Sen. Nancy Greene Raine, Canada's most decorated ski racer, is undergoing treatment for thyroid cancer and will have her thyroid removed Friday. The 73-year-old won Olympic gold and silver in 1968.
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Superstar Mikael Kingsbury was provisionally named to the Canadian moguls team Tuesday, along with 2014 Olympic women’s champion Justine Dufour-Lapointe and Andi Naude.
Emily Nishikawa and Graeme Killick prevailed in the cross-country ski marathon in the season finale at the Ski Nationals. Nishikawa captured her third gold medal of the week for the second straight year after winning the women's 30-kilometre skate-ski race.
Edmonton's Mike Riddle won silver in the men's skiing halfpipe on Saturday at the world freestyle skiing championships.
It was a strong showing for Canadians in the final race of the season in Aspen, Colo. Manuel Osborne-Paradis of North Vancouver, B.C., finished just off the podium in fourth place, seven hundreths of a second off the bronze medal.
Watch live freestyle skiing action on Saturday as the world's best slopestyle skiers compete at a World Cup stop in Silvaplana, Switzerland.
Canada's Mikael Kingsbury captured his seventh straight World Cup freestyle skiing gold medal on Sunday in Zhangjiakou, China, While Justine Dufour-Lapointe added to her medal haul with a bronze in the women's event.
Canada's Mikael Kingsbury captured his sixth straight World Cup freestyle skiing gold medal on Saturday in Zhangjiakou, China.
Canada's Mikael Kingsbury has captured his second freestyle skiing World Cup gold medal of the weekend. The skier from Deux-Montagnes, Que., edged Benjamin Cavet of France to finish first in the dual moguls event.
Mikael Kingsbury led Canada to three medals at a World Cup moguls competition Saturday in Tazawako, Japan. The skier from Deux-Montagnes, Que., won gold in the men's event with a score of 89.99.