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BOBSLED & SKELETON: Meyers Taylor & Kwaza win in Lake Placid; Wesenberg gets Skeleton...

PyeongChang Olympic silver medalist Elana Meyers Taylor started the IBSF World Cup season on the wrong note, having her sled disqualified for improper weight...

BOBSLED & SKELETON Preview: World Cup circuit comes to North America

The IBSF World Cup season is three-quarters complete, with the remaining events to be held at Lake Placid, New York – this weekend –...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 28 January 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport … and a lot happened: LANE ONE Monday: The International Paralympic Committee impressively and decisively dealt with the anti-Semitic stance of the Malaysian government by removing July’s World Para Swimming Championships […]
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BOBSLED & SKELETON: Meyers Taylor and Gibbs score first World Cup win this season

Winning streaks are meant to be broken, and Germany’s perfect record in the 2018-19 World Cup got stopped in St. Moritz (SUI) by the...

BOBSLED & SKELETON Preview: Final European World Cup of 2019 is in St. Moritz

The IBSF World Cup is coming to a close quickly, with the sixth of eight stops this weekend in St. Moritz (SUI). It’s fairly...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 21 January 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport: LANE ONE: Monday: Part two of our early-on look at what a Congressional commission reviewing the status of the United States Olympic Committee and the U.S. National Governing Bodies might turn […]
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BOBSLED & SKELETON: Friedrich dominates again with two wins in Innsbruck

Germany’s Francesco Friedrich piloted the winning two-man and four-man bobs in PyeongChang last year and looks ready to defend those title at the World...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Friday, 18 January 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of the week (so far) in the turbulent world of international sport: LANE ONE: Wednesday: There really is a change going on in Olympic bidding, if you believe what the Milan-Cortina bid has in their presentation submitted on 11 January. Its organizing […]
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BOBSLED & SKELETON Preview: Will Friedrich stay perfect in Innsbruck?

Four down, four to go for a perfect season for Germany’s double Olympic gold medalist Francesco Friedrich in the two-man division, as the IBSF...

BOBSLED: IBSF sanctions four 2014 Russian sledders for two years

Doping cases take a long time to wind their way through the hearing and judgement system, but the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation issued...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 14 January 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport (this time, with links!): LANE ONE/Sunday: The news that the head of the Japanese Olympic Committee, Tsunekazu Takeda, is under serious investigation by a French judge concerning potential bribes paid to […]
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BOBSLED & SKELETON: Another German sweep in Konigssee as Friedrich stays perfect

Germany's sleds ruled the track in Konigssee (GER) at the fourth of eight stops on the 2018-19 IBSF World Cup, with Francesco Friedrich keeping...

BOBSLED & SKELETON: Almost an Olympic re-run in Two-Man final in Altenberg

The PyeongChang Olympic Two-Man competition was one of the most thrilling ever, with Germany’s Francesco Friedrich and Canada’s Justin Kripps tying for the gold...

BOBSLED & SKELETON Preview: Will Friedrich stay perfect in Altenberg?

We’re a quarter of the way through the IBSF World Cup schedule and racing resumes this week in Altenberg (GER), the second of three...

BOBSLED: Disgraced Zubkov wants a personal letter in order to return his medals

Disgraced Russian gold medalist Alexander Zubkov, who piloted the two-man and four-man sleds to victory in Sochi in 2014, but was disqualified for doping...

BOBSLED & SKELETON: Germany wins four of five races in Winterberg

The racing was in Winterberg (GER) and the home team was ready. German sleds didn’t just win both of the four-man sled races, they swept...

BOBSLED & SKELETON Preview: Friedrich and Jamanka look to continue winning in Winterberg

The second stop on the IBSF World Cup for 2018-19 is in Winterberg (GER), with two four-man races and a women’s race. There is...

BOBSLED & SKELETON: Double gold for Francesco Friedrich in Sigulda

Double Olympic gold medalist and seven-time World Champion Francesco Friedrich (GER) showed he is ready to reclaim the title in the IBSF World Cup...

LANE ONE: USOC’s reformation attempt with gymnastics is only its latest NGB adventure

The move by the United States Olympic Committee to institute revocation of recognition proceedings against USA Gymnastics drew headlines in the wake of the Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal. But it’s hardly the first instance of the USOC getting involved – and in some cases, actually running – a national governing body. In fact, since the […]
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BOBSLED & SKELETON Preview: World Cup season starts in Sigulda

The International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation’s World Cup is among the last to start on the winter circuit, but the first weekend of competition...
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