IOC Announces Olympic Virtual Series Tokyo

Ben Hamill - April 23, 2021

Big gaming news from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) this week is the grand launch of a new series of virtual sports events set to take place in the run-up to this year’s Tokyo Olympic Games. The Olympic Virtual Series is ...Read More

Krystina Alogbo Quits The Olympic Dream

Ben Hamill - March 31, 2021

Walking away from the ultimate dream for any athlete, qualifying for and competing in the Olympic Games, certainly does not make any sense to the outsider looking in. But to Canadian water polo star Krystina Alogbo, choosing between follo...Read More

Tokyo Olympics Hangs In The Balance

Ben Hamill - January 12, 2021

Two recent polls in Tokyo have revealed that more than 80% of people want the Olympics postponed, or cancelled altogether. A recent surge in infections has led to a state of emergency, once again putting plans for the Olympics in jeopardy...Read More

Olympic Games To Go Ahead In 2021

Ben Hamill - September 09, 2020

If it’s beginning to sound a whole lot like a record stuck on repeat, then it’s because it’s beginning to sound a whole lot like a record stuck on repeat. Come what may, says the International Olympic Committee (IOC), th...Read More

Japan Has No Plan B Beyond 2021 Olympics

Ben Hamill - April 15, 2020

Whenever Plan A proves a fail, most of us tend to have Plan B or even a C and D up our sleeves. Especially when whatever the initial plan was supposed to have achieved is a thing of importance. Unless we’re talking about the Olympic...Read More

Tokyo Olympics To Be Postponed

Ben Hamill - March 25, 2020

Japan finally on Tuesday conceded to what the rest of the world has known for weeks now. The 2020 Tokyo Summer have been postponed. Canada last week became the first major country to withdraw from the games, followed by Australia earlier...Read More

Official Forced To Apologise Over Olympics Cancellation Rumour

Ben Hamill - March 13, 2020

A list of global sports events as long as the longest arm has been cancelled due to the global Coronavirus outbreak. And so, one could reasonably assume that this year’s will follow suit. Japan may not have seen the surge in cases ...Read More

Why Vancouver Should Enter 2030 Olympic Bid

Ben Hamill - February 25, 2020

We have the tools, and so why not put them to repeated good use? Such is the opinion of the man responsible for having helped secure the bid for the 2010 Winter and Paralympic Games on behalf of the city of Vancouver. John Furlong has su...Read More

Calgary Track May Have Reached Slippery End

Ben Hamill - October 14, 2019

Calgary’s WinSport bobsled, luge and skeleton sliding track has reached the end of its road. The facility this year entered its 33rd year in operation wear and tear has severely taken its toll. Winter spor...Read More

Former NFL Players Now Pro-Curling Hopefuls

Ben Hamill - December 06, 2018

It just goes to show once again; once professional sports are in your blood, there’s no shaking it off. Just ask former NFL star Jared Allen who, thanks to having lost a seemingly innocent bet with a friend, now find...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

Abuse Scandals Prolific in Canadian Sports

Ben Hamill - November 13, 2018

The Canadian sports scene is sadly no stranger to abuse. When Sheldon Kennedy’s sexual abuse lawsuit against hockey coach Graham James rocked the industry during the late 1990s, the country stepped forward to write up one of the str...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 Gionta Retires From NHL

Ben Hamill - September 27, 2018

Former captain of the legendary Canadiens Brian Gionta has officially announced his retirement as an NHL player after a rich 16-year career. Gionta will now return to the Buffalo Sabres as a part-time devel...Read More

Canadian Figure Skating Shake Up

Ben Hamill - September 06, 2018

In the months following the Olympic season, it is not uncommon to hear of newly announced retirements and figure skaters taking a much-deserved break. However, for the Canadian team, this year’s exodus of skaters is essentially unpreceden...Read More