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Oleksiak earns historic medal No. 7 as Canadian women win bronze in 4x100m medley relay

Oleksiak earns historic medal No. 7 as Canadian women win bronze in 4x100m medley relay

Penny Oleksiak is now Canada’s most decorated Olympian, captivating her seventh medal — a bronze — in the women’s 4×100-metre medley relay Sunday morning in Tokyo.  But in the celebration and excitement of the historic moment,…

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Canada’s Penny Oleksiak brushes off latest 4th-place finish, looks to set medal record on Sunday

Canada’s Penny Oleksiak brushes off latest 4th-place finish, looks to set medal record on Sunday

Five years ago at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Penny Oleksiak won gold in the women’s 100-metre freestyle with a time of 52.70 seconds.  In Tokyo on Friday morning, she set a Canadian record…

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Penny Oleksiak beats stacked field in 100-metre freestyle at Canadian Olympic trials

Penny Oleksiak beats stacked field in 100-metre freestyle at Canadian Olympic trials

Penny Oleksiak admits the post-Rio pressure after her four-medal performance at the 2016 Games was intense and detracted from the usual enjoyment she experiences in the pool. The pandemic break gave a good opportunity for…

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How Penny Oleksiak is managing life in isolation with a tip from Michael Phelps

How Penny Oleksiak is managing life in isolation with a tip from Michael Phelps

A Michael Phelps book recommendation resonates with Canadian swimmer Penny Oleksiak more than ever these days. Oleksiak has read Eckhart Tolle’s “The Power of Now” multiple times since the American swim legend suggested the title…