Feb 05, 2013 13:23 EST
Two-time world champion Eunice Barber, who turned 38 in November, announced Tuesday that she will make her comeback to the track in the upcoming indoor season.
Dec 04, 2012 23:59 EST
Australian two-time 400m hurdles world champion Jana Pittman is swapping a career on the track for a bobsled and hopes to make the team for the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
Nov 09, 2012 13:21 EST
Two-time Olympic hurdler Lolo Jones and US pilot Jazmine Fenlator finished second to reigning world champion Kaillie Humphries in Friday's World Cup women's bobsleigh season opener.
Nov 05, 2012 15:42 EST
Two-time Olympic hurdler Lolo Jones will compete in Friday's World Cup women's bobsleigh opener as a pusher for pilot Jazmine Fenlator on one of three United States entries.
Oct 25, 2012 13:19 EDT
Two-time US Olympic hurdler Lolo Jones and Olympic relay champion Tianna Madison have qualified for the US World Cup bobsleigh team as sled pushers.
May 23, 2012 13:09 EDT
Usain Bolt has vowed not to swap his sprinting spikes for a pair of skates after news that Jamaica had been accepted as a member nation of the International Ice Hockey Federation.
Apr 25, 2012 10:40 EDT
A British bobsleigh competitor has tested positive for a banned substance, it was announced Wednesday.
Feb 16, 2012 13:10 EST
Russian Premier Vladimir Putin, seeking to consolidate his hardman image ahead of March 4 presidential elections, on Thursday squeezed into a bobsleigh to try out the dangerous winter sport.
Feb 14, 2012 08:57 EST
Russian government officials have brushed off concerns over corruption and delays to insist the venues hosting the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi will be completed well ahead of schedule.
Jan 13, 2012 12:21 EST
President Dmitry Medvedev on Friday ordered the government to ensure facilities for Russia's 2014 Winter Olympics were finished on time, in a rare official show of impatience with the sluggish progress.
Mar 04, 2011 14:13 EST
Candidate city Munich has presented a 'strong' bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, the head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) evaluation committee said Friday.
Feb 16, 2011 10:03 EST
He may be a 47-year-old grandfather, but Haiti's Jean-Pierre Roy wants to tackle the icy slopes of the world ski championships to raise awareness for his disaster-hit country.
Feb 09, 2011 13:04 EST
Steve Holcomb, who ended a 62-year American gold medal drought in Olympic bobsled by taking gold at Vancouver last year, has pleaded guilty to impaired driving.
Dec 24, 2010 13:43 EST
Back from war, US bobsledder John Napier begins readjusting to normal life. With his black, skintight racing suit revealing a physique he wasn't quite ready to put on display, John Napier paused under the blue Adirondack Mountain sky and dreamed about Christmas.
Dec 18, 2010 15:56 EST
Germany's Sandra Kiriasis wins WCup bobsled race at Lake Placid; Rohbock of US crashes. Sandra Kiriasis and brakewoman Stephanie Schneider of Germany have won the World Cup bobsled race at Lake Placid.
Dec 11, 2010 00:26 EST
Russians win 2-man, Holcomb team ties for 7th; Women's race postponed. Russia's Alexsandr Zubkov and Dmitry Trunenkov overcame poor visibility to win the men's two-man bobsled World Cup event at Olympic Park on Friday night.
Nov 28, 2010 01:35 EST
Night Train wins again: On track where USA won Olympic gold, Holcomb gets World Cup victory. Olympic champion Steven Holcomb steered USA-1 to victory in the World Cup four-man bobsled season-opener Saturday night, on the same track where the Americans won gold at the Vancouver Games nine months ago.
Nov 14, 2010 18:24 EST
Olympic champion bobsledder Steve Holcomb arrested for DUI in Utah. A Summit County sheriff's office detective says the pilot of the U.S. Olympic gold medal-winning four-man bobsled team was arrested for driving under the influence in Park City last year, months before the Vancouver Games.
Oct 10, 2010 01:28 EDT
Terence Chew grew up in hot, humid Singapore, but his dreams are of ice -- and of making the team for the tiny equatorial nation's first ever bid to contest the Winter Olympics.
Oct 04, 2010 20:29 EDT
British Columbia coroner's office: Independent safety audit needed of Whistler luge track. Nodar Kumaritashvili's "relative lack of experience" on challenging tracks played a significant role in his death during a training run hours before the start of the Vancouver Olympics, according to a coroner's report released Monday.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
A modern bobsleigh team, the 2006 United States four-man team
|Highest governing body||Fédération Internationale de Bobsleigh et de Tobogganing|
|Team members||Teams of 2 or 4|
|Mixed gender||Yes, but usually in separate competitions|