Olympics

Neither Feasible Nor Desirable, 2020 Summer Olympics Are Now Postponed

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Late Sunday evening, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC), backed by their Athletes’ Commissions, National Sports Organizations and the Government of Canada, announced they would not send Canadian teams […]

Del Potro Moves Into Third Round At Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO, August 9, 2016 Juan Martin del Potro marches on at this year’s Olympic Tennis Event in Rio and he roared with delight after coming through a testing encounter 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 against Portugal’s Joao Sousa on Monday. The […]

Canadian Tennis Team Nominated for Rio 2016

TORONTO, July 1, 2016 On Thursday, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Tennis Canada named the four athletes nominated to represent Team Canada in tennis at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games from August 5 to 21. The athletes selected are […]

Muguruza And Nadal Looking Forward To Team-Up In Rio

MALLORCA/PARIS, May 30, 2016 Martina Hingis and Roger Federer representing Switzerland as well as Garbine Muguruza and Rafael Nadal representing Spain will team-up at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Toni Nadal, however, stated that the Swiss combination will […]