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

Samuel Girard, Kim Boutin book Olympic tickets at short track selection trials

Saturday, August 19th, 2017
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Samuel Girard and Kim Boutin will compete at the 2018 Olympics Games in Pyeongchang after qualifying for the provisional Canadian short-track team on Saturday.

Charles Hamelin, Valerie Maltais earn 1st wins at short track selection trials

Sunday, August 13th, 2017
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Charles Hamelin and Valerie Maltais claimed their first win of the short track selection trials on Sunday.

Marianne St-Gelais suffers concussion symptoms, forced to withdraw from short track selection trials

Saturday, August 12th, 2017
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Following a fall at training Friday afternoon, Canadian short track star Marianne St-Gelais withdrew from the national team selection trials this weekend in Montreal due to moderate concussion symptoms.

Watch Canada’s best compete at the short track national team selection trials

Friday, August 11th, 2017
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World champions and Olympic medallists Marianne St-Gelais and Charles Hamelin will be among the short track speed skaters looking to secure their spots at the Canadian national team selection trials in Montreal. You can watch all the action live on CBCSports.ca beginning on Saturday at 1:50 p.m. ET

Speed skater Marie-Ève Drolet retires again to focus on family

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Canadian speed skater Marie-Ève Drolet , a two-time Olympic medallist in short track, has decided to retire for a second time to focus on parenting. The 35-year-old won 36 international medals at the senior level.

Canada’s Bucsis retires from speed skating after serious knee injury

Monday, April 10th, 2017
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Long-track speed skater Anastasia Bucsis, a two-time Olympian, retired Monday. The 27-year-old Calgary native competed at both the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games as well as the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Marianne St-Gelais finishes 2nd overall at short track worlds

Sunday, March 12th, 2017
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Marianne St-Gelais skated onto the podium in the 1000-metre race at the short track world championships in the Netherlands on Sunday, but the Canadian came second to Great Britain's Elise Christie in both that race and for the overall world title.

Canadian men clinch World Cup speed skating title in team sprint

Sunday, March 12th, 2017
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Canada secured the World Cup title in the men's team sprint at the speed skating World Cup event in Stavanger, Norway, on Sunday.

Marianne St-Gelais closing in on short track world title

Saturday, March 11th, 2017
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Canadians Marianne St-Gelais earned two silver medals and is in position for the overall world title after the first day of competition at the world short track championship in the Netherlands on Saturday.

Canada earns pair of silver medals at long track World Cup

Saturday, March 11th, 2017
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Canada earned a pair of silver medals at the World Cup long track speed skating event in Stavanger, Norway on Saturday.