Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports’ Category

Winter is coming — here are some Olympic sports stories to follow

Thursday, November 28th, 2019
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Today's edition of our newsletter is mostly about some big-picture things you should know as the winter Olympic sports season ramps up. Plus, Bill Peters' apology falls flat with Akim Aliu, Canada's men's soccer team falls out of the Hex, and two NBA stars get rude welcomes back.

A closer look at northern Italy vs. Sweden/Latvia ahead of Monday vote

Sunday, June 23rd, 2019
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While the Winter Olympics still has issues attracting bidders, two candidates have stayed on Monday's ballot to pick the 2026 host. The contest is formally a choice between Milan-Cortina and Stockholm-Are. Effectively, it is northern Italy against Sweden/Latvia.

Cassie Sharpe tops podium at Mammoth Mountain ski halfpipe

Saturday, March 9th, 2019
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Canada's Cassie Sharpe skied to gold at the freestyle skiing World Cup event on Saturday at Mammoth Mountain.

Canada’s Sharpe, Karker finish 1-2 at World Cup ski halfpipe event

Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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Canada's Cassie Sharpe and Rachael Karker finished first and second, respectively, at a freestyle skiing halfpipe World Cup event in Calgary on Saturday night.

Watch the World Cup freestyle skiing halfpipe

Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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Watch live coverage of freestyle skiing halfpipe event on Saturday at 9 p.m. ET from Calgary.

Road to the Olympic Games: Freestyle skiing & snowboard world championships

Thursday, February 7th, 2019
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Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly program spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On this week's edition of the program, watch action from the freestyle skiing and snowboarding world championships in Utah.

James Woods soars to ski slopestyle gold in ‘wild’ weather conditions

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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James Woods of Britain won the ski slopestyle title in challenging snow conditions at the world championships in Park City, Utah, on Wednesday.

Canadians flying high ahead of freestyle skiing and snowboard worlds

Thursday, January 31st, 2019
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Canada shouldn’t be short of confidence to open the freestyle, freeski and snowboarding world championships on Friday in Park City, Utah, after 13 of its athletes earned 15 medals during Winter X Games and World Cup action last weekend.

Road to the Olympic Games: Freestyle skiing & snowboard world championships

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly program spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On this week's edition of the program, watch action from the freestyle skiing and snowboarding world championships in Utah.

Watch the freestyle skiing & snowboard world championships

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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Watch live coverage from the freestyle skiing and snowboarding world championships in Utah. Action begins on Friday at 1 p.m. ET with the snowboard cross event.