Team Canada

Tessa Virtue On Being Told She Should Go Blonde

Posted 07.27.2016 | Canada Living

Olympic champion, Tessa Virtue, opens up about media's treatment of female athletes.

Eugenie Bouchard Will Play For Canada In The Rio Olympics

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.26.2016 | Canada

Fellow Canadian Milos Raonic and other high-profile players pulled out.

Why I'm Lucky Andre De Grasse Is My Son

Beverley De Grasse | Posted 07.22.2016 | Canada Parents
Beverley De Grasse

As a parent you don't set out to raise a high-performance athlete, you set out to raise a good kid who will mature into an honourable and productive adult. As he was growing up, I didn't really know that my son, Andre De Grasse, would be one of Canada's top track and field athletes on his way to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games!

The One Thing I Want For My Canadian Olympian Son

Lucie Huot | Posted 07.07.2016 | Canada Parents
Lucie Huot

Normalcy is something we all take for granted sometimes as the comforts of our day-to-day lives often seem too simple. For a high performance para-athlete like my son, some days are far from the usual and so normalcy is the one thing I try to maintain in his life.

The Three Ways I Raised A Canadian Olympian

Beverly Labbe | Posted 07.26.2016 | Canada Parents
Beverly Labbe

We all want our children to reach their full potential and the same is true when you're raising an Olympic athlete. My daughter, Stephanie Labbe, started playing soccer when she was 12 and from that point on, a large part of the whole family's life was spent on sport fields and arenas.

How I Taught A Canadian Olympian To Reach New Heights

Jane MacLennan | Posted 07.06.2016 | Canada Parents
Jane MacLennan

Failure is essential to success. That was an important lesson for my daughter, trampolinist and London 2012 Olympic Games gold medalist Rosie MacLennan.

How I Raised Canadian Olympian Mark Oldershaw

Connie-Lee Oldershaw | Posted 07.07.2016 | Canada Parents
Connie-Lee Oldershaw

Coming from a long line of athletes doesn't guarantee a medal, but doing whatever it takes to have your child succeed may be the thing that helps someone get there.

Hayley Wickenheiser's Inspiring Message To Young Athletes

Posted 07.06.2016 | Canada Living

In partnership with Robax, we sat down with the seasoned athlete to talk about the state of women's hockey and what future generations of hockey players can do to engage in safe play.

Hayley Wickenheiser On Hockey, Back Pain And Recovery

Posted 07.07.2016 | Canada Living

At 37 years old, Hayley Wickenheiser is the oldest active member of the Canadian Women's National Hockey Team and has four Olympic gold medals and seven gold World Championship titles under her belt.

Team Canada's Athletes Are Badass. This Video Proves It.

CP | Gregory Strong, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.26.2016 | Canada Living

"The winter makes us who we are."

I Didn't Let Double Amputation Dash My Olympic Dream

Madison Wilson-Walker | Posted 04.22.2016 | Canada Living
Madison Wilson-Walker

My journey has taken me to Team Canada with the hopes of securing a spot at the Paralympic Games in Rio. I hope that my story can enlighten others about the devastation that meningococcal disease can cause, and also show others going through similar situations that you can do anything once you set your mind to it.

Here's What Team Canada Will Be Wearing At The Summer Olympics

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 07.27.2016 | Canada Style

The countdown to Rio is on.

No One Makes It To The Olympic Podium Alone

Hilary Caldwell | Posted 04.08.2016 | Canada Living
Hilary Caldwell

When I made my first Olympic team in 2012, it really was a dream come true. Since competing in London, I've been on the podium at World Championships and Commonwealth Games, I've become a Pan American champion and I'm a Canadian record holder several times over. Throughout all my successes and failures along the way, I've had an amazing team of people behind me.

Team Canada's Olympic Outfits Are A Problem

Janice Forsyth | Posted 04.01.2016 | Canada Style
Janice Forsyth

How does it look to have Canada's major department store, Hudson's Bay, teaming up with Dsquared2, the focal point of last year's atrocious "Dsquaw" debacle, to produce the outfits that our athletes will wear in Rio? What does it say about the Olympic Games, the corporate sponsors, and their relationship with Indigenous people in Canada?

Andre De Grasse Chooses College Over Cash (For Now)

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.03.2015 | Canada Living

He'll be racing for USC.

THEY'RE GOING TO RIO

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.17.2015 | Canada

The team recently defeated the U.S. for gold at the Pan Am Games.

Canada Headed To Rio Paralympics With Rugby Victory

CP | Lori Ewing, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.15.2015 | Canada

Toronto marked the Parapan American debut of the hard-hitting sport formerly named "Murderball."

Canada Adds To Its Parapan Am Gold Collection

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.13.2015 | Canada Living

Canada continued its successful run at the Parapan American Games on Thursday with multiple gold medals in the pool and on the track.

Canadians Pick Up Two Swimming Medals At Parapan Am Games

CP | Posted 08.09.2015 | Canada

Zack McAllister and Zach Zona finished second and third, respectively, in the S8 400-metre freestyle.

Mark Ledo Wins Canada's First Parapan Am Gold In Cycling

CP | Posted 08.08.2015 | Canada

Toronto's Mark Ledo finished first in the H3-5 men's cycling road race.

More Than 200 Canadians To Compete In Parapan Am Games

CBC | Posted 07.31.2015 | Canada

The Games will take place from Aug. 7-15.

Canada Downs Mexico To Make Men's Basketball Semis

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.23.2016 | Canada

Canada used a balanced attack to defeat Mexico 96-76 Thursday and move within one win of a first ever medal in Pan American Games men's basketball play.

Christine Sinclair Stars On Historic Video Game Cover

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.20.2016 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Canadian soccer captain Christine Sinclair is not just in the game, she's on the cover.EA Sports announced Monday that the 32-year-old from ...

Canadian Men's Basketball Team Improvises After Bus Breaks Down

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.20.2016 | Canada

The team was unfazed when told their bus had broken down en route after practice.

Canada's Head Cheerleader Thrilled With Team's Pan Am Performance

CP | Lori Ewing, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.19.2016 | Canada

Canada topped the medal table through most of Week 1 before falling to second Saturday night.