IOC: The IOC has approved new events in snowboarding, alpine skiing, speedaskating and curling for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
World Championship gold medals have secured aerial skier Laura Peel and snowboarder Scotty James the joint title of Australia’s Snowsports Athlete of the Year.
SNOWBOARD: Dual Olympian Scotty James claimed Australia’s second gold medal in the FIS Ski and Snowboard World Championships by taking out the Halfpipe competition, in Kreischberg, Austria.
FREESTYLE/SNOWBOARD: A team of 21 Australians, 10 men and 11 women, will mount their assault on the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships in Austria, from Thursday.
The IOC has welcomed the Candidature Files of Almaty (Kazakhstan) and Beijing (China), the two cities bidding to host the 2022 Olympic Winter Games.
With 500 days to go until the second Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, the IOC has announced Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn as an Ambassador for the Games