Mark McMorris

Here’s what Canada did while you were sleeping on Day 12 of the 2018 Winter Olympics

Canada was once again golden on Day 12 of the 2018 Winter Olympics, this time in the men’s freestyle ski cross event.<p>Here’s what you missed in the …

Canadian News

Don't be fooled - big air snowboarders are scared

Even the best snowboarders in the world know the event they call "big air" isn't normal.

Extreme Sports

Mark McMorris' Comeback Is Everything That Is Right About The Olympics

We're talking about a young man who suffered a devastating injury. He could have given up. Yet, he made a choice to fight.<p>These Winter Olympics in …

The Winter Olympics are full of fun and games — and danger

Even world-class athletes get bumps and bruises.<p>From snowboarding to figure skating, winter sports carry their own set of dangers. And while an …

Kaetlyn Osmond

OLYMPIC ROUNDUP: Kaetlyn Osmond in third place after short program

Kaetlyn Osmond of Marystown, N.L., sits in third place following the women's short program.<p>Osmond scored 78.87 points, 4.05 behind leader Alina …

Kaetlyn Osmond

Canadian Trail: How Canada did today at the Olympics | News | CBC Olympics | PyeongChang 2018

<i>By Doug Harrison, CBC Sports</i><p>Winning Canada's first-ever men's Olympic ski cross medal is special enough, but it probably had some extra meaning for …

Winter Olympics

Cabinet checks result for PM Modi’s ‘Pariksha pe Charcha’, gives him top marks

<b>The discussion was formally part of the cabinet agenda at its 20 February meeting. It was informed that over 7.9 crore viewers had tuned in to the</b> …

India

The Most Exciting Events to Watch Before the 2018 Winter Olympics End

The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea will soon come to an end, but some of the Games’ biggest events are still to come.<p>The U.S. …

Winter Olympics

2018 Winter Olympics: Tricks will be big and intense in big air final

Tricks will be big and intense in men's snowboard big air final at 2018 Winter Olympics<p>Rachel Axon | USA TODAY Sports<p>PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Big air snowboarders will help close out the Pyeongchang Olympics with a flurry of triple corks.<p>The men’s final comes on Saturday, the final day of …

Extreme Sports

Women's hockey final just one of several Canada-U.S. Olympic medal clashes | News | CBC Olympics | PyeongChang 2018

<i>By Amy Cleveland, CBC Sports</i><p>A bit of not-so-neighbourly Olympic competition is happening between Canada and the United States as the North American …

Winter Olympics

The new ski goggles taking the Winter Olympics by storm

From teenage snowboarding sensations Red Gerard and Chloe Kim, to speed demon skiers extraordinaire Aksel Lund Svindal and Mikaela Shiffrin, the gold-medal winning feats of the Winter Olympic athletes in South Korea are keeping us on the edge of our seat.<p>But as well as gold medals, these heroic …

Skiing

Three Americans, including Red Gerard, reach men’s big air final

Men’s big air made its Olympic debut Wednesday in PyeongChang, and the qualifying round got so intense that one of the top gold medal favorites is …

Winter Olympics

PHOTO: Mark McMorris Crash Leaves Him Severely Injured

In March 2017, Canadian snowboarder Mark McMorris crashed into a tree during a jump in backcountry snowboarding in Whistler, British Columbia. He was …

Extreme Sports

3 Team USA snowboarders advance to men’s big air final

Three Americans — Kyle Mack, Chris Corning and Red Gerard — will advance to the Men’s Snowboard Big Air Final after qualifying on Tuesday.<p>In …

Extreme Sports

Snowboarding: NZ's Garcia Knight best of big air qualifiers

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - New Zealand's Carlos Garcia Knight topped qualifying for the men's snowboarding big air competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Games on Wednesday, while Olympic slopestyle champion Redmond Gerard also scraped into the final.<p>Garcia Knight scored 97.50 points on …

Extreme Sports

Maia, Alex Shibutani make history of their own in PyeongChang

Maia and Alex Shibutani officially formed a dance team in 2004, but their history together starts long before that.<p>Maia started skating at age 4 and, …

Winter Olympics

Canada's snowboarders are looking for redemption at big air after windy slopestyle

PYEONGCHANG — Under a cloudless blue sky and a bright sun, the riders in snowboard Big Air are trying to figure out the venue at Alpensia Olympic …

Slopestyle

While you were sleeping: Uh oh — Slovenian hockey player fails Olympic drug test

<i>Hot Buttered Post is your daily guide to can’t-miss events and the headlines you need to start your Olympic day. All times ET.</i><p><b>ANOTHER ONE</b><br>Slovenian …

Kaetlyn Osmond

ARMCHAIR OLYMPIANS: Olympics coverage is on steriods, and a disseciton of snowboarding

TIM ARSENAULT<p>South Korea’s been crawling with commentators for almost two weeks.<p>By one count, there are about 80 different broadcast outlets in …

Canadian Humour

All About Big Air, the Newest Olympic Snowboarding Event

Big air, the Winter Olympics’ newest snowboarding event, is pretty much exactly what it sounds like. Riders barrel down a 160-foot tall ramp that …

Extreme Sports

Snowboard Big Air Rules & Scoring: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Snowboard Big Air is a new Olympic event. It revolves around one trick, as opposed to halfpipe, for example, which includes several tricks.The one …

Extreme Sports

What to watch tonight in PyeongChang: Lindsey Vonn's moment, ladies short program, USA men's hockey

It's down to the homestretch in PyeongChang -- and we've finally arrived at the moment Lindsey Vonn has been waiting eight years for. Vonn goes for …

Winter Olympics

Winter Olympics 2018 highlights so far: Team USA's gold medal moments and more

Here's a recap of the highlights so far from a memorable 2018 Winter Olympics<p>So much has happened in such a short time at the 2018 Winter Olympics in …

Team USA

Coco Ho, Mark McMorris’ Girlfriend: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Olympic snowboarder Mark McMorris is set to compete in Tuesday night’s Big Air competition in PyeongChang, South Korea. As the favorite to win gold, …

Extreme Sports

Canada's Max Parrot qualifies for men's snowboard big air final

Bromont, Que., native posts top score of 92.50 to advance<p>Feb 20, 09:06 PM ET<p>Canada's Max Parrot has advanced to the men's snowboard big air final. © …

Sweden

Andersen outduels Luongo as Maple Leafs shut out Panthers

There are 10 years separating Roberto Luongo and Frederik Andersen on their birth certificates. But on the ice the difference was paper-thin in favour of Andersen.<p>The Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender won a duel with Luongo, 38, and the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night as Andersen grabbed his fifth …

Ice Hockey

Olympic wake-up call: Day 11 news you might have missed from the Winter Games | News | CBC Olympics | PyeongChang 2018

<i>By Benjamin Blum, CBC Sports</i><p>It was a golden morning for Canadian Olympians in Pyeongchang, South Korea, with Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir reclaiming …

Winter Olympics

Canada misses podium in women’s snowboard big air competition

BOKWANG, Korea, Republic Of – Canada’s Spencer O’Brien finished ninth in the first women’s snowboard big air competition of the Winter …

Morning update: What you need to know about the B.C. budget; Tory MPP calls for probe into Patrick Brown’s finances

<b>Good morning,</b><p>These are the top stories:<p><b>B.C.'s NDP budget takes aim at real estate market</b><p>British Columbia's NDP government will introduce tax measures aimed at pushing down the price of housing by targeting homes owned by out-of-province investors and generating hundreds of millions. Finance …

Canadian News

Sickest spectacle on snow: Big air has big names gunning for gold | News | CBC Olympics | PyeongChang 2018

<i>​By Vicki Hall, CBC Sports</i><p>So much for all that whinging over the 2018 Olympic Winter Games lacking star power with Sidney Crosby, Connor McDavid and …

Winter Olympics