2016 Rio Olympics

Oleksiak silver medal

How Penny Oleksiak stays humble

Oleksiak’s friends keep her grounded. They’re less entourage, more peanut gallery.
Andre De Grasse

How Rio became Canada’s breakthrough Olympics

Canada set a high standard in Rio, and is emerging as a Summer Olympics power
Athletics – Olympics: Day 9

One picture, less than 1,000 words: Usain Bolt’s legacy

Usain Bolt reminded us that, despite doping scandals, sport can still be pure
Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony

NBC squeezes American content out of Olympic celebration

American commentators mostly let Rio’s closing ceremony speak for itself. After all, there’s not much for them to say about a show about everyone else.

Andre De Grasse vs. Average Canadian: 200m

Andre De Grasse won silver in the men’s 200-metre final with a time of 20.02 seconds. Let’s see what our average Canadian can do.
Catharine Pendrel

Catharine Pendrel comes back to claim mountain bike bronze

’The result was about giving our best and that’s what I did. I knew I was strong,’ cyclist says of fight for the finish
Rio Olympics Athletics

DQ turns Canada’s oh-so-close miss into 4 x 100 bronze

Canada’s run is not over yet — Melissa Bishop races Saturday in 800 final

Race walker Evan Dunfee on winning, then losing, bronze

’I made the decision not to appeal, as I believe the right decision stood’
A woman works at the Brazilian Laboratory of Doping Control during its inauguration before the 2016 Rio Olympics in Rio de Janeiro

The Canadian judge who keeps the Olympics clean

Former sprinter Hugh Fraser moonlights as an adjudicator with the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Rio