Ivo Ferriani has today (Wednesday) secured a third term as president of the International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation (IBSF) following a convincing victory over rival candidate Fritz Burkard.
Ivo Ferriani will face challenges for his presidency of the International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation (IBSF) from two rival candidates, the world governing body has confirmed.
Alexander Tretiakov, Elena Nikitina and other Russian sliders sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) are set to remain free to compete in events organised by the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) declined to intervene in the case.
Suspensions should not be re-imposed on Russian Bobsled Federation president Alexandr Zubkov and top skeleton athlete Aleksandr Tretiakov, according to the International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) doping hearing panel.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has sanctioned another Russian medallist from the 2014 winter Olympic Games amid its ongoing probe into the doping scandal surrounding the event, with bobsledder Alexey Voevoda issued with a life ban.
The International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation (IBSF) has confirmed that Innsbruck in Austria will host its 2018 European Championships.
The US resort of Lake Placid has held off competition from St. Moritz, Switzerland to land hosting rights to the 2021 Bobsleigh & Skeleton World Championships