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

Canadian mountain bikers Pendrel, Smith win Swiss Epic stage race

Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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Canadians Catharine Pendrel and Haley Smith finished well ahead of the pack to win the Swiss Epic mountain bike stage race on Saturday.

Canada’s Stefan Daniel repeats as para-triathlon world champion

Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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Canada's Stefan Daniel is the king of Para-triathlon for the second-straight year after successfully defending his world championship title in Gold Coast, Australia on Saturday.

Canadian women’s basketball collapses late in exhibition loss to U.S.

Saturday, September 8th, 2018
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?A'ja Wilson and Kelsey Plum helped the U.S. women's national team avoid its first home loss in nearly 19 years. The Las Vegas Aces teammates were key in the Americans' rally from 16-down to beat Canada 74-68 on Saturday in an exhibition game.

Canada’s Achonwa leads women’s basketball team past Japan in pre-worlds tuneup

Friday, September 7th, 2018
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Natalie Achonwa had a game-high 16 points and 11 rebounds as Canada hung on to beat Japan 76-69 on Friday in an exhibition tune-up for the 2018 World Cup.

After ‘crappy years,’ veteran Gaucher enjoying Canada’s resurgence in women’s basketball

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
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When Canadian women's basketball veteran Kim Gaucher first considered a return to the national team, she wouldn't let herself think beyond one small training block at a time.

After standout rookie season, Nurse frustrated by lack of exposure for WNBA

Friday, August 31st, 2018
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Kia Nurse glammed it up on the red carpet at last week's iHeartRadio MMVAs. She spent a day last month inspiring a group of young women at a downtown Toronto court that Nike had dressed up with a huge billboard in her honour.

Representing Canada ‘never a task’ for women’s basketball team

Thursday, August 30th, 2018
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The pride in playing for Canada was nurtured from a very early age, says veteran forward Natalie Achonwa. So, when the big guns of Canada's women's basketball team gathered for training camp Thursday, they said there was nowhere else they'd rather be.

Canadian triathlete Tyler Mislawchuk cracks top 10 in Montreal

Sunday, August 26th, 2018
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Mario Mola of Spain won the Montreal Triathlon on Sunday for his fourth victory on the ITU World Series circuit this year. Mola finished the 1.5-kilometre swim, 40 km cycle and 10 km run in one hour 47 minutes 36 seconds.

Canadian triathlete Joanna Brown finishes 4th at Montreal World Series event

Saturday, August 25th, 2018
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Vicky Holland of Britain cruised to victory in the women's ITU World Series triathlon on Saturday in Montreal. Joanna Brown of Carp, Ont., draped in a Canadian flag, crossed the finish line fourth at one minute 10 seconds off the lead.

Mislawchuk leads Canadian contingent heading into Montreal triathlon

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
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Ashleigh Gentle is looking to repeat her performance at last year's Montreal triathlon, minus the bout of laryngitis. The Australian overcame a nasty sore throat to win the women's ITU World Series event in 2017 and is back to defend her title on Saturday.