2016 Summer Olympics Rio

2016 Summer Olympics Rio

Men’s 4x100m win Bronze And Set A New Canadian Record

  The men’s 4x100-metres quartet of Akeem Haynes from Calgary, Alta., Aaron Brown from Toronto, Ont., Brendon Rodney of Hamilton, Ont., and Andre De Grasse of Markham, Ont., combined to set a new Canadian record of 37.64 on the way to a bronze medal finish....

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,...

Uzbekistani Powerlifter Ruza Kuzieva Committed Anti-Doping Violation

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that the Uzbekistani powerlifter Ruza Kuzieva committed an anti-doping violation earlier this year but will not face a period of ineligibility after a trace amount of meldonium was found in her system. Kuzieva returned an adverse analytical finding...

A WALK IN THE OLYMPIC PARK FOR INBEE

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil:  Inbee Park of the Republic of Korea captured Asia’s first Olympic golf gold medal when she completed a remarkable recovery from injury to underline her status as one of the modern greats of the women’s game. The 28-year-old from Seoul recorded...

IGF Statement on Successful Olympic Games For Golf

Peter Dawson, President of the International Golf Federation, said: "We are delighted by the strong showing of golf during the Olympics. We were always confident that we would deliver high-quality men's and women's competitions and we have witnessed that over the last two weeks. "Golf's success...

Leeper’s two-year sanction stands after the CAS reject his appeal

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled on Friday (12 August) that the only valid decision in the case of Blake Leeper’s anti-doping violation from June 2015 is the two-year suspension handed down by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) on 6 November 2015. As...

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...

Rugby sevens at its dramatic best as Olympic Games quarter-finals are set

Great Britain beat New Zealand  to top Pool C on day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games men's rugby sevens  Japan upset the odds to qualify for the quarter-finals on another session of high drama in the men's rugby sevens competition at the Olympic...

The CAS dismiss appeal by the Russian Paralympic Committee

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Tuesday (23 August) dismissed an appeal by the Russian Paralympic Committee against its suspension by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC). The IPC suspended the Russian Paralympic Committee on 7 August due to its inability to fulfil its...

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...

IPC announces 2016 Visa Paralympic Hall of Fame inductees

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced five individuals who will be inducted into the Visa Paralympic Hall of Fame during the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Athletes Junichi Kawai, Chantal Petitclerc, Franz Nietlispach and the late Neroli Susan Fairhall will be inducted on 9 September,...

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