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.
GB's most decorated Winter Olympian Yarnold retires
Britain's most decorated Winter Olympian Lizzy Yarnold on Monday announced her retirement from skeleton, saying she was "ready for a new chapter" in her life.
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.
Yarnold surges into medal contention
Lizzy Yarnold held her breath and had a dizzy spell as she surged into contention to defend her Olympics skeleton title in Pyeongchang.
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.
Parsons ends GB medal wait with bronze
The drought is over. Dom Parsons took bronze in the men's skeleton to kick-start what they hope will be 36 hours of medals for Great Britain.
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.
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.
Medal contender Parsons downplays tech effect
Dom Parsons has downplayed the impact of the technological advances which have irked rival teams and helped him slide into Winter Olympics medal contention.
Just how did Team GB get so good at skeleton?
Two successive gold medals and four consecutive Olympics on the podium -- British women have been the ones to beat in skeleton in recent Games. But how did a country that doesn't even have a full track get so good at this sport? Tom Hamilton investigates.
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.
Yarnold would shun Russian skeleton rivals
Lizzy Yarnold will avoid eye contact and give her Russian skeleton rivals the cold shoulder if they are successful in overturning the decision preventing them from competing in the Pyeongchang Games.
Yarnold named GB flag bearer for Pyeongchang
Lizzy Yarnold insists she will relish the honour of leading Great Britain out at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics on Friday despite the predicted plunging temperatures in Pyeongchang.
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.
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Sky to end involvement in Team Sky after 2019 season
Sky will end its involvement in cycling after the 2019 season in a move that could end Team Sky's involvement in the sport, the team announced Wednesday.
Daiya Seto, U.S. men's 4x100-meter freestyle relay team set short-course world records
Japan's Daiya Seto set a world record in the 200-meter butterfly and upset Chad le Clos at the world short-course swimming championships on Tuesday. The U.S. men's 4x100-meter freestyle relay team also set a world record in winning gold.
U.S. to face Europe in track meet before 2019 world championships
The United States will face Europe in a track and field meet in Belarus ahead of the world championships in September.
Kenyans fill first 22 finishing spots in Singapore Marathon
Kenyan athletes have confirmed once again the level of their pre-eminence in distance running, with their men and women filling he first 22 finishing spots of the Singapore Marathon staged on Sunday.
Olympic taekwondo champ Steven Lopez removed from banned list
Olympic taekwondo champion Steven Lopez won arbitration Monday in a sexual-misconduct case and had his name removed from the U.S. Center for SafeSport's banned list.
USOC fires official over his silence in Larry Nassar case
The USOC has fired chief of sport performance Alan Ashley in the wake of an independent report that said neither he nor former CEO Scott Blackmun elevated concerns about the Larry Nassar sexual abuse allegations when they were first reported to them.