Olympic Betting Takes A Twist

Ben Hamill - July 23, 2021

The 2020 Summer Olympics, the XXXII Olympiad, or Tokyo 2020, was rescheduled to unfold this year instead of last, from the 23rd of July to the 8th of August, in the Japanese capital. According to the American Gaming Association, around 20...Read More

Canada’s Star Swimmers Prep For Olympics

Ben Hamill - July 15, 2021

In March 2012, Canada’s top swimmers were preparing for the Olympic swim trials in Montreal. At 16-years-old, Kylie Masse was just grateful to be at a meet of this magnitude so early on in her swimming career. She had no expectation...Read More

Canada’s Volleyball Teams Loses Olympics Qualifier

Ben Hamill - June 29, 2021

The Tokyo Olympic Games are just around the corner. Scheduled to start on 23 July after being postponed for a year due to the global health crisis, the Games are expected to attract millions of eyes from across the world, all rooting for ...Read More

Canada’s Best Swimmers Perform To Empty Stadiums

Ben Hamill - June 23, 2021

The global health crisis has meant that many sporting events in the past year and a half around the world had to be cancelled or postponed. While the world finally seems to be returning slowly to normalcy, some of the best swimmers in Can...Read More

Lack Of Scoring Concerns Canada’s Olympic Soccer Team

Ben Hamill - June 17, 2021

While the Canadian women’s soccer team has had a fairly respectable season of three wins, two losses and two draws, there has been a worrying lack of scoring. Overall, the team has managed to score just six goals over the course of ...Read More

Tyler Mislawchuk Preps For Olympic Gold

Ben Hamill - June 15, 2021

Tyler Mislawchuk, the Canadian athlete, is getting ready to represent his homeland at the Tokyo Olympics. On Sunday, he emerged victorious at the World Triathlon Cup. This is the 26-year-old’s third win at this event. He most recent...Read More

Canada’s Women’s Soccer To Open With Japan

Ben Hamill - April 27, 2021

Canada’s women’s soccer team got quite the mix-up of events during Wednesday’s Olympic soccer draw. In the bag was a high-octane opener against Olympic hosts Japan, the treat of a banana skin against Olympic newcomers Ch...Read More

Canada Set For Record Olympic Appearance

Ben Hamill - March 04, 2021

This Summer will see Canada represented in record-equalling style across various team sports codes at the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games. A total of eight Canadian teams have already qualified, and if only one more should make it in on the ...Read More

Vancouver Mayor Wants Indigenous Olympic Bid

Ben Hamill - December 28, 2020

Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart believes any future bid to bring another Winter Olympic Games to the city should be headed by Indigenous leaders. So passionate is Stewart about an Indigenous-powered Winter Olympic Games, that he’s n...Read More

IOC Banking Tokyo Success On Vaccination

Ben Hamill - November 17, 2020

Not only is next year’s successful staging of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, a main order of business for the country as well as the International Olympic Committee right now, but also that spectators will be in a position ...Read More

Olympic Games Postponed–Relief & Uncertainty

Ben Hamill - March 29, 2020

Relief. Excitement. Uncertainty. These are the seemingly confusing, but really perfectly understandable, emotions experienced by athletes all over the world following the recent (and mostly anxiously anticipated) announcement that the Tok...Read More

Will Jasey-Jay Anderson Try For Big No. 7?

Ben Hamill - December 20, 2019

Canadian Olympic snowboarding champion Jasey-Jay Anderson isn’t revealing anything regarding whether he plans on competing at a record 7th Olympic Games come 2020 Tokyo Japan. A few years ago Anderson beca...Read More

Sean McColl Headed For The Wall In Tokyo

Ben Hamill - December 01, 2019

There aren’t all that many ways in which to cement one’s name in the pages of Olympic history, but 32-year-old Canadian Sean McColl has figured out at least one possible inroad. McColl is a champion rock climber, having climb...Read More

Powell Pushes For Canadian Basketball Olympic Berth

Ben Hamill - November 19, 2019

Basketball at the Olympics. Is there even a notion more exciting than Canada playing it up at Tokyo 2020? But what of the fact that Canada missed a berth during a September attempt at qualifying in China? The fact that...Read More

Canada Dreams Of Baseball Gold In Japan

Ben Hamill - November 11, 2019

Thanks to Japan having had its host-country-say regarding which sports get to be included in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics programme, baseball is officially back in Olympic-style business. And let it be made known that there...Read More

Canadian Women’s Volleyball Team Wins NORCECA Bronze

Ben Hamill - October 15, 2019

After a straight-sets loss to Puerto Rico earlier on, Canada’s women’s volleyball team is back stronger and better than ever before. Thanks to a great deal of hard work, commitment and a steely resolve to take back...Read More

Woods Secures 1st Place In Milan-Turin

Ben Hamill - October 12, 2019

It was a double-whammy victory for Canada’s Michael Woods as he on Wednesday was the first to cross over the finish line of the 100th edition of the Milan-Turin cycling race. The 32-year old calls Ottawa h...Read More

Rafter Catapults Canada Towards Tokyo 2020

Ben Hamill - September 03, 2019

A walk-off homer and a mercy rule ending on Sunday effectively catapulted the Canadian women’s softball team towards a berth in Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic Games. An emotional Kaleigh Rafter after the qualifier against Brazil delive...Read More

Mislawchuk Wins Olympic Test Triathlon Gold

Ben Hamill - August 21, 2019

Tokyo humidity and general triathlon hell proved no match for Canadian star athlete Tyler Mislawchuk when he recently sprinted over the finish-line a smooth 4 seconds ahead of the pack to claim gold in the Olympic test...Read More

Canada Aiming to Beat Own 2015 Pan Am Performance

Ben Hamill - July 25, 2019

Any athlete will readily admit that the most daunting and difficult of records to beat are one’s own. Canada will have to really take the bull by the horns at the upcoming Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, if it has ...Read More

Gold Medal Could Fetch $50k On Open Auction

Ben Hamill - July 18, 2019

A 2010 Vancouver Olympic gold medal is about to be auctioned off to the highest bidder and if predictions turn out to be correct, then the sale is about to give new meaning to what it means for something to be worth its weight in gold. T...Read More

Olympic Ski Cross Champ Kelsey Serwa Retires

Ben Hamill - July 08, 2019

Retiring at the age of 29 isn’t something envisioned by or even entirely possible for many people. Unless your name is Kelsey Serwa, celebrated Olympic current ski cross champion. The two-time Olympic medallist and world champion, ...Read More

McBean Named Canadian Chef De Mission for Tokyo 2020

Ben Hamill - July 05, 2019

Now retired 3-time rowing gold medallist Marnie McBean has been named Canada’s chef de mission for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. The appointment as chef de mission is considered a top honour in sports circles. McBean will be acting...Read More

Breakdancing & 3 Other Sports Get Olympic Go Ahead

Ben Hamill - July 02, 2019

Breakdancing has been trying to shake, rattle and roll its way into the Olympic Games for quite some time. It will, along with surfing, skateboarding and sport climbing; doing what it can to be included in the Olympic Games schedule for 2...Read More

Nurse To Lead Canadian FIBA World Cup Team

Ben Hamill - June 04, 2019

Nick Nurse, head coach to Toronto’s Raptors, has according to reports agreed to lead the Canadian men’s team at the upcoming FIBA World Cup in China come August. What’s more, according to the same source, Nurse has agre...Read More

WinSport Luge Track Faces Permanent Closure

Ben Hamill - March 08, 2019

After having been in operation for more than 3 decades, WinSport’s Canada Olympic park bobsled/luge track may be closing down for good due to a lack of funding. The problem appears to be the fact that in order to ensure the safety ...Read More

Felix Dolci’s New Winter Games Record

Ben Hamill - March 04, 2019

Pro-athletes generally agree: winning isn’t everything, but it sure does sweeten the deal! Just ask Quebec gymnast, Felix Dolci. Dolci has managed to do what many dare only dream of, by having scooped up the most med...Read More

Calgary Residents Reject 2026 Olympic Bid

Ben Hamill - November 19, 2018

As it stands for Canadian sports, there is currently a big problem ahead for the 2026 Olympics. The people of Calgary have spoken out, categorically stating that they don’t want the event to take place in their city, with 56.4% of v...Read More

Dave Duncan Opens Up About Olympic Arrest Saga

Ben Hamill - November 08, 2018

Canadian-born ski cross athlete Dave Duncan has sat down with reporters to set the record straight about the incident in which he, his wife, and Willy Raine were arrested for a car theft during the South Korea 2018 Winter Olympic Games in P...Read More

Olympic Funding Talks Drag Out in Calgary

Ben Hamill - November 02, 2018

The head of the bid corporation for Calgary’s 2026 Olympics has revealed that all parties are still engaged in discussions, despite media reports that Mayor Naheed Nenshi told Ottawa that he would ask the city council to nix the pot...Read More

Brian Yang Wins Gold in Youth Olympics

Ben Hamill - October 18, 2018

There can be no doubt that Canada has produced some of the and sportspeople, no matter which particular sport or practice is under discussion. From tennis to badminton, ice hockey and even football, local pros are taking the world by sto...Read More