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  • Ontario naming highway after Sarah BurkeOntario naming highway after Sarah Burke
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-03-26 2:51 PM

    TORONTO - The Ontario government is honouring the late Sarah Burke by dedicating a highway to the freestyle skiing pioneer.

  • Veteran rowing coxswain Price retiresVeteran rowing coxswain Price retires
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-03-25 8:35 AM

    TORONTO - Veteran rowing coxswain Brian Price, who paced the Canadian men's eight to a gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, announced his retirement Tuesday.

  • SKorea to file complaint over Olympic judgingSKorea to file complaint over Olympic judging
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-03-24 8:51 PM

    SEOUL, South Korea - South Korean sports officials said Tuesday they are preparing to file a formal complaint with the International Skating Union over the judging of the women's figure skating competitions at the Sochi Olympics.

  • Avalanche kills 2 skiers at Sochi resortAvalanche kills 2 skiers at Sochi resort
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-03-23 7:43 AM

    MOSCOW - An avalanche killed two skiers on Sunday at the Russian mountain resort used for the Sochi Olympics the day after it opened to the public, the resort said.

  • Levy named chef de mission for Youth Games
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-03-20 6:30 AM

    TORONTO - Two-time Olympian Sandra Levy will serve as chef de mission for the Canadian team at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

  • British basketball loses appeal for Rio funding
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-03-19 3:40 PM

    LONDON - British basketball will receive no funding in the run-up to the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016 after having an appeal rejected by the body that distributes government and lottery cash to Olympics sports.

  • WADA: Jamaica's anti-doping program back in orderWADA: Jamaica's anti-doping program back in order
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-03-19 11:13 AM

    LONDON - Jamaican officials have done "exactly what we've asked" to get their anti-doping program back in order after failing to test their world-beating sprinters in the months ahead of the London Olympics, the director of the World Anti-Doping Agency said Wednesday.

  • Olympian Humphries interested in MMAOlympian Humphries interested in MMA
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-03-19 5:20 AM

    Olympian Kaillie Humphries is moving from the bobsled track to the Octagon. At least for a taste

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