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

Olympic qualification remains a puzzle for most Canadian athletes

Friday, March 27th, 2020
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Just 19 Canadian athletes across nine sports, excluding team sports, have so far achieved both their international and Canadian criteria to be named to the 2021 team, according to the Canadian Olympic Committee.

Adam van Koeverden says it was ‘unfair’ for athletes to continue preparing for Olympics

Friday, March 27th, 2020
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CBC Sports caught up with former Canadian Olympian and current Member of Parliament Adam van Koeverden to get his reaction to the recent announcement to postpone the Tokyo Games until 2021.

Already-qualified athletes will keep spots at postponed Tokyo Games

Friday, March 27th, 2020
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All athletes who had qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will keep their spots for the Games next year following their postponement due to the coronavirus pandemic, the International Olympic Committee said on Friday.

Watch Road to the Olympic Games: 2020 Pan-American Wrestling Olympic Qualifiers

Thursday, March 12th, 2020
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Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly program spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On this week's edition of the program, watch action from the 2020 Pan-American Wrestling Olympic Qualifiers in Ottawa.

Watch Road to the Olympic Games: FINA Diving World Series

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020
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Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly program spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On this week's edition of the program, watch action from the FINA Diving World Series in Montreal.

Watch the 2020 Pan-American Wrestling Olympic Qualifiers

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020
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Watch live action from the 2020 Pan-American Wrestling Olympic Qualifiers in Ottawa.

Canadian boxing team in holding pattern after Olympic trial event cancelled

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020
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Canada's 13-member boxing team is in limbo after the cancellation of an Olympic qualifying event in Buenos Aires was cancelled amid threat of the coronavirus.

Watch 2020 senior Pan-American wrestling championships

Thursday, March 5th, 2020
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CBC Sports is providing a free live stream of the senior Pan-American wrestling championships, beginning on Friday at 10:30 a.m. ET through to the end of competition on Monday.

Despite virus, IOC unwavering on Tokyo Olympics starting in July

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020
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Despite worldwide concern and speculation about whether the fast-spreading virus outbreak will affect the Tokyo Olympics, the International Olympic Committee's leadership is not joining in the debate.

Olympic guidelines on transgender athletes to come after 2020 Games

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020
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The IOC will wait until after the Tokyo Olympics to publish new guidelines on transgender athletes that are meant to protect inclusivity, safety and fairness in sport.