Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Rio Olympic 2016/Rugby’ Category

Rugby sevens star Jen Kish shares inspirational cartoon

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016
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Just two days after winning the women's rugby sevens bronze medal with her Canadian teammates, Jen Kish posted an inspirational picture from Halifax-based newspaper The Chronicle Herald. The cartoon sends an incredible message and showcases the ongoing theme of female strength in sports.

Women’s 7s team delivers ’empowering’ win for Canadian rugby

Monday, August 8th, 2016
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The Canadian women's rugby sevens team leaves the Rio Olympics with an historic medal, while leaving an indelible impact on the sport back home.

Canada wins bronze in women’s rugby 7s

Monday, August 8th, 2016
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The Canadian women's rugby sevens team beat Great Britain 33-10 to win the bronze medal on Monday at the Rio Olympics.

Canada to play Brits for Olympic bronze in women’s rugby 7s

Monday, August 8th, 2016
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The Canadian women's rugby sevens team couldn't recover from a 12-0 halftime deficit on Monday afternoon, losing 17-5 to the top-ranked Australians. Canada will play either Great Britain or New Zealand for an Olympic bronze medal later in the day.

Women’s rugby 7s semis showcasing the world’s finest

Monday, August 8th, 2016
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Canada's women's rugby sevens team is within scoring distance of an Olympic medal. To reach the podium, it'll have to beat the best teams in the world.

Canada’s women’s rugby team advances to semifinals

Sunday, August 7th, 2016
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Canada defeated France 15-5 in the quarter-finals of the women's rugby sevens tournament Sunday at the Rio Olympics.

Canada’s women’s rugby 7s team blanks Japan in Rio

Saturday, August 6th, 2016
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Canada's women's rugby sevens team came out firing on all cylinders and emerged victorious over Japan in their first Olympic match in Rio de Janeiro.

Canada’s Ashley Steacy living Olympic rugby 7s dream

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016
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Canadian rugby sevens veteran Ashley Steacy used the Olympics as extra motivation to overcome injuries.

Jen Kish sharing Olympics with her dad, looking for podium finish

Monday, August 1st, 2016
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Canadian rugby captain Jen Kish is on the hunt for a medal in Rio. And she couldn't imagine a better way to share it than with her father and the rest of her family.

Magali Harvey calls Olympic exclusion ‘slap in the face’

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
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Canadian rugby player Magali Harvey, who was named player of the year in 2014, did not mince words when describing her exclusion from the Olympic roster, calling the decision a "slap in the face."