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

Speed Skating Canada hires Dutch coach Geert Kuiper

Friday, August 10th, 2018

Dutch speedskating coach Geert Kuiper has joined Canada's long-track team as a technical coach advisor.

Decorated Olympian Éric Bé​dard named Canadian men’s short track coach

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

The success of Samuel Girard and his Canadian short track teammates at the Winter Olympics earlier this year has fueled former speed skater Éric Bé?dard's excitement of overseeing the men's national team, starting Aug. 13.

Ted-Jan Bloemen caps impressive 2018 with top award from Speed Skating Canada

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

Calgary's Ted-Jan Bloemen capped an impressive 2018 season by being named Speed Skating Canada long track male athlete of the year on Friday.

Speed Skating Canada fires coach Michael Crowe after investigation

Friday, April 20th, 2018

Speed Skating Canada has fired the head coach of Canada's long-track speed-skating team.

Charles Hamelin wins overall title at short track worlds

Sunday, March 18th, 2018

Charles Hamelin of Sainte-Julie, Que., won the 1,000-metre race on Sunday for his second gold medal at the world short track speed skating championships in Montreal.

Ivanie Blondin captures mass start silver at speed skating finals

Sunday, March 18th, 2018

Canada's Ivanie Blondin finished second in the women's mass start event at the speed skating World Cup finals in Minsk, Belarus on Saturday. She picked up 120 points for her silver medal to finish third in the overall mass start standings.

Charles Hamelin off to golden start at short track worlds

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

Canadian Charles Hamelin won gold in the men's 1,500-metre event Saturday at the ISU world short-track speed skating championships in Montreal.

Ted-Jan Bloemen crowned World Cup speed skating champ

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

Canadian Ted-Jan Bloemen will finish atop the World Cup standings after earning a fifth-place result in the men's 5,000-metre long track race at the finals in Minsk, Belarus on Saturday.

Ivanie Blondin races to bronze at speed skating finals

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

Ottawa's Ivanie Blondin captured bronze in the women's 3,000-metre long track race at the World Cup finals in Minsk, Belarus on Saturday.

Canadian speed skaters have ‘perfect day’ at world short track championships

Friday, March 16th, 2018

Canadian Olympic speedskaters Kim Boutin, Samuel Girard and Charles Hamelin all had a perfect day in qualifying at the world short track championships on Friday.