2016 Summer Olympics Rio

2016 Summer Olympics Rio

Canadian Tyler Mislawchuk Guts Out Top-15 Finish at Olympic Triathlon Race

Rio de Janeiro—Canada’s Tyler Mislawchuk will take a wealth of experience with him on the road to Tokyo 2020 after gutting out a solid 15th place result in his first taste of Olympic triathlon racing on Thursday in Rio de Janeiro.   Making his Olympic debut...

Canadian athletics enjoys successful morning in Rio

The morning session saw a number of strong performances from Canadian athletes. Damian Warner of London, Ont., led off the morning by earning 1029 points (13.58) in the decathlon 110-metre hurdles. Alyx Treasure of Prince George, B.C., set a personal best in women’s high jump qualifying...

Derek Drouin wins Olympic High Jump Gold; Cabral 6th in 110mH Final

Derek Drouin of Corunna, Ont., won Olympic gold in the high jump with a best jump of 2.38-metres, equalling his season’s best. Drouin had a clean sheet through 2.38-metres to secure the win. After securing gold he took one attempt at 2.40-metres, the Olympic...

Day 5 morning wrap up: Ahbe into pole vault final; 6 others advance

Kelsie Ahbe came through with a big performance to qualify for the women’s pole vault final. Ahbe jumped a personal best of 4.55-metres to book her ticket into Friday’s final. In the men’s 200-metres Aaron Brown and Andre De Grasse advanced to the men’s 200-metre...

The IPC’s update on the Rio 2016 Organising Committee’s financial situation

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) on Monday (15 August) held a number of productive meetings as it stepped up efforts to try and find solutions to the financial issues the Rio 2016 Organising Committee has ahead of next month’s Paralympic Games. This morning at a...

Women’s Golf Podium May Look Younger Than Men’s

The men’s Olympic Golf podium this past Sunday exuded experience and longevity with the likes of PGA TOUR veterans Justin Rose (gold), Henrik Stenson (silver) and Matt Kuchar (bronze). The average age of the trio is 38 years old with Rose the youngest (36)...

HORNER SEES ‘PROGRESS,’ FINISHES 23RD IN OLYMPIC MARATHON SWIMMING

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Third-time Olympian Stéphanie Horner (Bathurst, N.B. / Beaconsfield, Que.) stayed in the lead pack for the first half of Olympic women’s 10-km marathon swimming before ultimately finishing 23rd on Monday. Horner (Bathurst, N.B. / Beaconsfield, Que.), a relative neophyte in...

Andre De Grasse wins 100m bronze; Derek Drouin advances to high jump final

Andre De Grasse of Markham, Ont., won bronze in the men’s 100m final in a personal best time of 9.91 seconds. De Grasse, the youngest man in the final at 21-years of age, is the first Canadian in a 100-metre final since Donovan Bailey...

Epic battle in prospect as Olympic men’s golf competition reaches thrilling climax

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Golf will crown its first Olympic champion for 112 years in Rio de Janeiro tomorrow, and all indications are that the sport will witness an epic battle for the medals at Reserva de Marapendi as Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson...

‘FRUSTRATING’ FINISH FOR COCHRANE, BUT CANADA MORE THAN DOUBLES FINALIST AND MEDAL TOTALS FROM 2012

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Olympic men’s 1,500-metre final did not go according to script for Ryan Cochrane, the long-time saviour of Canadian swimming. The two-time Olympic medallist was sixth at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in 14 minutes 49.61 seconds. The women’s 4×100-metre medley...

Irish Rowers Deserve Gold For Funniest TV Interview At Rio 2016

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