Nikitina wins WCup women's skeleton opener
Elena Nikitina of Russia built a sizable lead after the first run and went on to win the season's first World Cup women's skeleton race on Sunday.
Nigeria's Simi Adeagbo sets her sights on Beijing 2022
Simidele Adeagbo, who made Nigeria's Winter Olympic debut this year in PyeongChang, is back on the ice for a new Skeleton season, with an eye to the 2022 edition in Beijing.
Yarnold wins second straight skeleton gold
Lizzy Yarnold picked the perfect time to end a three-year winless streak and extended Great Britain's dominance in women's skeleton in the process.
Simi does indeed Sleigh despite last-place finish
Nigeria's Simidele Adeagbo may have finished last in the women's skeleton at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, but her efforts on Friday and Saturday were nothing to be ashamed of for someone who took up the sport mere months ago.
Adeagbo has bumpy ride into Olympic history
Africa's long-awaited first Winter Olympics appearance in the women's skeleton event has come to pass, with Nigeria's Simidele Adeagbo sliding in heats one and two on Friday evening in PyeongChang, ending in 20th position.
S. Korea's Yun wins Olympic gold in skeleton
Yun Sungbin of South Korea won men's skeleton Olympic gold in commanding fashion on Friday, his four-run time of 3 minutes, 20.55 seconds easily coming in 1.63 seconds ahead of silver medalist Nikita Tregubov of Russia.
Olympic dreams are made in next-to-last and last place, too
Jamaican Anthony Watson and Ghanaian Akwasi Frimpong finished at the bottom of the skeleton standings, but that doesn't make their journey any less noteworthy.
Team GB defend legality of skeleton suits
American rival Katie Uhlaender claims athletes and coaches are questioning the legality of the hi-tech suits being used by Team GB.
For the sliders in Pyeongchang, they have to work 9 to thrive
It has been a common theme in South Korea that lugers, skeleton racers and bobsledders are concerned about the ninth turn of the Olympic sliding course.
Tonga's Pita Taufatofua steals the show, again
What was the biggest question leading into the opening ceremony in Pyeongchang? Everyone wanted to know if Tongan Pita Taufatofua would show up shirtless and oiled up. He did not disappoint.
Who and what to watch for in Pyeongchang
So many athletes and events to follow in the Olympics ... Where to start? We've got you covered. Here are the biggest names and biggest storylines playing out in South Korea -- and when you can catch them.
The Skeleton in Ghana's bare winter cupboard
A place in PyeongChang is the fulfillment of a life-long dream for Skeleton driver Akwasi Frimpong, who is heading to the Olympics just six years after he thought his hopes had been crushed for good.
Yun clinches skeleton World Cup title
South Korea's Yun Sung-bin clinched the skeleton World Cup title despite not racing on Friday as Axel Jungk claimed his first World Cup victory.
Uhlaender on U.S. skeleton team for 4th time
Katie Uhlaender was nominated Monday to the U.S. Olympic skeleton team for the Pyeongchang Games, making her the first American to be a four-timer in that sport.
Skeleton federation suspends 4 Russians
The two Russians who had their medals from the Sochi Games stripped because of doping have been barred from competing in World Cup races, at least temporarily.
'Sometimes the good guy wins,' says U.S. skeleton racer Katie Uhlaender
The announcement that the IOC has sanctioned four Russian athletes could change a few things for Katie Uhlaender. Narrowly missing the podium at the Sochi Games to a Russian athlete, she may get the bronze medal after all.
U.S. tops Sochi medals as 2 Russians stripped
Two more Russian athletes were stripped of their Olympic medals from the 2014 Sochi Games on Wednesday, leaving the United States as the country with the most medals.
Dukurs opens WC skeleton slate with 49th win
Latvia's Martins Dukurs finished ahead of Yun Sungbin to earn his 49th World Cup gold medal of his career Friday, winning the season-opening race at Mount Van Hoevenberg.
Austria's Flock wins World Cup skeleton opener
Janine Flock broke her own Mount Van Hoevenberg track record Thursday on the way to winning the first World Cup women's skeleton race of the Olympic season.
Daly, Antoine on Cup skeleton team for U.S.
John Daly, who saw a chance at an Olympic medal go awry in his final run of the Sochi Games in 2014, is closer to getting a chance to compete at the Pyeongchang Games this winter.
USOC greenlights made-for-TV scouting camp
The USOC has greenlighted an Olympic scouting camp that will ultimately be packaged as a one-episode reality show.
4 Russians suspended after alleged Sochi doping
Four unnamed Russian skeleton athletes have been provisionally suspended by the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation for alleged doping rule violations at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi.
German track replaces Sochi for bobsled worlds
The German venue of Koenigssee has been chosen to replace Sochi as host of the 2017 world championships in bobsled and skeleton.
Bobsled, skeleton championships out of Russia
The bobsled and skeleton world championships are being pulled out of Russia after a number of sliders said they would not compete in a nation so enveloped in a doping scandal.
Latvia skeleton team to boycott worlds in Russia
Latvia will not send its skeleton athletes to the world championships in Sochi, the first such announcement by a national team in response to the Russian doping scandal.
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Japan to cut adult magazines ahead of Rugby World Cup, Tokyo Olympics
Japan will be in the global spotlight over the next two years as they host the Rugby World Cup, which kicks off in September, followed by the Summer Olympics starting in July 2020.
WADA chief 'bitterly disappointed' as Russia misses deadline
WADA chief Craig Reedie said the organisation had "worked dilligently" with Russia to meet a deadline to provide access to laboratory doping data by the end of 2018.
Olympic champion weightlifters suspended after London 2012 retests
Five weightlifters, including two Olympic champions, have been provisionally suspended after retests of their samples from the 2012 London Olympics came back positive for doping
Geraint Thomas voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year
Cyclist Geraint Thomas was voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year Sunday, receiving British sport's premier annual individual accolade in Birmingham as a reward for his remarkable Tour de France triumph.
Laura Kenny, Katie Archibald take Madison gold at Track Cycling World Cup
Great Britain enjoyed a dominant finish to the Track Cycling World Cup as Laura Kenny and Katie Archibald won gold in the Madison.
Geraint Thomas gets new Tour de France trophy to replace stolen original
Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas has received a new trophy after his original cup was stolen from a cycling show.