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

Jennifer Abel snags silver, bronze at diving World Series in Beijing

Friday, March 8th, 2019

Canada's Jennifer Abel captured two medals on Friday at the second Diving World Series event of the season.

Canada captures 2 bronze medals to launch diving World Series event

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

Canada captured two bronze medals on the first day of the second FINA Diving World Series event of the season on Thursday.

Canada’s Jennifer Abel earns diving silver, bronze medals in Japan

Sunday, March 3rd, 2019

Jennifer Abel of Montreal won the bronze medal in the women's three-metre springboard final on Sunday at the FINA diving World Series and later combined with Francois Imbeau-Dulac to win silver in the mixed three-metre synchro springboard.

Canada’s Benfeito captures diving silver medal on 30th birthday

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019

Meaghan Benfeito won the silver medal in the women's 10-metre platform at the FINA diving World Series on Saturday Sagamihara, Japan. Benfeito scored 385.10 points to finish second behind Jiaqi Zhang of China (393.30).

Canadians open diving World Series with pair of medals

Friday, March 1st, 2019

Jennifer Abel and Melissa Citrini-Beaulieu opened the FINA Diving World Series with a silver medal on Friday while fellow Canadians Meaghan Benfeito and Caeli McKay won bronze.

Canadian diver Celina Toth wins 10m tower at Grand Prix opener

Friday, February 15th, 2019

Celina Toth of St. Thomas, Ont., earned her first individual international victory on Friday, winning the women's 10-metre tower at the opening stop on the FINA Grand Prix diving circuit.

Swimming body ends threat to ban breakaway athletes

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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Swimming governing body FINA says athletes no longer face being banned for taking part in independently run competitions. FINA has been criticized by top swimmers wanting more say in their sport and more opportunities to earn prize money.

‘You don’t get to cheat it’: Mark Tewksbury on LGBTQ issues in sport

Friday, December 21st, 2018

While acknowledging how far LGBTQ issues in sport have progressed, Mark Tewksbury says a lot more needs to happen — especially when it comes to trans athletes and representation in pro sport.

Road to the Olympic Games: Snowboard cross World Cup

Thursday, December 20th, 2018

Watch Road to the Olympic Games beginning on Saturday, Dec. 22 at 2 p.m. ET, our weekly show spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world.

Road to the Olympic Games: Figure skating Grand Prix Final gala

Thursday, December 20th, 2018

On this week's edition of the program, we feature coverage of championship figure skating with the Grand Prix Final gala on Saturday, Dec. 22 at 3 p.m. ET.