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

X Games: O’Brien, Parrot win gold; McMorris wins silver

Friday, January 29th, 2016
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Canadians had a successful day at the X Games on Friday, with Spencer O'Brien winning her first-ever gold medal in women's snowboard slopestyle and Brett Turcotte winning bronze in snowmobile freestyle.

World Cup ski season disrupted by unseasonably warm weather

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
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World Cup ski events in almost every discipline have been affected by unseasonably warm weather this season in Europe and North America.

Canada routs Norway to advance to championship sledge hockey game

Friday, December 11th, 2015
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Tyler McGregor scored four goals to lead Canada to a 10-0 semifinal rout of Norway at the International Ice Sledge Hockey tournament Friday.

Tyler McGregor stars as Canada’s sledge hockey team drubs Norway

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015
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Tyler McGregor had two goals and three assists as Canada shut out Norway 8-0 Wednesday at the International Ice Sledge Hockey Tournament in Turin, Italy.

Bowden hat trick leads Canada over Korea in sledge hockey

Monday, December 7th, 2015
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Brad Bowden had a hat trick to lead Canada past South Korea 8-0 on Monday in an international sledge hockey tournament in Turin, Italy.

Canadian ski cross racers share their Austrian experience

Monday, November 23rd, 2015
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As the weather gets colder and the season ramps up, Canadian ski and snowboard stars take their skills to mountains all over the globe. Take a look at some of the impressive pictures they're posting. This week the ski cross team made their way to Austria.

Plot to bomb 2014 Sochi Olympics was foiled, Russia reveals

Monday, November 16th, 2015
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A senior Russian official revealed on Monday the thwarting of a possible attack before the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, saying female suicide bombers had planned to smuggle explosives onto an aircraft in hand cream.

Heather Richardson-Bergsma, U.S. speed skater, sets world record

Saturday, November 14th, 2015
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Saturday at Calgary's Olympic Oval saw a world record and Canadian medals in two events at the first World Cup Speed Skating event of the season.

U.S. defeats Canada in Four Nations Cup final

Sunday, November 8th, 2015
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Hilary Knight scored in overtime as the United States beat Canada 3-2 in the final of the Four Nations Cup women's hockey tournament in Sundsvall, Sweden, on Sunday.

Kurt Browning, Pj Kwong recap Cup of China

Saturday, November 7th, 2015
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In the latest episode of Behind the Boards, figure skating analyst Pj Kwong and four-time world champion Kurt Browning recap all the action from the Cup of China.