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Monday Jul 28 |

French to be Canadian flag bearer for 2014 Youth Olympic Games

According to Canadian Olympic Committee Senior Manager of Media Relations Jane Almeida on Monday, fencer Dylan French of Richmond, British Columbia has been named the Canadian flag bearer in the opening ceremonies of the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China on August 16. French's claim to fame was winning a bronze medal in the epee ... (more)


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Canoe/Kayak, Olympic Rhythmic Gymnastics, Beach Volleyball

Mon Mar 03, 2014

Johnson: Alberta Sports Hall of Fame inductee Carol Huynh's biggest ...

Former Olympic wrestling champion Carol Huynh was photographed in Calgary on Monday with her 11-day-old daughter Mila Biggs after it was announced that she would be inducted into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Carol Huynh, Olympic Wrestling, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Leigh Vierling

Wed Oct 30, 2013

Vancouver Courier

Olympian Verbeek hosts wrestling clinic at J.O. Joker Slam

Three-time Olympic wrestler Tonya Verbeek will attend the third annual Joker Slam, a three-day bout and clinic to mark the start of the 10th season at John Oliver secondary and recognize returning alumni.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic

Sun Sep 08, 2013

IOC returns wrestling into Olympics

According to Stephen Wilson of the Associated Press , the sport of wrestling will remain on the Olympic program after all.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Carol Huynh, Olympic Wrestling, Olympic Softball, Olympic Baseball

Fri Sep 06, 2013

The Globe and Mail

Vancouver teen grappling for recognition

Amar Dhesi, top, has emerged as a phenom from the close-knit Indo-Canadian wrestling community in the Vancouver region.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Carol Huynh, Olympic Wrestling, Arjan Bhullar, Summer Olympics


Olympic Medal Count

1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35