Prior to his Paralympics debut, the para ice hockey player couldn’t help but think about how far he has come.
Canada’s medal hopes were extinguished against the defending Paralympic champions in the quarterfinals.
In a symbol of international friendship, two racers crossed the finish line hand-in-hand, even though each of their racing suits sported a different country’s colour.
Allison Jones from the U.S. and Alyda Norbruis of Netherlands finished fourth and fifth in the women’s road race C1-2-3 on Friday.
At first, the racial slur his former boss made about him didn’t bother him. It had been 17 years since Hamlin Grange had worked with him at the Toronto Star. That’s when another working colleague, John Miller, told him about the derogatory remark.
“My wife knew something (had) changed inside me,” Grange said. “She said I looked vulnerable, as if I’d lost something. … She was right.”
This was a defining moment in Grange’s career. He went on to report and anchor on Global TV and CBC TV, and eventually to co-create DiversiPro Inc., a company dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion.
Vitor Belfort will take to the Octagon on Sept. 22 in Toronto with what seems like the longest of shots to beat Jon Jones.
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Oli Jokinen had two goals, including the game winner, as the Finns erased a two-goal deficit after two periods for their fifth Olympic medal since the 1988 Calgary Games.
Canadian short track speed skaters, Charles Hamelin and Francois-Louis Tremblay won gold and bronze medals in a wild 500 m Olympic short track speed skating event on Friday.
Brian Rafalski scored two late goals consecutively as the United States pounded Norway 6-1 in men’s Olympic hockey on Thursday.