'This incident will not define me': Canadian Olympian Dave Duncan on Winter Games arrest

Canadian ski cross athlete Dave Duncan says he wants to set the record straight about what happened the night he, his wife and Willy Raine were arrested over a car theft during the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Duncan, in an exclusive interview with CBC Sports, is breaking his silence about the incident that captured international […]

Decorated Olympian Éric Bé​dard named Canadian men's short track coach

The success of Samuel Girard and his Canadian short track teammates at the Winter Olympics earlier this year has fueled former Canadian speed skater Éric Bé​dard's excitement of overseeing the men's squad. On Wednesday, Speed Skating Canada announced the appointment of the three-time Olympian as national head coach, effective Aug. 13. "We saw the great […]

Aussie Olympian cops huge ASADA ban

AUSTRALIAN BMX cyclist Bodi Turner is banned until March next year after breaching the strict Whereabouts rules. ASADA announced that the Rio Olympian must serve his suspension until March 3. “Turner accumulated two missed tests, and one filing failure between November 2016 and August 2017,” the anti-doping body said in a statement. Competitors who are […]

Canadian multi-sport Olympian Georgia Simmerling retires from competitive skiing

Georgia Simmerling has been described as one of the grittiest and most talented Canadian Olympians. The West Vancouver, B.C., native donned the Maple Leaf at both the Summer and Winter Games, and at the age of 29, became the only Canadian athlete to compete in three different Olympics in as many different sports. But after 11 […]

Nathan Chen rebounded big time with a sensational performance and became the first Olympian to ever land 6 quads

Lucy Nicholson/Reuters Nathan Chen needed a huge performance in the free skate of the men’s single figure skating event and he delivered. Chen became the “Quad King” when he landed six quadruple jumps, the first in Olympic history. His score left him in first place, and was just what he needed to have a shot […]

Winter olympian turned presenter Amy Williams on her weekend

She now divides her time between being a mum to her son Oscar, who turns one in March, TV commentating and presenting – most recently, The Gadget Show – and motivational speaking. Amy lives in Bath with her husband Craig Ham. “Our weekend starts at around 3pm on a Friday, when Craig finishes early and […]

Eritrea's first Winter Olympian is from Alberta

Shannon-Ogbani Abeda will soon don a ski suit hued with the vibrant colours of the Eritrean flag as the country makes its Winter Olympic debut this February. Born and raised in Alberta by immigrant parents from the East African nation, the 21-year-old has spent most of his life nestled in the Rocky Mountains and grew up barrelling […]