For Vanessa Gilles, the path to soccer glory wasn’t conventional, but her conviction to make the tough choice paid off in the end.
Articles by Jessa Braun
Jonathan Osorio led the Canadian national men’s soccer team to a historic night at Azteca on Thursday.
Canadian women’s national soccer coach Bev Priestman is already thinking about how the upcoming Celebration Tour can benefit her team moving forward.
Hamilton, Ont. native Kia Nurse is competing in her first-ever playoff run.
Over a week and a half, she captured a quarter of Canada’s total medal count, gathering two golds, a silver and two bronzes, the first-place finishes being in the 100- and 400-metre freestyles.
A silver medal in Rio 2016 secured hope for success in Tokyo, but that all came crashing down with the weight bar that fell on her in June.
The St-Augustin, Que. native broke her personal best not once, but twice in the same day as she sped to the end of the 100-metre freestyle S7 final on Tuesday.
Canada’s efforts were rewarded with a bronze medal when the U.S. and Great Britain were disqualified from the Paralympic race for leaving their blocks before teammates touched the wall.
Marina completed the race in a time of 2:15.43, bettering her sixth-place qualifying performance of 2:16.19.
Everybody on the Canadian national swim team wants to take a trip through the Tunnel of Love. The purpose of the exercise is to maintain a team atmosphere in a sport that is individual by its nature, by recognizing successes as a group and keeping squad morale high in the process.