Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Pyeongchang 2018/Bobsleigh’ Category

‘No bobsled, no problem:’ Red Stripe brews up plan to save Jamaican women’s team

Saturday, February 17th, 2018
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Jamaica's first women's bobsleigh squad almost lost the chance to compete when their coach quit and took their sled with her. But beer company Red Stripe brewed up a plan to get them back on track at the Olympics in Pyeongchang.

Uncool runnings: Bobsleigh coach quits Jamaican team days before competition

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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German Sandra Kiriasis has quit as coach of the Jamaican bobsleigh team a few days before the start of their competition at the Olympics in Pyeongchang, Jamaica Bobsleigh said on Wednesday.

Nigerian bobsledders excited to represent roots in Olympic debut

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
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Growing up in St. Paul, Minnesota, Akuoma Omeoga was raised on Nigerian food, language and culture. Next week, the 25-year-old will represent her parents' homeland in the Winter Games.

Kaillie Humphries aiming for 3rd consecutive Olympic gold

Friday, February 2nd, 2018
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Chris Le Bihan and the rest of Canada's bobsled staff have discussed how the program might go about developing more athletes like Kaillie Humphries. The consensus comes back the same every time — don't even bother trying.

Nigeria’s 1st bobsleigh team excited to represent country

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
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Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga will represent Nigeria as the country fields its first-ever bobsled team at the Winter Olympics next month in Pyeongchang.