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

Charles Hamelin uses video games to escape pressures of speedskating

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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When Olympic short-track speedskating champion Charles Hamelin isn't training or racing, chances are he's in front of a video game console.

Canadian speed skater Bloemen breaks decade-old world record in men’s 5,000

Sunday, December 10th, 2017
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Canada's Ted-Jan Bloemen set a new world record in the men's 5,000-metre at the speed skating World Cup on Sunday.

Russia’s Yuskov makes history at speed skating World Cup

Saturday, December 9th, 2017
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Russia's Denis Yuskov broke the men's 1,500-metre world record Saturday in the World Cup speed skating event at the Utah Olympic Oval.

Boisvert-Lacroix scores another long track World Cup gold

Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Alex Boisvert-Lacroix hauled in his second gold medal this month by winning the 500-metre race at the long track speed skating World Cup stage in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Friday.

Watch World Cup long track speed skating from Salt Lake City

Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Watch as some of the best speed skaters in the world will be in action this weekend in Salt Lake City. Coverage begins Friday with the men's and women's 500, plus the team pursuit event.

Boisvert-Lacroix survives waiting game to win World Cup gold

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017
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Alex Boisvert-Lacroix needed to play the waiting game en route to a gold medal in the 500 metres at the World Cup speed skating event Sunday.

Canadian women take team pursuit bronze at speed skating World Cup

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
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Kali Christ looked to be back in top form Saturday. The Regina speed skater bounced back from a hip injury sustained last January to win bronze in the women's team pursuit with Ottawa skaters Ivanie Blondin and Isabelle Weidemann at the Olympic Oval.

Canada’s Ted-Jan Bloemen settles for silver at long track World Cup

Friday, December 1st, 2017
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Canadian speedskater Ted-Jan Bloemen wanted to challenge himself — and his rival. Feeling strong in the early stages, Bloemen decided to take a run at Dutch legend Sven Kramer in the men's 5,000 metres Friday at the ISU World Cup stop at the Olympic Oval. The attack did not pay off.

Road to the Olympic Games: Long track speed skating from Calgary

Friday, December 1st, 2017
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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 some of the best speed skaters in the world in action in Calgary.

Watch World Cup long track speed skating from Calgary

Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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Watch as some of the best speed skaters in the world will be in action this weekend in Calgary. Coverage begins on Friday with the women's 3,000, men's 5,000 and team sprint events.