Canadian Olympic hockey jerseys for 2018 Games unveiled

Canada’s search for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic hockey tournaments was unveiled. Three versions of this jersey — in white, red, and black — have been shown today for the national men’s, women’s and sledge hockey teams. A large Maple Leaf is featured prominently on all three uniforms with Canada spelled out in block letters […]

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Pyeongchang gets Olympic flame for 2018 Winter Games

The Olympic flame was passed to organizers of the 2018 Pyeongchang Games on Tuesday, and it’ll now head off on a 100-day journey across South Korea prior to the opening ceremony on Feb. 9. Pyeongchang organizing committee president Lee Hee-beom said the games are an Olympics of “peace and stability,” despite tension between the host […]

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Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Games torch lit in ancient Olympia

The torch for the Pyeongchang 2018 winter Olympics was lit in ancient Olympia on Tuesday using the backup flame from the dress rehearsal due to rainy weather, kicking off the countdown for the first winter Games in Asia outside Japan. The run-up to the Feb. 9-25 Olympics has been overshadowed by the escalating crisis on […]

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Pyeongchang Olympic organizers downplay North Korea concerns

South Korea’s Olympic organizers played down concern over continuing tensions with North Korea on Monday and said that work was completed on all areas for the 2018 Pyeongchang Games. Lee Hee-beom, president of the Pyeongchang organizing committee, said the International Olympic Committee has made it quite clear that the Feb. 9-25 games will proceed as […]

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Canada calls on IOC to act Fast on Russian doping investigation before Pyeongchang

With the Pyeongchang Games fast approaching, the Canadian Olympic Committee is calling on the International Olympic Committee to move forward with “more timely actions” in the aftermath of the McLaren Report on Russia’s systemic state-sponsored doping. In a release, the COC requested the IOC to winner “immediate and meaningful sanctions” on the Russian Olympic Committee, […]

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Rio Olympic head Carlos Nuzman formally charged with corruption

Carlos Nuzman, the head of last year’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics, has been charged by Brazilian federal prosecutors with corruption, money laundering, tax evasion and running a criminal organization. Brazilian prosecutors announced the formal charges on Wednesday. The 75-year-old Nuzman was arrested two weeks ago and is being held in prison. Prosecutors also filed corruption […]

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Canada’s Olympians and Paralympians get pay Increases

A pay raise for Canada’s Olympians and Paralympians is rolling out with the Winter Games only weeks away. Sports Minister Kent Hehr revealed details of the higher cash entering the Athletes Assistance Program on Friday in WinSport, where many athletes train. They get monthly “carding” cheques in the AAP for living expenses and game costs […]

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1 athlete caught doping in 2010 Vancouver Olympic retesting

1 athlete tested positive for doping in reanalysis of 1,195 samples in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, the IOC said Monday. Three positive evaluations in complete all came from exactly the exact same athlete, who wasn’t identified by the International Olympic Committee. Steroid use was found among dozens of athletes at retesting of samples from the […]

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