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

Lake Placid mayor wants city to be considered in Quebec’s 2026 Olympic bid

Friday, March 25th, 2016

Lake Placid is more than willing to be part of Quebec City's exploration of a possible bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics, the mayor of the upstate New York village said Friday.

Régis Labeaume up for sharing 2026 Olympic events

Thursday, March 24th, 2016
Chloe Dufour-Lapointe

Quebec City's mayor says he has had discussions with his counterparts in Calgary, Vancouver and Lake Placid about sharing events at the 2026 Winter Olympics.

‘Still a lot of work to do’ for 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics organizers

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

South Korean organizers are "moving in the right direction" but still have a "lot of work to do" to prepare for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, IOC officials said Wednesday after their latest inspection visit.

Switzerland makes 1st move for 2026 Winter Olympic bid

Friday, March 11th, 2016

Switzerland has taken the first step toward bidding for the 2026 Winter Olympics, three years after Swiss voters rejected a proposed 2022 bid in a referendum.

Poulin, Wickenheiser lead Canada into women’s hockey worlds

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Marie Philip-Poulin and Hayley Wickenheiser will lead the Canadian women's hockey team at the world championship in Kamloops, B.C.

Youth Olympic Games: Opening ceremony

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Approximately 1,100 athletes are in Lillehammer, Norway for the Youth Olympic Games. Watch the live stream of the opening ceremony today at 1 p.m. ET as flag-bearer and biathlete Ben Churchill will lead 54 Canadian athletes into Lysgardsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena.

Youth Olympic Games: Canadians to watch

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

With the Youth Olympics set to begin this weekend, here are a few Canadian athletes you should watch as the Games unfold in Lillehammer, Norway.

Youth Olympics offer more than just medal counts

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Like the Olympics, the Youth Games are an international multi-sport event, but there's an added emphasis on education and preparing the participating athletes for leadership roles both in and outside of the world of sport.

X Games: Alex Massie takes home silver in snowboarder X adaptive

Sunday, January 31st, 2016

Canadian Alex Massie took home Canada's only medal on Sunday at the Winter X Games, winning a silver in the snowboarder X adaptive event.

X Games: Mark McMorris continues reign; Canadians dominate

Saturday, January 30th, 2016

Canada put themselves on top of a lot of podiums on Saturday, winning six total medals, including three golds.