Barrett Martineau Cracks Top-10 in Skeleton World Cup Finale

Barrett Martineau
—Justin Kripps and Alex Kopacz slide to seventh after posting fastest second run in two-man bobsleigh— KONIGSSEE, Ger.—Barrett Martineau finished ninth in the Overall World Cup men’s skeleton standings following a 10h-place result at the season finale in Konigssee, Germany on Saturday. ...

Borussia Dortmund sign Raphaël Guerreiro

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Borussia Dortmund have completed the signing of Portuguese international and EURO 2016 participant Raphaël Guerreiro ahead of the new season. The 22-year old left defender has been awarded a four-year contract running until 30 June 2020.  "Raphaël Guerreiro is a...

IPC present former Allianz CEO with the Paralympic Honour

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The former CEO of Allianz, Michael Diekmann, was presented with the Paralympic Honour by IPC President Sir Philip Craven in Bonn, Germany, on Friday (15 April) in recognition of Allianz’s 10 years of support of the Paralympic Movement’s global governing body. ...

Aerialist Gerrits Finishes 12th at Worlds

Travis Gerrits
(ISN) - Kreischberg, Austria – Aerialist Travis Gerrits finished in 12th place at the 2015 FIS Freestyle World Championships in Kreischberg, Austria. Gerrits crashed on his landing in the first round of the finals to eliminate himself from medal contention....

2016 Extreme Sailing Series

  HAMBURG (Germany) – As winds failed to materialize, the fourth act of the 2016 Extreme Sailing Series ended with one single race on Sunday – a make-or-break, double points Final. While Series leader Oman Air had clutched the top of the points through the previous three...

Air Racing pilots’ recon flight yields superb views of German lake district

LAUSITZ (GERMANY) – With perfect weather greeting German pilot Matthias Dolderer as he arrived for his home Red Bull Air Race at EuroSpeedway Lausitz on 3–4 September, he and fellow Master Class pilots Kirby Chambliss (USA) and Nicolas Ivanoff (France) took a flight of the...

Dave Greszczyszyn Leads Canadian Skeleton Men

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  (ISN) - WINTERBERG, Ger.—Dave Greszyczyszyn finished as the top Canadian in 11th spot in his first skeleton World Championships on Friday in Winterberg, Germany. The 35-year-old veteran from Brampton, Ont. was sitting in seventh place after the opening day...

Sam Edney Leads Canadian Luge Athletes in 11th at World Cup

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Chris Dornan   (ISN) - OBERHOF, Ger.–Canada's top luge athletes struggled to find their top gear as the World Cup resumed in Oberhof, Germany on Saturday. Calgary's Sam Edney posted the best time for a Canadian sled in the men's...

Justin Kripps and Alex Kopacz Edged Off Bobsleigh Podium

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—Dave Greszczyszyn slides into ninth, Barrett Martineau has best result of year finishing 12th in men’s skeleton— KONIGSSEE, Ger.—Justin Kripps and Alex Kopacz came agonizingly close to winning their first World Cup medal together after a fourth-place finish in men’s two-man World Cup...

Brendan Green Fights into 16th Spot in Biathlon World Cup

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(ISN) - RUHPOLDING, Ger.—Brendan Green slogged out a 16th-place finish through the fresh, wet snow on an overall solid day for the Canucks in the men's Biathlon World Cup sprint race in Ruhpolding, Germany on Saturday. Green, of Hay River,...

Tristan Walker and Justin Snith Slide out of Medals

Tristan Walker and Justin Snith
—Alex Gough ninth, Kim McRae 11th, Arianne Jones 13th in women’s racing—   KONIGSSEE, Ger.—Canada’s Tristan Walker and Justin Snith had their first ever Luge World Championship medal in their hands, and simply let it slip away, finishing eighth in doubles racing on Saturday....

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