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

Belated medal has luger Sam Edney chasing his Olympic ‘moment’ to go with it

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
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Heading to his fourth and final Olympics, luger Sam Edney has been one of the key driver's in Canada's journey from also-ran to podium threat in the sport.

Canada’s Sam Edney caps World Cup luge career with bronze Crystal Globe in team relay

Sunday, January 28th, 2018
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Sam Edney helped Canada's luge relay team to a sixth-place finish Sunday in the final World Cup race of his career. The 33-year-old Edney had a solid run on the tricky 1,260-metre Latvian track to help the Canadians finish in two minutes 14.414 seconds, also solidifying a third-overall standing for the Canadian squad.

Watch Canadians compete in World Cup luge

Friday, January 19th, 2018
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Watch live action from the luge World Cup in Lillehammer, Norway.

Watch Canadians compete in World Cup luge

Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Watch live action from the luge World Cup in Oberhof, Germany.

Watch Canadians compete in World Cup luge

Thursday, January 4th, 2018
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Watch live action from the luge World Cup in Konigssee, Germany, as Saturday's action begins with the doubles event, with runs scheduled for 5:15 a.m. ET and 7 a.m. ET.

Canadian luge team named for 2018 Winter Olympics

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017
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The Canadian Olympic Committee and the Canadian Luge Association announced the five men and three women who will hit the start handles at the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Gough, McRae crowd the podium at luge World Cup

Saturday, December 16th, 2017
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Canadian sliders Alex Gough and Kim McRae crowded the podium at the luge World Cup event in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Saturday, taking silver and bronze, respectively.

Canadian luger’s quest to compete for U.S. ends in disaster

Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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John Fennell's quest to compete in a second Olympics for a second country came to a sudden end Thursday night at Mount Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid, N.Y., when part of his sled broke during his run in the Nations Cup race.

Watch Canadians compete at the luge World Cup

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Watch live action from the luge World Cup in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Friday featuring the doubles event at 10 a.m. ET.

Calgary’s Alex Gough takes luge World Cup silver on home ice

Saturday, December 9th, 2017
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Canadian Alex Gough impressed in her home city, winning a World Cup silver in luge from Calgary. German Natalie Geisenberger's mistake in her second run was enough to push Gough up the podium on Saturday.