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

Meet the godfather of Canadian surfing

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

With surfing set to join the Olympics in 2020, Canada's Dom Domic has seen his sport come a long way since the waves first pulled him in.

Canada’s men’s basketball roster set for World Cup qualifying

Friday, November 17th, 2017

Roy Rana selected a team of players from all over the world to tip off Canada's quest for a FIBA World Cup berth in Halifax on Nov. 24.

Russian weightlifting medallist from 2012 Olympics suspended in doping case

Monday, November 13th, 2017
Ruslan Albegov Russia Weightlifting Doping

Russian weightlifter and Olympic medallist Ruslan Albegov has been suspended on suspicion of doping. Albegov is Russia's only remaining men's weightlifting medallist from the 2012 Olympics, as five of the six other lifters who competed at those Games have since been disqualified.

Watch extreme sports action at the FISE World Series

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Watch live action from the Festival International des Sports Extrêmes (FISE) World Series event in Chengdu, China.

Canada’s Al Charron entering World Rugby Hall of Fame

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Former Canada captain Al Charron is headed to the World Rugby Hall of Fame. The 51-year-old Ottawa native won 76 caps for Canada, a national record that stood for 14 years.

Watch the ITTF Women’s World Table Tennis World Cup

Thursday, October 26th, 2017
Rio Olympics Table Tennis Women

Watch live as some of the best players in the world compete at the ITTF Women's World Table Tennis World Cup in Markham, Ont.

Pro wrestler Davey Boy Smith Jr. says he saved woman on Calgary bridge

Monday, October 23rd, 2017
Davey Boy Smith Jr Bridge Rescue

British-Canadian professional wrestler Davey Boy Smith Jr. says he drew on his years of grappling and self-defence to help save the life of a woman dangling from a Calgary bridge.

WADA investigating claims of systematic doping in China

Monday, October 23rd, 2017
China Doping Allegation

WADA says the allegations of systematic doping in China during the 1980s and 90s were brought forward by a former Chinese physician "who is said to have looked after several national teams in China during the decades in question."

Brazil’s slow-moving courts could prolong Carlos Nuzman’s trial

Friday, October 20th, 2017

Carlos Nuzman, who headed last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics, left prison Friday after his arrest two weeks ago on eventual charges that he arranged bribes to land the Summer Games for Brazil.

Rio Olympics head Carlos Nuzman charged with corruption

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
Brazil Nuzman Corruption

Carlos Nuzman, the head of last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics, has been charged by Brazilian prosecutors with corruption, money laundering, tax evasion and running a criminal organization.