It’s been all about the countdown this week as we notched up 100 days to the Olympics on Wednesday.
Michelle Obama celebrated by getting in some fencing practice with the US team, which looked more like an audition for the next… 604 more words
Vancouver — The new president of the Canadian Olympic Committee says she understands why Jean-Luc Brassard stepped down as chef de mission for the 2016 Summer Olympics. 953 more words
TORONTO — He didn’t know it then, but the 2015 Pan Am Games turned out to be yet another perfect Olympic preparation session for retired Canadian cyclist Curt Harnett. 679 more words
TORONTO – Canada’s chef de mission for the Rio Olympics has stepped down with less than four months before the Games.
Jean-Luc Brassard hinted he might quit earlier this year. 528 more words
It shouldn’t take a scandal to raise awareness about how to handle sexual harassment complaints.
But the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) have both undergone independent reviews of their policies and procedures following allegations made against Jian Ghomeshi, the former host of CBC’s radio show Q, and Marcel Aubut, the former president of the COC, respectively. 517 more words