Tag: Beijing

Coakwell Olympics

Written by: Matt Johnson for Sask SportPhoto credit: International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation “Our goal is to win the Olympics:” Moose Jaw’s Coakwell set to represent hometown once again Ben Coakwell has an interesting way of explaining travelling in a bobsled going 150 km/h down a track.  “It’s… Continue Reading “Coakwell 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”

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”

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”

NHL to Olympics

Olympics.ca, September 3, 2021Photo credit: Free photo 83064902 © creativecommonsstockphotos – Dreamstime.com After missing the Olympic Games in 2018, NHL players will return to their country’s rosters for Beijing in 2022. An agreement between the NHL, NHLPA and the IIHF signed in September will… Continue Reading “NHL to Olympics”

One year away

Canada Paralympic Committee, March 4, 2021Photo Credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee Canada’s Paralympians will be taking to the slopes, ski course, and ice at the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games one year from today, as the countdown clock to the Opening Ceremony officially hit 365… Continue Reading “One year away”

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