Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports’ Category

Watch the 2017 Indoor Field Hockey Pan American Cup

Saturday, October 14th, 2017
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Watch live action from the 2017 Indoor Field Hockey Pan American Cup in . Coverage begins on Monday with the Canadian men facing Mexico 1:45 p.m. ET) and the Canadian women taking on Barbados (4:15 p.m. ET).

Kia Nurse is ready to lead — on and off the court

Friday, October 13th, 2017
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Already a leader on the Canadian national basketball team, Kia Nurse enters her senior year at the University of Connecticut in a similar role as the powerful team looks to avenge a bitter loss. But Nurse knows her influence can go beyond the hardwood.

Canadian triathletes tackle world Ironman championship

Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Victoria's Brent McMahon and Lionel Sanders of Harrow, Ont., will compete in the world Ironman championship a third straight year Saturday. The Hawaiian event is considered the Super Bowl of the sport

Swiss prosecutors to help Brazil investigate Nuzman vote-buying scheme

Monday, October 9th, 2017
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Federal prosecutors in Switzerland have agreed to help Brazilian authorities investigating Olympic official Carlos Nuzman, who is suspected of vote-buying in a corruption conspiracy linked to the Rio de Janeiro Games.

IOC suspends Brazilian Olympic Committee, president over vote-buying scheme

Friday, October 6th, 2017
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The IOC suspended Olympic official Carlos Nuzman and froze funding for the Brazilian Olympic Committee on Friday, with the decision coming only hours after Brazilian authorities investigating a vote-buying case asked for help from prosecutors in Switzerland.

President of Brazilian Olympic Committee arrested amid vote-buying investigation

Thursday, October 5th, 2017
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The president of the Brazilian Olympic Committee has been arrested amid an investigation into a vote-buying scheme to bring the Olympics to Rio de Janeiro last year.

Russia, China among 9 top weightlifting countries hit with doping ban

Saturday, September 30th, 2017
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The International Weightlifting Federation has suspended nine leading countries for a year as it tries to combat an epidemic of doping.

Watch the rowing world championships

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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Watch live action from the rowing world championships in Sarasota, Fla., beginning on Thursday at 10:05 a.m. ET

Karina LeBlanc issues appeal for help after hurricane hits Dominica

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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Former Canadian national soccer team goalkeeper Karina LeBlanc took to social media with an appeal for help as she tried to connect with her grandmother and other family members on the hurricane-ravaged island of Dominica.

Olympic wrestler turned Russian lawmaker appeals doping punishment

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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A lawmaker in Russia's state parliament has given evidence to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in his appeal against being stripped of one of his three Olympic wrestling titles for doping.