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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


U.S. ambassador: Sending athletes to South Korea Olympics an ‘open question’

The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said there should be discussions over the safety of sending American athletes to the Korean Peninsula for the… 543 more words


CEO of Canadian Olympic Committee visits Calgary Thursday

The CEO of the Canadian Olympic Committee will be in Calgary on Thursday and is expected to meet with the city’s mayor during his visit. 130 more words


IOC looks to sweeten the pot as Calgary mulls 2026 Olympic bid

While Calgary’s Olympic Bid Exploration Committee (CBEC) closed up shop Tuesday after presenting its final report to council earlier this summer, city administration is busy working on whether or not to proceed with a bid for the… 483 more words


Elite athletes no longer 'constantly broke' thanks to first raise in 14 years

It’s been 14 years since Canadian high-performance athletes have seen a jump in the federal government’s financial aid.

Jeff Christie, in fact, was one of those who benefited back then. 542 more words


Federal government announces $5M annual funding for 'next generation' athletes

TORONTO — The federal government announced a $5-million annual funding commitment on Friday to support Canada’s “next generation” athletes, putting a dollar figure on a promise made in the 2015 budget. 399 more words


Calgary gets more time to consider 2026 Winter Olympics bid

Calgary has extra time to consider a possible bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics because the International Olympic Committee has shifted its timelines. 443 more words

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