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Wed, 02 Nov 2016 10:48:29 GMT

Liam Morgan: Athletes need to follow stance taken by Yarnold if Federations are to do right thing on Russia  -  Insidethegames.biz
The expectation when Lizzy Yarnold was asked whether next year's International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Championships should be moved from Sochi amid allegations of state-sponsored doping in Russia was that she would give the ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 17:50:29 GMT

Olympic skeleton champion Lizzy Yarnold feels she is now peaking ahead of competitive return  -  SkySports
Yarnold indicated she is in two minds over competing at Sochi - the scene of her Olympic triumph in 2014 - and criticised the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) for not doing more to address concerns over the awarding of the event ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 16:25:11 GMT

Russian Bobsleigh Federation President dismisses claims World Championships should be moved from Sochi as call ...  -  Insidethegames.biz
Russian Bobsleigh Federation (RBF) President Alexander Zubkov has dismissed suggestions next year's World Championships should be moved from Sochi after Belgium's Kim Meylemans followed Britain's Lizzy Yarnold in threatening to boycott the event if ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 13:36:05 GMT

Lizzy Yarnold: Olympic skeleton champion may boycott Sochi World Championships  -  BBC Sport
The British Bobsleigh and Skeleton Association said it "fully supports clean sport" and wants all its athletes to compete on an "equal footing". "We continue to seek reassurance from our international governing body, the International Bobsleigh and ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 12:58:53 GMT

Fearon backed for success at both bobsleigh and athletics World Championships in 2017  -  Insidethegames.biz
The Briton is likely to participate at the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Championships in Sochi from February 13 to 26 and could then take to the track on home soil at the Olympic Stadium in London for the World Athletics ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 02:51:48 GMT

PyeongChang 2018 sliding center successfully completes test runs  -  Sports Features Communications
28 athletes and officials from ten nations represented the International Luge Federation (FIL) at the runs, while the International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation (IBSF) had 50 athletes and officials from seven nations also took part in the runs. Each ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 02:19:10 GMT

Test Runs for PyeongChang 2018 Sliding Center Successfully Completed  -  BusinessKorea
For 5 days, 28 athletes and officials from 10 nations represented the International Luge Federation (FIL) while 50 athletes and officials from seven nations participated for the International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation (IBSF). Each team was able ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 23:18:21 GMT

St. Catharines man wins first Canadian Para-bobsleigh title  -  St. Catharines Standard
But the new Canadian Para-bobsleigh champion from St. Catharines said nothing has been as physically challenging as racing bobsled. “There's nothing like it. It's kind of like going into the ring with Mike Tyson for one minute. You just get beat up ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 20:10:20 GMT

Olympic champion Yarnold may boycott Sochi world championships  -  WHBL Sheboygan
She has called on the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) to have "serious conversations" about whether Sochi should be hosting the championships. "The IBSF need to have some serious conversations over the next few months and ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 19:09:02 GMT

Lizzy Yarnold warns of Worlds boycott due to doping worries  -  Eurosport.com
... February 13-26, but 2015 World Champion Yarnold admitted to reservations surrounding the event being hosted in Russia, and also the stance currently being taken by her sport's governing body, the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF).