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

Canada’s Ryan Cochrane announces retirement from swimming

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Two-time Olympic medallist Ryan Cochrane, who won a Canadian record eight world championship medals, announced his retirement from competitive swimming Tuesday.

Meaghan Benfeito’s medal chance slips away at diving worlds

Saturday, March 11th, 2017

Canadian Meaghan Benfeito was fourth in the women's 10-metre platform final on Saturday at the diving World Series event, while Vincent Riendeau finished sixth in the men's 10-metre platform.

Canadians Abel, Imbeau-Dulac earn bronze in mixed synchro at diving World Series

Saturday, March 4th, 2017

?Olympians Jennifer Abel and Francois Imbeau-Dulac earned Canada's first medal of the World Series season on Saturday in Beijing with a bronze in mixed synchro three-metre springboard.

Canada’s Caldwell sets year’s best time in 200-metre backstroke

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

Olympic bronze medallist Hilary Caldwell of White Rock, B.C., won the gold medal and set this year's world's best time on Friday in the women's 200-metre backstroke at the second stop on the Arena Pro Swim Series circuit.

New Canadian diving tandems win gold, silver at Grand Prix

Sunday, February 26th, 2017
Diving Jennifer Abel

Jennifer Abel and Mélissa Citrini-Beaulieu won gold in the synchro three-metre springboard on Sunday at the Grand Prix in Germany after Meaghan Benfeito and Caeli McKay won silver in synchro 10-metre platform.

Canadian divers finding success at Grand Prix opener

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

Looking to make a push towards the 2020 Olympics, the Canadian diving team is off to a good start at the Grand Prix opener in Rostock, Germany, this weekend.

Canadian diving team reboots for 2020 Olympic push

Friday, February 24th, 2017

Following the retirement of Olympic star Roseline Filion, a collection of youngsters is set to bolster an experienced core as the Canadian diving team begins the 2017 season, and a new Olympic quadrennial, on Friday at the Grand Prix opener in Germany.

Chamandy earns 2nd gold at Winter Senior Diving Nationals

Sunday, February 19th, 2017
Olivia Chamandy

Montreal's Olivia Chamandy won her second gold in as many days Winter Senior Diving Nationals in Calgary. Chamandy took top prize in the open three-metre final one day after winning the 10-metre tower event

Mai wins 2nd gold at Winter Senior Diving Nationals

Saturday, February 18th, 2017
Peter Thach Mai

Peter Thach Mai earned his second gold medal at the Winter Senior National Championships in diving, and once again it was a tightly-contested event.

Mai, Belanger squeak out wins at Winter Senior Diving Nationals

Friday, February 17th, 2017

The opening two events at the Winter Senior National Championships in diving went down to the wire on Friday with Peter Thach Mai and Éloise Bélanger, both of Montreal, emerging with narrow victories.