Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics’ Category

Tricia Smith re-elected as Canadian Olympic Committee president

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

Tricia Smith was re-elected as Canadian Olympic Committee president on Saturday.

Folklore of sport in Toronto is indeed rich

Friday, April 7th, 2017

When it come to representing Toronto, athletes like Andre De Grasse, Toller Cranston and Fanny “Bobbie” Rosenfeld have all made the city proud, writes CBC Sports host Scott Russell.

Canadians push for Pyeongchang with stellar winter season

Friday, April 7th, 2017

It was a jam-packed season of high-performance sport around the world, with Canadians landing on the World Cup podium 147 times, sitting third overall in total medals and gold-medal wins. Here's a look back at the top moments.

Road to the Olympic Games: Diving & figure skating

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our show spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world on Saturday at 3 p.m. ET. On this week's program, we feature coverage of the FINA Diving Grand Prix in Gatineau, Que., and the World Synchronized Figure Skating Championships in Colorado.

NHL, IOC must share blame for Olympic debacle

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

By refusing to get a deal done that would send the world's best hockey players to the 2018 Olympics, both the NHL and the IOC (again) chose business over the good of sport, writes Scott Russell.

L.A., Paris head to 2024 Olympics bidding event unsure of IOC’s goal

Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

As the IOC moves the goalposts in the 2024 Olympic contest, bid leaders from Los Angeles and Paris head to a campaign event in Denmark on Tuesday unsure of exactly what they are shooting for.

How Canadians paved the way for the U.S. women’s hockey deal

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

The deal struck by the U.S. women's hockey team for better pay and perks may not have been possible if their Canadian rivals hadn't fought a similar battle nearly two decades ago.

Emotions run high for 4 Canadians ahead of women’s hockey worlds

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Canadians Sarah Potomak, Laura Stacey, Erin Ambrose and Renata Fast will make their world hockey championship debut Friday when they play the defending champion United States in Plymouth, Mich.

U.S. women’s hockey reaches tentative deal in pay dispute: report

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

USA Hockey and the women's national team reached a tentative agreement in their wage dispute that will avert a boycott of the upcoming world championships, according to a USA Today report on Tuesday.

Canada gets win in Zambrano’s 1st game in charge of men’s soccer program

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Caniggia Elva scored as Canada edged Uzbekistan 1-0 in an under-23 game Saturday in Octavio Zambrano's first game in charge of Canada Soccer's men's national team program.