Mikaela Shiffrin never had to be the Michael Phelps of skiing

The pressure on the 22-year-old to deliver a haul of golds at these Winter Olympics was immense. But now she has time and experience on her side By no sane metric could Mikaela Shiffrins second […]

‘I worked my butt off’: Lindsey Vonn emotional after winning downhill bronze

Lindsey Vonn, one of the great downhill skiers of all time, was unable to repeat her success from the 2010 Olympics in Pyeongchang on Wednesday Lindsey Vonn, one of the great downhill skiers of all […]

2018 Winter Olympics: the latest battleground between athletes and Trump?

The Winter Games are rarely a hotbed of political intrigue. But these are strange times and athletes want to make their voices heard When Lindsey Vonn looked toward the Pyeongchang Winter Games, which kick off […]

From Korea to Russia, 2018 set to show again that sport is politics by other means | Andy Bull

The Winter Olympics, World Cup and Commonwealth Games will all have an unavoidable backdrop that reminds us again that all international sport is political In the winter of 1945, Dynamo Moscow came to Britain on […]

White House says US ‘looks forward’ to participating in Winter Olympics

The White House has moved to quell doubts over the United States participation in next years Winter Olympics in South Korea The White House has moved to quell doubts over Americas participation in next years […]

The IOC must do its duty this time and ban Russia from Winter Olympics | Sean Ingle

No amount of evidence or condemnation has so far had the desired response from a committee which must now take action to avoid a farcical countdown This time there is no justifiable room for doubt, […]

Russias deputy prime minister drawn into doping allegations

Russias deputy prime minister Vitaly Mutko has sought to play down evidence that suggests his direct involvement in the countrys systematic doping programme Russias deputy prime minister has sought to play down evidence that suggests […]

David Poisson, French Olympic skier, dies in training accident aged 35

French skier David Poisson, who won a bronze medal in the downhill at the 2013 world championships, died in a training accident French skier David Poisson, who won a bronze medal in the downhill at […]

Wada says database confirms McLaren report on Russia doping

A database obtained by Wada confirms that the McLaren Report, which concluded that over 1,000 Russian athletes benefited from state-sponsored doping, is accurate The World Anti-Doping Agency says it has obtained a database that confirms […]

Anti-doping agencies call on IOC to ban Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics

Nado, a group of leading anti-doping agencies, has called for the IOC to stop paying lip service to the fight against doping and extend Russias Olympic ban

Nado, a group of leading anti-doping agencies, has called for the IOC to stop paying lip service to the fight against doping and extend Russias Olympic ban The worlds leading anti-doping agencies have come together […]