Archive for the ‘Sports/Speed Skating’ Category

Marianne St-Gelais completes short track sweep

Sunday, September 20th, 2015
Marianne St-Gelais

Marianne St-Gelais took her short track World Cup selection races one by one over three days in Montreal. and one by one, the 25-year-old St-Felicien, Que. skater won each of six races to highlight the trials in Montreal.

Marianne St-Gelais doubles down again at short track meet

Saturday, September 19th, 2015
Marianne St-Gelais

Marianne St-Gelais continued her perfect form at the Canadian Short Track speed skating World Cup selection meet, adding two more victories Saturday to the pair she achieved on Friday.

Hamelin, St-Gelais off to good start at world cup selections

Friday, September 18th, 2015

Canadians Charles Hamelin and Marianne St-Gelais kicked off the 2015-2016 season on Friday by winning the first 500-metre and 1500m races on the first day of the Fall World Cup Selections being held until Sunday in Montreal.

Cindy Klassen expected to retire from speedskating

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Decorated speedskater Cindy Klassen is expected to announce her retirement Saturday at a news conference in Winnipeg.

Christine Nesbitt a rare jewel in Canadian sports

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Olympic speed skating champion Christine Nesbitt, who announced her retirement today in Calgary, deserves to be remembered as one of Canada's great athletes, writes Scott Russell.

Canadian speed skating star Christine Nesbitt to announce career plans

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Canadian speed skating star Christine Nesbitt will make a major announcement about her career at a news conference at the Calgary Olympic Oval today at 3:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 p.m. MT. Watch it live here.

Speed Skating Canada to announce Toronto short track event

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Watch live at 11 a.m. ET as Speed Skating Canada announces a new short track event in Toronto.

Olympic speed skater Denny Morrison charged in motorcycle crash

Monday, May 25th, 2015

Four-time Olympic speedskating medallist Denny Morrison has been charged with failing to yield to a yellow light after a motorcycle crash last month left him with a broken leg.

Olympic speed skater Denny Morrison injured in motorcycle crash

Friday, May 8th, 2015

Four-time Olympic medallist Denny Morrison suffered a broken leg and "other non-life-threatening injuries" in a motorcycle crash Thursday night in Calgary, according to Speed Skating Canada.

Laurent Dubreuil sprints to speed skating silver medal

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015
Laurent Dubreuil

Laurent Dubreuil of Levis, Que. tied for second Sunday in a 500 metre race at the final World Cup speed skating competition of the 2014-15 season in Erfurt, Germany. It was Dubreuil's fifth career medal result in World Cup events.