Olympics

Savvy Or Shameful?
Plan targets 'severely disabled' sports for more medals

London Paralympics Opening (Photo: Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Canada's Paralympic team performed well below expectations two years ago during the Summer Games in London and as TSN Senior Correspondent Rick Westhead writes, one possible solution is targeting events that attract the severely disabled and have weaker entry fields, giving Canada a chance to boost its medal count. Full Story.(Photo: Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Dylan Armstrong (Photo: Claus Andersen / Athletics Canada)

Patiently Waited

It has been six years since Canadian shot putter Dylan Armstrong just missed the Olympic podium and over a year since the Belarusian who beat him for the bronze medal was banned from the sport for life. Armstrong's long wait for Olympic glory is about to end. Full Story.

Olympic Rings (Photo: The Canadian Press)

Getting Ready

Rio organizers say the sailing competition that marked the first test event for the 2016 Games was "a great success." Organizers said all objectives were "successfully reached" in the seven-day event that ended Saturday. Nearly 330 athletes from 35 countries participated in the regatta, the biggest ever held in Brazil. Full Story.

 


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