Pilot Alexander Zubkov, Alexey Negodaylo, Dmitry Trunenkov and Alexey Voevoda of Russia make a run

Zubkov seals Sochi bobsleigh double

23 Feb Russian Alexander Zubkov secured a golden finale for the Sochi Games hosts on Sunday by adding the Olympic four-man bobsleigh crown to his two-man title.

Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle won gold medal at Salt Lake City 2002 and Vancouver 2010

Biathlete and bobsleigher fail drug tests in Sochi

21 Feb Two-time Winter Olympics gold medallist Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle of Germany and Italian bobsleigher William Frullani have been sent home from the Winter Olympics in Sochi after testing positive for banned substances.

Florence Bell failed to finish in testing conditions at Rosa Khutor Alpine Centre

Shiffrin shines as Bell fails to finish

21 Feb American teenager Mikaela Shiffrin made Winter Olympics history by becoming the youngest slalom gold medal winner at Rosa Khutor Alpine Centre, as Ireland's Florence Bell saw her Games finish in disappointing fashion.

(LtoR) Kelsey Serwa, Marielle Thompsonand Anna Holmlund celebrate on the podium

Thompson lives up to favourite tag

21 Feb Marielle Thompson underlined her status as favourite for the women's ski cross by taking Winter Olympics gold at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park.

Jean Frederic Chapuis, in green, leads the way

Chapuis leads French sweep in ski cross

20 Feb Jean Frederic Chapuis skied calmly through the chaos to take freestyle ski cross gold at the Sochi Games today and lead France to their first Winter Olympics podium sweep.

Vic Wild claimed gold in the men's snowboard parallel giant slalom final

American-born Wild wins gold for Russia

19 Feb Vic Wild claimed Winter Olympic gold for hosts Russia in the men's snowboard parallel giant slalom final, minutes after seeing his wife Alena Zavarzina win bronze in the women's event.

Neil Francis has apologised for his claims that gay people do not have an interest in sport

Francis sorry for comments on gay people in sports

17 Feb Former Ireland rugby international Neil Francis has apologised for suggesting that gay people do not have an interest in sport and that the professional sporting environment is not something in which gay people are interested.