Russia's controversial slider Elena Nikitina won the latest leg of the Skeleton World Cup in Innsbruck today and clinched the European title in the process.
Bobsleigh and Skeleton
Innsbruck will host the fifth International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation World Cup from tomorrow in an event doubling as the European Championships.
Germany's orld champion Johannes Lochner, and his team of brakemen Joshua Bluhm, Christopher Weber and Christian Rasp were victorious in the four man bobsleigh race at the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Cup in Winterberg.
Schneider celebrates first ever victory as a bobsleigh pilot as Bracher springs shock at IBSF World Cup in Winterberg
Germany's Stephanie Schneider has celebrated her first ever victory as a bobsleigh pilot at the IBSF World Cup race in Winterberg.
Controversial Russian slider Elena Nikitina came in third in the fourth race of the 2017-2018 International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Cup in Winterberg.
Germany's defending two-man champion Francesco Friedrich has opted to change sleds for the next leg of the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Cup season, which begins in Winterberg tomorrow.
Appeals on behalf of 12 Russian sliders including Olympic champions Alexander Zubkov and Aleksandr Tretiakov have supposedly been filed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), the Russian Bobsleigh Federation (RBF) have said.
Legal action could be taken by the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) after its own hearing panel cleared nine Russians sanctioned by the Oswald Commission.
Provisional suspensions of nine Russian bobsleigh and skeleton athletes sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have been lifted after a hearing panel ruled there was "not sufficient evidence" to keep the bans in place.
American Bobsledder Ryan Bailey has been ruled out of next year's Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang after the former sprinter's drugs ban was increased from six months to two years.
Ilya Atnabayev, a former European Youth champion weightlifter who was handed a four-year doping ban in 2015, has now been suspended after mistakenly being allowed to participate in a top domestic bobsleigh competition by Russian authorities.
Russia’s Alexander Kasjanov, currently being investigated by the Oswald Commission, won the four-man bobsleigh event at the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Cup in Whistler today.
World champion Jacqueline Lölling claimed victory at the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Cup in Whistler, following an impressive first run in the women's skeleton.
Olympic champion Aleksandr Tretiakov and his compatriot Elena Nikitina have been banned from taking part in the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Cup in Whistler tomorrow.
Russia’s Elena Nikitina and South Korea’s Sungbin Yun claimed victories at the second International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation World Cup of the season in Park City.