Olympics

Tokyo Olympics CEO suggests relaxed entry rules for athletes

IOC consider many scenarios for how games can open on July 23, 2021

  • Sep 23, 2020

 

Survey finds most Canadian Olympic athletes against medal podium protests

Nearly 80 per cent of athletes want to keep protests off the field

 

Canadian athletes hopeful Tokyo Games can happen if there’s no vaccine

Canadian athletes hopeful Tokyo Games can happen if there’s no vaccine

 

Australian survey: younger Olympians more willing to protest

BRISBANE, Australia — An Australian survey shows a higher proportion of younger…

Olympic rowing champ McBean reminds athletes that they’re writing their story

TORONTO — Marnie McBean has a message for Canada’s Olympic athletes: however…

IIHF encouraged by NHL’s potential return to Olympics in ‘22

IIHF encouraged by NHL’s potential return to Olympics in ‘22

Tokyo Olympics must firm up $3.3 billion in sponsor income

TOKYO — Local sponsors have chipped in a record $3.3 billion to…

  • Jun 25, 2020

IOC’s softer stance on protests at Olympic Games gets mixed reviews in Canada

IOC’s softer stance on protests at Olympic Games gets mixed reviews in Canada

Canada’s Olympic, Paralympic athletes get $5 million upon return to sport

Canada’s Olympic, Paralympic athletes get $5 million upon return to sport

Canada’s Olympic, Paralympic athletes return to sport with help of $5 million

TORONTO — Canada’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes will return to sport with…

Whyte, Marchant willing to wait one more year to cap their Olympic careers

Whyte, Marchant willing to wait one more year to cap their Olympic careers

Whyte, Marchant willing to wait one more year to cap their Olympic careers

TORONTO — Angela Whyte and Lanni Marchant hoped to write victorious final…

IOC sets aside $800M for loans, payments linked to pandemic

GENEVA — The IOC set aside $800 million on Thursday for loans…

  • May 15, 2020

Japan scientist ‘very pessimistic’ Olympics will happen

TOKYO — A Japanese professor of infectious disease says he is “very…

  • Apr 20, 2020

Tokyo has no ‘Plan B’ for another Olympic postponement

TOKYO — There is no “Plan B” for the Olympics if they…

  • Apr 14, 2020

Buying time; Tokyo Games postponement a boon for injured Canadian athletes

Buying time; Tokyo Games postponement a boon for injured Canadian athletes

Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug. 8 in 2021

TOKYO — The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same…

  • Mar 30, 2020

Toronto researchers call for independent body to tackle abuse in sport

TORONTO — From anti-doping to coaching education to most recently the Canadian…

Canadians react to the Tokyo Olympic postponement

Reaction from Canada’s Olympic community on the postponement of the 2020 Olympics…

A virus rages, a flame goes out: Tokyo Games reset for 2021

Not even the Summer Olympics could withstand the force of the coronavirus.…