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

Canadians flying high ahead of freestyle skiing and snowboard worlds

Thursday, January 31st, 2019

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

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

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.

Sweden meets deadline to submit 2026 Winter Games hosting plan

Friday, January 11th, 2019
Stockholm photo

Sweden's Olympic leaders met a deadline Friday to submit a 2026 Winter Games hosting plan after satisfying concerns of lawmakers in Stockholm which threatened to end the bid last year.

Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir named CBC Sports Canadian Athletes of the Year

Thursday, December 20th, 2018

Naming ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir as CBC Sports Canadian Athletes of the Year for 2018 offers not only one last opportunity to celebrate the duo’s accomplishments, but also to revisit a moment in sports history that captivated a nation.

Here’s how Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir won 2018

Thursday, December 20th, 2018
Tessa & Scott

They started off with a bang in February at the Olympics and haven't let up since. Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are Canada's sweethearts and they just won 2018. Prove us wrong.

Skier-snowboarder Ledecka upset with overlapping worlds schedules

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
SKIING/ Ledecka Schedules

Skier-snowboarder Ester Ledecka will not be able to follow up her dual sport gold-medal performances at the Pyeongchang Olympics because of overlapping world championship schedules.

Ester Ledecka keeps turning heads with multi-sport success

Monday, December 17th, 2018
Ester Ledecka photo 2

Ester Ledecka, the skier-snowboarder who stunned just about everyone by winning the Olympic super-G in addition to parallel giant slalom snowboard gold, is finding her groove again in both sports.

Former ski coach Bertrand Charest wants sexual assault sentence reduced

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Former national ski coach Bertrand Charest is seeking to have his sexual-assault sentence reduced by at least half. In a recent filing with Quebec's Court of Appeal, Charest's lawyers argue the 12-year sentence he received last December should be cut to between four and six years.

More than rivals: Canadian, U.S. women’s hockey players marry

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Love can be in the air anywhere, even in the middle of a fierce, high-stakes hockey rivalry. Just ask former Canadian women's hockey team forward Gillian Apps and American forward Meghan Duggan, who married this past weekend in Pownal, Maine.