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

World Cup leader Pinturault wins giant slalom event at Adelboden

Friday, January 8th, 2021
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French skier Alexis Pinturault stretched his lead at the top of the overall World Cup standings by winning a giant slalom on Friday, posting the fastest time in both runs.

Kristoffersen rallies to lead Norwegian 1-2 at slalom World Cup in Italy

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020
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Henrik Kristoffersen had an explosive second run to win a men's World Cup night slalom on Tuesday, leading Sebastian Foss-Solevaag for a Norwegian 1-2 finish.

Calgary wants to be World Cup freestyle, snowboard hub city

Saturday, September 19th, 2020
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Calgary is making a pitch to be a World Cup hub for both freestyle skiing and snowboard, a proposed series of up to 12 halfpipe, slopestyle and big air events, plus a freestyle ski moguls World Cup, at WinSport's Canada Olympic Park.

Moguls king Mikael Kingsbury celebrating ‘best World Cup season of my career’

Thursday, March 19th, 2020
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Mikael Kingsbury's moguls season was short, but sweet. The Canadian won seven of 10 World Cups, and finished second in the other three, to claim the men's season title for a record-stretching ninth straight year.

Watch Road to the Olympic Games: World Cup snowboard cross

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020
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Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly program spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On this week's edition of the program, watch action from the snowboard cross World Cup stop in Veysonnaz, Switzerland.

Cancelled super-G sets up 3-way battle for men’s overall World Cup title

Sunday, March 8th, 2020
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A tight, three-way fight for the men's World Cup overall title was ensured Sunday when a super-G race was cancelled due to the weather conditions in Norway. Aleksander Aamodt Kilde holds a 54-point lead over Alexis Pinturault of France.

Norway’s Kilde takes overall Alpine World Cup lead on home course

Saturday, March 7th, 2020
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Aleksander Aamodt Kilde of Norway seized the lead in the overall Alpine World Cup standings by finishing second in Saturday's downhill won by Matthias Mayer while Cam Alexander of North Vancouver, B.C. earned his first-ever top-10 finish.

Watch men’s alpine skiing World Cup from Norway

Friday, March 6th, 2020
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CBC Sports is providing a free live stream of the men's alpine World Cup event from Kvitfjell, Norway, beginning on Saturday at 5 a.m. ET.

Watch Road to the Olympic Games: men’s alpine skiing World Cup

Friday, March 6th, 2020
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Tune into Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly program spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. This week's program features men's downhill and super-G from the alpine World Cup event in Kvitfjell, Norway.

Canada’s Jack Crawford a career-best 12th in super-G won by Vincent Kriechmayr

Saturday, February 29th, 2020
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Local favourite Vincent Kriechmayr of Austria won a men's super-G World Cup race on Saturday, which gave the battle for the overall and discipline titles new impetus. Jack Crawford of Toronto finished a career-best 12th.