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Paul Wylie provides update from hospital

Paul Wylie said he was “doing much better” but still hospitalized following a sudden cardiac arrest last Tuesday, according to a Facebook post.

The 1992 Olympic figure skating silver medalist, now 50, said he had five tests, all of which showed “a very healthy heart” and that he was for a time in a medically induced coma. 29 more words


Australia Backs Away From Bold Olympic Medals Goal

Australia’s Christian Sprenger (REUTERS/Albert Gea)

MELBOURNE, April 28 (Reuters) – Australian sport has moved to dampen expectations of a big medal haul at the Rio Olympics by admitting that the goal to finish in the top-five on the table was more “aspirational” than likely. 371 more words


Veteran swim coach Randy Bennett, who helped send a number of Canadians to Olympics, dies at 51 after battle with cancer

Randy Bennett, a veteran swim coach who has helped send a number of Canadians to the Olympics, has died after a battle with cancer.

He died late Monday night in Victoria, according to Swimming Canada. 314 more words