Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Cycling/Track’ Category

Canada’s Kelsey Mitchell advances to semis in track cycling sprint

Saturday, August 7th, 2021

Canada had a case of friendly fire on Saturday at the Izu Velodrome with world record-holder Kelsey Mitchell advancing to race for a medal after defeating fellow Canadian Lauriane Genest in their women's track sprint quarter-final.

Canada’s Lauriane Genest dashes to bronze in track cycling women’s keirin

Thursday, August 5th, 2021
Tokyo Olympics Cycling

Canadian track cyclist Lauriane Genest bolted to bronze in the women's keirin at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.

Canada falls shy of 3rd consecutive bronze with loss to U.S. in women’s team pursuit

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021

Canada's women's track cycling team pursuit squad fell just shy of a third consecutive bronze medal, falling to the U.S. on Tuesday at the Izu Velodrome.

‘I never gave up:’ Track cyclist Georgia Simmerling rebounds from horrific injury

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

Fourteen months after having her Olympic ski cross hopes quashed following a crash, Canada’s Georgia Simmerling is preparing for top-level racing again at this week’s track cycling world championships in Poland.

Hugo Barrette captures silver as Canada grabs 2 medals at cycling World Cup event

Saturday, October 27th, 2018
Canada Pan Am Games Track Cycling

Canada has picked up its first two medals at the UCI World Cup event in Milton, Ont. Hugo Barrette captured silver in the men's keirin final, while Allison Beveridge and Stephanie Roorda picked up a bronze in the women's madison.

Olympic track cyclist champion Kristina Vogel paralyzed

Friday, September 7th, 2018

German track cyclist Kristina Vogel is paralyzed because of the back injuries she sustained after crashing in training in June.

Canada’s Barrette earns 2nd gold at Pan Am track championships

Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

Canada's Hugo Barrette raced to gold in the men's sprint at the Pan American track championships in Aguascalientes, Mexico on Sunday.

Canada’s Jasmin Duehring leaves track cycling worlds with bronze

Monday, March 5th, 2018
Jasmin Duehring

Canada’s Jasmin Duehring captured bronze Sunday in the women's points race at the UCI track cycling world championships in Apeldoorn, Netherlands.

Canadian women in medal mix at track cycling worlds in team pursuit

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Canada's Allison Beveridge, Ariane Bonhomme, Annie Foreman-Mackey and Steph Roorda will get a chance at a gold or silver medal in women's team pursuit at the track cycling world championships should they finish inside the top four in the next round of competition.

Hugo Barrette’s gut feeling set him towards track cycling career

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

Canadian Hugo Barrette had no cycling experience but he knew he loved it and felt free whenever he was on his bike. It's was all the convincing Barrette needed to leave his Quebec home and pursue the sport.