Young Richmond fencer to carry Canadian flag
Dylan French, 17, will carry the Maple Leaf at the Youth Olympics in China. Photo by Christopher Sun/Special to the News Dylan French, 17, will carry the Maple Leaf at the Youth Olympics in China.
Royal happenings at the Commonwealth Games
The Commonwealth Games is one of those rare sports events when geopolitics takes a firm backseat to athletic achievement.
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Learning from hockey
I went straight from the Field Hockey World Cups in June to watching soccer's World Cup which ended this month.
Aussie swimmers look to open Commonwealth Games in style
Australia's powerhouse swimmers are expected to stamp their authority on the Commonwealth Games from the start on Thursday and help erase the misery of their 2012 London Olympics flop.
Five Calgary area athletes to watch at the Commonwealth Games
Jessica O'Connell poses at Foothills Stadium track in Calgary in May. The 5,000-metre specialist will be competing at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, on Aug. 2. Notable: Ran a breakthrough personal best in the 5,000m at May's Payton Jordan Invitational - which is the eighth-fastest 5,000m ever recorded by a Canadian female .
Four years after India, Canada can focus solely on sport in Glasgow Games
Around this time four years ago, Canadian team general manager Scott Stevenson was scrubbing floors at the Commonwealth Games athletes village in India.
Canada's flag bearer Nattrass will soak up every moment of opening ceremonies
When Susan Nattrass walks into a competition venue these days, she pauses to take a good look around, and composes a mental picture.
Special Olympians shine
Kevin Ramsay of Tyne Valley won two gold medals in tenpin bowling at the 2014 Special Olympics National Summer Games in Vancouver, B.C., last week.
Athens' Abandoned International Airport Is Incredibly Creepy
From Flight Club : Opened in 1938 and closed in 2001 after a new airport was built for the Olympics, Ellinikon International Airport sits abandoned without any hope for redevelopment since Greece is broker than an autojourno crashing an uninsured Lamborghini.
UMass grad Hannah Prince makes U.S. Field Hockey National Team
As so often is the case in sports, when you dream big, good things happen. Former UMass-Amherst field hockey captain Hannah Prince is a prime example.