• September 28, 2021

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Canada Summer Games in Niagara rescheduled for August 2022

Canada Summer Games in Niagara rescheduled for August 2022

After being postponed due to public health concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, the Niagara 2021 Canada Summer Games have been rearranged to Aug. 6 to 21, 2022.  The Canada Games Council  (CGC) and Niagara Host Society moved the…

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Athletics Canada withdraws competitors from Half Marathon Championships in Poland

Athletics Canada withdraws competitors from Half Marathon Championships in Poland

Athletics Canada has withdrawn 5 athletes deliberate to symbolize the nation this weekend on the 2020 World Athletics Half Marathon Championships in Gdynia, Poland. The sports activities group informed it made the decision after an…

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Athletics Canada confirms Tokyo 2021 spots for Hofbauer, Pidhoresky and Dunfee

Athletics Canada confirms Tokyo 2021 spots for Hofbauer, Pidhoresky and Dunfee

Athletics Canada has reported that race walker Evan Dunfee and marathon runners Trevor Hofbauer and Dayna Pidhoresky have been selected for the reprogrammed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Hofbauer and Pidhoresky earned victories in the men’s…

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Already-qualified athletes will keep spots at postponed Tokyo Games

Already-qualified athletes will keep spots at postponed Tokyo Games

All athletes who had qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will keep their places for the Games next year following their postponement due to the coronavirus pandemic, the International Olympic Committee stated on Friday. The…

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Canadian athletes’ careers in question with Olympic postponement

Canadian athletes’ careers in question with Olympic postponement

In the wake of Tuesday’s unprecedented announcement — the first time the Games have ever been postponed — a logistical nightmare stands in the way of the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 planning…

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Canadian athletes praise leadership after decision to skip Tokyo 2020

Canadian athletes praise leadership after decision to skip Tokyo 2020

Justyn Knight says he loves his country and didn’t mean any disrespect, but he and other athletes are struggling to understand why the Canadian Olympic Committee made a bold decision Sunday to pull its team…