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Bloemen approaches world record on Day 2 of long track World Cup trials

Friday, October 20th, 2017
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Ted-Jan Bloemen continued his strong long track World Cup trials on Friday, recording the second-best 10,000-metre time ever.

Weidemann, Bloemen top podium at Canada’s Fall World Cup long track trials

Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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Ted-Jan Bloemen and Isabelle Weidemann got off to fast starts as Canada's long track World Cup trials got underway Thursday.

Canada’s speed skaters strive to live up to Olympic legacy

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
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Coaches and athletes alike are expecting big things from Canadians in long track speed skating this season as the team looks to recreate its past success at the Winter Olympics.

Denny Morrison building off ‘small victories’ as national team trials loom

Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Denny Morrison wants to compete February in his fourth Winter Olympics to express everything he, his wife Josie, his coaches, his teammates and his medical support team have invested in his return to racing.

Ted-Jan Bloemen starts Olympic speed skating season with new Canadian record

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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Ted-Jan Bloemen broke his own Canadian long track record in 5,000 on Friday during the Fall Classic at the Olympic Oval in Calgary on Friday.

Charles Hamelin to lead veteran Canadian Olympic short track team

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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Three-time Olympic gold medallist Charles Hamelin will lead a veteran Canadian short track speed skating team to the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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