Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Pyeongchang 2018’ Category

Canadian Trail: How Canada did today at the Olympics

Saturday, February 24th, 2018
Pyeongchang Olympics Ice Hockey Men

Canada sits second in the medal standings with 29 after the men's hockey team won bronze and snowboarder Sebastien Toutant won gold in the inaugural men's big air event Saturday in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Mark McMorris goes from big air to big in India

Saturday, February 24th, 2018
Mark McMorris is big in India

Mark McMorris is used to getting a lot of mentions on the web, but the snowboarder's team was surprised when they started coming from India, but there was a reason for that.

Olympic wake-up call: Day 15 news you might have missed from the Winter Games

Saturday, February 24th, 2018

Here's a quick recap of all the important Olympic news you might have missed overnight, and a look at what's still to come later today.

Confusion reigns as IOC could hedge on Russia decision

Saturday, February 24th, 2018

Confusion reigns over how the International Olympic Committee will decide what to do with the banned Russian Olympic Committee. They could readmit them, continue the ban or hedge with what the IOC says might be a "partial solution."

Canada’s Anderson, Spring go on Olympic-sized rants after rough results

Saturday, February 24th, 2018
Chris Spring Jasey-Jay Anderson

Canadian snowboarder Jasey-Jay Anderson and bobsleigh pilot Christopher Spring didn't mince words after tough showings at the Winter Olympics Saturday in South Korea.

Alex Harvey charges to 4th in men’s 50km mass start classic

Saturday, February 24th, 2018

Alex Harvey stayed in bronze-medal contention for much of the race and came away with a career-best individual Olympic finish, placing fourth in the 50-kilometre mass start classic on Saturday in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Canadian athlete arrested, released after alleged drunken car theft

Saturday, February 24th, 2018

A Canadian athlete has been arrested and released after allegedly stealing a car and driving drunk in South Korea. According to CBC News reporter Susan Ormiston, citing Pyeongchang police, the unnamed athlete allegedly had a blood alcohol level of .160 and was with his wife and manager at the time.

Kim Boutin named Canada’s flag-bearer for closing ceremony

Friday, February 23rd, 2018
Kim Boutin Canada Flag-Bearer Pyeongchand

Short track speed skater Kim Boutin was named Canada's flag-bearer for the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Who should carry Canada’s flag in the closing ceremony?

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

The Canadian Olympic Committee is scheduled to announce the flag-bearer for the closing ceremony at 1 a.m. ET.

What to watch today at the Olympics: Feb. 23-24

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

Canada's Max Parrot and Mark McMorris compete for their second snowboard medal in Pyeongchang in the men's big air final.