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

U.S. bobsleigh star Steven Holcomb may have died from pulmonary congestion

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Olympic bobsleigh champion Steven Holcomb may have died from pulmonary congestion, USA Bobsled & Skeleton announced.

U.S. bobsleigh star Steven Holcomb dead at 37

Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Steven Holcomb, the longtime U.S. bobsledding star who drove to three Olympic medals after beating a disease that nearly robbed him of his eyesight, was found dead in Lake Placid, New York on Saturday.

Canada’s Rissling takes bobsleigh bronze, Humphries denied overall title

Saturday, March 18th, 2017
South Korea Bobsleigh World Cup

The World Cup women's bobsleigh season wrapped up on a high note for one of Canada's pilots on Saturday in Pyeongchang, while the other was left off the podium, and missed the overall title by a mere 14 points.

Mirela Rahneva wraps up ‘exciting’ rookie season, finishes 3rd overall in World Cup skeleton

Friday, March 17th, 2017

Ottawa's Mirela Rahneva capped off an impressive rookie season that saw her finish third overall on the skeleton World Cup circuit with a fifth-place finish on the 2018 Olympic track in Pyeonchang, South Korea on Friday.

World Cup skeleton & bobsleigh

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Canada's best sliders will be in action at the final skeleton and bobsleigh World Cup stop of the season in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Canada’s Sam Edney scores luge bronze at Olympic test event

Sunday, February 19th, 2017
LUG World Cup

Canada's Sam Edney slid to a bronze medal at the luge World Cup stop in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Sunday.

Bobsleigh world championships

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Watch live action from the bobsleigh world championships beginning on Friday at 8:15 a.m. ET as Canada's Kaillie Humphries aims for a third world title.

Humphries, Lotholz earn bobsleigh silver in Austria

Saturday, February 4th, 2017
Humphries Lotholz Bob World Cup

Canada's Kaillie Humphries and Melissa Lotholz returned to the World Cup bobsleigh podium on Saturday, winning silver in Igls, Austria.

World Cup bobsleigh & skeleton from Austria

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
Canada Skeleton World Cup Rahneva

The bobsleigh and skeleton World Cup seasons continue this weekend on the historic Igls track in Austria, and you can watch all the action with CBC Sports.

Lochner continues bobsleigh dominance with 4-man win

Sunday, January 29th, 2017
Germany Bob World Cup Lochner

Germany's Johannes Lochner continued his impressive run in Konigssee on Sunday, winning the four-man bobsleigh event for his second World Cup title of the weekend.