Oct 15, 2012 16:03 EDT
US ski star Lindsey Vonn, who has been seeking a start in the men's downhill race in Lake Louise in November, says she will only compete there if she can also take part in the women's race a week later.
Oct 12, 2012 22:21 EDT
US Speedskating national team coach Chun Jae-Su and assistant Yeo Jun-Hyung have resigned their posts after being accused of physical and emotional abuse by several of their skaters.
Oct 10, 2012 19:19 EDT
Reigning Winter Olympic men's figure skating champion Evan Lysacek of the United States withdrew from Skate America on Wednesday because of a nagging groin injury.
Oct 09, 2012 14:02 EDT
Japan's two-time world figure skating champion Miki Ando has pulled out of this year's Grand Prix series citing insufficient conditioning after she failed to find a new coach, officials said Tuesday.
Oct 08, 2012 17:33 EDT
Former Apolo Anton Ohno coach Pat Wentland and 1994 Olympians Stephen Gough and Tony Goskowicz were named Monday by US Speedskating to take over the scandal-divided US short track program.
Oct 08, 2012 13:01 EDT
World slalom champion Jean-Baptiste Grange is on the verge of returning to full training as the Frenchman continues his comeback from a second knee operation last April, he confirmed Monday.
Oct 07, 2012 15:43 EDT
World figure skating champion Patrick Chan has insisted his blunders at the Japan Open would serve as a wake-up call as he prepares to defend his crown in the run-up to the 2014 Olympics.
Oct 07, 2012 10:01 EDT
The 2014 Winter Olympics torch relay was presented at a special ceremony in Moscow on Sunday with one year to go before it gets underway.
Oct 06, 2012 10:15 EDT
Former Olympic figure skating champion Yevgeny Plushenko nailed two quadruple jumps at the Japan Open Saturday, saying he is ready for a "big fight" at the Sochi Winter Games in 2014.
Oct 05, 2012 17:33 EDT
US Speedskating officials said Friday there is no evidence to support claims of physical or emotional abuse or a pattern of abuse by South Korean speedskating coach Chun Jae Su.
Oct 04, 2012 13:09 EDT
Rugby World Cup winner Sir Clive Woodward announced on Thursday that he has left his role as the British Olympic Association's director of sport.
Oct 03, 2012 20:00 EDT
Johnny Weir will compete this weekend in the Finlandia Trophy, marking his return to professional skating. Johnny Weir will compete this weekend in the Finlandia Trophy in Espoo, Finland, marking his return to professional skating. The 28-year-old Weir has not competed since the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, where he finished sixth. He also competed at the 2006 Olympics in Turin, Italy. The three-time U.S. National Figure Skating champion (2004-06) has previously said he is returning to competition because he wants to participate in the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Weir refused to discuss rumors ? and blatant accusations ? that he's gay for years. But in his 272-page tell-all memoir Welcome to my World released last year he discussed his love life. During his absence from competition, Weir starred in two seasons of the reality series Be Good Johnny Weir, which currently can be seen on all gay cabler Logo, and dabbled in the worlds of fashion and music. Weir capped off 2011 by marrying
Sep 29, 2012 16:00 EDT
Russia and FIFA on Saturday unveiled the 11 cities from the Baltic to the Urals that will host the 2018 World Cup in the most ambitious project the country has organised since the fall of the USSR.
Sep 27, 2012 09:04 EDT
Nepalese rescuers on Thursday called off a search for three climbers who have been missing since a huge avalanche that killed eight mountaineers at the weekend, presuming them dead.
Sep 25, 2012 07:46 EDT
Russia on Tuesday unveiled the phrase "Hot. Cool. Yours." as the slogan for the 2014 Winter Olympics as the 500-day countdown began to the opening in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.
Sep 24, 2012 19:06 EDT
US Olympic Committee (USOC) chairman Larry Probst says the United States wants to bring the Olympics back to America in the wake of leading the gold and overall medal tables at London.
Sep 20, 2012 23:56 EDT
American speedskater Simon Cho, a 2010 Winter Olympic bronze medalist, allegedly tampered with the skates of a rival at a world championship event on orders of his coach, Chun Jae-Su.
Sep 19, 2012 09:57 EDT
Nine USA speedskaters, including Olympic bronze medal winner Lana Gehring, have come to the defence of besieged national team head coach Chun Jae-Su.
Sep 19, 2012 08:44 EDT
China's most decorated winter Olympian is to return to competition after she was dropped from the national team following a drunken brawl with its manager, a sports official told AFP Wednesday.
Sep 18, 2012 14:28 EDT
America's five-time Olympic alpine ski medallist Bode Miller looks set to rid himself of his badboy image as he announced on Tuesday he is engaged to be married to beach volleyballer Morgan Beck.