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Wrestling Canada nominates athletes to Pan Am Games team

Feature photo: Korey Jarvis at Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

On Tuesday, Wrestling Canada nominated 15 athletes to Team Canada for Toronto 2015 Pan American Games. 156 more words


Oldershaw, Vincent-Lapointe double the gold in Portugal

Feature photo: Balint Vekassy/CanoeKayak Canada

Canada’s best canoe and kayak athletes paddled to seven podium places on Sunday, for a total of nine medals at the opening 2015 ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup event of the season in Montemor-o-Velho, Portugal. 468 more words


Nettey jumps to third place in Diamond League opener

Feature photo: Christabel Nettey (Dmitry Rozhkov/Creative Commons)

For world’s elite athletics competitors, IAAF Diamond League got underway on Friday with the lone Canadian competing in Doha, Christabel Nettey, scoring a top-three place in women’s long jump. 407 more words


Canada's top paddlers about to open World Cup calendar

Canada’s top canoe/kayak athletes are in Europe, about to power through the three sprint World Cup stops in consecutive weekends starting Friday.

From May 15 to 17 the paddlers are in Portugal, which is followed by Germany the following weekend. 143 more words


2012 U.S. Sprint Relay Team Stripped Of Gold Medals After Gay Admits Doping

LONDON (AP) — The entire U.S. men’s sprint relay team was stripped of its silver medal from the 2012 London Olympics on Wednesday as a result of Tyson Gay’s doping case. 633 more words

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Woman of Steele: Mary Spencer knows hard work pays off

After a few minutes of talking with Olympic boxer Mary Spencer, it was hard to imagine she could be so ferocious in the ring.

I expected her to be a no-nonsense gal with no time for stupid questions. 523 more words


How Team Canada fans can get tickets to Rio 2016

Rio 2016 tickets are now open to Canadians.

On Friday morning, CoSport – Team Canada’s authorised ticket reseller for the Olympic Games – launched package sales and individual ticket requests. 201 more words