Team GB

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Ellia Smeding named as 50th and final Team GB athlete for Winter Olympics
The chef de mission, Georgina Harland, hailed an ‘exciting new chapter’ and Team GB is believed to have set a target of three to seven medals in Beijing

Sean Ingle

24, Jan, 2022 @2:17 PM

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‘Squeaky-bum time’: Ryding targets Olympic gold after shock World Cup win
Ryding won Britain’s first gold at the Alpine World Cup on Saturday, setting him up nicely for his fourth Winter Olympics next month

Sean Ingle

23, Jan, 2022 @2:09 PM

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Charlotte Bankes leads medal hopes of GB Winter Olympics snowsport squad
Reigning snowboard cross world champion is tipped for success in Beijing along with freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy and many other Britons

Sean Ingle

21, Jan, 2022 @1:23 PM

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Rutherford’s Winter Olympic dream over after bobsleigh squad misses out
Greg Rutherford’s dream of becoming the first British athlete to win a medal at a summer and winter Olympics has ended after he missed out on selection for GB’s bobsleigh squad for the Winter Olympics

Sean Ingle

20, Jan, 2022 @10:23 AM

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Team GB warn rivals over underestimating skeleton squad in Beijing
Britain’s skeleton bobsleigh squad have deliberately not gone “all guns blazing” in preparation for the Winter Olympics in Beijing

Sean Ingle

19, Jan, 2022 @6:19 PM

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Protesting Winter Olympics athletes ‘face punishment’, suggests Beijing official
Organising committee official warns against ‘any behaviour or speech that is against the Olympic spirit’

Helen Davidson in Taipei

19, Jan, 2022 @9:42 AM

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Athletes warned about speaking out against China at Winter Olympics
Attendees of the Winter Olympics in Beijing have been told to be aware of the ‘Orwellian surveillance state’

Sean Ingle

18, Jan, 2022 @6:34 PM

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Team GB targets record-breaking Winter Olympics medal tally in Beijing
BOA and UK Sport have record of five medals in sightsTeam ‘has potential to win between three and seven medals’

Sean Ingle

13, Jan, 2022 @2:08 PM

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Cornelius Kersten, the speed skater who has ended Team GB’s long wait
The 27-year-old has a Dutch father but he will be the first Briton in 30 years to compete in long-track speed skating at the Winter Olympics

Paul MacInnes

04, Jan, 2022 @6:44 PM

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Ron Jones, sprinter and British captain at Mexico Olympics, dies aged 87
The legendary British sprinter Ron Jones, who captained Team GB at the Mexico Olympics in 1968 and was part of the 4x110yd team that equalled the world record in 1963, has died at the age of 87

Sean Ingle

30, Dec, 2021 @5:27 PM

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Snowboarder Katie Ormerod: ‘If you love what you do, it’s easy to work really hard’
British athlete had terrible luck before the 2018 Winter Olympics but with 100 days to go until Beijing 2022 she is aiming high

Sean Ingle

26, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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From taxis to Tokyo, Lauren Price claimed boxing gold the hard way
Lauren Price was middleweight champion at Tokyo 2020, having overcome the death of her grandfather in 2019

Tumaini Carayol

26, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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