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  • News | Sochi 2014

    Men’s Alpine skiing: Mayer opener and Matt finish ensure an Austrian Alpine double

    The five events – downhill, super-G, super combined, giant slalom and slalom - produced five different winners, underlining the intensity of the competition on the slopes of Rosa Khutor. They included the oldest ever Alpine gold medallist, the oldest to win a medal of any colour, and the youngest male skier to feature on the podium. At the top of the podium, there was long awaited super giant joy for Ted Ligety and three genuine surprises.
    03 Mar 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Alpine Skiing
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Sochi 2014, Day 15: What’s on this Saturday?

    The penultimate day of Sochi 2014 kicks off with a new Olympic event, as Rosa Khutor Extreme Park hosts the men’s and women’s snowboard parallel slalom competitions. At around the same time, the world’s leading female cross-country skiers will set off for the 30km mass start, which will be followed by the men’s 4x7.5km biathlon relay, with the men’s and women’s speed skating team pursuit competitions then taking place at the Adler Arena. In Alpine skiing, meanwhile, it is men’s slalom day at Rosa Khutor, while there is a bronze medal up for grabs in men’s ice hockey at the Bolshoi Ice Dome. Finally, the four-man bobsleigh competition gets up and running at the Sanki Sliding Centre with the teams completing legs one and two.
    21 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Slalom supremo Ligety takes another giant step towards greatness

    Eight years after his first Olympic title in the super combined at Turin 2006, the USA’s Ted Ligety reminded the world of just why he is regarded as king of the giant slalom, producing two stunning runs to take gold on the slopes of Rosa Khutor.
    19 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Alpine Skiing
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Pinturault takes Hahnenkamm Combined title

    French skier Alexis Pinturault was the weekend’s star turn in Kitzbuehel (AUT), showing great consistency over super-G and night slalom events to win the Hahnenkamm Combined event.
    27 Jan 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Alpine Skiing, France
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