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

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.

42 Russians, plus deputy PM Mutko, appeal Olympic ban

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
Vitaly Mutko Olympic Doping Appeal Russia

Forty-two Russians have lodged appeals against bans issued by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) following doping violations at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Tuesday.

Bobsleigh panel says Russia’s Zubkov, Tretiakov shouldn’t be suspended

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017
Zubkov Tretiakov IBSF Panel Russia Doping Sochi

Russian Bobsled Federation president Alexandr Zubkov and top skeleton athlete Aleksandr Tretiakov should not be suspended by the International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation for now, according to an independent panel that contends they were not treated fairly in the investigation of state-sponsored doping surrounding the Sochi Olympics.

Final Russian bobsleigh gold medallist disqualified for Sochi doping

Monday, December 18th, 2017
Alexei Voevoda Russia Bobsleigh Sochi Doping Gold

The International Olympic Committee disqualified Alexei Voevoda, the lone remaining member of Russia's two-man and four-man bobsleigh gold-winning sleds from the Sochi 2014 Olympics, for committing anti-doping violations.

Heather Moyse takes big step in bobsleigh comeback

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Canadian bobsledder Heather Moyse took a big step towards returning to competition by approaching her personal-best push time during a training session in Calgary on Wednesday.