Jamaican Olympic athlete Veronica Campbell-Brown has been cleared of all doping charges, following an investigation into a failed drug test back in May. Campbell-Brown says in a statement that the Court of Arbitration for Sport has “confirmed [her] innocence.” In October, the charges were dropped because the banned substance was not deemed to be meant Read More
Another good day for Canada in the 14th day of the Winter Olympics in Sochi. The men’s hockey team move on after their 1-0 win against the United States, and they’ll be fighting for gold with Sweden, who beat Finland 2-1 in another semifinal. Canada was also on top in the women’s ski cross final; Read More
Team Canada struck gold on day 13 of the Winter Olympics in Sochi. The women’s hockey team seized the top spot after beating US 3-2 in a tense overtime trial. Canada will also be playing the States in tomorrow’s men’s hockey final. Meanwhile, Jennifer Jones and the women’s curling squad also secured gold after handing Read More
It’s Day 12 at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, and Canada claimed another gold medal after Kaillie Humphries and Heather Moyse won the women’s bobsled event. In men’s hockey, Canada beat Latvia 2-1, and they’ll be facing the States in Friday’s final. In women’s curling, Canadian captain Jennifer Jones led her team to the finals Read More
It’s Day 7 of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, and Canadian figure skater Patrick Chan has earned another medal for his country. Chan won silver in the men’s free program, while Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu took gold. Also today, Canada crushed Austria 6-0 in men’s hockey. Team Canada now has 4 gold, 5 silver and 2 Read More
New York Yankees star player Derek Jeter has said that this season will be his last. Jeter was at batting practice today, just one day after he made the announcement. He sounded confident about the decision, saying he’ll address it further next week.
In day 6 of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Canada still stands at 4 gold, 4 silver and 2 bronze, and are only behind Germany. The men’s hockey team are celebrating their 3-1 win over Norway today. Also, Patrick Chan placed 2nd in men’s figure skating after the short program. Earlier that day, Russian figure Read More
Canada gained two more medals on day 4 of the Winter Olympics in Sochi. Huntsville, Ontario native Dara Howell picked up a gold at the women’s ski slopestyle event, and Kim Lamarre of Quebec City collected a bronze. Team Canada now sits at 9 medals, and are second only to Norway, who have 11.
Add two more gold medals for Canada in day 3 of the Winter Olympics in Sochi. Alexandre Bilodeau grabbed another gold for the men’s freestyle skiing moguls contest, while fellow Canuck Mikael Kingsbury received silver. Also, speed skater Charles Hamelin won gold in the men’s 1500 metre short track race. This brings Canada to the Read More
Many have reacted to the news of Michael Sam being the first openly gay NFL draft prospect. The NFL released a statement to the Missouri lineman, thanking him for his honesty and courage. Missouri coach Gary Pinkel also showed his support for Sam, as did Jason Collins, the NBA veteran who himself came out last Read More