Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics’ Category

Canadian athletes must be vaccinated to compete in Olympics, Paralympics in Beijing

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021
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The Canadian Olympic and Paralympic committees announced they will mandate that all team members must be vaccinated in order to attend the Beijing 2022 Games. 

Olympic flame arrives in Beijing amid boycott calls

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021
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The Olympic flame arrived in Beijing on Wednesday amid calls from overseas critics for a boycott of the upcoming Olympic Winter Games.

Weather, protest cloud Beijing Olympics flame-lighting rehearsal

Sunday, October 17th, 2021
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Two women attempted to hang a banner from the Acropolis in Athens Sunday morning in protest at the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics, and were detained by Greek police.

Newly retired Canadian Olympian Georgia Simmerling launches female-focused sports agency

Monday, September 27th, 2021
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For Georgia Simmerling, retirement is looking pretty much as you’d expect from a four-time Olympian in three different sports: busy. 

U.S. Olympic, Paralympic Committee mandates vaccine for all athletes ahead of Beijing

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021
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The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee on Wednesday said all U.S. athletes hoping to compete at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Broadcasters urged by human rights groups to cancel coverage of Beijing Olympics

Tuesday, September 7th, 2021
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Some of the world's largest broadcasters including American network NBC are being asked by human rights groups to cancel plans to cover next year's Winter Olympics in Beijing. The Winter Games are scheduled to open on Feb. 4.

Women’s Sitting Volleyball – Brazil vs Canada – Bronze Medal Match

Saturday, September 4th, 2021
Women's Sitting Volleyball - Brazil vs Canada - Bronze Medal Match

Watch coverage of the 2020 Paralympic Games from Tokyo, Japan.

Para Swimming – W/M Finals – Day 7

Tuesday, August 31st, 2021
Para Swimming - W/M Finals - Day 7

Watch coverage of the 2020 Paralympic Games from Tokyo, Japan.

Boccia – Mixed Individual – Session 2 – Day 5 – Pool Stage

Sunday, August 29th, 2021
Boccia - Mixed Individual - Session 2 - Day 5 - Pool Stage

Watch coverage of the 2020 Paralympic Games from Tokyo, Japan.

Women’s Sitting Volleyball – Canada vs Italy – Preliminary

Saturday, August 28th, 2021
Women's Sitting Volleyball - Canada vs Italy - Preliminary

Watch coverage of the 2020 Paralympic Games from Tokyo, Japan.