Summer Sports

Slowing Down
Bolt ends injury-plagued season early after just three races

Usain Bolt (Photo: The Canadian Press)

Usain Bolt has decided to end his injury-plagued season early, having competed in just three races in 2014. Organizers for Thursday's Diamond League meeting in Zurich said Sunday that Bolt had withdrawn from the event's 100-meter race and will not compete again this season. The decision comes a day after Bolt won a 100 race in Warsaw, Poland, clocking 9.98 seconds. Full Story.(Photo: The Canadian Press)

Michael Phelps (Photo: The Canadian Press)

Missing The Cut

Michael Phelps got a reminder of just how challenging his return to international competition may be when he was asked whether he was good enough to even reach a final at the Pan Pacific Championships this week. "Wow, you're really setting the bar high for me!" the most decorated swimmer of all time joked in reply. Full Story.

Paula Findlay  (Photo: Canadian Press)

Hometown Hopeful

A breakthrough result in her comeback from injuries has given triathlete Paula Findlay another chance to race in her hometown. The 25-year-old from Edmonton was a late addition to the Canadian team for the World Triathlon Grand Final in that city. Full Story.

 


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