Max Moffatt's first slopestyle World Cup medal is gold in Italy

Canada's Max Moffatt won gold in skiing slopestyle on Sunday while fellow Canadian Meghan Oldham took silver in the women's event at Seiser Alm, Italy. The medals were the first on the World Cup circuit for both skiers. Moffatt, of Caledon, Ont., scored 83.10 in his best of three final runs. Sweden's Oliwer Magnusson was second […]

Canada's medal hopes shattered as Finns fight back to win in OT

It wasn't just Canada's junior hockey team that was devastated Wednesday night — it was the entire country, says defenceman Ian Mitchell. The defending champions were ousted from the world junior hockey championship after a dramatic 2-1 overtime loss to Finland. It's the first time Canada has not won a medal when hosting the tournament and only […]

Here’s what a Medal of Honor recipient says you should do if you find yourself in a firefight

Reuters US Army Captain Florent Groberg received the Medal of Honor for tackling a suicide bomber in 2012. Task & Purpose asked Groberg what he’d tell his soldiers to do in combat, and he replied, “Keep a cool head and mind and do your job.” Medal of Honor recipient Florent Groberg’s advice for the next […]

Taylor Ruck scores Canadian medal record with Pan Pacific silver

Taylor Ruck is now the most-decorated Canadian swimmer at a single Pan Pacific Swimming Championships after racing to a silver in the 200-metre backstroke in Tokyo on Sunday​. The medal was her fifth of the event, helping Ruck break a tie she held with six other Canadians for the most medals at a single Pan Pacs with four. Ruck, […]

A market-design economist wins the John Bates Clark medal

Parag Pathak penned a pupil-picker paper BOSTON parents were fed up. To get their children into public schools they had to submit a list of their preferences. Spots were allocated first to those who put a school top. Only then would schools consider pupils who put them second or third. Sounds fair? Hold on. The […]

‘Unsportsmanlike’ Cambage ejected in gold medal match

Lawn bowler Aaron Wilson gets his rig out0:32 Commonwealth Games: After clinching gold in the lawn bowls, Aussie Aaron Wilson decided to rip the top off and enjoy a lap of honour with his rig out to celebrate. April 13th 2018 a day ago /display/ news and galleries/Comm Games/ News Corp Australia Network Share Share […]

Canada's Taylor Ruck wins 8th medal to equal Commonwealth Games record

Canadian teenage swimmer Taylor Ruck matched the record for most medals won at a single Commonwealth Games by any athlete when she reached the podium for the eighth time in Australia on Tuesday. The record-tying medal came in the women’s 4×100 medley relay on the final day of swimming events. Ruck, 17, anchored teammates Kylie Masse, Kierra […]

Taylor Ruck matches Canadian Commonwealth Games record with 7th medal

Teenage swimmer Taylor Ruck tied a Canadian record Monday by winning her seventh medal of the Commonwealth Games in Australia. With her bronze in the women’s 100-metre freestyle, Ruck, 17, grabbed a piece of the national single-Games mark, which has stood for 52 years and is shared by two other swimmers. Elaine Tanner set the record […]

Triathlete Joanna Brown wins Canada's 1st medal of Commonwealth Games

Canada’s first medal of the Commonwealth Games came the hard way. Joanna Brown, who almost didn’t make the race after fracturing her left shoulder in a bike crash March 2 in the opening race of the 2018 ITU World Triathlon Series in Abu Dhabi, ran down one rival after another in the race’s final stage to claim […]