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

Samuel Girard, Kim Boutin get closer to Olympic spots at short track selection trials

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Samuel Girard and Kim Boutin both increased their chances of being the first male and female skaters to lock up their spots on the Canadian short track team at the 2018 Olympic Games.

Road to the Olympic Games: St-Gelais a model of style, speed and substance

Friday, March 10th, 2017
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Quebec's Marianne St-Gelais was once told she had no future in short track speed skating. This weekend she could be crowned the best in the world.

St. Gelais, Hamelin have golden rule: no ‘short track talk’ at home

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017
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Marianne St. Gelais and Charles Hamelin have a rule: no talking about short track speed skating away from the rink. It seems to be working for one of Canada's best-known sports couples because both are still among the world's elite and neither looks to be slowing down in a sport that usually rewards younger legs.

Charles Hamelin strikes gold on another big day for Canadian short track team

Sunday, December 18th, 2016
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Charles Hamelin won gold and the Canadian team added four medals to its tally on the final day of the short track World Cup stage in Gangneung, South Korea - a test event for the 2018 Olympics.

Canadian short track team scores 5 medals at 2018 Olympic venue

Saturday, December 17th, 2016
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Canada's short track team seems to enjoy the venue of the 2018 Winter Olympics, scoring five medals at a World Cup test event on Saturday in Gangneung, South Korea.

Marianne St-Gelais adds to her medal tally in World Cup short track

Sunday, December 11th, 2016

Marianne St-Gelais of Saint-Félicien, Que., collected her second bronze medal of the weekend — this time in the women's 1000-metre — and helped Canada finish second in the women's relay on Sunday to close out the ISU World Cup short track speed skating stage in Shanghai, China.

Charles Hamelin scores gold but still can’t capture only short track title he’s never held

Sunday, March 13th, 2016
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Canadian short track speed skating star Charles Hamelin raced to another gold medal at the world championships in Seoul, South Korea on Sunday, but it was still not enough to help him capture the only title he's never held over his illustrious career.

Marianne St-Gelais strikes short track gold, silver at worlds

Saturday, March 12th, 2016
South Korea World Short Track Speedskating Championships

Canada's Marianne St-Gelais captured gold and silver at the short track world championships in Seoul, South Korea on Saturday.

Canada’s Hamelin takes tumble at short track worlds

Friday, March 11th, 2016

Four of five Canadian skaters reached the final round in each of the three events at the world short track speed skating championships on Friday.

Short track speed skating world championships test Canada’s best

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

Canada's best short track speed skaters will put it all on the line at the world championships in South Korea this weekend. CBC Sports analyst Catriona Le May Doan predicts good results for a team with lots of confidence.