Archive for the ‘Sports/PanAm/News’ Category

Field of Play: Canadian Beach Volleyball and a New Wave

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
Russell Blog

Beach volleyball holds court in the midst of a northern winter and a bevy of players are vying to become the ones chosen to wear Canadian colours come the Pan American Games in less than six months time.

Pan Am rugby sevens field set

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
John Moonlight

Eight men's and six women's teams will take part in the rugby sevens competition at the Pan American Games this summer. Canada will be a strong contenders in both during the July 11-12 competition in Toronto. The Canadian men won gold four years ago in Mexico when there wasn't a women's event.

Canada’s women’s softball roster announced for Pan Am

Friday, January 16th, 2015

The Canadian Olympic Committee has announced the fifteen player roster that make up Canada's Women's National Softball Team in July's Pan American Games.

Dylan Armstrong to receive ’08 Olympic bronze for shot put

Friday, January 9th, 2015
Dylan Armstrong

Canadian shot putter Dylan Armstrong will receive his long-awaited Olympic bronze medal next month.

Olympics: Boston chosen as U.S. bid for 2024 Summer Games

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

The U.S. Olympic Committee chose Boston to bid for the 2024 Games in an attempt to bring the Summer Olympics to America after a 28-year gap.

Pan Am Games deserves your attention

Monday, January 5th, 2015

In his first Field of Play blog of 2015, Scott Russell explains why the Toronto Pan Am Games is a crucial event on the Canadian sports landscape.