Heather Moyse of Summerside will become the first Islander to compete in four sets of Olympics.
Moyse and pilot Aylsia Rissling of Edmonton finished fourth in the final World Cup event in bobsled and will be in Korea for the 2018 Winter Games next month. Moyse is now 39.
Moyse won gold in 2010 and 2014 with Kallie Humphries for Canada.
She finished fourth along with pilot Helen Upperton in 2006.
A thriller in Minnesota. Stefon Diggs caught a pass from Case Keenum on the game’s final play and ran it 61 yards for a touchdown as the Vikings beat the New Orleans Saints 29-24. Minnesota advances to the N-F-C championship game with the victory. The Saints were able to rally from a 17-point deficit at halftime.
Pittsburgh is going home despite an impressive performance from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. The Steelers fell 45-42 to Jacksonville as the Jaguars advance to next week’s A-F-C title game against New England.
The Charlottetown Islanders fell 4-1 to the Wildcats in Moncton Sunday afternoon, dropping their third game in a row. Up next for the Islanders is a three-game road trip to Quebec beginning on Thursday in Chicoutimi.
The Summerside Western Capitals beat Yarmouth 7-5.
AUS hockey action from the weekend, the Men’s Hockey Panthers lost 4-1 to Dalhousie Saturday, while the Women’s Panmthers dropped a 2-0 decision to St Marys.
Calgary 4 Carolina 1
Vancouver 3 Minnesota 2 (OT)
Detroit 4 Chicago 0
Pittsburgh 5 N.Y. Rangers 2
A late break in stride by Czar Seelster sealed the deal for Rose Run Quest in the Sunday afternoon feature at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Rose Run Quest, driven by Marc Campbell, won in 1:58.4
In basketball, the Island Storm lost 107-102 to the Saint John Riptide in overtime Sunday afternoon at Eastlink Centre.
Saturday night, the UPEI Women’s Basketball Panthers lost 76-56 to St Mary’s, while the men dropped an 84-67 decision.
Denis Shapovalov is moving on at the Australian Open. He advanced to the second round .