Winter Sports

Maternal Instincts
Short-tracker Drolet expecting in January, will miss season

 Marie-Eve Drolet (Photo: The Canadian Press)

Canadian short-track star Marie-Eve Drolet will miss the upcoming speedskating season as she is expecting her first child at the end of January. Drolet, 32, won a bronze medal in the women's relay event at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City and took silver in the same event earlier this year in Sochi. Full Story.(Photo: The Canadian Press)

Alex Bilodeau Mikael Kingsbury (Photo: The Canadian Press)

Moving On

The likes of Justine Dufour-Lapointe, Dara Howell and Mikael Kingsbury will be there, but there was one glaring absence on the squad unveiled Wednesday. Two-time Olympic moguls gold medallist Alex Bilodeau retired after the last World Cup season, leaving a big hole on the team as it begins the long road to the 2018 Games in South Korea. Full Story.

Brittany Schussler (Photo: Canadian Press)

Calling It Quits

Canadian Olympian Brittany Schussler has retired from competitive long-track speedskating. The 29-year-old from Winnipeg has competed internationally for 13 seasons and this past year was named Speed Skating Canada's top female long-track skater. Full Story.

 


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