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Tribute to the 2016 Rio Olympics

For 16 days in August, the Games of the XXXI Olympiad were played in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  For all of those days, there were intense competitions where individuals and teams fought to be the Best-of-the-Best, to achieve winning a Gold Medal. 508 more words


Opening Ceremonies at Little League World Series

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — The 2016 Little League World Series is officially underway in Lycoming County. There were plenty of smiles on the faces of players from all over the world as they took part in this year’s opening ceremonies at Volunteer Stadium. 143 more words


An Olympic heart: Carter Morrison's journey to the Rio Games

Eleven-year-old Carter Morrison walked proudly alongside Canadian flag-bearer Rosie McLennan during the 2016 Rio Olympic Games opening ceremonies.

The boy from Carlyle, Sask. was one of five Canadians selected through the Ronald McDonald House Charities to act as a tree-bearer during the Parade of Nations on August 5. 299 more words


What Were They Thinking?

After 3 days of success stories, tears and losses, the one image that I still can not get out of my mind – the one that stands out the most – is from the opening ceremonies.  309 more words

Olympic TV Watching

On our way in to work (yes, we’re sharing a car again… the Cavalier once again bites the dust), I asked Brian what I should write about for the blog entry today. 595 more words


The Rest of the Weekend

We watched the Olympic opening ceremonies Friday night. We both knew that Rio couldn't put on quite the show some of the recent venues have, but we're disappointed in what they did present. 544 more words

Dressage Arrives in time for Opening Ceremonies

Canada’s Dressage athletes have arrived (both human and equine), and are now settled into their respective accommodations.

Belinda Trussell (2nd Olympics) and Megan Lane (debut Olympics) were able to fly out ahead of their horses so that they could get sorted out and familiarize themselves with the venue before greeting their Olympic mounts. 780 more words