Kelly Bedard

Gearing up for the Sochi Olympics, there’s been a lot of grumbling about, well, Russia. The games are in Russia and there’s nothing we can do about that- it means all sorts of terrible things from human rights abuses to animal cruelty to crappy hotel rooms for reporters, and that’s all very sad. But you […]

  Peter Lowry

It was a interesting year for sports and while not all moments were those we’d prefer to remember, few can doubt it was a good year to be a sports fan. Well, expect for NHL fans at the moment. That being said, I’m going to break down the year into three categories and review what […]

  Kelly Bedard

At this point it’s not really notable to say “Canada won a bronze medal!”. We’ve won lots of bronze medals this olympics (10 so far out of 16 total with 5 silver and 1 gold). But Mark Oldershaw is a third generation Olympian trained at a small local canoe club by his dad, which is […]

  Peter Lowry

Few people get a second chance to win a major championship on home turf, but Andy Murray got a second chance in the same year. After losing to Roger Federer at Wimbledon, Murray returned the favourite at the London Olympics, beating one of the world’s best tennis players in straight sets, dominating Federer in the […]

  Peter Lowry

It’d be hard to find a more heartbreaking finish for a triathlete’s Olympic debut than that of Paula Findlay. After missing a few pre-games races due to a hip issue, Canadian Paula Findlay had a disappointing last place result in London’s Triathlon, coming in more than 12 minutes behind the photo finish. With the fans cheering just […]

  Peter Lowry

Today’s Olympian Of The Day is without a question Gabby Douglas of the United States. Many events in the Olympics are won or lost in a single event, but in order to win the gold that Douglas claimed yesterday, you have to be perfect at everything in the world of gymnastics. Just one mistake can […]

  Peter Lowry

Since we’re starting this feature a little late, I am going to pick one person to highlight from the first four days of competition in London, then go from there. Based on what I have seen so far, the winner of our very first Olympian Of  The Day is a no brainer: Nigerien rower Hamadou […]

  Kelly Bedard

The Olympics are finally upon us and as the Opening Ceremonies wrap up in London, we thought we’d share with you our favourite bit of pre-Olympic coverage so far. Just a second- truth time. My name is Kelly, and I don’t know anything about sports (shocker, I know). Actually, that’s not entirely true- I know […]