Vancouver 2010 champ back in new event

By Charlie Pinkerton On home soil (and snow) in the 2010 Winter Games, Canadian Olympians provided the nation’s faithful with countless storybook moments. There was mogul-skier Alexandre Bilodeau who sent the crowd into a frenzy after finishing in first for Canada’s first gold medal of the Games; and Sidney Crosby’s golden goal in overtime, lifting…

#OnlyOneLaneInBob: Olympic relay sprinter seeks to ease pain of 2012 disqualification

By Michael Sun Seyi Smith’s bobsleigh career only began a few months ago at the WinSport training facility in Calgary. The Olympic sprinter-turned-bobsledder had been training around other Olympic athletes to stay in shape after retiring from track two years ago. “The consistency from being around other athletes sort of brought me back into it,”…

O’Dell dialed 6-1-3 when delivered Olympic news

By Charlie Pinkerton With players from the NHL being prohibited from participating in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, who might make up Canada’s men’s hockey team was a mystery until the team’s formal announcement on Jan. 11. A few days before, the players who made the cut were notified and told to keep it private…

La popularité du programme sports-exploratoires explose à l’école secondaire Louis-Riel

Par Ottawa Sportspage, Pour Louis-Riel Rebelles Certains jours au travail, Sherry Polomark, enseignante chevronnée, n’a qu’une envie : se jeter en bas d’une falaise. La majorité des rôles d’enseignant ne comportent pas l’occasion d’échapper à une canicule en se jetant dans les eaux fraîches d’un lac en contrebas, Mme Polomark n’enseigne toutefois pas dans une école ordinaire…