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

Canadian Olympic bobsleigh hopefuls de Bruin, Bujnowski unfazed by China’s Omicron surge

Friday, January 14th, 2022

Christine de Bruin can't wait for a chance to travel to Beijing and compete at her second Olympics. The veteran bobsleigh pilot wants to show the world she and brakewoman Kristen Bujnowski are serious medal contenders for Canada, and not worry about contracting coronavirus.

Canada’s de Bruin, Bujnowski capture bronze in 2-woman bobsleigh at World Cup in Latvia

Sunday, January 2nd, 2022
Latvia Bobsleigh World Cup

Canada's Christine de Bruin and Kristen Bujnowski won bronze in the two-woman bobsleigh competition at the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Cup in Sigulda, Latvia on Sunday.

Canada’s De Bruin, Bujnowski add another women’s bobsleigh bronze in Austria

Sunday, November 28th, 2021

The Canadian duo of Christine De Bruin and Kristen Bujnowski were in a familiar spot on Sunday, scoring a second bronze medal in as many weeks at a World Cup event in Innsbruck, Austria.

Olympic bobsleigh champion Kaillie Humphries in jeopardy of missing Beijing Games

Friday, August 27th, 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.