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With the completion of World Championships, the distance Red Group for the final World Cup period has been announced.  The Red Group consists of the top 30 men and women in distance and sprint by World Cup points.  Red Group athletes receive full travel and living expenses from race organizers.  It is not used for seeding purposes. Devon Kershaw and Ivan Babikov both made the distance Red Group for Canada.  Kershaw is ranked 20th with...

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When Sara Renner planned her comeback to World Cup racing, she left out a trip to New Zealand last summer, a typically annual pilgrimage for the Canadian silver medalist.  Renner cited sustainability concerns as motivation in her decision to reduce travel, “We thought about the overall costs of going there.  It played into the decision.”  Elite athletes don’t usually consider their carbon footprint when planning training.  Most of athletics is governed by a more is...