Athletics

Mikaela Shiffrin makes World Cup history with 15th win of 2018
Athletics

Mikaela Shiffrin makes World Cup history with 15th win of 2018

US skier Mikaela Shiffrin. (Getty Images) Mikaela Shiffrin has become the first skier, male or female, to win 15 World Cup races in a calendar year after her slalom victory in Semmering, Austria, on Saturday. Shiffrin, 23, previously shared the record with Marcel Hirscher, who also achieved his marker this year, but Shiffrin’s win in Austria
Who is Lauren Steadman? Strictly Come Dancing 2018 contestant and Team GB Paralympic athlete
Athletics

Who is Lauren Steadman? Strictly Come Dancing 2018 contestant and Team GB Paralympic athlete

LAUREN Steadman is used to a hard training workout, but usually  for Paralympic events rather than Strictly dance-offs. Here's what you need to know about the British Paralympian… Getty Images – Getty 3 She is a six-time European Champion and Olympic silver medallist Who is Lauren Steadman? Lauren Steadman was born December 18, 1992, in Peterborough, England
IAAF upholds Russia ban from international track and field
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IAAF upholds Russia ban from international track and field

A Russian flag in the wind (Getty Images) Russia remains banned from international track and field after the IAAF accepted its taskforce’s recommendation not to reinstate the country’s national federation. The IAAF banned the All-Russia Athletic Federation in November 2015 following revelations of state-sponsored doping in an independent report commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency. Russia will