Tag archive for ‘Olympic’
South Korea's President Moon Jae-in, left, shakes hands with a North Korean delegation led by International Olympic Committee member Chang Ung during the opening ceremony of the World Taekwondo Championships in Muju, South Korea, Saturday, June 24, 2017.
By admin On Saturday, June 24th, 2017

South Korean president calls for North Korean Olympic participation

South Korea President Moon Jae-in says he hopes to see North Korean athletes at next year’s Winter Olympics in South Korea to ease tensions over the North’s nuclear More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Nick Skelton retires: Reigning Olympic individual showjumping champion bids farewell

REIGNING Olympic individual showjumping champion Nick Skelton is to retire from the sport. Daily Express :: Sport Feed  More...

The NHL have confirmed via Twitter that the jerseys players will be wearing at the hockey World Cup will feature advertising.
By admin On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

NHL shouldn’t expect special treatment in Olympic talks, IOC says

A representative for the International Olympic Committee says the National Hockey League shouldn’t expect special treatment in negotiations for its participation in the upcoming More...

KAWAGOE CITY, JAPAN - OCTOBER 10: Hideki Matsuyama of Japan watches his tee shot on the 12th hole during the final round of the 2010 Asian Amateur Championship at Kasumigaseki Country Club on October 10, 2010 in Kawagoe City, Japan. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
By admin On Monday, March 20th, 2017

Tokyo Olympic golf club will allow women

The course that will host the 2020 Tokyo Olympic golf tournament has avoided being stripped of the event by deciding to change its membership policy to include women. CBC | World More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

Sir Bradley Wiggins retires: Five-time Olympic gold medallist calls time on ‘dream’ career

SIR BRADLEY WIGGINS has retired from professional cycling after 15 years of competition. Daily Express :: Sport Feed  More...

In this Friday, Dec. 25, 2015 file photo, Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko gestures during a news conference in Moscow, Russia.
By admin On Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Russia accepts IOC plan to retest Olympic doping samples

Russia says it will accept an International Olympic Committee plan to retest all drug test samples given by Russian athletes at the 2012 and 2014 Olympics. CBC | World News  More...

Tyson Gay's teenage daughter Trinity Gay was fatally shot in Lexington, Ky.
By admin On Sunday, October 16th, 2016

Daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay killed in shooting

Authorities say the 15-year-old daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay has been fatally shot in Kentucky. The Fayette County coroner’s office says in a news release that More...

The top four Paralympians in the 1500 T13 final all had faster times that the Olympic 1500 champion.
By admin On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

4 Paralympians outpace Olympic gold medallist in 1500

Fast is fast regardless of the situation. Paralympians Abdellatif Baka, Tamiru Demisse, Henry Kirwa and Fouad Baka proved that on Sunday in Rio. CBC | Sports News  More...

Four-time Rio Olympic medallist Penny Oleksiak returned to school in Toronto on Tuesday. After a short break, the 16-year-old swimmer will return to training for future competitions.
By admin On Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Penny Oleksiak leaves pool for school after Olympic dominance

Star swimmer Penny Oleksiak says her first day back at a Toronto high school has allowed her to get back to a normal life after winning four medals at the Rio Olympics several More...

Bronze medallist Catharine Pendrel celebrates on the podium Saturday at the  Rio Olympics.
By admin On Monday, September 5th, 2016

Catharine Pendrel adds cycling World Cup to Olympic bronze

Canadian cyclist Catharine Pendrel claimed the overall cross-country cycling World Cup title on Sunday. The Kamloops, B.C. native finished the season with 1030 points, enough for More...

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