Archive for the ‘News/The National’ Category

Pandemic tests Olympic hopefuls’ perseverance with delay of Tokyo Games

Thursday, July 23rd, 2020
Pandemic tests Olympic hopefuls’ perseverance with delay of Tokyo Games

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Canadian athletes to overcome disappointment and persevere through uncertainty to achieve their Olympic goals. The delayed Tokyo Games are scheduled to start July 23, 2021.

The need for more diversity in Canadian sports leadership

Wednesday, July 15th, 2020
The need for more diversity in Canadian sports leadership

Canadian universities and national sports groups say they have to do more to diversify their coaching staff and leadership, after CBC Sports carried out a visual audit and found the vast majority of those positions are held by people who are white.

Ex-coach Bertrand Charest’s victims recommend ways to keep female athletes safe

Monday, June 4th, 2018
Ex-coach Bertrand Charest's victims recommend ways to keep female athletes safe

CBC News takes a look at how the approaches could work and the challenges to adopting them.

Patrick Chan on his retirement from competitive figure skating

Friday, April 13th, 2018
Patrick Chan on his retirement from competitive figure skating

'It feels right, it feels good,' the 27-year-old three-time world champion tells CBC's Ian Hanomansing.

Penny Oleksiak back in the pool

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
Penny Oleksiak back in the pool

The teenage swimming sensation was Canada's breakout star at the last Olympics, but she knows her athletic career is just beginning

Mark McMorris suffers serious crash

Monday, March 27th, 2017
Mark McMorris suffers serious crash

The Olympic medallist suffered numerous injuries, including a broken jaw, ruptured spleen and a collapsed left lung, while backcountry snowboarding in Whistler, B.C.