Category: Olympics

Hockey, curling designs

The designs that the Canadian hockey and curling teams will be wearing on their jerseys and uniforms at the upcoming Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Games were revealed this week.  For hockey, there will be three alternate colours —white, red and black— each with a maple leaf design centred on the front chest.  Canada’s… Continue Reading “Hockey, curling designs”

Coakwell on World Cup

Olympic.ca and Bobsleigh Canada, November 19, 2021Photo courtesy of IBSF Ben Coakwell will be looking to qualify for his third Olympic Games when the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) begins its 2021-22 World Cup season on Nov. 19-21 in Igls, Austria. Coakwell, who… Continue Reading “Coakwell on World Cup”

Beijing Olympic Medals

Designs for the gold, silver and bronze medals to be awarded at the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing were unveiled Wednesday as part of the 100 days countdown. The medals have five rings and a centre and are named Tong Xin, meaning together… Continue Reading “Beijing Olympic Medals”

Team Canada gear

Team Canada in partnership with lululemon unveiled its apparel for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing Tuesday. The lululemon design concept includes a bold print based on the maple leaf. The dressing system for athletes is intended to be a layered. It… Continue Reading “Team Canada gear”

Centralized Schedule

Saskatoon’s Emily Clark and Canada’s National Women’s Hockey Team have announced an 18-game schedule for the team in preparation for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China. The 29-player roster will face the United States in nine rivalry games starting Oct. 22 in Allentown,… Continue Reading “Centralized Schedule”

Road to Beijing

Olympic.ca, September 20, 2021 While summer athletes were contending for Olympic and Paralympic medals in Tokyo, Canada’s top athletes in winter sports were preparing to qualify for the Games in Beijing in 2022. The Olympics are set for February 4-20, while the Paralympics are… Continue Reading “Road to Beijing”

Olympic Hockey Schedules

Olympics.ca, September 24, 2021Photo credit: Free photo Photo 54691244 © Dmitry Grushin | Dreamstime.com Team Canada hockey fans can mark dates for games in February for the 2022 Beijing Olympics.  The men’s and women’s schedules were released Thursday.   Canada enters the tournament seeded No. 2 on the women’s side and will be… Continue Reading “Olympic Hockey Schedules”

Curling Trials

Curling Canada, September 22, 2021 The competition has begun for curling teams to represent Canada at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. Nine men’s and women’s teams will descend on Saskatoon Nov.20-28 for the Canadian Curling Trials, with four women’s teams and five men’s teams… Continue Reading “Curling Trials”

Clark ready for world stage

September 20, 2021Photo credit: MATTHEW MURNAGHAN / HOCKEY CANADA IMAGES Saskatoon’s Emily Clark is fresh off helping Canada to an IIHF Women’s World Championship after a 3-2 victory over rivals the United States. The Canadian women’s team continues to train, prepare and get ready… Continue Reading “Clark ready for world stage”

2022 Mascots

Paralympic.org and Olympic.ca, September 17, 2021Photo credit: International Paralympic Committee Meet Bing Dwen Dwen and Shuey Rhon Rhon. The Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Games launched the names of the mascots. Bing Dwen Dwen is the Olympics mascot. Bing means… Continue Reading “2022 Mascots”