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

Kaillie Humphries is still searching for the perfect start

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

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.

German sleds split 4-man bobsleigh world title

Sunday, February 26th, 2017

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 Kripps, Lumsden slide to silver at bobsleigh worlds

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

Canada's Justin Kripps and Jesse Lumsden captured silver on Sunday at the world bobsleigh championships in Königssee, Germany.

Canada’s Kripps, Lumsden sit 2nd at bobsleigh worlds

Saturday, February 18th, 2017
Germany Bobsleigh Worlds

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 Humphries, Lotholz sit 2nd at bobsleigh worlds

Friday, February 17th, 2017
Germany Bob Worlds

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.

Kaillie Humphries is the hunter and the hunted

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

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.

Missing equipment adds to Canadian bobsleigh woes

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

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.

Olympic bobsled champ banned for doping

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

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.

American Meyers Taylor claims 3rd straight bobsleigh World Cup, Humphries slides to 4th

Friday, January 27th, 2017
Switzerland Bob World Cup

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 loses biathlon, speed skating events over doping

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

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.