Category: Olympics

Thibeault talks family

CBC Sports, January 17, 2021 A found love of boxing while living in Regina has led Tammara Thibeault to a silver medal at the 2019 Pan American Games and a dream to compete for Canada at the Olympics. Her story is truly about family. A… Continue Reading “Thibeault talks family”

Muyres 2020 Reflection

Olympic hopeful Muyres looks back on 2020 Saskatoon StarPhoenix, December 17, 2020 Olympic curling hopeful Kirk Muyres of Team Dunstone was invited by the Saskatoon StarPhoenix and Regina Leader-Post to submit a personal essay to reflect on the COVID-19 pandemic. The five-time Saskatchewan men’s… Continue Reading “Muyres 2020 Reflection”

Coakwell trains during COVID

Canadian bobsledder Ben Coakwell turned garage into gym CBC, November 27, 2020Photo Credit: International Bobsleigh Federation Two-time Olympian Ben Coakwell wasn’t going to let COVID-19 stop him from training. The Team Canada brakeman from Moose Jaw converted his garage into a home gym. The… Continue Reading “Coakwell trains during COVID”

2022 Qualification

How do athletes qualify? Olympic.ca, October 21, 2020 Qualification for the Beijing 2022 Winter Games has already begun! Olympic.ca provides a rundown of how Team Canada athletes will qualify. Read Olympic.ca Qualification Story

Flasch returns home

Biggar’s Flasch forms team Global Saskatoon, May 1, 2020Photo Credit: Piper Sports Photography (Tanner Piper) Biggar’s Colton Flasch has spent the last two curling seasons throwing second stones for Olympian and World Champion Kevin Koe in Alberta. Now, he’s returning home to form a… Continue Reading “Flasch returns home”

Tokyo 2020 games postponed

COC and CPC thank IOC for its decision to postpone Games to 2021 Canadian Paralympic Committee, March 24, 2020 IOC has given Tokyo hopefuls worldwide the clarity they need about the immediate future TORONTO/OTTAWA – The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC)… Continue Reading “Tokyo 2020 games postponed”

Women’s basketball team qualifies for Tokyo 2020

The Canadian women’s squad went 3-0 at the qualifying tournament. Canada Basketball, February 8, 2020Photo Credit: Canada Basketball/Victory OSTEND, BELGIUM – The Canadian Senior Women’s National Team are headed to Tokyo. With an 80-50 victory over Sweden on Saturday, the squad punched their ticket… Continue Reading “Women’s basketball team qualifies for Tokyo 2020”

Close to qualifying

The Senior Women’s National Team is ready to hit the court in Belgium. Canada Basketball (Holly MacKenzie), February 3, 2020Photo Credit: Canada Basketball/Victory Ostend, Belgium — Team Canada is in Ostend, Belgium this week for a FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament where they will… Continue Reading “Close to qualifying”

VIDEO: Jill Gallays

Born and raised in Saskatchewan, 2016 Olympic wrestler Jill Gallays found a passion for her sport in high school. In her 15-year wrestling career, the 5-foot-five wrestler in the 53-kilogram weight class became a six time national champion, competing in 28 countries including at… Continue Reading “VIDEO: Jill Gallays”

Basketball Olympic qualifier

Three Saskatchewan connections to Canada Basketball Olympic qualifier roster Canada Basketball, October 25, 2019Photo Credit: Canada Basketball / Victory Canada Basketball announced the athletes and team staff attending the FIBA Women’s Olympic Pre-Qualifying Americas Tournament in Edmonton next month. The group includes Regina’s Quinn Dornstauder, Saskatchewan-based… Continue Reading “Basketball Olympic qualifier”