Skeleton

Canada's Mirela Rahneva to honour late mother at Olympics
Ottawa native Mirela Rahneva be making her Olympic debut in women's skeleton this month, and she'll also be competing with a heavy heart after her mother, Valentina, died last June of cancer at age 53 [...]
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Jacqueline Loelling leads German sweep at skeleton World Cup
Defending champion Jacqueline Loelling extended her overall lead with a third World Cup win of the season, leading Germany to a sweep of the podium, while Canadians Jane Channell and Elisabeth Vathje [...]
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Dave Greszczyszyn falls out of podium position in men's skeleton
After entering the second and final run in podium position, Canadian Dave Greszczyszyn couldn't replicate his amazing start and ended up placing seventh at the skeleton World Cup event from Whistler, [...]
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Jane Channell captures silver at skeleton World Cup
North Vancouver's Jane Channell reached the podium with a silver medal, and was joined in the top-10 by two fellow Canadians at the skeleton World Cup stop in Whistler, B.C., on Friday. [...]
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Mirela Rahneva wraps up 'exciting' rookie season, finishes 3rd overall in World Cup skeleton
Ottawa's Mirela Rahneva capped off an impressive rookie season that saw her finish third overall on the skeleton World Cup circuit with a fifth-place finish on the 2018 Olympic track in Pyeonchang, So [...]
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Mirela Rahneva using her inner Ronda Rousey to star on skeleton track
Mirela Rahneva's combined explosiveness off the skeleton start block and improved mental strength has allowed the 2018 Canadian Olympic hopeful to reach the podium four times in seven events in her ro [...]
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Canadians slide to skeleton gold, bronze in weather-shortened race
Elisabeth Vathje was declared the winner of the women's skeleton event in Winterberg, Germany on Sunday in a race that was shortened to one run due to weather conditions. Canadian teammate Mirela Rahn [...]
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Russian skeleton racers suspended for alleged doping in Sochi
The federation said in a statement Friday it took the action after being informed by the International Olympic Committee that investigations had been opened into the four athletes — who have not bee [...]
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Germany replaces Russia as bobsled, skeleton worlds host
Germany will host this season's bobsled and skeleton world championships, which were pulled out of Russia after numerous competitors considered a boycott in response to that nation's widespread doping [...]
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Russia loses bobsled, skeleton worlds amid doping concerns
Bobsled and skeleton officials are moving this season's world championships out of Sochi, Russia, amid concerns by athletes about the depth of a state-sponsored doping operation in the country. [...]
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Yun Sung-bin picks up 2nd World Cup victory in skeleton opener
Yun Sung-bin of South Korea won the men's skeleton World Cup season-opening race Saturday, the second victory of his career on the circuit. [...]
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