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

Latvia’s Martins Dukurs denied win on home track at skeleton World Cup

Saturday, December 8th, 2018

Olympic silver medallist Nikita Tregubov of Russia won the opening World Cup men's skeleton race of the season Saturday, denying veteran Martins Dukurs of Latvia a win on his home track.

German women victorious in season’s 1st World Cup bobsleigh race

Friday, December 7th, 2018
Mariama Jamanka photo

Olympic champion Mariama Jamanka of Germany teamed with Annika Drazek to win the first World Cup women's bobsleigh race of the season on Friday.

Russian bobsledder has provisional doping ban lifted

Monday, October 8th, 2018

The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it has lifted a provisional ban imposed on one of the two Russian athletes who tested positive for doping at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

Kaillie Humphries ‘stepping away’ from bobsleigh competition for a year

Sunday, October 7th, 2018

Canadian Kaillie Humphries is taking a year off from bobsleigh competitions, but she still has her sights set on at least one more Olympic Games. The three-time Olympic medallist announced her plans Sunday on Twitter.

Member of Jamaican women’s bobsleigh team failed pre-Games drug test

Friday, March 2nd, 2018

A member of the Jamaican women's bobsleigh team which competed at the recent Winter Olympics tested positive for a banned substance in January, the president of the Jamaica Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation told Reuters on Friday.

Canada announces Olympic bobsleigh, skeleton teams

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018
Bobsleigh Canada Kaillie Humphries

Watch live Wednesday at 1 p.m. ET as Team Canada reveals its Olympic bobsleigh and skeleton teams for the upcoming Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

CBC Sports presents Kaillie Humphries: Unstoppable

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
kaillie humphries

Defending an Olympic gold medal is a rare accomplishment, but what does it take to become a three-time champion? On Tuesday at 6 p.m. ET, watch CBC Sports' special presentation of Kaillie Humphries: Unstoppable to learn more about Canada's top bobsleigh driver and her push for Olympic glory.

Justin Kripps finishes 4-man bobsleigh season just shy of overall podium

Sunday, January 21st, 2018

Canadian pilot Justin Kripps finished seventh in the 4-man bobsleigh race at the final event of the season in Konigssee, Germany on Sunday. As a result, Kripps concluded the season fourth in the overall standings, just one point shy of earning the bronze Crystal Globe.

Kaillie Humphries leads Canada to silver at bobsleigh World Cup

Saturday, January 20th, 2018

Kaillie Humphries and Phylicia George found themselves on the podium once more, winning World Cup silver in bobsleigh in Konigssee, Germany on Saturday.

Kripps, Kopacz team up for bronze in 2-man bobsleigh

Saturday, January 20th, 2018

Justin Kripps and Alexander Kopacz came away with bronze in the 2-man event at the bobsleigh World Cup event in Konigssee, Germany on Saturday.