Rivard still floating on a cloud after record medal haul in Tokyo

The undisputed queen of the Tokyo Paralympic Games, Aurélie Rivard mentions it right off the top: she is still floating on a cloud two weeks removed from her experience in Japan.

NHL players to play in 2022 Winter Olympics

NHL players are set to return to the Olympics in Beijing this winter after reaching an agreement with international officials. The NHL, NHLPA, IOC, and IIHF struck a deal Friday that will put the best players in the world back on sports' biggest stage in February after they skipped the 2018 Pyeongchang Games.

Veteran wheelchair racer Lakatos is Canada's flag-bearer for Tokyo closing ceremony

Canadian wheelchair racer Brent Lakatos will cross the finish line of an excellent but exhausting Tokyo Paralympics in the men's marathon Sunday.

Canada's Dorris wins Paralympic gold and sets world record

Canada's Danielle Dorris captured gold at the Tokyo Paralympics in spectacular fashion, breaking the world record twice. The 18-year-old swimmer from Moncton, N.B., won the 50-metre butterfly, touching the wall in 32.99 seconds for her second medal in Tokyo.

Canada's Dorris wins Paralympic gold and sets world record

Rivard captures fifth medal of Tokyo Paralympics

Canadian swimmer Aurelie Rivard has captured her fifth medal of the Tokyo Paralympics. The 25-year-old from Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., was second in the 100-metre backstroke, roaring back after touching the wall in fifth at the halfway point.

Rivard captures fifth medal of Tokyo Paralympics

Canada's Dorris wins Paralympic silver in 100m backstroke

Danielle Dorris is the latest Canadian swimmer to win a medal at the Tokyo Paralympics. The 18-year-old from Moncton, N.B., swam to silver Monday in the women's 100-metre breaststroke S7.

Rivard, Stewart win Paralympic gold medals for Canada

Aurelie Rivard captured her second gold medal of the Tokyo Paralympics in 100-metre freestyle. Later, Greg Stewart won the men's shot put on a double gold-medal day for Canada.

Bobsledder Humphries seeks path to Beijing Olympics

Bobsledder Humphries seeks path to Beijing Olympics

Kaillie Humphries, the reigning women’s bobsled world champion, is in serious jeopardy of not being able to compete at this winter’s Beijing Olympics and has asked the International Olympic Committee to allow her to compete in the games without a U.S. passport.

Former IOC president Rogge passes away at 79

Former IOC president Rogge passes away at 79

Jacques Rogge, who oversaw an era of political and financial stability in the Olympic movement after its worst ethics scandal and pursued a hard line against doping during his 12 years as IOC president, has died, the Olympic organization said Sunday. He was 79.

Chernove's silver marks Canada's third medal at Paralympics

Canada's Tristen Chernove raced to a silver medal in cycling's C1 3,000 metres at the Tokyo Olympics.

Shaw wins bronze in cycling for Canada's first Tokyo Paralympic medal

Keely Shaw captured Canada's first medal of the Tokyo Paralympics, racing to bronze in cycling's C4 3,000-metre individual pursuit. Canada's Aurelie Rivard also won bronze in the 50 freestyle to open her Paralympic campaign.

Gagne says carrying Canada's flag into Paralympic opening ceremony is 'a gift'

Gagne says carrying Canada's flag into Paralympic opening ceremony is 'a gift'

The glint of U.S. sprinter Michael Johnson's gold shoes at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics played a significant role in Priscilla Gagne's dream of becoming an athlete on the world's largest stage. And now one of the world's finest Para judo athletes, Gagne will carry Canada's flag into Tuesday's opening ceremony of the Tokyo Paralympics.

Para swim star Rivard buoyed by performance of Canadians at Tokyo Olympics

Aurelie Rivard has learned to adapt to swimming with no fans in the stands to cheer her on. The Paralympic star can dig deep within herself to find that pre-competitive adrenalin rush.

Canada welcomes home Olympians after Tokyo Games with an outdoor drive-in celebration

Team Canada's athletes are being welcomed home now that the torch at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has been extinguished.

British 4x100m runner Ujah suspended for doping violation at Olympics

British 4x100-meter relay silver medalist Chijindu Ujah has been provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit for an alleged doping violation at the Tokyo Olympics.

Canadian Tokyo 2020 Highlights

Canada's athletes pushed through pandemic challenges to the podium in Tokyo

Success and safety are not mutually exclusive is the takeaway from Canada's performance in Tokyo's Olympics. Canada's cautious approach to the COVID-19 pandemic made training and competing difficult for its Olympic hopefuls, but they seemed on board with putting public safety before their sports careers.

Oleksiak becomes Canada's most decorated Olympian

Canada's women capped Olympic swimming with a bronze medal in the medley relay Sunday and produced a historic seventh career medal for Penny Oleksiak.

Brave Canadians produce massive moment for soccer in this country

Head coach Bev Priestman’s mantra for her team has been simple: ‘Be brave.’ Her players showed no fear on the way to winning a historic gold in Tokyo, Meaghen Johnson writes.

Meaghen Johnson

Meaghen Johnson

Canada races to canoe bronze to set new medal record

With Laurence Vincent-Lapointe and Katie Vincent winning the bronze medal in Women's C-2 500m, Canada now has 23 medals at the Summer Games, eclipsing its previous best of 22 at a non-boycotted Olympics.

What it took Canada's Warner to win the decathlon

Dr. Lisa Fischer watched in awe this week as Damian Warner gracefully leapt over hurdles, sprinted past competitors and vaulted his body over a pole nearly five metres off the ground.

Canada's De Grasse wins gold in men's 200m

Silver in Rio de Janeiro, gold in Tokyo for Andre De Grasse. The Canadian finished first in the men’s 200-metre final Wednesday, taking home Canada’s 15th medal of the Tokyo Olympics.

Canadian athletes stay healthy and find success at Tokyo Olympics

Canadian athletes stay healthy and find success at Tokyo Olympics

Decathlon champion Damian Warner proudly waved the Maple Leaf as he entered the Olympic Stadium as Canadian flag-bearer. The image was a fitting one to wrap up a very successful Olympics for Canadian athletes, who made 24 trips to the podium while staying clear of COVID-19 complications.

Warner named Canadian flag-bearer for closing ceremony

Olympic decathlon champion Damian Warner has been named Canada's flag-bearer for the closing ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics. Warner won Canada's first ever decathlon gold medal with a stellar performance across the event's 10 disciplines, finishing with a score of 9,018 points.

Brave Canadians produce massive moment for soccer in this country

Head coach Bev Priestman’s mantra for her team has been simple: ‘Be brave.’ Her players showed no fear on the way to winning a historic gold in Tokyo, Meaghen Johnson writes.

Meaghen Johnson

Meaghen Johnson

Staley 'done' as U.S. women's basketball head coach

Staley 'done' as U.S. women's basketball head coach

When asked before the Olympics if she would consider a second go-round as USA women's basketball head coach, Dawn Staley joked that she needed to win in Tokyo before even thinking about that. Now that Team USA has secured its seventh consecutive Olympic gold medal, Staley had an answer Sunday: "I'm done."

- Mechelle Voepel

Preisner top Canadian in Olympic men's marathon

One runner after another staggered to a stop and collapsed in the soupy air of Sapporo in Sunday's Olympic men's marathon. Thirty men in the field of 106 didn't finish.

U.S. wins first Olympic women's volleyball gold

U.S. wins first Olympic women's volleyball gold

The United States won its first Olympic gold medal ever in women’s volleyball by beating Brazil in straight sets. The U.S. had won silver three times and bronze twice previously for the most medals by any country that hadn’t won gold.

‘I feel at peace’: Felix exits stage with record 11th medal

Allyson Felix knows the way to the Olympic medals stand better than any runner alive. She made her record-setting 11th trip there Saturday, after starring as the headliner on a 4x400 relay win that featured a who’s who of American running.

Team USA beats France for fourth straight gold medal

Nothing about the summer was easy for the U.S. men’s basketball team, and neither was the gold-medal game. The Americans expected nothing less. And in the end, their Olympic reign continues.

Felix's 11th Olympic medal comes in 4x400 relay

Allyson Felix won her 11th career Olympic medal Saturday in the 4x400 relay, passing Carl Lewis with the most track medals of any U.S. athlete

Romashina joins elite company with seventh Olympic gold

Svetlana Romashina has won or been on the winning team of every single event she’s participated in at four Olympics. Her latest victory came by helping the Russian squad to gold in the artistic swimming team event at the Tokyo Games on Saturday.

Chopra wins India’s first gold in Olympic track and field

Neeraj Chopra won India’s first gold medal in Olympic track and field with a throw of 87.58 meters on Saturday to clinch the javelin title at the Tokyo Games.

Canadian track cyclist Mitchell to compete for medal in women's sprint

Kelsey Mitchell, from Sherwood Park, Alta., edged New Zealand's Ellesse Andrews by five-thousandths of a second in the 1/8 final Saturday at the Tokyo Games, avoiding the repechage and putting herself in an excellent position to compete for a medal in the event on Sunday's final day of Olympic competition.

Bautista, Dominican Republic beat South Korea for bronze

Bautista, Dominican Republic beat South Korea for bronze

Juan Francisco homered to help give the Dominican Republic a four-run, first-inning lead, then hit a tie-breaking, two-run double off Seunghwan Oh of South Korea in a five-run eighth inning of a 10-6 victory Saturday that earned the Olympic baseball bronze medal.

China finishes off single greatest Olympic diving contest

China finishes off single greatest Olympic diving contest

China finished off the single greatest diving performance in Olympic history on Saturday, when Cao Yuan outdueled his teammate to win the men’s 10-meter platform title, giving the Chinese gold medals in seven of eight events at the Tokyo Games.

Canada wins bronze in men's 4x100m relay

Andre De Grasse ran a blistering anchor leg, and Canada's men's 4x100 relay team won bronze at the Tokyo Olympics. It's the third medal of the Games, and sixth Olympic medal overall, for De Grasse.

Ahmed claims silver in men's 5000m final

Canadian Mohammed Ahmed finished second in the men's 5,000-metre final Friday morning, claiming the silver medal.

Zsombor-Murray aiming to turn Tokyo experience into Paris 2024 success

Still young and inexperienced on the international stage, diver Nathan Zsombor-Murray wants to turn the lessons learned from his Tokyo journey into success at the 2024 Paris Games.

Griner leads U.S. to gold medal game

Brittney Griner had 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the U.S. beat Serbia 79-59 on Friday to advance to the gold medal game of the Olympics.

Henderson, Sharp stall on moving day

Brooke Henderson and Alena Sharp seemed to play their third rounds at the Olympics in small bursts on Friday as they recorded scores of 71 and 69, respectively. Bob Weeks has more.

Bob Weeks

Bob Weeks

Kenny, Archibald win Olympic debut of women's Madison

There was a moment when Laura Kenny, one of the most decorated track cyclists in Britain’s long history of champions, wondered whether she would ever put on a helmet and step into the pedals for another competitive race.

Olympic baseball a cross between Double-A and Old-Timers Day

Olympic baseball a cross between Double-A and Old-Timers Day

Imagine Olympic swimming without the world’s top 100. Or track and field missing the 100 strongest and fastest. Or gymnastics, if the 100 most talented weren’t on hand. That’s what the Olympic baseball tournament is, largely a cross between Double-A ball and Old-Timers Day.

India's Ashok eyeing Olympic breakout

India's Ashok eyeing Olympic breakout

Aditi Ashok isn't one to pound balls at the driving range while poring over Trackman data and fixating on her ball speed for hours on end. The 23-year-old Indian golfer knows she hits it short. She's always hit it short.

U.S. gets another shot at France with gold on the line

For USA Basketball, some eras will end Saturday. It will be Jerry Colangelo’s last game as managing director of the men’s national team. It’ll mark the end of Gregg Popovich’s commitment as the team’s coach. Some players will likely be wearing the U.S. jersey for the final time. Change is coming. The Americans just don’t want it to be atop the medal stand.

Canadian Genest wins bronze in women's kierin

Canada's Lauriane Genest won a bronze medal in the women's keirin track cycling event. It's the first medal for the 23-year-old from Levis, Que., and Canada's first in the velodrome at the Tokyo Olympics.

France survives Doncic triple-double, will face USA for gold

Nicolas Batum reached over Prepelic to block the layup try with 2.4 seconds left, the final play in France's 90-89 win over Slovenia in a men's basketball semifinal at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday night -- overcoming a historic night from Luka Doncic.

Canada’s Vincent-Lapointe wins silver in C1 200-metre

Laurence Vincent-Lapointe's long, winding road to the Tokyo Olympics has ended on the podium. The Canadian canoeist has won silver in the final of the women's C-1 200-metre race at Sea Forest Waterway.

Canada’s current generation aims to be golden

For everything that Christine Sinclair has done for the national team, the Tokyo Olympics have been a passing of the torch to Canada’s current generation of younger players. It’s a group that has demonstrated the team is in good hands going forward as they go for gold against Sweden.

- Brianne Spiker
Canada’s current generation aims to be golden

Korda soars to the top with birdie blitz

Nelly Korda showed why she is the No.-1 ranked golfer in the world on Thursday, flirting with a round of 59 before settling for a jaw-dropping 62 over the Kasumigaseki Country Club. She leads the tournament by four strokes. Bob Weeks has more.

Korda soars to the top with birdie blitz
- Bob Weeks
Korda soars to the top with birdie blitz

U.S. men’s team gone after another messy relay

The first time U.S. sprinter Ronnie Baker tried to grab the baton, he found himself holding a handful of Fred Kerley’s jersey. The second time, Baker whiffed. By the third try, Kerley was side-by-side with Baker, practically using both hands to shovel the stick into his teammate’s palm.

Filipino-Canadians find role model in Toronto-based Olympic medallist Sanchez

After years of seeing Canadian swimmers compete, it was only when Kayla Sanchez won medals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics that Grace Uy and her brother Rowen saw someone who looked like them on the podium.

Stewart, Team USA rout Australia to advance to women's semis

The U.S. women's basketball team wasn't interested in any drama Wednesday, playing with an all-business approach and not allowing Australia to even think about an upset in a 79-55 Olympic quarterfinal win.

Brian Windhorst

Hayashi's 3 lifts Japan into semis, ousting Belgium

Saki Hayashi hit a 3-pointer with 15.2 seconds left, and Japan advanced to the semifinals by edging Olympic newcomer Belgium 86-85 Wednesday.

Italy rallies past Denmark for dramatic team pursuit gold

Italy broke its own world record in beating Denmark to win the gold medal in men's team pursuit at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday, rallying over the final half of the race to top the world's most dominant team over the past year.

U.S., 3 unbeaten teams set for Olympic men's basketball semis

The U.S. is the only team left that has won Olympic gold, but the other three teams think this is their time.

Yosozumi wins another skateboarding gold for Japan

The Olympic debut of skateboarding is turning out to be an all-Japanese affair. Making it three gold medals from three events, with just one more left to go, Sakura Yosozumi led a Japanese 1-2 in the women's park event on Wednesday, solidifying the host country’s dominance in the sport’s Olympic debut.

The Accidental Sprinter

Andre De Grasse wasn't supposed to be a sprinter, his dream growing up was to be in the NBA. But after a fluke race proved his talent, the Canadian switched his focus. Rick Westhead has more.

Biles returns to win bronze in balance beam; Canada's Black finishes fourth

American superstar Simone Biles returned to competition on the final day of gymnastics at the Tokyo Olympics and captured the bronze medal in balance beam final.

Experienced Henderson ready for second Olympics

Experienced Henderson ready for second Olympics

Five years ago, Brooke Henderson arrived in Rio with the weight of a country on her shoulders. It was a load the teenager simply couldn’t carry, despite a valiant effort. Despite some great play, she ended up tied for seventh.

Experienced Henderson ready for second Olympics
- Bob Weeks
Canada earns historic soccer win over U.S.

Canada earns historic soccer win over U.S.

The demons of the 2012 Olympics have been exorcised. In an historic moment, Canada’s women’s soccer team defeated the top-ranked Americans 1-0 in the semifinal of the Tokyo Olympics on Monday. The Canadians will now have a chance to win their first-ever major tournament in the gold-medal match on Thursday.

Canada earns historic soccer win over U.S.
- Meaghen Johnson

Durant scores 29 as United States tops Spain to reach Olympic semis

Back and forth they went, the reigning Olympic champions from the U.S. on one side, the reigning Basketball World Cup champions from Spain on the other.

Canada's Henderson, Sharp get scouting report from male teammates for Olympic golf

Canada's Brooke Henderson and Alena Sharp are heading into the women's golf tournament at the Tokyo Olympics having learned valuable lessons from the experiences of their male teammates.

Canadian race-walker Dunfee has sights on podium in 50k event

Canadian race walker Evan Dunfee was admittedly nervous when the Richmond Sockeyes Junior B hockey team asked him to conduct a team-building exercise.

Camacho-Quinn wins 100-metre hurdles

Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico powered ahead of American Keni Harrison in the women's 100-meter hurdles Monday, springing an upset and keeping the United States out of the win column at the Olympic track meet for yet another session.

De Grasse runs 9.89 to win 100m bronze in Tokyo

Canada's Andre De Grasse has claimed the bronze medal in the men's 100 metres for the second straight Olympics. The 26-year-old from Markham, Ont., overcame a rough start and raced to third in a personal-best time of 9.89 seconds.

De Grasse runs 9.89 to win 100m bronze in Tokyo
At an extraordinary Olympics, acts of kindness abound

At an extraordinary Olympics, acts of kindness abound

A surfer jumping in to translate for the rival who’d just beaten him. High-jumping friends agreeing to share a gold medal rather than move to a tiebreaker. Two runners falling in a tangle of legs, then helping each other to the finish line.

LUKA'S WORLD: Doncic's Olympic debut getting rave reviews

Luka Doncic’s first Olympics have not been perfect, despite what the basketball standings say. He was defeated. Once. By the rules.

Schauffele is golden in Tokyo

Xander Schauffele may not have a major title, but now he’s golden. TSN's Bob Weeks wraps up the Olympics men's golf tournament.

Bob Weeks

Bob Weeks