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Team Canada's 8 Olympic medals in synchronized swimming

Feature: Olympic silver medallists at Atlanta 1996. 

This summer, the Pan Am Aquatics Centre will host eight events under its roof. Before the games begin, we’re splashing back a few years to recap Team Canada’s Olympic medal moments in synchronized swimming. 260 more words


Olympic Excellence Day coming to Montreal in July

Photo: Olympians, with Montreal 1976 torch, at Olympic Excellence Day announcement

Olympians were on hand Thursday to help announce the new Canadian Olympic House in Montreal, which will officially open on July 9 as part of Canada Olympic Excellence Day. 202 more words


Open water swimmers named for Pan Am Games

Team Canada named four more athletes to the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games on Tuesday, a group of open water swimmers led by London 2012 Olympic bronze medallist… 114 more words


Rowing to running, retired Olympian Urbaniak remains active

This story is part of an Olympic.ca series on running called Canada Runs.

From the obvious equipment and element variations to the types of bodies that dominate each sport, distance running and rowing couldn’t be any more different. 485 more words


MacLennan wins silver at world trampoline championships

Rosie MacLennan continued to show her quality winning silver at the 2014 world trampoline championships less than a year ahead of the 2015 Pan American Games at home. 252 more words


Olympic Swimmer Ian Thorpe Comes Out As Gay

Australian Swimmer Ian Thorpe Photos: Getty

31-year-old Olympic swimmer Ian Thorpe has come out in an interview with Australia’s The Daily Telegraph.

Thorpe won three… 155 more words


How Music Affects the Brain and Athletic Performance

After weeks of interviews with different sports teams, we took it upon ourselves to do research on the topic of how music affects the brain and athletic performance to prove that it is not only a mere myth.  500 more words