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Dutch short track world champion Lara van Ruijven dead at 27

Jul 11, 2020 - 12:51 PM

In 2019, Lara van Ruijven became the first Dutch woman to win a world speed skating title

SHOCK DEATH. Lara van Ruijven dies just two weeks after falling ill. Photo by Mladen Antonov/AFP

PH speed skating team no luck in SEA Games race events

Dec 04, 2019 - 8:53 AM

Medals turn out elusive for the Filipinos as they flounder in the women's and men's short track speed 500m and in the women's short track speed 3000m relay

EMPTY-HANDED. The Philippine speed skating team for the women's 3000m relay fall short of a podium finish. Photos by Lisa Marie David/Rappler

Teen coach Chino Mulingtapang leads PH speed skating team

Dec 03, 2019 - 3:06 PM

Meet Chino Mulingtapang, the gutsy 18-year-old senior high school student calling the shots for the Philippine speed skating team

MAJOR TASK. Chino Mulingtapang hopes to steer the national speed skating tea, to a breakthrough gold. Photo by Alexx Esponga/Rappler

PH speed skating team all set to sizzle on ice

Nov 29, 2019 - 6:09 PM

Led by veteran Kathryn Magno, the Philippine speed skating team targets 6 SEA Games medals

FOCUSED. The Philippine speed skating team (from left) of Kayla Gonzales, Marc Gonzales, and Kath Magno expect a stronger run this time.  Photo by Alexx Esponga/Rappler

'Don't know how I'm here': Colombian roller-skater gets shock Olympic chance

Feb 07, 2018 - 11:11 AM

Gomez switches to speed skating from roller skating

ACCIDENTAL OLYMPIAN. Laura Gomez makes it to the Olympics after only speedskating for 6 months. Photo from PyeongChang 2018

Kath Magno puts up gallant stand despite competing without a coach in SEA Games

Aug 30, 2017 - 5:32 PM

Magno feels particularly proud of how far she came despite being alone in a competition like the SEA Games

PERSONAL BEST. Kathryn Magno of the Philippines (R) notches a personal best time in the 1000m race despite finishing fourth. Photo from PSC-POC Media

PH speed skater Kath Magno misses podium on final day of SEA Games 2017

Aug 30, 2017 - 1:51 PM

Magno finishes fourth in the 29th Southeast Asian Games 1000m speed skating event with a personal best time of 1:51 893

CLOSE. Kathryn Magno is the last Filipino athlete to compete in the 29th Southeast Asian Games. File photo from PSC-POC Media

Speed skater Magno to women athletes: 'We can do as much as the guys can'

Aug 14, 2017 - 2:51 PM

Kathryn Magno breaks stereotypes pursuing a male dominant sport because she feels more confident in her body doing speed skating

Kathryn Magno, first and only PH speed skater, out to conquer SEAG odds

Aug 12, 2017 - 7:20 PM

Kathryn Magno the first Filipino speed skater to compete internationally hopes to put the Philippines on top in the SEA Games

PH ice athletes aim to bag gold medals in SEA Games

Jul 27, 2017 - 4:12 PM

This is the first time that the SEA Games will feature ice hockey figure skating and speed skating events

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Feb 26, 2014 - 8:00 AM

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Fil-Am Celski finishes fourth in Winter Olympics speed skating

Feb 10, 2014 - 11:31 PM

Canada s Charles Hamelin claimed his third Olympic gold medal when he won the men s 1500m short track speed skating title on Monday

ICED OUT. Charles Hamelin of Canada leads the pack on his way to a win in heat 4 of the men's 1500m of the Short Track competitions in the Iceberg Skating Palace at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games. Photo by Barbara Walton/EPA