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Canada’s Christine Girard awarded weightlifting gold in London 2012 Olympics after doping scandal

Canada’s Christine Girard will have her 2012 London Olympics weightlifting bronze medal upgraded to gold after the two women that finished ahead of her tested positive for doping. 271 more words

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Province of Alberta, feds commit to funding Calgary's 2026 Olympic bid process: report

Editor’s note/update: The City of Calgary has since apologized for posting incorrect Olympic bid information on Friday, which was referenced in the below story. A statement released Saturday said: “While the city has received very positive indications from both the governments of Canada and Alberta, no formal or final funding confirmation has been received.” Read the updated story… 436 more words

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Ted-Jan Bloemen-Speed Skater

The Olympic games are a very special event to many Canadians. As the social media manager at the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), I am going to discuss my favourite athlete at the games. 507 more words

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WHEN TO CALL IT QUITS

LESSONS FROM TWO OF THE STARS OF THE CANADIAN OLYMPIC TEAM IN KOREA ATTEMPTING TWO OF THE MOST AMAZING COMEBACK STORIES IN SPORT HISTORY

We all face times in our life where there is a fork in the road and we have to make big decisions whether to keep on going.  2,014 more words

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2 Okanagan athletes on Canada's Olympic ski cross team

Two Okanagan athletes will represent Canada in ski cross at the 2018 Olympic Games in PyeongChang.

Congrats @kelseyserwa and @Iandeans we'll be cheering for ya! …

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COC unveils Olympic brand campaign and the first video is not your average Heritage Minute

TORONTO — The Canadian Olympic Committee unveiled its slick new marketing vision on Tuesday morning, and the 60-second video at the heart of it felt like a litmus test of one’s natural level of cynicism. 822 more words

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Canada’s Olympic women’s hockey team members announced in Calgary

The Canadian women’s hockey team released three players and unveiled its roster for February’s Winter Olympics on Friday.

Head coach Laura Schuler named three goaltenders, six defencemen and 14 forwards to the team that will attempt to defend gold in Pyeongchang, South Korea.  300 more words

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