Road To The Olympic Games


Dick Pound criticizes IOC for not punishing Russia strongly enough for Olympic doping

Dick Pound, a senior member of the International Olympic Committee, is criticizing the Olympic body for neglecting to punish Russia strongly enough, and instead allowing potentially hundreds of Russian athletes to compete at the Winter Games in Pyeongchang.

Watch World Cup women's giant slalom from Italy

Watch the women's World Cup giant slalom event at Kronplatz in Italy live on Tuesday.

Canada's ski cross team gambles Marielle Thompson will be ready for Olympics

The Canadian Olympic Committee and Alpine Canada named the eight athletes on Monday, who'll represent Canada in ski cross at next month's Olympics. Among the list of notables are Marielle Thompson and Chris Del Bosco.

Marie-Philip Poulin to captain Canadian women's Olympic hockey team

Forward and two-time gold medallist Marie-Philip Poulin has been named captain of the Canadian women's hockey team for the upcoming Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang.

Canadian ski cross stars are going for gold — and nothing less

Canada's Chris Del Bosco and Brady Leman have both finished fourth in an Olympic ski cross final, but a simple podium finish isn't enough for them.

Kingsbury, Dufour-Lapointes headline Canada's Olympic freestyle skiing team

Moguls star Mikael Kingsbury will have his chance to capture elusive Olympic gold, while Justine Dufour-Lapointe and Dara Howell will look to defend their freestlyle skiing titles at the upcoming Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Lindsey Vonn saving her best for Pyeongchang

Lindsey Vonn wants to regain the downhill gold medal at the Olympics so desperately that she has been willing to sacrifice much of the World Cup season to achieve her goal.

Alex Harvey better prepared after disastrous 2014 Olympics

Alex Harvey is heading to the Olympics in Pyeongchang with renewed confidence, coming off a spectacular 2016-17 cross-country season that demonstrated just how much he has rebounded from a disastrous 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

Canada's Simmerling undergoes surgery after breaking both legs in ski cross crash

Canada's Georgia Simmerling underwent surgery after breaking both legs in a ski cross World Cup event on Saturday at Nakiska.

Sports tribunal begins hearing appeals from 39 barred Russian athletes

The Court of Arbitration of Sport opened a full week of appeal hearings Monday in Geneva for 39 Russian athletes disqualified from the 2014 Sochi Olympics for taking part in a state-backed doping program.

Ivanie Blondin wins World Cup gold in women's 3,000m

Ivanie Blondin topped the field in the women's 3,000-metre race at the World Cup event on Sunday in Erfurt, Germany. The Ottawa native clocked in a time of three minutes 59.47 seconds, edging out Antoinette de Jong of the Netherlands by 0.59 seconds.

Jim Johannson, U.S. Olympic men's hockey GM, dead at 53

Jim Johannson, the general manager of the U.S. Olympic men's hockey team, has died just a couple weeks before the start of the Pyeongchang Games. He was 53.

Canada's Teal Harle seals Pyeongchang spot with slopestyle World Cup win

Teal Harle earned his second career World Cup victory by winning the slopestyle final on Sunday at Mammoth Mountain that sealed his spot on Canada's Olympic freestyle ski team.

Justin Kripps finishes 4-man bobsleigh season just shy of overall podium

Canadian pilot Justin Kripps finished seventh in the 4-man bobsleigh race at the final event of the season in Konigssee, Germany on Sunday. As a result, Kripps concluded the season fourth in the overall standings, just one point shy of earning the bronze Crystal Globe.

Canadians Odine, Bergermann win bronze in snowboard cross team event

Meryeta Odine and Zoe Bergermann won a bronze medal in the FIS Snowboard Cross World Cup women's team event in Erzurum, Turkey
CBC Investigates

Speed Skating Canada investigating 'substantive' complaints against head coach

The head of Speed Skating Canada tells CBC News the organization is investigating “substantive” complaints against its head coach, Michael Crowe.

Shaun White doesn't feel like an underdog heading into Pyeongchang

After recovering from a training crash which left him needing 62 stitches, American snowboarder Shaun White is backing himself to win the halfpipe gold in Pyeongchang next month even though he will be facing off against rivals who grew up idolizing him.

Henrik Kristoffersen ends Marcel Hirscher's win streak at World Cup slalom

Henrik Kristoffersen of Norway finally won his first World Cup slalom of the season Sunday, ending Marcel Hirscher's five-race winning streak.

Lara Gut wins final World Cup super-G before Olympics

Lara Gut won the final World Cup super-G before the Olympics on Sunday, signalling a return to form after knee surgery last season.

Mikael Kingsbury's moguls winning streak halted on home snow

Mikael Kingsbury finished on the podium, but for the first time in 357 days, someone was standing higher than the moguls great. Kingsbury, from Deux-Montagnes, Que., had a streak of 13 straight wins, dating back all the way to his last loss on Jan. 28, 2017.

Georgia Simmerling's Olympic dream over after crash at ski cross World Cup

A series of crashes left Canada off the podium in the last ski cross World Cup before the Pyeongchang Games, and one ended one athlete's Olympic dreams completely.

Tonga's bare-chested Rio Olympic flag-bearer punches Pyeongchang ticket

He gained world-wide attention in 2016 when the video of him leading his nation into the Olympic stadium wearing only a Tongan mat wrapped around his waist went viral.

Justine Dufour-Lapointe has golden moguls day in home province

Canada dominated the women's moguls on Saturday, grabbing four of the top six spots, including the gold and silver positions in Tremblant, Que. Montreal's Justine Dufour-Lapointe sat atop the podium with a score of 87.43, her first win of the season.

With NHL players sidelined, Olympic tournament is 'wide open'

No NHL participation for the first time since 1994 threatens to upset the traditional world hockey order after Canada has won the past three best-on-best tournaments.

Canadian Open: Michelle Englot upsets Jennifer Jones en route to final

The finals are set at the Canadian Open. Winnipeg's Michelle Englot toppled Sochi Olympic gold medallist Jennifer Jones 10-4 in the semi-finals on Saturday to grab her spot in the championship draw at the fourth Grand Slam of Curling event of the season.