Skeleton

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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Canada's Elisabeth Vathje wins skeleton gold in Whistler
Canadian Elisabeth Vathje won the opening race of the women's skeleton World Cup season on Friday on the track that hosted the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. [...]
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Dukurs wins 4 straight runs for 4th world title
Martins Dukurs of Latvia won all four heats to comfortably retain his skeleton world championship on Friday. [...]
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Rising Canadian skeleton star Jane Channell inspired by Vancouver Olympics
Jane Channell points to two key moments that set her on the path to skeleton racing. The second happened when Canada's Jon Montgomery won skeleton gold at the 2010 Vancouver Games in Whistler, capturi [...]
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Jane Channell finishes 4th in World Cup skeleton race
Canadian Jane Channell finished in fourth place in the women's skeleton event at the IBSF World Cup on Friday. [...]
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