Winter Olympics

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Marathon chicanery, handballs, Black Sox and more: sport cheating scandals | Hannah Jane Parkinson
As the chess furore between Carlsen and Niemann rolls on, we take a look at some enduring disputes in sport

Hannah Jane Parkinson

17, Oct, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Mike Keenan to coach Italy’s men’s ice hockey team at 2026 Winter Olympics
Mike Keenan was named Italy men’s ice hockey coach on Friday, giving the Stanley Cup winner a chance to guide the host country at the 2026 Olympics


14, Oct, 2022 @10:43 PM

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‘They play, we suffer’: Olympian who led Beijing protest calls for Russian ban | Sean Ingle
Having made waves with his protest in Beijing, skeleton athlete Vladyslav Heraskevych wants Russians banned from all sports

Sean Ingle

04, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘Everyone forgets about you’: Erin Jackson on returning home after Olympics gold
After making history in Beijing, the speed skater faces life after the spotlight, with sponsorships, training and changing the sport on her mind

Bryan Armen Graham

16, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Sports quiz of the week: Mo Salah, strikers, sportsmanship and skiing
Who showed up? Who froze? Who left early?

Paul Campbell

25, Feb, 2022 @4:56 PM

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The Kamila Valieva case shows yet again that the IOC is betraying teen athletes
This rotten organisation stood by while the 15-year-old skater and her Olympic dreams were publicly crushed, says campaigner Sarah Klein

Sarah Klein

24, Feb, 2022 @2:39 PM

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First the IOC, now Nato: how Putin’s Russia refuses to play by the rules | Jonathan Liew
The scandal surrounding Kamila Valieva at the Winter Olympics raises fears the regime may end the teenager’s career before it has a chance to begin

Jonathan Liew

22, Feb, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Kamila Valieva horror show proves the price of Olympic gold is too high | Cath Bishop
This is not a problem happening just in Russia – a win-at-all-costs mentality is affecting young athletes more than ever

Cath Bishop

21, Feb, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Winter Olympics curling triumph draws new generation to the ice
Scotland’s rinks have been inundated with inquiries since the weekend’s medal-winning performances

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

21, Feb, 2022 @6:01 PM

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Winter Olympics funding will not just be guided by medals, says UK sport chair
Katherine Grainger has said grassroots participation will help to determine future funding for Winter Olympic sports as well as medal potential

Tumaini Carayol

21, Feb, 2022 @4:50 PM

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Winter Olympics: highs, lows, heroes and villains of Beijing 2022
Our writers pick their best moments, from Alexandra Trusova’s extraordinary rant to Erin Jackson’s groundbreaking gold

Sean Ingle, Bryan Armen Graham and Martin Belam

21, Feb, 2022 @12:05 PM

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A Winter Olympics that was farcical, disturbing and often exceptional | Sean Ingle
The soul-destroying story of the young Russian skater Kamila Valieva will stick in the memory for all the wrong reasons

Sean Ingle in Beijing

20, Feb, 2022 @5:59 PM

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