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Atlanta 1996: Canada's great Summer Games

On Thursday, the United States Olympic Committee chose Boston as the American city that will bid for the 2024 Olympic Games.

Last time a U.S. city hosted, Canada enjoyed its “most successful non-boycotted” Summer Games says Olympic.ca researcher Paula Nichols. 481 more words


Canadian update: Bouchard and Raonic open in Paris, paddlers podium strong

Eugenie Bouchard gets first WTA win, Roland Garros commences

It was a solid weekend for Canadian tennis. Eugenie Bouchard stepped up and won her first WTA title… 308 more words


A Sprinter’s Failure Teaches Us a Lesson about Professionalism

Professionalism is not an option. It is a must.

It was a long shot that a Canadian men’s relay team could medal against some of the powerhouse teams they were up against. 583 more words

General Interest

Olympian Jared Connaughton takes step in right direction after disqualification

By Jane Taber, The Globe & Mail
Originally Published: 16 August 2012

Jared Connaughton barely remembers the race and he has not seen it. 56 more words


Canadian 10 Year-Old's Olympic Letter is the Cutest Thing We've Ever Seen

When history looks back at the Men’s Track 4×100 Meter relay from the 2012 Olympics, no one will remember who came in third place. It only happened a few days ago and we don’t even remember. 266 more words


Canadian relay team should be an incentive to get involved in Athletics

As a proud Canadian and a massive track fan, I rejoiced when our relay team crossed the finish line in the 4x100m final at the Olympics.  611 more words

When the clouds roll in (or, dealing with disappointment)

You plan a weekend at the lake, but awaken Saturday to unexpected rain. Or maybe you prepare a surprise birthday dinner for your hubby, only to learn that a meeting has come up and he can’t make it home in time. 240 more words