Just how did Team GB get so good at skeleton?
Two successive gold medals and four consecutive Olympics on the podium -- British women have been the ones to beat in skeleton in recent Games. But how did a country that doesn't even have a full track get so good at this sport? Tom Hamilton investigates.
Flock, Dukurs wrap up skeleton World Cup titles
Martins Dukurs wrapped up his 10th World Cup men's skeleton season championship Friday without doing anything, while Janine Flock needed a second-place finish in the finale to earn her second season-long title.
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.
Daly returns to skeleton, wins Day 1 of U.S. trials
Two-time U.S. Olympian John Daly won the first USA Skeleton team trials race of the season Friday at Mount Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid, New York.
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.
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.
Russia sweeps gold medals in World Cup skeleton
Russia swept the gold medals at a World Cup skeleton race at Mount Van Hoevenberg on Friday, with Elena Nikitina's winning margin in the women's race the largest on tour in nearly three years.
Uhlaender winner in Race 1 of U.S. skeleton trials
Four-time Olympian Katie Uhlaender won the first team trials race Saturday, giving her a leg up in grabbing one of the two available spots on the U.S. women's national skeleton team that will compete in World Cup races this winter.
Dukurs, Hermann win world titles in skeleton
Martins Dukurs won his sixth world championship in skeleton, while Tina Hermann led a German sweep of the medals in the women's championship Friday.
Nikitina, implicated in Sochi, wins skeleton title
Elena Nikitina, one of the athletes who was implicated in the doping scandal that overshadowed the 2014 Sochi Olympics, has become the first Russian to win the World Cup women's skeleton overall points championship.
Nikitina wins WCup women's skeleton opener
Elena Nikitina of Russia built a sizable lead after the first run and went on to win the season's first World Cup women's skeleton race on Sunday.
Nigeria's Simi Adeagbo sets her sights on Beijing 2022
Simidele Adeagbo, who made Nigeria's Winter Olympic debut this year in PyeongChang, is back on the ice for a new Skeleton season, with an eye to the 2022 edition in Beijing.
Yarnold wins second straight skeleton gold
Lizzy Yarnold picked the perfect time to end a three-year winless streak and extended Great Britain's dominance in women's skeleton in the process.
Simi does indeed Sleigh despite last-place finish
Nigeria's Simidele Adeagbo may have finished last in the women's skeleton at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, but her efforts on Friday and Saturday were nothing to be ashamed of for someone who took up the sport mere months ago.
Adeagbo has bumpy ride into Olympic history
Africa's long-awaited first Winter Olympics appearance in the women's skeleton event has come to pass, with Nigeria's Simidele Adeagbo sliding in heats one and two on Friday evening in PyeongChang, ending in 20th position.
S. Korea's Yun wins Olympic gold in skeleton
Yun Sungbin of South Korea won men's skeleton Olympic gold in commanding fashion on Friday, his four-run time of 3 minutes, 20.55 seconds easily coming in 1.63 seconds ahead of silver medalist Nikita Tregubov of Russia.
Olympic dreams are made in next-to-last and last place, too
Jamaican Anthony Watson and Ghanaian Akwasi Frimpong finished at the bottom of the skeleton standings, but that doesn't make their journey any less noteworthy.
Team GB defend legality of skeleton suits
American rival Katie Uhlaender claims athletes and coaches are questioning the legality of the hi-tech suits being used by Team GB.
For the sliders in Pyeongchang, they have to work 9 to thrive
It has been a common theme in South Korea that lugers, skeleton racers and bobsledders are concerned about the ninth turn of the Olympic sliding course.
Tonga's Pita Taufatofua steals the show, again
What was the biggest question leading into the opening ceremony in Pyeongchang? Everyone wanted to know if Tongan Pita Taufatofua would show up shirtless and oiled up. He did not disappoint.
Who and what to watch for in Pyeongchang
So many athletes and events to follow in the Olympics ... Where to start? We've got you covered. Here are the biggest names and biggest storylines playing out in South Korea -- and when you can catch them.
The Skeleton in Ghana's bare winter cupboard
A place in PyeongChang is the fulfillment of a life-long dream for Skeleton driver Akwasi Frimpong, who is heading to the Olympics just six years after he thought his hopes had been crushed for good.
Yun clinches skeleton World Cup title
South Korea's Yun Sung-bin clinched the skeleton World Cup title despite not racing on Friday as Axel Jungk claimed his first World Cup victory.
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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.