It wasn't so long ago that Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga had never set foot in a bobsled. Now the Nigerian-Americans are on their way to the 2018 Olympics to represent Nigeria -- a first for the country.
Humphries, Jones named to USA Bobsled team
The USA Bobsled national team was announced Monday and will include reigning world champ Kaillie Humphries and Olympic hurdler-turned-bobsledder Lolo Jones. The men's national bobsled and women's USA Skeleton teams were also announced.
Reigning champ Humphries could miss Olympics
Kaillie Humphries, the reigning women's bobsled world champion, is in jeopardy of not being able to compete at this winter's Beijing Olympics and has asked the IOC to allow her to compete in the Games without a U.S. passport.
Britain gets World Cup bobsled gold from '17 DQ
The British bobsled team has won a World Cup four-man gold medal for the first time, a result that became official nearly four years after the race.
Humphries eyes U.S. citizenship ahead of Games
World champion bobsledder Kaillie Humphries has applied for an expedited process to gain U.S. citizenship in advance of the 2022 Olympics in Beijing.
Double gold: Humphries finishes bobsled sweep
Kaillie Humphries ended her international racing season Sunday by rallying to win the inaugural women's monobob world championship, adding that gold medal to the one she and Lolo Jones combined to claim on the same track last weekend.
American Humphries sets bobsled mark at worlds
Kaillie Humphries won her record fourth world women's bobsled title as she teamed with Lolo Jones to seal an American victory Saturday in Germany.
Humphries-Jones leads U.S. to 1-2 bobsled finish
Kaillie Humphries and Lolo Jones took gold in the finale of the women's World Cup bobsled, finishing just ahead of fellow Americans Elana Meyers Taylor and Lake Kwaza.
Friedrich clinches 2-man World Cup bobsled title
Germany's Francesco Friedrich is the World Cup two-man bobsled champion again.
Friedrich sets record; women's monobob debuts
Francesco Friedrich won the 47th World Cup gold medal of his career to break a tie with fellow German Sandra Kiriasis for the most by any bobsled pilot, while Kaillie Humphries won her debut race in the Women's Monobob World Series.
Friedrich ties World Cup bobsled victory mark
Germany's Francesco Friedrich made bobsled history Sunday, tying the record for World Cup wins by a driver with his 46th career victory.
Bascue wins selection races for USA Bobsled spot
Olympic veteran Codie Bascue will be the pilot of USA-1 when USA Bobsled rejoins the World Cup circuit for the second half of the season next month after he won three of the four selection series races.
3 Olympic champs among 6 to USA Bobsled Hall
Olympic gold medalists Tristan Gale Geisler, Steve Mesler and Vonetta Flowers are among a six-person class of enshrinees joining the USA Bobsled and Skeleton Hall of Fame.
Bobsled, skeleton brass nix training, WC race
Bobsled and skeleton officials have canceled plans to have a training week and World Cup race on a newly built track in China to end this year's sliding season.
Russian flag bearer loses appeal in Sochi case
Alexander Zubkov, Russia's flag bearer at the 2014 Sochi Olympics opening ceremony, lost his appeal Friday against being banned for doping in a state-backed program to win a bobsled gold medal.
Bobsled worlds head to Germany over pandemic
Due to concerns over the pandemic and travel complications, the bobsled and skeleton world championships have been moved from Lake Placid, New York, to Altenberg, Germany.
Report: Lake Placid won't host bobsled worlds
Due to concerns over the pandemic, Lake Placid will no longer host the bobsled and skeleton world championships, The Associated Press is reporting.
Chinese sliding track test plans amended, still on
Plans to certify the new track built for bobsled, skeleton and luge at the 2022 Beijing Olympics are still on track for this fall, though only Chinese athletes will take part.
Olympic bobsled champ Olsen retires, will coach
Olympic gold medalist Justin Olsen retired from bobsled on Wednesday and immediately got hired by USA Bobsled and Skeleton as one of its start coaches.
Bobsled, skeleton still plan full World Cup season
Bobsled and skeleton officials indicated Wednesday that they are still planning for a full World Cup season, releasing detailed schedules for eight races as well as the world championships that remain scheduled for February in Lake Placid, New York.
U.S. bobsledder Valdes back for '22 Games run
Carlo Valdes, a member of the 2018 U.S. Olympic team in bobsled, has announced that he is returning to the sport with hopes of making the team for the 2022 Beijing Games.
U.S. bobsledder Pavle Jovanovic dies at 43
Former U.S. Olympic bobsledder Pavle Jovanovic died May 3 at the age of 43, USA Bobsled/Skeleton said in a release Saturday.
Lolo: IOC should shift gears, postpone Olympics
Lolo Jones told The Associated Press Saturday that the IOC needs to postpone the Tokyo Olympics scheduled for July due to the coronavirus pandemic that has left many athletes unable to train.
American Humphries gets 4th Cup bobsled win
American Kaillie Humphries won her fourth World Cup bobsled race of the season, but will almost certainly miss out on her fifth overall championship by skipping the Cup finale to focus on the upcoming world championships.
USA wins 1st men's bobsled medal since 2017
Hunter Church won the first bobsled medal for the U.S. men's team since 2017 by taking bronze in a World Cup stop at Innsbruck.
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American skier Mikaela Shiffrin wants to compete in all five individual events at Beijing Olympics
American skier Mikaela Shiffrin is considering competing five events at the Winter Olympics in Beijing, China.
Five-time Paralympian Oksana Masters continues to defy the odds
With 100 days until the Tokyo Paralympics, multisport Paralympian Oksana Masters underwent surgery to remove a tumor on her leg. Masters caught up with ESPN to detail her journey to Tokyo and how she managed to claim two gold medals.
Husband arrested in connection to Kenya runner Agnes Tirop's death
Kenyan police have arrested the husband of Olympic distance runner Agnes Tirop as the investigation into her death continues.
Allyson Felix, Jordan Larson named Sportswomen of the Year; Naomi Osaka earns Courage Award
The Women's Sports Foundation honored Olympians Allyson Felix and Jordan Larson as Sportswomen of the Year, while Naomi Osaka earned the Wilma Rudolph Courage Award.
Police call for Agnes Tirop's husband to come forward
Kenyan police said on Thursday they were asking the husband of distance runner Agnes Tirop, a two-time World Championship bronze medallist who was found dead at her home, to come forward.
Tour de France 2022 route: Wind, cobbles and brutal mountaintop finishes makes for treacherous race
Tour de France organisers have designed a highly treacherous route for the men's 2022 edition which will feature rides in gusting winds, cobblestones and punishing mountain stages.