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Admin January 10, 2018

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir came out of retirement with one goal in mind. They envision standing on the Olympic medal podium when the curtain comes down on their competitive career. Only the top step will do. So when they lost for the first time in more than a year at the Grand Prix Final […]

Admin January 6, 2018

Tyler Steenbergen was Canada’s 13th forward for most of the world junior hockey championship, consistently getting the fewest minutes on the team. It was fitting then that on a Canadian squad head coach Dominique Ducharme built around depth that Steenbergen was the one to score the winner in the gold-medal game. Steenbergen deflected a long […]

Admin December 16, 2017

Canadian snowboarder Max Parrot waited at the bottom of the Dew Tour slopestyle course on Saturday as seven other riders took their turns down the track. One by one, they failed to best his 97 points, and Parrot could finally celebrate a long-awaited accomplishment. The 23-year-old from Bromont, Que., won the men’s slopestyle event in […]

Admin December 13, 2017

Marie-Philip Poulin isn’t biting. When it was suggested to her that she is already a lock to be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame — having scored the gold medal-winning goal in each of the past two Winter Olympic Games — Poulin simply smiles. “I never think about that,” said the captain of the Canadians […]

Admin December 9, 2017

Canadian ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir finished second at the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Nagoya, Japan, on Saturday. Despite a season’s best free dance, the duo were unable to unseat the leaders after the short dance, Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron of France. The French skaters held a slim 0.54 point lead, but also […]

Admin December 4, 2017

Alex Boisvert-Lacroix needed to play the waiting game en route to a gold medal in the 500 metres at the World Cup speed skating event Sunday. Boisvert-Lacroix posted a time of 34.31 seconds in the early stages of the race at the Olympic Oval, but had to watch as 14 more skaters — and then […]

Admin November 25, 2017

Kaillie Humphries and Melissa Lotholz capped a successful opening day at the World Cup for Canada by taking gold in the women’s bobsled. Canada wrapped up Friday by winning four medals — two gold — at the Whistler Sliding Centre. Kaillie Humphries claims gold at bobsleigh World Cup in Whistler1:24 It was the 21st victory, and 46th career medal for Humphries, who remains unbeaten […]

Admin November 13, 2017

It was a jam-packed weekend of high-performance sport around the world, including gold medals in figure skating, bobsleigh and speed skating. Here’s a look at what you may have missed.​​​ Can anyone beat Virtue and Moir? If so, they weren’t in Osaka, Japan this weekend. Reigning world champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir made it two-for-two […]