• Five things to know about speed skating superstar Lee Sang-Hwa

    Even on the Republic of Korea’s roster of  speed skating stars, Lee Sang-hwa stands apart. She is the world record holder in the 500m and will be bidding for a third straight Olympic Games gold in PyeongChang 2018. Here are some fascinating facts about the superstar … She was chosen to carry the family’s dream

  • Luge king Loch
    Luge king Loch goes back to the future

    For three-time Olympic luge champion Felix Loch, the cutting edge technology was supposed to help him at PyeongChang 2018. Last season, the speed machine had a new sled. Designed to shave even more milliseconds off his time. Add to his domination of the sport. For five consecutive years, Loch led the overall World Cup standings. 

  • Indian luger Shiva Keshavan
    Sixth Olympics for fearless Indian Luger

    For Indian luger Shiva Keshavan, there is no alternative.  Hurtling down Himalayan roads is the only way he can pursue his Olympic ambition. “In India, we don’t have a luge track. So I do a lot of street luging.” explains Shiva, “Even this year I was practising a lot close to my house.” Keshavan has

  • Czechs go gold for PyeongChang
    Czechs go inside out for PyeongChang

    Want to look good on the PyeongChang podium? The Czech Republic team are sure to shine at the Winter Olympics. Not only with a host of medal contenders, but with a fashion game that is on point. The highlight of their kit launch for the Games? Extra special reversible jackets.. with one side covered in

  • Classy Kim and a duel to savour – five reasons to follow figure skating in PyeongChang

    Figure skating is usually one of the most eagerly anticipated events at the Olympic Winter Games. The 2018 competition promises to be particularly special. Here’s why… 1. Yuzuru Hanyu vs. Nathan Chen Reigning men’s short program individual champion Yuzuru Hanyu goes into PyeongChang as the favorite for gold – but a young pretender is snapping

  • Building up a sweat and checking out – five things you may not know about ice hockey

    Shots on goal clock up to 160kph (100 mph) There are many names for shots on goal in ice hockey, but the low down fact is the puck moves at a frightening  pace. Canadians do it better Canadians have a natural edge in ice hockey, because everyone is encouraged to play. It is formally recognised