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

Canada adds 4 silver medals in synchronized swimming

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Canada added four medals to continue its strong synchronized swimming season at the 2017 Synchro America Open this past weekend in Long Island, N.Y.

Canada’s Seltenreich-Hodgson, Ruck win silver at Mare Nostrum

Sunday, June 18th, 2017

Canadians Erika Seltenreich-Hodgson and Taylor Ruck won silver medals on Sunday at a Mare Nostrum meet.

Penny Oleksiak leads trio of Canadian bronze medal results

Saturday, June 17th, 2017

Penny Oleksiak grabbed one of Canada's three bronze medals on Saturday at the third and final stop on the Mare Nostrum swimming circuit in Canet-en-Rousillon, France.

Is Michael Phelps racing a shark the same as jumping one?

Friday, June 16th, 2017

"Shark Week" has a new star attraction: Michael Phelps. Discovery Channel's list of "Shark Week" programming next month includes a July 23 show titled "Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White."

Penny Oleksiak sets Canadian record in 50-metre butterfly

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Canadian swimming star Penny Oleksiak has another Canadian record to her name. The 17-year-old from Toronto set a Canadian record en route to winning silver in the women's 50-metre butterfly on the Mare Nostrum tour on Wednesday.

Penny Oleksiak gets bronze for her birthday

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Penny Oleksiak celebrated her 17th birthday in style as she won bronze in the 100-metre butterfly at the second leg of the Mare Nostrum tour in Barcelona on Tuesday.

Canada’s Harvey swims to 1st international win on Mare Nostrum circuit

Sunday, June 11th, 2017

Mary-Sophie Harvey won the women's 400-metre freestyle on the first stop of the Mare Nostrum swimming circuit Sunday for her first career international victory.

Ware, Henschel win diving crowns at summer nationals

Sunday, June 4th, 2017

Pamela Ware and Tyler Henschel concluded the summer nationals diving competition with victories on Sunday.

Penny Oleksiak scratched from 6 events at Pro Swim Series: report

Friday, May 5th, 2017
Penny Oleksiak — BRAZIL RIO 2016 OLYMPIC GAMES — August 11, 2016

The much-anticipated showdown between 2016 Olympic star Penny Oleksiak and American Simone Manuel Friday night at the Arena Pro Swim Series won’t happen as the Canadian reportedly was scratched from all six of her individual events.

Rio rematch: Penny Oleksiak, Simone Manuel meet again in Atlanta

Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Penny Oleksiak — BRAZIL RIO 2016 OLYMPIC GAMES — August 11, 2016

Canada's Penny Oleksiak and Simone Manuel of the U.S. will once again meet in the blocks at the Arena Pro Swim Series this weekend in Atlanta, nearly nine months since their wholly unexpected golden tie in Rio.