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

Kaillie Humphries celebrates U.S. citizenship with narrow win over Canada’s Appiah

Saturday, December 4th, 2021

After gaining U.S. citizenship earlier this week, Calgary native Kaillie Humphries won a women's monobob race on Saturday, defeating Toronto's Cynthia Appiah by 6-100ths of a second in Altenberg, Germany.

Friedrich posts convincing bobsleigh win for 7th straight 2-man world title

Sunday, February 7th, 2021

Francesco Friedrich of Germany rolled to a seventh consecutive world two-man bobsled championship with brakeman Alexander Schueller on Sunday in Altenberg, Germany. Chris Spring and Justin Kripps piloted Canadian sleds to ninth and 10th, respectively.

Melissa Lotholz 1st Canadian to win Monobob World Series medal, earning bronze

Saturday, January 30th, 2021

Melissa Lotholz of Barrhead, Alta., made history as the first Canadian to win a Monobob World Series medal, earning bronze on Saturday in Igls, Austria. Francesco Friedrich of Germany clinched his fourth consecutive two-man title.

Justin Kripps, Cam Stones team for 7th career 2-man bobsleigh medal

Saturday, January 16th, 2021

Justin Kripps of Summerland, B.C., and Cam Stones of Whitby, Ont., earned their seventh World Cup medal together in finishing third at their second two-man bobsled race of the season on Saturday in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

Watch World Cup bobsleigh and skeleton from Latvia

Wednesday, November 18th, 2020
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Watch some of the best bobsleigh and skeleton athletes in action at the World Cup event in Sigulda, Latvia.

Bobsleigh, skeleton officials still planning for full World Cup season

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

Bobsleigh and skeleton officials indicated Wednesday that they are still planning for a full World Cup season, releasing detailed schedules for eight races as well as the world championships that remain scheduled for February in Lake Placid, New York.

Watch Olympic Games Replay: Pyeongchang 2018 bobsleigh & luge

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

CBC Sports will have a free live stream of Olympic Games Replay on Saturday at 3 p.m. ET. This week's show features bobsleigh and luge action from the 2018 Pyeongchang Games.

Channell, Greszczyszyn 1-100th of a second shy of gold medal at skeleton worlds

Sunday, March 1st, 2020

Jane Channell of North Vancouver, B.C., reached the podium Sunday, sliding to a silver-medal finish with Canadian teammate David Greszczyszyn in the skeleton mixed team competition at the world championships in Altenberg, Germany.

Germany wins World Cup women’s, doubles luge overall titles

Saturday, February 29th, 2020
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Toni Eggert and Sascha Benecken won the World Cup doubles overall title on Saturday, and Germany's Julia Taubitz claimed the 2019-20 women's championship. Both crowns were decided in the final race of the season for each discipline.

Germany’s Tina Hermann pulls off huge comeback to win 3rd world skeleton title

Saturday, February 29th, 2020
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Germany's Tina Hermann pulled off a huge comeback in her final run and won the women's skeleton world championship for the third time on Saturday.