to receive doping banJapan's Kei Saito becomes the first athlete to be excluded from this year's Winter Olympics for failing a doping test.
Feb 13, 10:00
Skater Eric Radford becomes first openly gay man to win Winter Olympics goldCanadian skater Eric Radford makes history by becoming the first openly gay athlete to win Winter Olympics gold.
Feb 13, 09:33
Russian speed skater Semen Elistratov dedicates Winter Olympics medal to compatriotsRussian speed skater Semen Elistratov dedicates his Pyeongchang Winter Olympics bronze medal to his compatriots who have been banned from the Games.
Feb 11, 13:03
Red Gerard becomes youngest Olympian to medal in snowboardingAmerican Red Gerard becomes the youngest Olympian to medal in a snowboarding event at the age of 17.
Feb 11, 11:28
Team GB's Katie Ormerod ruled out of Winter OlympicsTeam GB snowboard athlete Katie Ormerod is ruled out of the Winter Olympics after suffering a fracture to her right heel bone.
Feb 8, 16:34
Lizzy Yarnold named as Team GB flagbearerLizzy Yarnold is named as the flagbearer for Team GB at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
Feb 8, 09:58
Team GB tipped to win two medals at 2018 Winter OlympicsGreat Britain will fall well below their intended medal target at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, according to sports data specialist Gracenote.
Feb 7, 17:08
Winter Olympics' Norovirus outbreak escalatesThe number of confirmed cases of Norovirus at the Pyeonchang Winter Olympics rises to 86.
Feb 7, 09:50
Report: North Korea may participate at Pyeongchang Winter OlympicsNorth Korea is "likely to participate" at next month's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, according to a report citing a North Korean official.
Jan 7, 21:23
International Olympic Committee publishes Russian athlete kit rules for 2018 GamesThe International Olympic Committee publishes a set of rules pertaining to the kits of Olympic athletes from Russia competing at the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang.
Dec 20, 20:14
Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongchangThe International Olympic Committee announces that Russia have been banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang over allegations of state-sponsored doping.
Dec 5, 19:56
British Olympic Association: 'Plans in place to evacuate Team GB from Winter Olympics'The British Olympic Association confirms that plans are in place to evacuate Team GB's athletes from the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang.
Oct 25, 20:49
Konigssee replaces Sochi as bobsleigh and skeleton World Championships hostThe German resort of Konigssee will host the 2017 bobsleigh and skeleton World Championships after Sochi was stripped of the event following doping claims.
Dec 19, 20:47
Sochi loses right to host bobsleigh and skeleton World ChampionshipsThe International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation confirms that the Russian city of Sochi will no longer host the 2017 bobsleigh and skeleton World Championships.
Dec 13, 20:25
Mike Hay named Team GB chef de mission for Pyeongchang 2018The British Olympic Association announces that Mike Hay will be Team GB's chef de mission for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
Sep 23, 12:07
Russian deputy sports minister suspended over doping allegationsRussian sports minister Yurfy Nagornykh is suspended until after a full investigation into alleged state-sponsored doping among Russian athletes is conducted.
Jul 19, 10:01
Russian president Vladimir Putin: 'Olympics on brink of split over doping accusations'President Vladimir Putin says that the Olympics could be on the "brink of a split" following allegations of Russia's 'state-sponsored doping'.
Jul 18, 18:42
IOC willing to take 'tough sanctions' following Russian doping reportThe International Olympic Committee says that it will take the "toughest sanctions available" after Russia were accused of 'state-sponsored doping'.
Jul 18, 16:42
Russia operated 'state-sponsored doping programme' at 2014 Winter OlympicsAn investigation commissioned by WADA says that Russia operated a 'state-sponsored doping programme' at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Jul 18, 15:00
Elise Christie wins 500m gold at Toronto World CupGreat Britain's Elise Christie wins 500m gold in the short track speed skating at the Toronto World Cup in Canada.
Nov 8, 22:41
Olympic champion Lizzy Yarnold takes year out from skeletonGreat Britain's Olympic skeleton champion Lizzy Yarnold decides to skip the upcoming World Cup campaign so that she can "refresh" and "come back even more motivated".
Sep 17, 13:47
Mark Lewis-Francis aiming to compete at both summer and winter OlympicsBritish sprinter Mark Lewis-Francis reveals that he will make a bid to represent his country in the bobsleigh at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Sep 17, 10:57
Kristan Bromley announces retirementFormer world champion Kristan Bromley announces that he is retiring from the skeleton after two decades in the sport.
Sep 15, 21:14
James Woods wins first World Cup slopestyle title of seasonBritish freestyle skier James Woods wins the first World Cup slopestyle title of the 2015-16 season in Cardrona, New Zealand.
Aug 28, 12:29
Lindsey Vonn shares picture of broken ankleAmerican skier Lindsey Vonn shares a picture of her swollen and bruised ankle after fracturing the bone while training in New Zealand.
Aug 18, 16:45
Beijing to host 2022 Winter OlympicsBeijing is named as the host city of the 2022 Winter Olympics after beating Almaty in a vote.
Jul 31, 11:04
New Olympic 'big air' event to feature at World Cup in LondonThe 'big air' event will feature at the Snowboard World Cup in London this November for the first time since being added to the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Jul 29, 09:50
Vanessa-Mae happy to have four-year ban overturnedThailand skier Vanessa-Mae hits out at the International Skiing Federation after her four-year ban for fixing was overturned.
Jun 22, 09:58
Four events added to 2018 Winter Olympics in South KoreaFour events, including mixed curling and 'big air', are added to the 2018 Winter Olympics calendar.
Jun 9, 09:43