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Olympic hopefuls already setting sights on Rio (with video)

There are roughly 600 days until the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, but there’s no time to waste for Melanie McCann and Gabriel Beauchesne-Sévigny.

That was why the 25-year-old modern pentathlete and 30-year-old canoe sprinter from Ottawa joined dozens of other athletes, coaches and administrators in a Gatineau hotel on a wintry December day for a Canadian Olympic Committee preparation workshop for the 2016 Games. 669 more words

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Canadian Olympic Committee partners with LGBTQ organizations

TORONTO – The Canadian Olympic Committee has entered into a partnership with leading lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organizations as it aims to protect and support LGBTQ athletes, youth and coaches in sport and schools. 550 more words