Tag: Beijing Olympic Recap

Olympic Recap Day 16

Coakwell claims bronze in third Olympics The third time was the charm for bobsleigh brakeman Ben Coakwell as he and his four-man sled, piloted by Justin Kripps, won bronze at the Winter Games in Beijing — the third career Olympics Moose Jaw’s career. The… Continue Reading “Olympic Recap Day 16”

Olympic Recap Day 15

Coakwell third after two runs Moose Jaw’s Ben Coakwell is poised for a spot on the podium after he and his four-man bobsleigh team finished the first two heats in third place. Piloted by Justin Kripps, the sled completed the first run in 58.38… Continue Reading “Olympic Recap Day 15”

Olympic Recap Day 14

No Saskatchewan athletes in competition on Day 14 There were no Saskatchewan athletes in action on Day 14 of the Beijing Winter Games, but Moose Jaw’s Ben Coakwell will start his competition on Day 15. The bobsleigh brakeman, who is a part of Justin… Continue Reading “Olympic Recap Day 14”

Clark golden Day 13

Photo credit: Bruce Bennett/Staff via Getty Images Canada edges United States to reclaim Olympic title Saskatoon’s Emily Clark can now add an Olympic gold medal to her collection after she and the Canadian women’s hockey team defeated defending champions the United States 3-2 in… Continue Reading “Clark golden Day 13”

Olympic Recap Day 12

Canadian men’s hockey team eliminated by Sweden The Olympic journey for Prince Albert’s Adam Cracknell and the Canadian men’s hockey team came to an end on Day 12 as they were shutout 2-0 by Sweden in the quarter-finals. It took over 50 minutes for… Continue Reading “Olympic Recap Day 12”

Olympic Recap Day 11

McMorris finishes top 10 in big air final Regina snowboarder Mark McMorris successfully landed one trick, but it wasn’t enough to secure a spot on the big air podium at the Beijing Olympics on Day 11. McMorris scored 85.50 points on his first run. … Continue Reading “Olympic Recap Day 11”

Olympic Recap Day 10

Canada’s women’s Olympic hockey team tops Swiss once again The Canadian women’s hockey team looked strong as they defeated Switzerland 10-3 on Day 10 to advance to the gold medal game at the 2022 Winter Games. Five of Team Canada’s goals came in the… Continue Reading “Olympic Recap Day 10”

Olympic Recap Day 9

Canadian men’s hockey team finishes preliminary play with win The Canadian men’s hockey team rebounded with a 5-0 shutout over China in their final preliminary round game on Day 9 of the Olympics in Beijing to finish with a 2-1 record in the Group… Continue Reading “Olympic Recap Day 9”

Olympic Recap Day 8

Canadian men’s hockey team drops to 1-1 A 4-2 loss to the United States in their second preliminary round game on Day 8 of the Olympics in Beijing has dropped the Canadian men’s hockey team, including Prince Albert’s Adam Cracknell, to a 1-1 record… Continue Reading “Olympic Recap Day 8”

Olympic Recap Day 7

Fish finishes sixth in Olympic debut Speed skater Graeme Fish made his Olympic debut in the men’s 10,000-metre event on Day 7 of the Beijing Winter Games, finishing sixth. Fish, who hails from Moose Jaw, completed his race in a time of 12 minutes… Continue Reading “Olympic Recap Day 7”