Canadian Justin Kripps has been one of the more consistent bobsleigh pilots since breaking onto the professional circuit in 2012. Even with an Olympic Gold medal under his belt, Kripps continues to push himself to become better.
A mechanical issue with a track forced the World Cup bobsleigh season to open a week later than planned. But it's who will be competing in the native red, white and blue of the U.S. that still dominates the headlines.
Former NHL player Brent Sopel says his stories on a year-old podcast about rough treatment from Marc Crawford were meant "to entertain the listener" and not to make allegations against his former coach.
American skiing star Mikaela Shiffrin has 62 career World Cup wins to her name. But her successes at Lake Louise might be the most unique — it's the site of her first downhill and super-G victories. Shiffrin returns to Alberta on Friday looking to take sole ownership of second on the all-time women's wins list.
As Josh Leivo explains it, the end of his Toronto Maple Leafs tenure came because of the situation rather than the personalities involved. Leivo played 84 games for the Leafs over six seasons before his trade to the Vancouver Canucks just over one year ago.
Britt Phelan will be seeking her first World Cup win this weekend at the ski cross season opener in Val Thorens, France, where she won’t have best friend and fellow Canadian Olympic medallist Kelsey Serwa by her side.