Love conquers all, and that includes Rule 40

August 19th, 2016 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

Asics you clever rascals! The mega sporting goods brand found perhaps the most ingenious work around of the IOC’s draconian Rule 40.


Olympic evening preview: Bolt’s final race and De Grasse seeks another medal

August 19th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

Usain Bolt sets his sights on a historic triple-triple and Andre De Grasse is back on the track leading Canada to what could be another medal.


Olympic racewalkers are faster, tougher than most runners

August 19th, 2016 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Rio 2016 | 3 Comments »

The early leader pooped himself, and Canadian Evan Dunfee got bodychecked out of a medal, sparking a protest. The Olympic 50K was one crazy event.


Melissa Bishop finishes second in heat, goes through to finals

August 18th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

Melissa Bishop didn’t disappoint her fans today. She is going through to the finals!


Well that was weird: American women’s 4x100m relay sets fastest time in “re-run,” bumps China out of final

August 18th, 2016 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

It almost seemed inevitable: after screwing up their baton handoff, the American women’s 4x100m team contested the result, saying their was interference from the Brazilians. They won their appeal and were awarded a “re-run” […]


Who will Melissa Bishop face in tonight’s 800m semifinal?

August 18th, 2016 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

For the first time in years, Canada has a middle distance medal contender. A look at who she’s up against and what it will take to make the final.


DQed steeplechaser un-retires, to avenge loss in 2017

August 18th, 2016 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

Ezekiel Kemboi, enraged by his DQ from a French complaint, will run in 2017 and “reclaim his medal from France.”


Madness in 4x100m relay: Americans drop the baton; Canadian men and women advance to final

August 18th, 2016 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

The Brazilians end up disqualified; The Americans will get a re-run of their heat on Thursday night and still could make the final.


What is the decathlon and how does the scoring work?

August 18th, 2016 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

One of Canada’s best shots at Olympic gold comes in what many consider to be the toughest event in the games: the decathlon. What are the events and how does it work?


The greatest steeplechaser of all-time retires, then finds out he got DQed, bronze medal taken away

August 17th, 2016 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

Ezekiel Kemboi wanted to cap his career, which includes two Olympic gold medals and four world titles, with a bronze. Instead, he got DQed on a ridiculous technicality.


Olympic evening: What to watch for on Day 6 of Athletics in Rio

August 17th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

Andre De Grasse steps back on the track for the 200m semi-finals and Damian Warner continues his quest for a medal in the decathlon. Here’s what to watch on day six of athletics in Rio.


So far, Rio has been the #Fallympics

August 17th, 2016 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

Everyone seems to be falling all over the place in these Games. Here are the craziest, toughest and most bizarre dives and spills thus far.