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

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.

World short track speed skating championships

Thursday, March 9th, 2017
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Watch live action from the short track speed skating world championships in Rotterdam, beginning with the men's and ladies' 1500 and 500 metre competitions on Saturday at 8 a.m. ET.

Long season catches up to Ivanie Blondin at world allround championships

Sunday, March 5th, 2017
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Ivanie Blondin finished the ISU world allround speedskating championships in 12th place while fellow Canadian Ben Donnelly was 17th following the last races Sunday in Hamar, Norway.

World allround speed skating championships

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
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Watch live action from the world all around speed skating championships in Hamar, Norway.

Blondin, Donnelly to compete for Canada at world allround championships

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Ivanie Blondin and Ben Donnelly will be the two Canadian representatives at the ISU world allround speedskating championships in Hamar, Norway from March 4-5.