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Bobsled and Skeleton World Championship moved out of Russia

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The International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) announced Tuesday they have decided to move the 2017 IBSF World Championship, which had been set for Sochi, Russia at the Olympic Sanki Sliding Centre from February 13-26. In a press release the IBSF explained: “The IBSF decided to move the IBSF World Championships 2017 from Sochi, Russia [more]

Jon Montgomery plans to retire with Olympic hopes nearly out

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2010 Olympic skeleton champion Jon Montgomery plans to retire after this season now that he’s unlikely to make the Canadian Olympic Team, according to CBC. Canada named a two-man Olympic skeleton team Wednesday. It did not include Montgomery, unsurprisingly, as he did not qualify for Canada’s World Cup team this season. There is still a chance Canada [more]