STAGE IS SET FOR SANTO CONDORELLI IN MEN’S 100-M FREESTYLE FINAL

RIO – For the second Olympics in a row Canada will have a finalist in swimming’s marquee event at the Olympic Games – the men’s 100-m freestyle. Santo Condorelli of Kenora, Ont., hopes to at least duplicate the bronze medal earned four years ago by...

Playoffs Under Way as Shamrocks Take Game 1

All indications were that it would be a tough playoff series between the Victoria Shamrocks and the Burnaby Lakers and if game 1 was any precursor, the predictions were right on.  It took almost the full 60 minutes before the Shamrocks put the Lakers...

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...

Perfect Canada wins Olympic Group F with 2:1 win over Germany

Canada are perfect with nine points following a 2:1 win over Germany at the Rio 2016 Women's Olympic Football Tournament. Melissa Tancredi scored both Canada goals as the 9 August win clinched first place in Group F. As winners of Group F, Canada will return...

CANADA EDGED LATE BY RUSSIANS AT HLINKA

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia – A second-period goal Stelio Mattheos (Winnipeg, Man./Brandon, WHL) looked like it was going to stand up as the game-winner, but two goals in the final two minutes left Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team with a 2-1 loss to Russia on...

Canada wins opener 6:0 at CONCACAF Girls’ Under-15 Championship

Canada opened the 2016 CONCACAF Girls Under-15 Championshipwith a 6:0 win over tournament guests Venezuela. The win gave Canada three points on the 9 August opening day in Orlando, FL, USA. In Group B, Canada sit at the top of the five-nation table with three...

Preview: Canada faces European Champions Germany in third Rio 2016 group stage match

Canada’s Women’s National team is going into it’s third Rio 2016 Olympic group stage match undefeated and already qualified for the Quarterfinal, but to win the group and make history they will need to get past Europe’s top team, Germany, in Brasilia on 9...

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...

COMTOIS SCORES IN OT TO HELP CANADA WIN HLINKA OPENER

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia – Maxime Comtois (Longueuil, Que./Victoriaville, QMJHL) scored his second goal of the game 4:31 into overtime, leading Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team to a 3-2 win over Slovakia to kick off the 2016 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup on Monday. Comtois’ first goal...

PENNY OLEKSIAK TAKES SILVER IN BUTTERFLY, IN A FIRST FOR CANADIAN SWIMMING

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Only a world record could deny Penny Oleksiak, who illustrated that she is not only Canadian swimming’s future and its present by winning the nation’s first Olympic silver medal in women’s 100-metre butterfly on Sunday. Oleksiak, 16, won her second...

Ascot to host historic Air Racing action on 13-14 August

The road to the third consecutive Red Bull Air Race stop at Ascot, United Kingdom on 13–14 August took a special turn for Britain’s top racing pilots, Nigel Lamb and Ben Murphy, in July as they visited the Royal Air Force station in Scampton...

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