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

WATCH | Canadian Swimming Championships

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
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Watch the 2018 Canadian Swimming Championships on CBCSports.ca beginning Thursday at 9:30 a.m. ET.

Olympic champ Katie Ledecky turns pro after 2 collegiate seasons

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018
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Katie Ledecky is turning pro. The five-time Olympic gold medallist announced on Twitter that she is giving up her final two years of eligibility at Stanford. She'll keep training at the West Coast school while working toward her degree.

Meaghan Benfeito named Canada’s Commonwealth Games flag-bearer

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
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Veteran diver Meaghan Benfeito will carry the Canadian flag into the opening ceremony of April's Commonwealth Games in Australia.

Canadians Kylie Masse, Penny Oleksiak golden at Swiss swim meet

Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
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World champion Kylie Masse collected two gold medals and Olympic champ Penny Oleksiak won a gold and a silver on Saturday at the Einladung Invitational swimming competition.

Watch the Winter Senior National Diving Championships

Thursday, January 25th, 2018
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Canada's best divers will be in competition in Saskatoon this weekend, and you can watch all the action live on CBC Sports.

Canada’s Taylor Ruck wins trio of golds at Lausanne Swim Cup

Thursday, December 21st, 2017
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Teenage phenom Taylor Ruck is going home with a trio of gold medals after a turning in a number of record-breaking performances at the Lausanne Swim Cup in Lausanne, Switzerland this week.

Swimming Canada gives coach lifetime ban for sexual abuse

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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A Swimming Canada disciplinary tribunal suspended coach Matt Bell of Ajax, Ont., for life in relation to sexual abuse convictions on Tuesday.

Canadians Van Landeghem, Bouchard retire from competitive swimming

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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After representing Canada at the Olympic Games, Chantal Van Landeghem and Dominique Bouchard have decided to hang up their goggles.

Penny Oleksiak embraces social media’s influence on youth

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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There are days Penny Oleksiak gets dozens of messages on Instagram from young kids. She'd love nothing more than to respond to every one. She's still only 17, but Oleksiak happily shoulders her responsibility as a role model, and on Tuesday night was awarded a youth leadership award from Right To Play.

‘It’s OK not to be OK’: Michael Phelps opens up about anxiety

Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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The filmmakers of a new documentary about how everyone to some extent faces anxiety have enlisted Michael Phelps to show that even world champions can feel low.