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

Canada’s Justyn Knight sprints to 3,000-metre win at Millrose Games

Saturday, February 8th, 2020

Canada’s Justyn Knight surged to a first-place finish in the men’s 3,000-metre at the Millrose Games in New York City on Saturday.

Armand Duplantis clears 6.17m to break men’s world pole vault record

Saturday, February 8th, 2020

Swedish pole vaulter Armand Duplantis broke the men's world record on Saturday, jumping six metres 17 centimetres at an indoor meet in Torun, Poland, beating by one centimetre the record set by France's Renaud Lavillenie in 2014.

IOC details rules on athlete protests at 2020 Olympics

Thursday, January 9th, 2020
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No taking a knee at the Olympics. No hand gestures with political meaning. No disrespect at medal ceremonies. The International Olympic Committee published guidelines Thursday specifying which types of athlete protests will not be allowed at the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Olympic equestrian indicted on 2 counts of attempted murder

Wednesday, December 18th, 2019

A former Olympic equestrian charged with shooting and wounding a woman at his training center was indicted on two counts of attempted murder.

After dramatic qualification, Canada’s men’s field hockey team learns Olympic schedule

Tuesday, December 17th, 2019

The Canadian men's field hockey team will open against Germany at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The 10th-ranked Canadians meet the sixth-ranked Germans on July 25 before facing Great Britain on July 27, the third-ranked Netherlands on July 28, No. 2 Belgium on July 30 and No. 14 South Africa on July 31.

Doping violation costs Canada’s show jumping team a spot in Tokyo Olympics

Tuesday, December 17th, 2019
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Canada's show jumping team has been dropped from next summer's Tokyo Olympics because of an anti-doping violation at the Pan American Games.

Canadians win double gold at IRONMAN Indian Wells

Sunday, December 8th, 2019
Paula Findlay

It was a clean sweep for Canada at the top of the podium at the IRONMAN 70.3 Indian Wells-La Quinta as Paula Findlay of Edmonton and Lionel Sanders of Windsor, Ont. captured gold in the women's and men's event.

Erica Wiebe remains in Olympic hunt with victory at Canadian wrestling trials

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

Reigning Olympic women’s wrestling champion Erica Wiebe kept her hopes of defending her title at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics alive on Saturday.

Erica Wiebe takes 1 small step towards Tokyo at Canadian wrestling trials

Friday, December 6th, 2019

Former Olympic champion Erica Wiebe finds herself on the ropes in the quest to qualify for the 2020 Games in Tokyo. But the 30-year-old made some small gains at the Canadian wrestling trials in Niagara Falls, Ont.

Watch the 2019 Canadian wrestling trials

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Watch live action from the 2019 Canadian wrestling trials in Niagara Falls, Ont., including the freestyle wrestling preliminary matches.