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

Russia wins pair of golds at protest-marred luge World Cup in Winterberg

Sunday, February 23rd, 2020

Russia's Aleksandr Denisev and Vladislav Antonov were easy winners of a watered-down World Cup doubles luge race Sunday, while many of the circuit's top sliders sat out in protest over track conditions.

Germany’s Johannes Ludwig, Latvia’s Eliza Cauce overcome safety concerns to top Winterberg World Cup

Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

Johannes Ludwig of Germany was the men's winner and Eliza Cauce of Latvia got her first women's World Cup luge win Saturday, a day where several of the top racers sat out in a protest over safety and conditions at the track in Winterberg, Germany.

Sliders drop out of luge World Cup in Germany over safety concerns

Friday, February 21st, 2020

The U.S. has pulled its entire team out of this weekend's series of World Cup luge races in Winterberg, Germany, while athletes from many nations are protesting what they are calling unsafe ice conditions.

Watch the 2020 bobsleigh world championships

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020
Bobsleigh World Championships 20190302

Watch the best bobsleigh athletes in action at the 2020 world championships in Altenberg, Germany.

Watch World Cup bobsleigh and skeleton from Latvia

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
Bobsleigh World Championships 20190302

Watch the best bobsleigh and skeleton athletes in action at the World Cup event in Sigulda, Latvia.

Canada’s Justin Kripps scores 4-man bobsleigh gold in Switzerland

Sunday, February 2nd, 2020

Justin Kripps piloted Canada's four-man bobsleigh team to a gold-medal finish in Sunday's four-man event at St. Moritz, Switzerland, on Sunday.

Germany’s Francesco Friedrich wins 4-man bobsleigh gold in Austria

Sunday, January 19th, 2020
Austria Bob World Cup

Germany's Francesco Friedrich won the four-man race at historic Innsbruck in 1 minute, 41.88 seconds. Countryman Johannes Lochner took second in 1:42.21, and the bronze went to American Hunter Church and his team on Sunday in Austria.

Kaillie Humphries extends lead in World Cup bobsleigh standings

Saturday, January 18th, 2020
Austria Bob World Cup

Kaillie Humphries of the U.S. extended her lead atop the women's bobsleigh World Cup standings Saturday, teaming with Sylvia Hoffman to pick up a bronze medal at this weekend's stop at historic Innsbruck in Austria.

Germany’s Jacqueline Loelling rallies for World Cup skeleton win

Friday, January 17th, 2020
Austria Skeleton World Cup

Germany's Jacqueline Loelling won a women's World Cup skeleton race Friday, while Megan Henry of the U.S. won her first career World Cup medal and the first medal for any American slider on that circuit this season.

Watch World Cup bobsleigh and skeleton from Austria

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

Watch the best bobsleigh and skeleton athletes in action at the World Cup event in Innsbruck, Austria.