The Men’s Downhill finally got underway with 35 year old Aksel Lund Svindal winning the gold medal for Norway, while there was more action on snow with the Men’s Snowboard cross and the Women’s Giant Slalom. By Iain Leggat
Day 5 brought the most action packed day yet, despite more Alpine Skiing being halted by the weather. Shaun White was challenged all the way in the Men’s Halfpipe Final, Team GB’s curlers finally began their campaign and the most unusual looking sport, Double Luge, was as eye-catching as ever.
The Scottish Cup round of 16 always seems like a bit of a formality but undeterred, the Weekly Kickback are here to discuss the weekend’s ties. There were comfortable wins for Rangers and Aberdeen, while Celtic edged Partick Thistle thanks to a James Forrest hat-trick. Elsewhere, Kilmarnock and Falkirk both dispatched non-league opposition, while Hearts and Motherwell also progressed.
After Scotland toughed it out for the win over France on Sunday – in their second fixture of these Six Nations – we take a look at the impact of the players returning to Scotland colours after prolonged absences of injury or disfavour. By Erin McRitchie
There was heartbreak for Team GB on Day 4 of the Winter Olympics as medal-hopeful Elise Christie fell in the short-track 500m final – four years to this day after she was disqualified at the same stage in Sochi. By Iain Leggat
Missed last week’s Football Round Up on Radio ENRG? Catch up now and listen as the boys discuss the biggest stories from Scottish and English football. This week the team assess the transfer dealings of Dundee, especially their shock signing of Steven Caulker, while there was a surprise as Celtic lost to Kilmarnock. In England, there was a controversial match at Anfield, with penalty decisions splitting opinion in the studio.
The weather played its part for the 2nd time in PyeongChang. This time it didn’t halt all events, but it might have ruined them. In the Women’s Slopestyle questions were quickly raised over the safety of the riders, and the biggest success was that none of the athletes sustained major injuries. By Iain Leggat
The PyeongChang weather arrived to disrupt the Olympics, but it didn’t stop some wonderful headlines coming through, especially in the cross country skiing and figure skating. By Iain Leggat
Great Britain were out in action, the first medals of the games were earned, and South Korea was already proving why it’s going to be a memorable host. It’s the Winter Olympics Day 1 recap. By Iain Leggat
Missed last week’s Football Round Up on Radio ENRG? Catch up now and listen as the team discuss the biggest stories from Scottish and English football. In Scotland, Celtic secured wins over Hibs and Hearts and were bolstered by the loan signing of Charly Musonda from Chelsea, while there were also wins for Rangers and Aberdeen. In England, the boys recap what was a dramatic final day of the January transfer window and reflect on Spurs’ win over Manchester United.