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Bulls and Bears: NBA leads the way, IOC drops the ball

Bulls-of-the-Week

Leading by example often seems to be a forgotten art, both in the business of business and the business of sport. It’s one thing to say you stand for diversity, inclusivity and giving back; it’s another to demonstrate it with actions. 496 more words

National Basketball Association

Opinion: IOC, sponsors have hijacked social media

As the 2016 Summer Olympic Games rapidly approach, sports fans in Rio and across the globe will use social media to observe and participate in the experience. 615 more words

Opinion

Q&A: Golfer Alena Sharp's got the Olympic fever

Alena Sharp is not only coming off her best finish of the season on the LPGA Tour, a tie for 13th at the Meijer LPGA Classic in Grand Rapids, Mich., but the Hamilton native is also positioned to compete for Canada at the Rio Olympics in August. 1,078 more words

Golf

Married track and field stars won't chase fame after Olympics

Ashton Eaton and Brianne Theisen-Eaton are made for marketing.

He could win the decathlon at the Rio 2016 Olympics. She could take the heptathlon.

Those champions are often tagged as the world’s greatest athletes. 521 more words

Rio De Janeiro

Race walker Dunfee says banning Russian track team from Olympics a 'good start'

Richmond race walker Evan Dunfee, an anti-doping activist, said Friday the IAAF’s ban of the entire Russian track and field team from the Olympics in August is merely a good start to cleaning up athletics. 363 more words

Europe

Canada's Rugby Sevens team has Rio on the mind in Monaco

This weekend’s Monaco 7s is the last-chance “repechage” qualifier for the men’s rugby sevens competition at this summer’s Rio Olympics.

Twelve teams will play for gold in Rio; 11 have already qualified. 395 more words

Sports

Sports Bulls and Bears: NBA’s TV, online thunder steals OKC’s

Sorting out the major winners and losers of this week — with a bottom-line twist — in the world of sports:
BULLS OF THE WEEK… 528 more words

Toronto Raptors