Bobsleigh/skeleton

The International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation has awarded hosting rights for its 2023 World Championships to the Swiss resort town of St. Moritz

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

The International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) has announced that Königssee in Germany will host its 2017 World Championships after the event was stripped from the Russian city of Sochi last week.

The International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) has withdrawn its 2017 World Championships from Sochi amid the threat of a boycott in response to the doping scandal engulfing Russian sport.

Latvia has become the first nation to announce a boycott of Sochi’s 2017 Bob & Skeleton World Championships, as senior Russian officials continue to rail against the findings of the second part of the independent World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) report into doping in Russian sport.

Bobsleigh is poised to be added to the sports programme for the 2022 winter Paralympic Games after the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) provisionally approved its inclusion for the event in Beijing, China.

The International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation (IBSF) has awarded hosting rights for its 2017 European Championships to the German resort of Winterberg.

The International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation (IBSF) has awarded hosting rights for its 2020 Bob & Skeleton World Championships to the German town of Altenberg, while St. Moritz in Switzerland will stage the 2017 Para-Bobsleigh & Para-Skeleton World Championships.

The Fédération Internationale de Bobsleigh et de Tobogganing (FIBT) has announced it will rebrand from its French-language designation and has awarded its 2019 World Championships to the Canadian resort of Whistler.

The International Bobsleigh and Tobogganing Federation (FIBT) has become the first winter sports federation to suspend its ties with SportAccord, claiming it made its decision following further controversial comments made by the latter organisation’s president, Marius Vizer.

The International Bobsleigh and Tobogganing Federation (FIBT) has announced it will allow mixed-gender teams in its four-man bobsleigh discipline.

Ivo Ferriani has been re-elected as the president of the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (FIBT), which has also confirmed the award of two major events to Germany.

Sochi, the Russian hosts of next year's winter Olympics, has been awarded the hosting rights for the Bobsleigh & Skeleton World Championships in 2017.