• September 26, 2021

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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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Women are going to carry Canada’s Olympic team

Women are going to carry Canada’s Olympic team

According to the latest medals forecast released by a data company called Gracenote, women are projected to collect 19 of Canada’s expected 22 medals at the Tokyo Olympics — including four of the five gold. This isn’t a…

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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…