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

Canada to host last-chance men’s Olympic basketball qualifier in June

Friday, November 15th, 2019

Canada's quest to qualify for the men's basketball tournament at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will take place at home.

WADA wants lengthy ban if Chinese swim star Sun Yang loses doping hearing

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
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The World Anti-Doping Agency wants China's star swimmer Sun Yang banned for up to eight years for alleged doping rules violations.

Canadian show jumper Nicole Walker barred for positive doping test

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

Canadian show jumper Nicole Walker has been provisionally suspended by the world governing body of equestrian for testing positive for a cocaine metabolite at the Pan Am Games this past August in Peru.

After ‘disappointing’ Premier 12 tournament, Canada looks at 1 final shot to qualify for Tokyo

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

Manager Ernie Whitt believes Canada's baseball team missed its best chance at qualifying for the 2020 Olympics after being eliminated at the Premier 12 tournament in South Korea.

Canada’s Olympic baseball hopes take blow with 5th straight loss to Australia

Thursday, November 7th, 2019

Canada's hopes of advancing at the Premier 12 baseball tournament took a critical blow on Friday. The Canadians dropped their round-robin finale to Australia 3-1, leaving both squads with 1-2 records.

Canadian women’s soccer team gets favourable draw for Olympic qualifier

Thursday, November 7th, 2019

Canada will be in a group with fellow 2019 World Cup participant Jamaica, Mexico and St. Kitts and Nevis at the CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament.

Canada falls to South Korea for 1st loss at Olympic baseball qualifier

Thursday, November 7th, 2019

The Canadian men's baseball team dropped to 1-1 at the Premier 12 Olympic qualifier with a 3-1 loss against host South Korea on Thursday.

Canada downs Cuba in Premier 12 opener behind dominant start from Phillipe Aumont

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

Starter Phillipe Aumont was nearly unhittable for Canada. The Gatineau, Que., native allowed just two knocks over eight shutout innings as the Canadians defeated Cuba 3-0 in their opening game at the WBSC Premier 12 Olympic Baseball tournament on Tuesday in Seoul, South Korea.

Canadian field hockey women’s Olympic hopes dashed in shootout

Sunday, November 3rd, 2019

Canada suffered heartbreak in an Olympic women's field hockey qualifier Sunday, losing 4-3 to Ireland in a penalty shootout with a berth in the 2020 Tokyo Games on the line.

Canada, Ireland play to scoreless draw in opening leg of women’s Olympic qualifier

Saturday, November 2nd, 2019

Canada and Ireland failed to score in women's field hockey Saturday in the first leg of a two-game Olympic qualifier at a rainy Donnybrook Stadium in Dublin.