Clara Hughes

It's Wrong to Hate the "Bell" in Bell Let's Talk Day

Sasha Nagy | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada Living
Sasha Nagy

I was more than a little disappointed when I saw so many members of the mainstream media writing flippant and dismissive tweets using the #BellLetsTalk hashtag on Tuesday. Couching this smug dismissal around perceived corporate hypocrisy completely misses the point.

What Do Canadian Olympians Really Snack On?

CBC | Posted 03.30.2014 | Canada Living

With an array of sports performance products on the market designed to help you refuel, recharge and recover, it can be hard to know what advice to sw...

Build Girls' Self-Esteem By Getting Them Off Sidelines

Marci Warhaft-Nadler | Posted 07.14.2013 | Canada Impact
Marci Warhaft-Nadler

Six in 10 girls quit activities they love because of how they feel about their looks. Last month, Dove launched its Girls Unstoppable campaign with the goal of preventing girls from giving up on the sports and activities that can help them build their confidence and self-esteem.

Going Cross Country For A Great Cause

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.25.2013 | Canada Impact

GATINEAU, Que. - Clara Hughes is taking her Bell Let's Talk campaign on the road.The six-time Olympian plans to ride her bike coast to coast to talk a...

Giving Girls A Right To Play On International Women's Day

The Huffington Post Canada | Dileen Simms | Posted 03.14.2013 | Canada Impact

Generally speaking, women enjoy a relative amount of safety in Canada. But safety is not equality. International Women's Day was born out of a long...

Five People Who Have Merit

Michael H. Wilson | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Impact
Michael H. Wilson

2013-01-09-Meritbanner.jpg When I use the word "merit", I think of excellence, laudability, high achievement, well-deserved, praiseworthy and well-earned, sometimes in the face of daunting circumstances. Let me apply it to people who have had a great impact on my life and whose achievements MERIT the use of the word!

London 2012: The Most Hygienic Games Ever?

Jason Tetro | Posted 10.03.2012 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

2012-07-25-olympicbanner.png There has been one more bombshell occurring in London -- though it hasn't quiet made the same kind of headlines as Ye Shiwen . In contrast to all the prognostication of infectious diseases outbreaks and epidemics that could potentially lead to a pandemic, including my own, the reality is that germs have played almost no role at the Games.

Still Chasing That Seventh Olympic Podium

CP | Gregory Strong, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.01.2012 | Canada

HAMPTON COURT, England - With the finish at Hampton Court Palace fast approaching, Canadian cyclist Clara Hughes furiously worked her pedals as she ma...

Canadian Cycling Veteran Still Chasing Seventh Olympic Medal

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.28.2012 | Canada

LONDON - On a day that showcased all British weather had to offer, Marianne Vos added another Olympic gold to her glittering cycling pedigree.The 25-y...

What Medal Will Clara Hughes Win?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.23.2012 | Canada

At this point in her career, Clara Hughes has nothing left to prove. The Canadian cyclist and speedskater is one of this country's greatest athletes e...

LOOK: 9 Canadians To Watch In London

CP | Posted 07.06.2012 | Canada

A tennis ace, a boxing world champion and a speed skater (who just happens to rock the road cycling circuit) are among Canada's best bets for a podium...

Hesjedal, Hughes To Lead Road Cycling Team

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.21.2012 | Canada

LAC MEGANTIC, Que. - Two of the biggest names on the Canadian Olympic team will compete in the road cycling competition at the London Games.Giro d'Ita...

Attention Getter: Clara Hughes On Doping In Sports

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 03.19.2012 | Canada Living

Clara Hughes is one of Canada's best-loved and well-respected athletes, so when she talks doping in sports, we tend to listen. Besides being one of on...