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

Toronto Titans laden with Canadian talent in International Swimming League’s 2nd season

Thursday, October 15th, 2020

The International Swimming League is back for a second season, with some of the world’s best swimmers coming together in the midst of a pandemic to compete in Budapest, Hungary for prize money. 

July 30: Celebrating a golden day in Canadian swimming history

Thursday, July 30th, 2020

July 30 will forever be etched into the memories of Anne Ottenbrite, Alex Baumann, and Mark Tewksbury. It’s also a landmark day for all of Canadian swimming because, as Scott Russell writes, it provides proof positive that athletes from this country can be the best in international waters.

Canadian swimmer Markus Thormeyer feeling fast and free after coming out

Friday, March 27th, 2020

Fear of the unknown was holding Markus Thormeyer back in the pool. When the Canadian swimmer told teammates he was gay, the walls he'd built up came down and Thormeyer felt liberated to swim fast.

Brent Hayden swims Olympic ‘A’ time in placing 3rd at Pro Swim Series event

Monday, March 9th, 2020

Canada’s Brent Hayden made a statement Saturday night as he continues his comeback, placing third in men’s 50-metre freestyle at a Pro Swim Series meet on Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa. The native of Mission, B.C., ended his seven-year retirement last fall.

Watch Road to the Olympic Games: FINA Diving World Series

Friday, March 6th, 2020

Tune into Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly program spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. This week's program features action from the FINA Diving World Series event in Montreal.

Montreal’s Abel strikes gold twice in final day of Diving World Series

Sunday, March 1st, 2020
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Jennifer Abel added to her trophy case at the FINA Diving World Series on Sunday. The 28-year-old, who had already won a gold medal with Melissa Citrini-Beaulieu in the women's three-metre synchro springboard earlier in the competition, came away with two more gold medals on the final day.

Montreal’s Benfeito, Gagne win gold in hometown diving World Series

Saturday, February 29th, 2020
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Meaghan Benfeito and Philippe Gagne both avoid looking at their individual scores following their dives, but the Montreal natives knew they had won gold medals after hearing their roar from their hometown crowd.

Canada’s Meaghan Benfeito, Caeli McKay win gold at diving World Series in Montreal

Friday, February 28th, 2020
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Canada's Meaghan Benfeito and Caeli McKay have won gold in the women's 10-metre synchronized event at the first World Series diving event of the year.

Coronavirus scuttles pre-Olympic camp for Canada’s women’s water polo team

Thursday, February 27th, 2020

Canada's women's water polo team was scheduled to be on a flight to Hungary on Wednesday evening. Instead, with the coronavirus gaining a foothold in Europe, Water Polo Canada decided to play it safe and keep the women's team home in Montreal.

Watch FINA Diving World Series in Montreal

Thursday, February 27th, 2020

Watch live action from the FINA Diving World Series event in Montreal.