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Figure skating icon Toller Cranston passes away

Canadian figure skating lost an icon on Saturday when Toller Cranston passed away at the age of 65.

The 1976 Olympic bronze medallist and artistic innovator died of an apparent heart attack at his longtime home in San Miguel, Mexico. 278 more words


Canada stayed a winter sport power in 2014

CALGARY – Canada not only reinforced its status as a winter sport power in 2014, but proved to be a pretty good road team at the Winter Olympics. 961 more words


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