Mar 9, 2013
The Globe and Mail
Christine Nesbitt triumphs in final 1,000-metre race of World Cup season
Christine Nesbitt of Canada competes during the women's 1000m event at the Essent ISU speed skating World Cup in Heerenveen, March 9, 2013.
Richardson performs admirably at speed skating World Cup in Calgary Sunday
According to the International Skating Union website , Heather Richardson of the United States has passed Karolina Erbanova of the Czech Republic in the World Cup standings for the women's 1000m with a pair of victories on the weekend at the Olympic Oval in Calgary.
Czech women win European speedskating titles
Sablikova, the world-record holder in the 5,000 and 10,000, finished in 4 minutes, 16.09 seconds, ahead of Poland's Natalia Czerwonka by 3.32 seconds.
Nesbitt places first in 500m, sets personal best at World Allround Championships
Should Christine Nesbitt prevail over the four distances - 500 metres, 1,500, 3,000 and 5,000 - she'd join East Germany's Karin Enke as the only women to do the double.