Bulgarian ski cross competitor Nikola Chongarov is doing everything in his power to be allowed to compete in the Olympics, including crowdfunding.
Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo have edged out Stockholm to host the event, Italy's third Winter Games. Milan and Stockholm were the two cities left after four others pulled out due to worries over project size and costs.
Less than 18 months ahead of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, visitors are still struggling to comprehend the "Japlish" that the locals say is completely understandable. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
Kenya is known for its fast runners, but that could change if you ask its ice hockey team. The Ice Lions are training hard in the sun to be the first team in East and Central Africa to qualify for the Winter Olympics.
Winning this tournament is about more than acquiring another title for world champion and Olympic gold medalist Alex Morgan. A successful World Cup could accelerate her fight for change in women's football.
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