Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics’ Category

Report recommends change in funding for Canada’s Olympians, Paralympians

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Canada’s Own the Podium (OTP) has been successful at developing winners but has left many athletes behind, according to a new review commissioned by Sport Canada.

McDonald’s pulls out of Olympic sponsorship deal

Friday, June 16th, 2017
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Fast-food chain McDonald's has ended its Olympic sponsorship deal three years early. An Olympic sponsor since 1976, McDonald's had signed an eight-year extension to run through 2020.

Road to the Olympic Games: IAAF Diamond League from Stockholm

Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our show spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On Sunday at 2 p.m. ET, we feature coverage from the IAAF Diamond League track and field event in Stockholm where Canadian stars Melissa Bishop and Andre De Grasse are in competition.

Watch IAAF Diamond League track & field from Stockholm

Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Watch live action beginning on Sunday at 10 a.m. as the Diamond League stops in Stockholm, Sweden. Canadian track and field stars Andre De Grasse and Melissa Bishop will be in competition in the men's 100m and women's 800m, respectively.

Road to the Olympic Games: IAAF Diamond League from Oslo

Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our show spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET, we feature coverage from the IAAF Diamond League track and field event in Oslo, where Canadian stars Melissa Bishop, Andre De Grasse and Derek Drouin are in competition.

IAAF Diamond League in Oslo

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
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Watch live action beginning on Thursday at 2 p.m. as the Diamond League stops in Oslo, Norway. Canadian track and field superstars Andre De Grasse, Derek Drouin and Melissa Bishop will all be in competition at the fifth event of the season.

Road to the Olympic Games: IAAF Diamond League

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017
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Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our show spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On this week's program, we feature coverage from the IAAF Diamond League track and field event in Rome, where several Canadians - including Andre De Grasse - are in competition.

Watch the IAAF Diamond League in Rome

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017
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Watch live action from the Diamond League stop in Rome on Thursday at 2 p.m. ET. The IAAF track and field event will feature a large number of Canadian track and field stars such as Andre De Grasse, Aaron Brown and Brittany Crew.

Putin-backed commission launches Russian anti-doping plan

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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A Russian anti-doping commission set up by President Vladimir Putin has called for new measures to claw back prize money from drug cheats and to restore trust in Russian athletes.

Russia facing ban from Paralympics for 2018 Games

Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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The International Paralympic Committee says there is a "strong chance" that Russia will be banned from the 2018 Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang because of the country's doping scandal.