Williams quits skeleton
Amy Williams has announced her retirement from skeleton with immediate effect, bringing an end to a career which famously culminated in a Winter Olympic gold medal in Vancouver in 2010.
The 29-year-old Williams said it took "guts and bravery" to reach her decision not to pursue a second gold in Sochi in two years' time, after two post-Games seasons badly hit by injuries.
Williams told the Press Association: "My injuries have been causing me a lot of pain and I ruptured my knee a week ago. It has got to the point where it is not really much fun any more."
Williams became Great Britain's first individual female gold medallist at a Winter Games in 58 years when she... read more
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