Tag: Sports

  • Preston Rivulettes Women’s Hockey Team ~ Nationally Recognized

    Preston Rivulettes Women’s Hockey Team ~ Nationally Recognized

    This hockey team pushed the boundaries of women’s sport and inspired thousands of Canadian women striving for equality in this and other sports.

  • Rio 2016 Day 10: Results

    Rio 2016 Day 10: Results

    Day 10 of the Rio2016 Olympic Games has Shawn Barber competing in the pole-vault finals. Fans and athletes have taken to social media to support #TeamCanada Athletics After a long rain delay, the competition has resumed. Sekou Kaba has finished 8th in his heat. Shawn Barber has been eliminated. Sage Watson has advanced to the semifinals in 400m hurdles. […]

  • De Grasse Grabs Olympic Bronze at the 100 metres in Rio

    De Grasse Grabs Olympic Bronze at the 100 metres in Rio

    Canada’s 21-year-old sprinter Andre De Grasse won the bronze medal on Sunday in the Olympic 100 metre final. Finishing third to now triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt of Jamaica and American Justin Gatlin in second, De Grasse clocked a time of 9.91 seconds for his place on the podium. RELATED: De Grasse wins bronze (in photos) […]

  • Rio 2016: Logo and Mascot

    Rio 2016: Logo and Mascot

    Aimed at fostering a celebratory atmosphere and creating memorable experiences, the Rio 2016 ‘look’ is far more than a mere branding exercise – these designs will be a source of inspiration, bringing people and cultures together. Venues, products, uniforms – everything associated with the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, will have this stamp. The […]

  • Rio 2016 Medals

    Rio 2016 Medals

    The design for the medals of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games highlights the relationship between the power of Olympic heroes and the power of natural forces. The medals use the form of the laurel leaf, an ancient symbol of victory, to connect the champions of the Olympic Games to the forces of the natural world. […]

  • Back-to-Back Olympic Trampoline Gold for MacLennan

    Back-to-Back Olympic Trampoline Gold for MacLennan

    By Paula Nichols August 12, 2016 Rosie MacLennan has become the first Canadian summer athlete to successfully defend an individual Olympic gold medal with her victory in the women’s trampoline at Rio 2016. The Canadian flag bearer competed third to last, after qualifying for the eight-woman final in third place, behind Belarus’ Tatsiana Piatrenia and China’s Li […]

  • Rio 2016 Day 7: Results

    Rio 2016 Day 7: Results

    By Tavia Bakowski August 12, 2016 Day 7 of the Rio2016 Olympic Games brings rowing finals, the beginning of the athletics competition and the return of Rosie MacLennan. Fans and athletes have taken to social media to support #TeamCanada After a gold medal in the pool, Team Canada charges ahead to another jam packed day. Rowing – Silver for the […]

  • Rio 2016 Day 6: Results

    Rio 2016 Day 6: Results

    By Tavia Bakowski Day 6 of the Rio2016 Olympic Games brings Oleksiak back for her freestyle final, a ton of rowing and the beginning of track cycling. Fans and athletes have taken to social media to support #TeamCanada After winning another bronze in the 4x200m freestyle relay, Team Canada charges ahead to a jam packed day. Boxing Arthur Biyarslanov has […]

  • Paddle Canada: Paddlesmart’s Three T’s of Water Safety

    Paddle Canada: Paddlesmart’s Three T’s of Water Safety
  • Calgary Police Rodeo: Fantastic Family Fun for a Worthwhile Cause

    Calgary Police Rodeo: Fantastic Family Fun for a Worthwhile Cause

    This year the rodeo will be held at the Cochrane Rodeo Grounds on Saturday, August 13th with the rodeo starting at 1pm. Kids carnival activities will start at 8am. Check out the CPS band Frontline performing at the grounds on Friday night starting at 8pm. By Matt Beauchamp, Content Contributor The rodeo season, and the […]

  • Why Olympic Equestrians Could be Riding for a Fall

    Why Olympic Equestrians Could be Riding for a Fall

    In 2008, the president of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, warned that equestrian sports might not make it into the London 2012 Games. She was wrong, but at that Olympics, equestrian eventing was described as perhaps the most dangerous sport at the Olympics. Eventing, in which a single horse and […]

  • Rio 2016 Day 5: Results

    Rio 2016 Day 5: Results

    Day 5 of the Rio2016 Olympic Games means Penny Oleksiak is back. Fans and athletes have taken to social media to support #TeamCanada After a fantastic bronze medal win in synchronized diving, Canada looks ahead to see what successes day five will bring. Fencing Eleanor Harvey has moved into the quarter finals after beating Italy in a huge […]

  • Dawgs Season Comes To A Close

    Dawgs Season Comes To A Close

    Edmonton, AB…The Dawgs stumble in Game 4 as they lose to the Edmonton Prospects by a score of 10-5 and drop the series 3-1. On the mound Nick Vickers (Northeastern Junior College) went 5 innings allowing 4 earned runs on 5 hits while striking out 6. In relief Taylor Davis (Everette Community College) struggled allowing […]

  • Rio 2016 Day 4: Results and Fan Reactions

    Rio 2016 Day 4: Results and Fan Reactions

    By Tavia Bakowski Day 4 of the Rio2016 Olympic Games consists of a legendary soccer game and a ton of swimming. Fans and athletes have taken to social media to support #TeamCanada After a monstrous day 3 with two bronze medals in rugby and swimming, Canada looks ahead to the large matches to gain momentum. Judo Antoine […]

  • Vail Resorts and Whistler Blackcomb Agree To Strategic Combination

    Vail Resorts and Whistler Blackcomb Agree To Strategic Combination

    Vail Resorts Is Committed To The Growth, Expansion And Development Of The Whistler Blackcomb Experience And Continued Investment In The Community Whistler Blackcomb Will Maintain Its Unique Brand And Character With Strong Local Canadian Leadership BROOMFIELD, Colo. and WHISTLER, British Columbia, Aug. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) (“Vail Resorts”) and Whistler Blackcomb […]