Archive for the ‘Sports/Commonwealth Games/News’ Category

Canadian rugby sevens team to play for Commonwealth Games bronze

Saturday, April 14th, 2018

The Canadian women’s rugby sevens team will be playing for a bronze medal after a 33-7 loss to Australia.

Erica Wiebe named Canada’s flag-bearer for Commonwealth closing ceremony

Saturday, April 14th, 2018
Erica Wiebe Canada Closing Ceremony Flag-Bearer

Canadian wrestler Erica Wiebe was named flag-bearer for the closing ceremony of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. The reigning Olympic champion successfully defended her Commonwealth title in the women's 75-kilogram category

Jennifer Abel captures diving gold for Canada at Commonwealth Games

Saturday, April 14th, 2018
Jennifer Abel Diving Gold

Canadian diver Jennifer Abel captured gold in the women's three-metre springboard final at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. Abel's gold was one of seven medals won by Canada on Day 10.

Canada’s Blumenfeld puts in gritty effort for boxing silver at Commonwealth Games

Saturday, April 14th, 2018
Thomas Blumenfeld

Canadian boxer Thomas Blumenfeld put on a gritty display Saturday in a losing cause against a bigger, stronger and more experienced opponent in the Commonwealth Games 64-kilogram gold-medal bout.

Canada looks for composure ahead of rugby sevens semis at Commonwealth Games

Friday, April 13th, 2018
Ghislaine Landry

New Zealand rallied from a 7-5 deficit by capitalizing on some key Canadian turnovers, and won the match 24-7 on the strength of a pair of tries from 2017 World Sevens player of the year Michaela Blyde?.

Alysha Newman leads Canada to another big Commonwealth day

Friday, April 13th, 2018

Pole vaulter Alysha Newman's record-setting performance highlighted another big day for Canada that saw the country win 14 more medals at the Commonwealth Games.

Watch Commonwealth Games – Highlights

Friday, April 13th, 2018
2018 Commonwealth Games - default video promo

Watch highlights of the 2018 Commonwealth Games on beginning on Saturday, April 14 at 1 p.m. ET.

Canadian rugby sevens team wants to do more than make history

Friday, April 13th, 2018

Canada's women's rugby sevens team is thrilled to be taking part in their event's Commonwealth Games debut, but just being there isn't enough. They came to Australia to win gold.

Erica Wiebe goes around the world and back to defend her Commonwealth gold

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

Erica Wiebe has come — and gone — a long way in the last four years, but the Canadian wrestling star was happy to return to the Commonwealth Games to defend her title and take another step towards repeating as Olympic champion.

Erica Wiebe leads Canadian wrestlers to big day at Commonwealth Games

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

Canadian wrestler Erica Wiebe defended her 76-kilogram Commonwealth Games crown Thursday, defeating Nigeria's Blessing Onyebuchi to win gold. That was one of four medals won by Canada on the first day of the wrestling competition in Australia.