(Victoria, BC – August 23, 2014) The 20th Anniversary of the Victoria Commonwealth Games was celebrated in style today at PISE (Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence) with an afternoon of activities and sporting events. A ground-breaking ceremony was held for the PISE Track Project, and an official presentation of the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award…Details
TORONTO – The Canadian Press Published by: The Globe and Mail, Wednesday, Aug. 20 2014 Canadian shot putter Dylan Armstrong has patiently waited for all the hurdles to be cleared so that he can finally call himself an Olympic medallist. On Wednesday, the Canadian Olympic Committee confirmed the long wait is coming to an end…Details
Submitted by: IRB Communications Canada wing Magali Harvey has been named the IRB Women’s Player of the Year 2014 following her side’s 21-9 defeat by England in the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 final at Stade Jean Bouin in Paris on Sunday. Harvey is the first Canadian to win the prestigious award and reflects the…Details
Congratulations to all of the athletes, coaches and support staff who contributed to Team Canada’s success at the 2014 Commonwealth Games! The full list of medals won by Canadians at the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland: Gold Ryan Cochrane (swimming): Men’s 400m freestyle. Ryan Cocharne (swimming): Men’s 1,500m freestyle. Annabelle Kovacs, Maria Kitkarska, Patricia Bezzoubenko (rhythmic…Details
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