Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Bobsleigh’ Category

Olympic bobsleigh champion Kaillie Humphries in jeopardy of missing Beijing Games

Friday, August 27th, 2021
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Kaillie Humphries, the reigning women's bobsleigh world champion, is in serious jeopardy of not being able to compete at this winter's Beijing Olympics and has asked the International Olympic Committee to allow her to compete in the Games without a U.S. passport.

Humphries, Jones hold lead at bobsleigh world championships

Friday, February 5th, 2021
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Kaillie Humphries and Lolo Jones of the United States are the leaders at the midway point of the women's bobsleigh world championships in Altenberg, Germany.

Canada’s Justin Kripps withdraws from 4-man bobsleigh worlds with torn hamstring

Saturday, February 29th, 2020
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Canadian Justin Kripps suffered a hamstring injury at the IBSF Bobsleigh and Skeleton world championships from Altenberg, Germany on Saturday, ending his team's bid for a podium finish.

Watch Road to the Olympic Games: Bobsleigh & skeleton world championships

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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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 coverage of the bobsleigh and skeleton world championships in Altenberg, Germany.

Germany’s Francesco Friedrich captures 6th consecutive 2-man bobsleigh world title

Sunday, February 23rd, 2020
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Germany’s Francesco Friedrich romped to his sixth consecutive world title in two-man bobsleigh on Sunday, in Altenberg, Germany.

Kaillie Humphries captures bobsleigh world championship to punctuate dominant season

Saturday, February 22nd, 2020
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Kaillie Humphries and Lauren Gibbs won gold at the bobsleigh world championships in Altenberg, Germany on Saturday.

Friedrich leads early German podium charge at halfway of 2-man bobsleigh worlds

Saturday, February 22nd, 2020
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After two runs, hometown favourites Germany are primed for a podium sweep, holding down the top four spots at the bobsleigh world championships in Altenberg on Saturday.

Kaillie Humphries, competing for U.S., leads at halfway mark of bobsleigh world championships

Friday, February 21st, 2020
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Kaillie Humphries and Lauren Gibbs are in the lead after two runs of the bobsleigh world championships in Altenberg, Germany, on Friday.

Things to know for the bobsleigh and skeleton worlds

Thursday, February 20th, 2020
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The bobsleigh and skeleton world championships start Friday in Germany. Here's some stuff you should know about the event, including an almost unbeatable German and a reborn Kaillie Humphries.

Watch Road to the Olympic Games: Bobsleigh world championships

Thursday, February 20th, 2020
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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 coverage of the bobsleigh world championships in Altenberg, Germany.