By her lofty standards, it was a rough season for Kaillie Humphries. That's why the Canadian bobsleigh star will continue auditioning brakemen until the 11th hour as she prepares to put her Olympic title on the line.
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Francesco Friedrich and Johannes Lochner were both declared world champions in four-man bobsled on Sunday when they couldn't be separated after four runs.
Canada's Justin Kripps and Jesse Lumsden captured silver on Sunday at the world bobsleigh championships in Königssee, Germany.
The Canadian duo of Justin Kripps and Jesse Lumsden sit in second place at the halfway point at the world bobsleigh championships in Königssee, Germany.
Canada’s Kaillie Humphries has put herself in position to win her third world title. Humphries and brakeman Melissa Lotholz raced to a two-run time of one minute, 43.16 seconds on Friday to sit in second place at the world bobsleigh championships in Königssee, Germany.
She's the back-to-back Olympic women's bobsleigh champ and the current World Cup leader, but Kaillie Humphries knows her hopes of a three-peat rest on whether she can beat a fierce rival who's also a good friend.
A season of adversity just got a little more frustrating for Canada's men's bobsleigh team as pilot Justin Kripps suspects a set of runners for his two-man sled were stolen during training for this week's world championships in Germany.
Russia's Dmitry Trunenkov, a pushman on the team that won the four-man bobsled at the Sochi Olympics, has been banned for four years for doping. The decision won't affect his gold medal.
Elana Meyers Taylor led an American 1-2 in winning her third straight bobsled World Cup on Friday in Konigssee, Germany. Canada's Kaillie HUmphroies and Cynthia Appiah finished just off the podium in fourth place.
Russia has lost speed skating and biathlon events it was due to host this winter following allegations it ran a vast state-sponsored doping scheme.