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

Another Penny? Oksana Chaput leads next wave of Canadian swimmers

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

If Oksana Chaput is exhausted after yet another gruelling swimming practice, she only has to go into her basement for a pick-me-up. On the wall of her home hangs a photo of herself with Olympic swimming sensation Penny Oleksiak, whom Chaput met in April at the Canadian swimming trials in Victoria.

How Canada fared at the world aquatics championships

Monday, July 31st, 2017

Canadian athletes return home after two weeks of competition at the world aquatics championships carrying seven medals and plenty of broken records, including swimmer Kylie Masse's world-record gold in the 100-metre backstroke.

Swimming worlds were a lesson for Team Canada

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

During the eight days of competition at the swimming world championship, Canada was hit with a wave of reality based on performances from stars like Kylie Masse and Penny Oleksiak.

Canada’s Pickrem proud, emotional after bronze at swimming worlds

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

Canada's going out with a bang at the aquatics world championships, with Sydney Pickrem giving her country their second individual podium finish of the event.

Beyond the beautiful scenery, fear always exists in high diving

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

Against the stunning backdrop of the Hungarian Parliament, looming on the opposite side of the Danube, 10 women spent a glorious summer afternoon climbing up a towering metal structure, all for the purpose of hurling themselves into a temporary pool.

Road to the Olympic Games: FINA World Aquatics Championships

Saturday, July 29th, 2017
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Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our show spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On this weekend's program, we feature coverage from the FINA World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary.

Penny Oleksiak sets new Canadian record at aquatics worlds

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

Penny Oleksiak, Kylie Masse, and Hilary Caldwell were in the spotlight for Canada at the world aquatics championships in Budapest on Saturday. While the three didn't manage to make it onto the podium, Oleksiak set a new Canadian record in the 50-metre butterfly.

Penny Oleksiak 6th in 100m freestyle final at aquatics worlds

Friday, July 28th, 2017

Canadian swimmer Penny Oleksiak followed up her 2016 Olympic victory with a sixth-place finish in a stacked women's 100-metre freestyle final at the world aquatics championships on Friday in Budapest.

Russia downs Canada for bronze in women’s world water polo

Friday, July 28th, 2017

Daria Ryzhkova led Russia to its fifth women's water polo bronze medal in world aquatics championships history, scoring four goals in a 11-9 victory over Canada in on Friday in Budapest.

Kylie Masse: Made in Canada

Friday, July 28th, 2017

Kylie Masse’s landmark swim in the 100-metre backstroke at the world championships was a triumph for both the athlete and the Canadian university sports system that helped make her a champion.