Winter Olympics

1200 Quarantined at Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang

Nine hundred military personnel have been drafted to cover the 1200 security staff quarantined after a suspected norovirus outbreak at the Winter Olympics. The POCOG, the local organising committee for the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, confirmed on Tuesday that 41 private security staff were admitted to hospital with headaches, stomach pain and diarrhoea. As a precaution the 1200 staff staying in the same area have been quarantined until

Russia Banned From Winter Olympics By IOC

BREAKING NEWS: The IOC have announced the Russian team are banned from the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang this coming February! This ban comes after the lengthy investigation into suspected state wide doping around the 2014 Sochi Games. “This was an unprecedented attack on the integrity of the Olympic Games and sport. The IOC EB (executive board), after following due process, has issued proportional sanctions for this systemic manipulation

Could The End Be Near For Super Combined?

Vancouver 2010 Men’s Super Combined Podium It has been confirmed by the International Ski Federation (FIS) on Monday, that during their latest meeting they discussed a draft schedule for the 2020-21 World Cup season containing ZERO Super Combined races. The replacement for these super combined would be more ever popular parallel races.  FIS are clearly looking at races that appeal to a wider audience, the excitement and unpredictability  leading ultimately

Hirscher wins slalom gold at World Alpine Championships

As the FIS World Alpine Skiing Championship 2017 drew to a close in St Moritz in Switzerland, we saw an exciting finale in the form of the slalom event. For the first time in over a decade Britain had a real medal contender in the form of Dave Ryding. His place already established in the worlds top 10 slalom racers, after some incredible results, he entered the race with a