LONDON, Ont. – Nikolai Bejenaru, a two-time Olympic gymnast joins Yannis Economopoulos of the Toronto Observer, for the first episode of Athletes in and around London, where we talk about Bejenaru’s gymnastics journey, his route…
Eileen Feng Gu is receiving harsh criticism for choosing to represent China and not the U.S, her country of birth, at the Winter Games.
A panda and a Chinese lantern served as mascots for the Beijing Olympics and Paralympics respectively – but the panda vastly outshone the lantern in terms of popularity. Here’s why.
China’s unjust treatment of the Uyghur minority makes boxing practitioners question if Canada should boycott or continue participating in this year’s Winter Olympics.
Cannabis store owners in Toronto are hopeful that the Uber Eats and Tokyo Smoke partnership will help fight the stigma surrounding cannabis.
As she comes up to the biggest summer of her softball career, Emma Entzminger doesn’t let the pressure of the step she’s about to take get to her. The Victoria, BC native has competed on just about every stage that softball can offer, and as she prepares to take the biggest one yet, Entzminger feels prepared for whatever may come next.
Coming off a five-medal performance at the 2019 world junior swimming championships, Jade Hannah seemed to be a name to watch for Canadians ahead of the Tokyo Olympics. Then, her rise stalled as the COVID-19 pandemic delayed not only the Olympics, but all other swim meets.
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.
Shoulder surgery and COVID-19 are not slowing down national team swimmer Kayla Sanchez ahead of the Canadian Olympic swimming trials.
Swimming demands an intense mental focus, and the past year gave the 22-year old many reasons to feel poised as she navigates training for the upcoming Canadian Olympic trials.