Winter Sports

Barcelona officials have revealed that the city is ready to present a bid to host the 2022 winter Olympics, just a day after Madrid lost its bid to host the 2020 summer Games.

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has supported a new winter triathlon format made up of snowshoeing, speed skating and skiing.

A Russian Olympic university has signed a Memorandum of Cooperation to train a new generation of sport professionals in Europe

British sports funding body UK Sport will provide a further £443,200 to aid Team GB in the run up to the 2014 Sochi winter Olympics.

The presidents of Russia and the United States have confirmed in a joint statement that high-profile events, such as the 2014 winter Olympic Games in Sochi, will see the two nations working together on security.