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  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Bobsleigh and Skeleton World Cup season ends with PyeongChang test event

    Latvia’s Martins Dukurs won his eighth successive overall Skeleton World Cup title in Pyeongchang this weekend. The 32-year-old edged out home favourite Yun Sungbin by just 0.01 second in the final race of the season, securing the overall title by 39 points over Yun, who finished second once again.
    20 Mar 2017 | PyeongChang 2018, Olympic News, Bobsleigh, Skeleton
  • News | Calgary 1988

    Alpine Skiing - Schneider bounces back

    Switzerland's Vreni Schneider was already an established star by the time Calgary 1988 came around, but this was her first appearance on the Olympic stage.
    26 Feb 1988 | Calgary 1988, Alpine Skiing, Olympic News, Switzerland
  • News | Lake Placid 1980

    Legendary Stenmark hits peak form with double gold

    Sweden’s Ingemar Stenmark is considered the greatest slalom specialist of all time – and perhaps the highpoint of his career was his double gold win at the Lake Placid Games in 1980.
    02 Feb 1980 | Lake Placid 1980, Alpine Skiing, Sweden, Olympic News
  • News | Lake Placid 1980

    Wenzel enjoys golden moment in the slalom

    As Hanni Wenzel skied towards her third Olympic medal at Lake Placid in 1980, three flag-waving fans from her homeland of Liechtenstein cheered her on to glory. Their last-minute dash to the USA paid off, as Wenzel won gold in the women’s slalom, giving the tiny European principality a rare moment of sporting glory.
    02 Feb 1980 | Lake Placid 1980, Alpine Skiing, Liechtenstein
  • News | Innsbruck 1976

    Smetanina launches Olympic odyssey with double cross country gold

    Perhaps fittingly for a cross-country skier, Raisa Smetanina’s journey to sporting greatness was lengthy and gruelling – but it remains almost unsurpassed in the annals of the Olympic Winter Games. And it all began in Innsbruck in 1976.
    10 Feb 1976 | Innsbruck 1976, Cross Country Skiing, Olympic News
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