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Bobsleigh: Holcomb's USA 1 win's four-man gold

Whistler (AFP) - Steven Holcomb's USA 1 won the United States' first Olympic bobsleigh gold in 62 years on Saturday after their 'Night Train' sleigh bulleted past the field on the Whistler track. >>>

Bobsleigh: Canada takes women's bobsleigh gold and silver

Whistler (AFP) - Canadian pair Kaillie Humphries and Heather Moyse won the women's Olympic bobsleigh gold Wednesday in a race marked by yet more spectacular spills on the Whistler track. >>>

Bobsleigh: Canadians lead after heat 1 of women's bob

Whistler (AFP) - Canadian tandem Kaillie Humphries and Heather Moyse took an early lead in the women's bobsleigh at Whistler on Tuesday, clocking 53.19sec in their opening run. >>>

Bobsleigh: Latvia's Minins has stomach for fight

Whistler (AFP) - Latvia's Janis Minins took part in Sunday's four-man bobsleigh training, just 10 days after having emergency surgery to remove his appendix. Minins had the surgery on the night of the opening ceremony, on February 12, forcing him out of the two-man competition, which was won by Germany's Andre Lange. >>>

Bobsleigh: Women gear up for bob virtual reality

Whistler (AFP) - Defending champion and multiple World Cup winner Sandra Kiriasis will seek to add to her trophy cabinet from Tuesday in the women's bob, but compatriot Cathleen Martini is out to deny her. >>>

Bobsleigh (Two-man): Germany's Lange on target for gold

Whistler (AFP) - Germany 1 pilot Andre Lange said his achievement had not sunk in after he won an unprecedented fourth Olympic bobsleigh gold medal Sunday, edging Germany 2 and Russia 1 in the two-man event. >>>

Bobsleigh (Two-man): Germany's Lange on course for fourth gold

Whistler (AFP) - Germany 1 pilot Andre Lange is on course for a fourth Olympic gold medal after wrestling control of the two-man bobsleigh event after two heats despite Germany 2 setting a new track record. >>>

Bobsleigh: German favourites on track

Whistler (AFP) - While all the talk has been of a tough, dangerous track, German bobsleigh pairs reigning champions Andre Lange and his brakeman Kevin Kuske have been quietly getting into the groove. >>>

Bobsleigh: Brazil lose out in Games bid

Whistler (AFP) - Brazil lost their bid to race in the women's bobsleigh at the Olympic Winter Games on Friday. >>>

Bobsleigh: Made-in-Jamaica Brown cool with Canada

Whistler (AFP) - It's a long way from sun-kissed May Pen, Clarendon Parish, Jamaica, to the icy surrounds of the Olympic Games' Whistler Sliding Centre high up in the mountains above Vancouver. >>>

Bobsleigh: Home ice familiarity inspires Canada

Whistler (AFP) - With five-time Olympian Pierre Lueders and World Cup stars such as Kaillie Humphries in their squad, Canada are doubly confident going into the Olympic bobsleigh, given they will be also competing on home ice. >>>

Bobsleigh: Aussie girls get go-ahead for Games

Vancouver (AFP) - Australia's women two-man bobsleigh team of Astrid Loch-Wilkinson and Cecilia McIntosh were given the green light for the Olympic Games on Tuesday after successfully appealing against their exclusion. >>>

Bobsleigh: Aussie girls face anxious Games wait

Whistler (AFP) - Australian bobsledders Astrid Loch-Wilkinson and Cecilia McIntosh faced a restless night Monday waiting to see if they have won an appeal to compete in the Olympic Winter Games. >>>

Bobsleigh: Ripping yarn gives Britain wide exposure

PARIS (AFP) - Britain's Olympic bobsledder Gillian Cooke became an Internet hit when her skintight racing suit split open, revealing her bottom to a stunned, worldwide TV audience. But despite over a million YouTube viewers now being familiar with... >>>

Bobsleigh: Minichiello to undergo more eye surgery

LONDON (AFP) - British bobsleigh world champion Nicola Minichello is set to have a third eye operation on Wednesday before heading out to Vancouver in search of Winter Olympic gold. Minichello and brakewoman Gillian Cooke are one of Britain's best... >>>

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