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Road to the Olympic Games

Friday, February 12th, 2016
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Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly show spotlighting Canada's top athletes. This edition features World Cup bobsleigh action from Austria, where Canada's Kaillie Humphries is in search of a third world title.

Road to the Olympic Games: 5 things to watch this weekend

Friday, February 12th, 2016
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Here's what to look for on this weekend's Road to the Olympic Games show, featuring action from across the globe in speed skating, bobsleigh, snowboarding, aerials and biathlon.

Canada’s rugby sevens men victorious over Olympic qualifier rivals in Sydney

Sunday, February 7th, 2016
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The Canadian men's Rugby 7's team went 0-3 in Day 1 of competition, but followed it up by going 3-0 on Day 2 to claim ninth place at the Sydney Sevens Rugby tournament and win the consolation final versus Samoa, with whom they are battling for the 12th and final Olympic qualifying position.

COC’s Tricia Smith responds to concerns over Aubut scandal

Friday, February 5th, 2016
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The Canadian Olympic Committee's new president, Tricia Smith, responded Friday to words from Canada's chef de mission for the 2016 Olympics in Rio that he considered resigning over the way the organization has handled the Marcel Aubut scandal.

Rio Olympics: By the numbers

Friday, February 5th, 2016
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With the Rio Games just six months away, we take a look at some of the more interesting facts and figures in the lead-up to the first Olympics held in South America.

Brazil has no plans to cancel Olympics over Zika virus outbreak

Thursday, February 4th, 2016
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Brazil's sports minister says the possibility of canceling the Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of the outbreak of the Zika virus "is not in discussion."

Canadian sailors eye Olympic spot at Miami regatta

Friday, January 29th, 2016
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Canada's Nikola Girke and Luke Ramsay will know by the end of this week's ISAF Sailing World Cup regatta in Miami whether they'll be heading to Rio for another Olympics.

Heil: Lack of financial transparency a barrier to Canada being at its best

Friday, January 29th, 2016
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When it comes to funding, many athletes are left in the dark. As former Canadian Olympian Jenn Heil writes, many are wondering whether the Canadian Olympic Committee's new president Tricia Smith will transform the organization when it comes to financial transparency.

Road to the Olympic Games: 4 things to watch this weekend

Friday, January 29th, 2016
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Here's what to look for on this weekend's Road to the Olympic Games show, featuring action from across the globe in alpine and freestyle skiing, along with soccer and badminton.

WATCH NOW: Road to the Olympic Games

Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly show spotlighting Canada's top athletes, on Saturday at 4 p.m. ET. This edition features World Cup downhill skiing from Germany and moguls action in Calgary, where Canada's Mikael Kingsbury and the Dufour-Lapointe sisters will be going for gold.