As soon as a new host city is announced for the Winter Olympics, hundreds of designers enter the competition for a new mascot.
Their unveiling is almost as exciting as the announcement of new host cities. With Soohorang, the white tiger, Pyeongchang is lucky to have such a cool ambassador, because
For a nation without much in the way of winter sport pedigree, one event that Great Britain seems to excel at against the odds is the women’s skeleton.
Even without its own ice track, Team GB have won a medal in each Winter Olympics since Alex Coomber won bronze at Salt
Short track speed skating will be one of the most popular sports for the host nation at these Olympic Winter Games. (John Scone photo)
Olympic short track speed skating is known for two things: blinding pace, and spectacular wipeouts. The discipline returns to the Olympic Winter Games for the eighth time
“Sport and politics do not mix” – if somebody came up with that phrase today it would possibly lay claim to the fakest of fake news award.
Mike Pence leads the USA winter Olympic team into the Pyeongchang games, with a very overt political agenda, not a shock considering the administration
At the Chamonix Games of 1924, Team GB set its highest ever medal total of four at a Winter Olympics.
Four years ago in Sochi they matched it and, pending an appeal from the Russian Olympic Federation, a fifth medal looks to be on its way in the form of the
Despite being a country that has no ice-track of its own, Great Britain has a fabulous record in the skeleton.
Of all the countries that have a skeleton medal to their name, Team GB has won six, with the USA being the only country to have won more with eight.
30 years ago, the Jamaican bobsleigh team competed at the Calgary Olympics. Their story inspired the cult film, Cool Runnings. They were joined by Eddie the Eagle who still holds the British ski-jumping record.
Before Calgary, just five tropical nations had sent teams to the Winer Games. Since then, 33 unlikely