2016 Summer Olympics Rio

2016 Summer Olympics Rio

EXCITING LAST MINUTE VICTORY OVER FRANCE SEES CANADA¹S OLYMPIC RUGBY SEVENS TEAM INTO SEMI-FINALS

Kayla Moleschi Photo credit Paige Stewart RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Canada’s Women’s Rugby Sevens Olympic team will be playing for a medal in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after advancing to the semifinals in rugby sevens following a 15-5 win...

Canadian Women Finish Mid-Field in Olympic Triathlon Race

Rio de Janeiro—A trio of young Canadian women put their fitness to the ultimate test for the first time in an Olympic race, on a course that was flat out punishing in Rio de Janeiro, and it got the best of them.   Amelie Kretz (Blainville,...

Rio Doesn’t Want Olympics

Brazil is a gorgeous country. Anyone who has been there or has turned on a television in the last few days will tell you the same. Brazilian people are warm, cheerful people. But go to Brazil today and most people will not be happy...

Fiji make Olympic Games history with men’s rugby sevens gold

Fiji beat Great Britain in the final of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games rugby sevens to win their first ever Olympic Games medal Olympic Games history was made as Fiji won gold in the men's rugby sevens competition in style at the Deodoro Stadium on...

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)...

CANADA’S WOMEN WIN BRONZE AT OLYMPIC RUGBY SEVENS

Canada’s women’s sevens Olympic team made history on Monday, winning a bronze medal in Olympic rugby sevens with an impressive 33-10 win over Great Britain. The bronze was the first medal ever handed out in rugby sevens at the Olympics with the sport making its...

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...

Quarter-finals set for Olympic Games women’s rugby sevens

Amy Wilson-Hardy scored a crucial try to help Great Britain win Pool C on day 2 of the Women's Rugby Sevens in Rio. The quarter-finals for the inaugural Olympic Games women's rugby sevens competition have been confirmed after a pulsating morning session at the Deodoro Stadium. With...

Statement from Evan Dunfee on today’s 50km race walk

What a day, 4th place at the Olympics in a new National Record. I couldn’t be more proud of my efforts out on the course today, I know that I left everything I possibly had out there and I can’t ask for anything more...

Canada Fifth in Olympic Women’s Beach Tournament

Beach recap Aug. 15: Canada’s Heather Bansley and Sarah Pavan finished fifth overall after a quarterfinal loss yesterday at the Copacabana beach arena. Although the Canadians had a strong record against this German team, on Sunday Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst dominated winning 2-0 (21-14, 21-14). Winning four...

PENNY OLEKSIAK TRIUMPHS IN RIO

RIO- Sixteen-year-old Penny Oleksiak from Toronto won an historic gold medal in the women’s 100-metre freestyle on Thursday night at the Olympic Games. She tied with American Simone Manuel for top spot as both clocked an Olympic Games record 52.70 seconds in a dramatic...

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