Buzzing on Yahoo Sports:

Canadian bobsledder's website blocked in Russia

AP - Sports
Canadian bobsledder's website blocked in Russia

View photo

The CAN-2 sled from Canada takes a turn during a training run for the two-man bobsled at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

SOCHI, Russia (AP) -- The website of Canadian bobsled racer Justin Kripps has been blocked in Russia.

When viewed in Russia, including at the Sochi Games, the site displays a notice in Russian saying access has been restricted and that it could be for a range of reasons, including a court order or because the site is on a Russian blacklist.

The website was accessible to Internet users outside Russia, with pictures and biographical information and updates on Kripps' training and competition results.

Kripps commented on the incident Friday on Twitter: ''Looks like my website is censored in Russia, haha classic.''

It wasn't immediately clear whether any of the material on the 27-year-old's website could have provoked action from Russian authorities.

Win cash prizes, pick a fantasy roster for just one day, join in minutes!

Learn how to play

Contest Entries Entry Fee Prizes Starts (EDT)
NFL $750K Baller 44193/85227 $10 $750000 Tomorrow 1:00 PM Enter
NFL $50K Tournament [$5K to 1st] 33931/56818 $1 $50000 Tomorrow 1:00 PM Enter
NFL $1 Single Entry 50/50 [Top 2,500 Win] 4863/5000 $1 $4500 Tomorrow 1:00 PM Enter
View Comments (0)