Just how did Team GB get so good at skeleton?
Two successive gold medals and four consecutive Olympics on the podium -- British women have been the ones to beat in skeleton in recent Games. But how did a country that doesn't even have a full track get so good at this sport? Tom Hamilton investigates.
Flock, Dukurs wrap up skeleton World Cup titles
Martins Dukurs wrapped up his 10th World Cup men's skeleton season championship Friday without doing anything, while Janine Flock needed a second-place finish in the finale to earn her second season-long title.
Bobsled, skeleton brass nix training, WC race
Bobsled and skeleton officials have canceled plans to have a training week and World Cup race on a newly built track in China to end this year's sliding season.
Daly returns to skeleton, wins Day 1 of U.S. trials
Two-time U.S. Olympian John Daly won the first USA Skeleton team trials race of the season Friday at Mount Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid, New York.
Bobsled worlds head to Germany over pandemic
Due to concerns over the pandemic and travel complications, the bobsled and skeleton world championships have been moved from Lake Placid, New York, to Altenberg, Germany.
Report: Lake Placid won't host bobsled worlds
Due to concerns over the pandemic, Lake Placid will no longer host the bobsled and skeleton world championships, The Associated Press is reporting.
Chinese sliding track test plans amended, still on
Plans to certify the new track built for bobsled, skeleton and luge at the 2022 Beijing Olympics are still on track for this fall, though only Chinese athletes will take part.
Bobsled, skeleton still plan full World Cup season
Bobsled and skeleton officials indicated Wednesday that they are still planning for a full World Cup season, releasing detailed schedules for eight races as well as the world championships that remain scheduled for February in Lake Placid, New York.
Russia sweeps gold medals in World Cup skeleton
Russia swept the gold medals at a World Cup skeleton race at Mount Van Hoevenberg on Friday, with Elena Nikitina's winning margin in the women's race the largest on tour in nearly three years.
Uhlaender winner in Race 1 of U.S. skeleton trials
Four-time Olympian Katie Uhlaender won the first team trials race Saturday, giving her a leg up in grabbing one of the two available spots on the U.S. women's national skeleton team that will compete in World Cup races this winter.
Dukurs, Hermann win world titles in skeleton
Martins Dukurs won his sixth world championship in skeleton, while Tina Hermann led a German sweep of the medals in the women's championship Friday.
Nikitina, implicated in Sochi, wins skeleton title
Elena Nikitina, one of the athletes who was implicated in the doping scandal that overshadowed the 2014 Sochi Olympics, has become the first Russian to win the World Cup women's skeleton overall points championship.
Nikitina wins WCup women's skeleton opener
Elena Nikitina of Russia built a sizable lead after the first run and went on to win the season's first World Cup women's skeleton race on Sunday.
Nigeria's Simi Adeagbo sets her sights on Beijing 2022
Simidele Adeagbo, who made Nigeria's Winter Olympic debut this year in PyeongChang, is back on the ice for a new Skeleton season, with an eye to the 2022 edition in Beijing.
GB's most decorated Winter Olympian Yarnold retires
Britain's most decorated Winter Olympian Lizzy Yarnold on Monday announced her retirement from skeleton, saying she was "ready for a new chapter" in her life.
Yarnold wins second straight skeleton gold
Lizzy Yarnold picked the perfect time to end a three-year winless streak and extended Great Britain's dominance in women's skeleton in the process.
Simi does indeed Sleigh despite last-place finish
Nigeria's Simidele Adeagbo may have finished last in the women's skeleton at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, but her efforts on Friday and Saturday were nothing to be ashamed of for someone who took up the sport mere months ago.
Yarnold surges into medal contention
Lizzy Yarnold held her breath and had a dizzy spell as she surged into contention to defend her Olympics skeleton title in Pyeongchang.
Adeagbo has bumpy ride into Olympic history
Africa's long-awaited first Winter Olympics appearance in the women's skeleton event has come to pass, with Nigeria's Simidele Adeagbo sliding in heats one and two on Friday evening in PyeongChang, ending in 20th position.
Parsons ends GB medal wait with bronze
The drought is over. Dom Parsons took bronze in the men's skeleton to kick-start what they hope will be 36 hours of medals for Great Britain.
Olympic dreams are made in next-to-last and last place, too
Jamaican Anthony Watson and Ghanaian Akwasi Frimpong finished at the bottom of the skeleton standings, but that doesn't make their journey any less noteworthy.
S. Korea's Yun wins Olympic gold in skeleton
Yun Sungbin of South Korea won men's skeleton Olympic gold in commanding fashion on Friday, his four-run time of 3 minutes, 20.55 seconds easily coming in 1.63 seconds ahead of silver medalist Nikita Tregubov of Russia.
Medal contender Parsons downplays tech effect
Dom Parsons has downplayed the impact of the technological advances which have irked rival teams and helped him slide into Winter Olympics medal contention.
Team GB defend legality of skeleton suits
American rival Katie Uhlaender claims athletes and coaches are questioning the legality of the hi-tech suits being used by Team GB.
For the sliders in Pyeongchang, they have to work 9 to thrive
It has been a common theme in South Korea that lugers, skeleton racers and bobsledders are concerned about the ninth turn of the Olympic sliding course.
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USOPC says American hopefuls for Beijing Games must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19
The USOPC said all U.S. athletes vying to compete at the Winter Games in Beijing and beyond will have to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination by Dec. 1. The IOC has been encouraging vaccines but not requiring them.
Katie Ledecky joining Florida Gators as volunteer swimming coach
Katie Ledecky, one of the most decorated swimmers in history, will join the University of Florida as a volunteer swimming coach, the school announced Wednesday.
Marathon record holder Mary Keitany retires due to back injury
Marathon runner Mary Keitany retired from the sport Wednesday because of a back injury, ending a career in which she won multiple races in London and New York and set the world record for a women-only race.
Seven female taekwondo athletes who fled Afghanistan resettle in Australia
A sports association official says seven female taekwondo athletes who fled Taliban-controlled Afghanistan have resettled in Melbourne.
Megan Rapinoe, Sue Bird among 500 women athletes urging Supreme Court to protect abortion rights
A group of women athletes including Megan Rapinoe, Diana Taurasi and Sue Bird on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to protect abortion rights in a case involving Mississippi's Republican-backed bid to ban the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy.
Athletics Nationals: Harmilan Bains, Amlan Borgohain and other youngsters that made a mark
While none of the Indians who qualified for the Tokyo Olympics took part, there was no shortage of impressive performances at the competition.