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

Canadian women claim inaugural FIBA AmeriCup title

Sunday, August 13th, 2017
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Kia Nurse put the Canadian squad ahead for good with just 1:27 to play en route to winning the FIBA women's AmeriCup with a 67-65 victory over Argentina on Sunday.

Canada dominates Brazil to book ticket to FIBA women’s worlds

Saturday, August 12th, 2017
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Miranda Ayim scored 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Canada past Brazil 84-45 on Saturday to advance to the FIBA women's AmeriCup final.

IOC to discuss North Korea threat ahead of Olympics in Pyeongchang

Friday, August 11th, 2017
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The security challenges posed by North Korea to the Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea will be discussed at an IOC meeting next month. The International Olympic Committee session comes five months before the Winter Games are staged 80 kilometres across the border from North Korea.

Canada has a Fields day to move into FIBA AmeriCup semis

Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Nirra Fields had 25 points and 10 rebounds as Canada defeated Paraguay 86-64 Thursday at the 2017 FIBA Women's AmeriCup basketball tournament.

Roy Rana to coach Canadian men’s basketball team at FIBA Americup

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
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Roy Rana has been named head coach of Canada's men's basketball team for the upcoming FIBA Americup 2017 and Canada's first World Cup 2019 qualifying matches.

Canada beats Mexico to stay perfect at FIBA AmeriCup

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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Nirra Fields scored 13 points to help Canada remain undefeated at the FIBA women's AmeriCup with a 65-39 victory over Mexico on Tuesday.

Paris open to adding esports to 2024 Olympics

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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Video gamers could be competing for Olympic medals by 2024. Tony Estanguet, co-president of the Paris Olympic bid committee, told The Associated Press that he will hold talks with esports representatives and the IOC about the possibility of gaming joining the 2024 program.

Kia Nurse leads Canada to 2nd straight win at FIBA AmeriCup

Monday, August 7th, 2017
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Canada has back-to-back wins to begin the FIBA women's AmeriCup.

Fields leads Canadian rout of Cuba in FIBA women’s AmeriCup opener

Sunday, August 6th, 2017
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Ruth Hamblin scored 15 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Canada opened the FIBA women's AmeriCup with an 81-35 victory over Cuba on Sunday.

Watch the Mountain Bike World Cup

Friday, August 4th, 2017
Norway Mountain Bike & Trials

Watch live action from the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup beginning with the women's elite downhill final at 1 p.m. ET. The men's final is slated to begin at 2:30 p.m. ET.