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Whelan sweeps apparatus finals to win Canadian championship

Sunday, May 21st, 2017
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Carmen Whelan captured her first ever Canadian championship title, sweeping all four apparatus finals on Sunday at the 2017 Canadian Championships in Rhythmic Gymnastics while Michel Vivier was named the junior all-around champion.

Carmen Whelan leads at Canadian Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships

Saturday, May 20th, 2017
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Carmen Whelan finished strong on day one of competition at the 2017 Canadian Championships in Rhythmic Gymnastics in Edmonton and sits in first place in the senior high-performance category heading into Saturday's action.

Watch the Canadian Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships

Friday, May 19th, 2017
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Watch live action from the Canadian Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships in Edmonton, beginning on Friday at 11:25 a.m. ET.

Canadian gymnast Ellie Black scores triple silver at Challenge Cup

Sunday, May 14th, 2017
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In her first competition since the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Ellie Black scored three silver medals from the 2017 FIG World Challenge Cup in Koper, Slovenia.

Simone Biles soars to AP Female Athlete of the Year

Monday, December 26th, 2016
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Simone Biles tried to treat the 2016 Summer Olympics like just your average ordinary gymnastics meet. So what if the stage and the stakes were different? The floor was still the floor. The vault still the vault. The uneven bars still uneven. The balance beam still a four-inch wide test of nerves.

COC announces partnership to provide scholarships for Canadian athletes

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016
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The Canadian Olympic Committee has teamed with the Smith School of Business at Queen's University for an eight-year strategic partnership that will provide scholarships for COC athletes.

Canadian trampolinist Jason Burnett competed in Rio with secret knee injury

Thursday, October 13th, 2016
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Canadian trampolinist Jason Burnett didn't have an easy road to Rio. The 29-year-old has battled knee injuries since 2014 and competed at the 2016 Olympic Games on a torn ACL.

Olympic gymnastics medallist apologizes for mocking Islam

Monday, October 10th, 2016
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Two-time Olympic silver medallist Louis Smith apologized Monday for a video in which he and a fellow gymnast appear to mock Islam.

Czech Olympic hero Vera Caslavska dies at 74

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
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Vera Caslavska, a seven-time Olympic gymnastics gold medallist who stood up against the 1968 Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia, has died at the age of 74.

Ellie Black on top after 1st day of Rio selection camp

Monday, June 27th, 2016
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Canada's 2012 Olympic veterans Ellie Black and Brittany Rogers led the pack of Rio hopefuls at the national artistic gymnastics selection camp on Monday in Gatineau, Que.