Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Rio Olympic 2016/Equestrian’ Category

Eric Lamaze captures equestrian Olympic bronze in individual jump-off

Friday, August 19th, 2016

Canada equestrian Eric Lamaze captured his second individual Olympic show jumping medal, riding Fine Lady 5 to a near flawless bronze-medal result in Rio de Janeiro.

No joy in jump-off: Canada just misses podium in equestrian team event

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

Canada fell just short of claiming bronze as Germany posted three clear rounds to take hold of the final spot on the podium in a jump-off on Wednesday in Rio.

4 reasons to watch Olympic equestrian jumping

Monday, August 15th, 2016

All four Canadian riders advanced to the next round in equestrian jumping at the Rio Olympics, which is just one of the reasons to watch as the competition continues Tuesday.

Canadians rank high after equestrian jumping qualifier

Sunday, August 14th, 2016
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All four Canadians had a strong showing in the first Olympic equestrian jumping qualifier Sunday in Rio de Janeiro.

Weirdest moment of the day: Bullet pierces Equestrian media tent

Saturday, August 6th, 2016

A military bullet pierced the roof of the media tent during the lunch break at the dressage event on Saturday. The competition was not disrupted and nobody was hurt.

Equestrian team faces 1st Olympics in more than 40 years without ‘Captain Canada’

Sunday, July 17th, 2016

With Team Canada facing the first Olympics without veteran equestrian Ian Millar in over four decades, CBC Sports analyst Deanna Phelan explains the implications on the team's chances in Rio.

Canadian equestrian team won’t have ‘Captain Canada’ for Rio

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Equine Canada named the 10-person team Thursday that will represent Canada at the upcoming Rio Olympic Games in the jumping, eventing and dressage disciplines. The team, however, will be without Ian Millar, who's competed in a record 10 Olympic Games.