Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports’ Category

Olympic wake-up call: Canadians pursue the podium, how to watch soccer’s gold medal match

Friday, August 6th, 2021
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Canadian canoeists, divers and cyclists are pushing toward their finals. Meanwhile, Canada's women's soccer team and track superstars are gearing up for their ultimate Olympic moments. Here's what you may have missed on Day 14 of the Games.

Olympic viewing guide: Andre De Grasse headlines a huge Friday morning

Thursday, August 5th, 2021
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Here's what to watch on Thursday night and Friday morning, when Canada has a shot to win medals in up to four events in a span of two hours.

Olympic viewing guide: Andre De Grasse’s best chance for gold?

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021
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Here's what to watch on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, featuring Andre De Grasse going for his fifth Olympic medal in a fascinating men's 200m final.

Indonesia’s Polii, Rahayu upset China to win women’s doubles badminton gold

Monday, August 2nd, 2021
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Greysia Polii and Apriyani Rahayu of Indonesia have upset China's Chen Qing Chen and Jia Yi Fan, 2-0, for gold in women's doubles badminton.

Olympic wake-up call: Oleksiak is Canada’s most decorated Olympian, Andre De Grasse hits the track

Sunday, August 1st, 2021
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Canada's Penny Oleksiak becomes the country's most decorated Olympian, and Andre De Grasse takes one step closer to the men's 100-metre podium. Here's what you might have missed on Day 9 of the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Olympic viewing guide: Penny Oleksiak could make history

Tuesday, July 27th, 2021
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Here's what to watch Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, including Oleksiak's attempt to set a Canadian Olympic record and other medal chances in swimming and rowing.

Olympic viewing guide: Can Kylie Masse pull a Maggie Mac Neil?

Monday, July 26th, 2021
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Here's what to watch Monday night and Tuesday morning, including another Canadian swimming world champion with a shot to add Olympic gold, and strong medal chances for Canada in softball, diving, judo and weightlifting.

Olympic wake-up call: Canada’s overnight wins and a near-podium finish

Saturday, July 24th, 2021
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Canadians posted wins on the sand, court, and pitch, while a cyclist raced to an impressive fifth-place finish. Here's what you might have missed on Saturday in Tokyo.

With no fans, Olympic opening ceremony had sombre, muted feel

Friday, July 23rd, 2021
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On a steamy night in Tokyo, the Olympic flame was ignited atop a Mt. Fuji replica, inside of a sparkling new stadium, full of thousands of empty seats. It’s a stark reminder of the global COVID pandemic that continues to loom as these Games officially begin.

Olympic wake-up call: Opening ceremony scandal, men’s soccer begins

Thursday, July 22nd, 2021
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During the sleeping hours in Canada, and with one day to go until the opening ceremony, another Tokyo Olympic creator departed in controversy. Here's what you missed on Thursday in Tokyo.