Canada's men's long-track speedskating pursuit team qualified for the Winter Olympics on Saturday, placing eighth in a World Cup event. Mathieu Giroux of Pointe-aux-Trembles, Que, Toronto's Jordan Belchos and Regina's Lucas Makowsky finished in three minutes 46.80 seconds in the six-lap event. Makowsky and Giroux were on the winning team in Vancouver in 2010. Full Story.(Photo: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
Canada will be the third seed in women's team pursuit at the upcoming Winter Olympics after a fifth-place finish on Sunday at a long-track speedskating World Cup event. Winnipeg's Brittany Schussler, Ottawa's Ivanie Blondin and Regina's Kali Christ posted a six-lap time of three minutes 2.81 seconds, missing out on a bronze medal by 0.77 seconds. Full Story.
Canada's luge relay team of Alex Gough, Sam Edney, Tristan Walker and Justin Snith won silver at the World Cup event in Whistler, B.C., with a combined time of 2 minutes 4.202 seconds. Germany's Natalie Geisenberger, Felix Loch, Tobias Arlt and Tobias Wendl finished first in 2:03.791, while the Austrian team placed third in 2:04.686. Full Story.