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
The Winter Olympics kicked off today in Sochi, Russia, with a wide array of breath-taking performances. Over 3,000 athletes from around the world were greeting spectators, and of course, there was the timeless lighting of the torch. Canada rolled in with an overwhelming 221 athletes, their largest number ever in the Winter Games. Jamaica, whose Read More
Dr. Paul Wright, the Doping Control Officer for JADCO, has been grilled in Sherone Simpson’s doping case, in progress. Yesterday, Wright was cross-examined by Simpson’s lawyer Kwame Gordon, who questioned his medical credentials. Wright admitted that he failed to acquire his Bachelor of Medicine at the University of the West Indies. The hearings continue February Read More
The JADCO hearing into Sherone Simpson’s doping allegations has been extended to a third day, due to a delayed lab report. JADCO attorney Lackston Robinson says he wants more time to analyze the results of the report, which was sent in from Kentucky. But both Simpson and her lead attorney Kwame Gordon were not amused. Read More