Winter Sports

Team Sweeting replaces Team Moiseeva at Everest Curling Challenge

There is a change to the teams for this weekend's Everest Curling Challenge.<p>Russian skip Victoria Moiseeva is ill and will be unable to compete in …

Curling

Johaug Will Miss Olympics As CAS Increases Ban to 18 Months

Norway’s Therese Johaug pushes for bronze in the women’s 10 k classic individual start at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Johaug will miss the …

Cross-country Skiing

Nordic skiing: Johaug doping ban extended, dashing hope of Olympic return

OSLO (Reuters) - Norwegian cross-country skier Therese Johaug's doping ban has been extended by five months, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Tuesday, dashing her hopes of competing in the Olympic Games next February in Pyeongchang.<p>The ban, extended to 18 months, will expire in …

Sport (UK)

In cases of leaked photos such as Vonn's, legal consequences can be murky

When nude photos of Lindsey Vonn were leaked to websites, a representative for the Olympic skier did not mince words.<p>“It is an outrageous and despicable invasion of privacy for anyone to steal and illegally publish private intimate photos,” Vonn’s publicist Lewis Kay said in a statement.<p>“Lindsey …

Sports

Scouting Camp: The Next Olympic Hopeful

Willie Davenport<p>An Olympic hurdles champ, he competed in four summer Games before making the Olympic team in bobsled.<p>Eddie Eagan<p>A boxer and …

Team USA

An unlikely path from Ghana to possible U.S. Winter Olympic spot

KEARNS, Utah (AP) — <b>Maame Biney</b> seems like the typical teenager. She giggles with her friends, is making her way through the Harry Potter movies and …

Olympics

SEA Games: Malaysia off to winning start in historic ice hockey campaign

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s ice hockey squad began their SEA Games campaign with a 10-3 defeat of Indonesia in their opener on Sunday (Aug 20).<p>They …

Malaysia

Halfvarsson, Weng Top Toppidrettsveka; Newell and Bolger Compete

In the men’s classic sprint on Day 1 of the three-day 2017 Toppidrettsveka mini tour, Norway’s Aune Pål Trøan (1) crosses the line ahead of his …

Cross-country Skiing

Meet the Doughnut Milk Luge, the Best Way to Wake Up

Get ready for a revolutionary new way to enjoy your morning doughnuts and milk with the doughnut milk luge. Say goodbye to dunking and hello to a fun and delicious new way to eat breakfast. A sweet maple-glazed doughnut with a row of chocolate and rainbow sprinkles? Sign us up. Serve this at your …

Food

Success for young ice hockey player from Perthshire

Auchterarder's Cole Giannandrea was part of a winning Fife Eagles team at a tournament in Sheffield<p>The sport of ice hockey has been building momentum …

Sport (UK)

Maltais withdraws from short-track speedskating team selections

MONTREAL — Valerie Maltais of Saguenay, Que., withdrew from Canada’s 2018 short-track speedskating team Olympic selection competition on Saturday due …

Olympics

Thunder Bay Awarded 2020 Special Olympics Canada Winter Games

August 18, 2017 (Thunder Bay, ON) – Special Olympics Canada announced today that Thunder Bay has been awarded the 2020 Special Olympics Canada Winter …

Nordic Skiing

US Speedskating In The News: August 11-17, 2017

Did you miss any of this week’s top US Speeskating headlines? Check them out in our weekly Speedskating in the News series.<p>US Speedskating made …

Team USA

Screamin’ Eagles at Mt. Hood – Olympics on the Mind

Episode 7 at Mt. Hood<p>Most likely the only national team in the world that would use a soulful r&b track in a promotional video, but that’s why …

Snowboarding

How a football guy can become a figure skating guy

https://www.thespec.com/sports-story/7508069-how-a-football-guy-can-become-a-figure-skating-guy/<p>I can hear it now: “Too much skating” in the Being …

Figure Skating

The Royal Caledonian Curling Club

New National Curling Academy to Host Mixed Championship<p>Posted on <b>Thursday, August 17, 2017</b> at <b>8:47am</b><p>With the 2017-18 curling season just around the …

Curling

Meet the British snow-sports athletes forced to crowdfund their Winter Olympic dream

It’s no secret that being a professional snow-sports athlete is an expensive affair, with winters spent travelling the world to compete and summer months occupied by training camps. Following the recent successes of our athletes British Ski and Snowboard has got more funding than ever before, …

Skiing

Marcel Hirscher sidelined for six weeks

Overall World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher sustained an ankle fracture during a slalom training this morning.

Skiing

USA Curling relaxes the World Team Qualification Process for 2018

First bullet revised, 3:30 p.m. CT, 8/17<p><b>USA Curling relaxes the World Team Qualification Process (WTQP) for 2018</b><p>For the 2017-18 season only, USA …

Curling

Panthers to Host Ice Hockey Clinic at Icetopia Skating Rink in Barbados

"Our outreach in the Caribbean over the last five years have been invaluable experiences for our players, staff and the youth learning the game of …

Ice Hockey

'Cirque de Glace' ice dancers put on quite a show in Jerusalem

Ice, fire, astronauts?<p>It was mid-August in Jerusalem, but the workers at the Pais Arena in Jerusalem were handing out blankets to everyone who walked …

Israel

Metro Council Declares Aug. 17 Nashville Predators Day

Even in the midst of one of the more humid days of the summertime, the city of Nashville still has hockey on its mind.<p>During the Metropolitan Sports …

Ice Hockey

Olympic Hopeful Mia Manganello Discusses Her Career As A Speed Skater And Cyclist

There’s a strong argument that if it wasn’t for speed skating, US professional cycling would be a long way behind where it is right now. The …

Team USA

Curling elite ready for inaugural Everest Curling Challenge on TSN

TORONTO – TSN hits the house for exclusive coverage of the first-of-its-kind EVEREST CURLING CHALLENGE Aug. 25-27 from Willie O’Ree Place in …

Curling

Nuuk: Why Greenland’s capital is becoming the new Nordic city of culture

With its vast ice-sheet and tremendous calving glaciers, its tundra and its fjords, Greenland is a must-see adventure travel destination. The lure of …

Europe

International Biathlon Union - IBU - International Biathlon Union - IBU

<b>The 2017 IBU Summer Biathlon World Championships (SBWCH) will be held in Chaykovskiy, Russia from August 25-27. The competition program will include</b> …

Biathlon

Skips to draft mixed teams at Everest Curling Challenge

It might still be golf season, but that doesn’t mean you can’t head indoors for a little curling action.<p>Some of the biggest names in the curling …

Curling

Shirtless Olympic sensation covers up to chase skiing dream

Pita Taufatofua, the shirtless, shiny Tongan who was an instant sensation at the Rio Olympics a year ago, has lofty aspirations that go far beyond …

Olympics

5 Reasons Why Lowell Bailey And Tim Burke Could Win U.S. Biathlon’s First Olympic Medals

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — Biathlon is the only winter sport in which the United States has never won an Olympic medal. Lowell Bailey and Tim Burke aim to …

Biathlon

Meet the two best friends who are putting women’s freestyle skiing on the map

Meet Olympic silver medalist Devin Logan aka DLo.<p>She’s the loud, adventurous one.<p>The 24-year-old from West Dover, Vt., is the freestyle skiier you …

Sport (Australia)