2016 Summer Olympics Rio

2016 Summer Olympics Rio

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...

Historic Night – Miller, Pieroni Earn Medals at Rio Summer Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO – Indiana University alum Cody Miller won the bronze medal in the 100 breaststroke to highlight a historic day for the Indiana University swimming and diving program at the Rio Summer Olympics on Sunday.   Along with Miller’s bronze in the 100 breast,...

Aussie Rules as Fraser claims Olympic first round lead

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: On a momentous day when golf was reunited with the Olympic movement after a 112-year absence, Australian Marcus Fraser leads the men’s competition after shooting the lowest score of a thrilling opening day, which saw Justin Rose capture the first...

PROGRAMMING ALERT: SCHEDULE CHANGES FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 6

Programming changes: Note: All times are listed in ET and are subject to change without notice. Visit cbc.ca/olympics for full listings. TSN2 Removed: Women’s Beach Volleyball – Spain vs. Argentina @ 12 p.m. Added: Swimming – Preliminary Heats @ 12 p.m. Removed: Women’s Volleyball – USA vs. Puerto...

Jorgensen wins triathlon at 2016 Summer Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO – Four years ago at the 2012 London Olympics, former Wisconsin track and field runner and swimmer Gwen Jorgensen saw her medal dreams dashed in the bike portion of the triathlon, as she suffered a flat tire. Four years later at the...

Rose strikes Olympic gold on historic day for golf

, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil:  It took 112 years for golf to find a new Olympic champion, but it was well worth the wait.  Great Britain’s Justin Rose followed in the footsteps of the long-departed George Lyon of Canada when he climbed onto the...

BREAKING: The IPC suspends the Russian Paralympic Committee with immediate effect

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has suspended the Russian Paralympic Committee with immediate effect due to its inability to fulfil its IPC membership responsibilities and obligations, in particular its obligation to comply with the IPC Anti-Doping Code and the World Anti-Doping Code (to which...

RESILIENT RELAY JOINS CONDORELLI IN OLYMPIC FINALS; OLEKSIAK, SMITH VAN LANDEGHEM REACH SEMIS

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Canada’s freestyle depth came to the fore Wednesday. The women’s 4×200-metre relay gave the nation another Olympic finalist, while Penny Oleksiak and Chantal Van Landeghem took a step toward ending a half-century absence from the women’s 100-m freestyle final. Overall,...

Canada secures spot in Olympic Semifinals with 1:0 win over France

Canada remained perfect at the Rio 2016 Women's Olympic Football Tournament with a 1:0 win over France, the third-ranked nation in the FIFA Women's World Rankings. The win continues Canada's remarkable momentum in Brazil as they secured a spot in the 16 August Semifinals. Sophie Schmidt...

Japan Stun New Zealand In Their First Pool Match

Japan celebrate their first ever rugby sevens win over New Zealand in their first pool match of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Japan shocked world champions New Zealand on a dramatic and compelling opening day of the Olympic Games men's rugby sevens competition. Japan's historic 14-12...

DRAW RELEASED FOR WOMEN’S GOLF COMPETITION AT RIO 2016

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: The world’s top women golfers are set to take the Olympic stage in Rio de Janeiro beginning this Wednesday, 17 August. The International Golf Federation this morning announced the draw for the first and second rounds of the women’s golf competition at...

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