Tag: Olympics

Day Fifteen Recap

Canadian artistic swimming team finishes sixth After earning 91.4992 points in the technical routine on Day 14, the Canadian artistic swimming team picked up a score of 92.5333 points in Day 15’s free routine to give them a two-day total of 184.0325, good enough… Continue Reading “Day Fifteen Recap”

Day Fourteen Recap

Wiens earns reserve spot Pike Lake diver Rylan Wiens made his Olympic debut on Day 14 competing in the men’s 10-metre platform event finishing just out of automatic qualification in 19th place with 366.70 points. The top 18 divers automatically advanced to Day 15’s… Continue Reading “Day Fourteen Recap”

Day Seven Recap

Lisa Borgerson’s athlete finishes 42nd Competition wrapped up for Rockglen coach Lisa Borgerson at the Olympics as her athlete Lynda Kiejko —Canada’s lone shooting athlete—finished the women’s 25-metre air pistol qualifier round in 42nd place. Kiejko’s 283 points earned in Day 7’s Rapid round… Continue Reading “Day Seven Recap”

Day Five Recap

Thibeault advances to quarter-finals with split decision victory Tammara Thibeault is heading to the quarter-finals after defeating Kazakhstan’s Nadezhda Ryabets by 4-1 split decision on Day 5 of the Olympics in Tokyo. Thibeault, who is competing in the 75-kilogram middleweight division, used her reach… Continue Reading “Day Five Recap”

Before Opening Ceremonies

Gilbert and Canadian softball team split first two games  Softball made its return to the Olympics on Wednesday and Team Canada, including Saskatoon outfielder and pitcher Jenny Gilbert, celebrated the occasion with a 4-0 win over Mexico in their first round robin game.  A pair of RBIs… Continue Reading “Before Opening Ceremonies”

Cheer on Sask

After a lifetime of hard work and dedication to sport, 13 individuals from Saskatchewan will represent Canada at the Olympic Summer Games July 23 to August 8 in Tokyo.  The Saskatchewan contingent includes one official, two support staff, three coaches and seven athletes with… Continue Reading “Cheer on Sask”

Aikens success in Rugby 7s

Yorkton This Week, January 29, 2021Photo Credit: Rugby Canada Saskatchewan farm girl Delaney Aikens is finding success in Rugby 7s. Growing up playing hockey, Aikens discovered rugby while attending Notre Dame Collegiate in Wilcox, Sask. The 20-year-old from Briercrest, Sask., first started playing the… Continue Reading “Aikens success in Rugby 7s”

IOC Games Update

CBC Sports, January 27, 2021 With questions surrounding how the Olympics and Paralympics Games will move forward in summer 2021, the IOC and the Tokyo organizing committee will make public plans. The rules will include information on creating safe sport bubbles in Tokyo and… Continue Reading “IOC Games Update”