Interested in what others say about the future of amateur in Canada? You've come to the right place. Here you'll find some of the most informed columnists in the country and, just to show how much we believe in freedom of expression, you'll also come across some downright wacky ideas from people we couldn't disagree with more, but that's the way we like it.
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DiManno: Moir and Virtue readying to amaze the world
DiManno: Moir and Virtue readying to amaze the world Toronto Star After the Olympics , and the subsequent whirlwind of promotional appearances, the couple was worn out and took a long time to decide on whether to continue ... and more »
» by Toronto Star; Posted on January 17, 2011
DiManno: Chan takes great leap forward with double quads
DiManno: Chan takes great leap forward with double quads Toronto Star Chan is two-time and reigning world silver medallist and finished fifth at the Vancouver Olympics . A month ago, he captured his first Grand Prix final title ... and more »
» by Toronto Star; Posted on January 14, 2011
World juniors loss: Get a grip, Canada
While the Russians staying in my Buffalo hotel will be waking up with real hangovers this morning, the people of Canada went to bed with throbbing heads last night: what happened? How did we screw up? Who's to blame?
» by Globe and Mail; Posted on January 6, 2011
Lang's early retirement a shame
To an athlete, retiring young Edmonton Journal (blogs) (blog) She was a force for Canada in two World Cups and the 2008 Summer Olympics . Lang also scored 14 goals over five pro seasons with the Vancouver Whitecaps of ... and more »
» by Post Media - BC; Posted on January 5, 2011
Canada, U.S. rivalry still strong
From his perch in the Hockey Canada suite at the HSBC Arena, a giddy Bob Nicholson could hear the thousands of red-and-white clad fans from north of the border chanting "This is our house!"
» by Sun Media; Posted on January 3, 2011
One step forward, two steps back for women in sport
One step forward, two steps back Toronto Star At the same time, the Flying Fourteen an international group of female ski jumpers sued VANOC, the organizing committee for the Vancouver Olympics . ... and more »
» by Toronto Star; Posted on December 17, 2010
Russell: Great North talent fills sports hall
It is still an intangible thing, but to be in a room of a thousand people to see the gods and goddesses of sport get their due and enter Canada's Sports Hall of Fame is awe inspiring.
» by CBC; Posted on November 11, 2010
Spotlight shrinks for Canada's winter athletes
Perhaps you remember these folks. Fresh-faced young sports heroes, the embodiment of the new national spirit, their stories spun out on multiple media platforms, inspirational tales of personal challenges conquered and obstacles overcome, pointing toward that single shining moment when one of them would become the first Canadian to win an Olympic gold medal on home soil, all of that accompanied by the theme song that you just couldn't get out of your head.
» by Globe and Mail; Posted on October 27, 2010
Russell: Everything's different in Delhi
The capital of the second most populous nation on earth has endured a bum rap in the last week or so. Critics have targeted New Delhi's warts while failing to plug into the vibe of the Commonwealth Games host city.
» by CBC; Posted on September 30, 2010
Commonwealth Games still relevant
The Commonwealth Games have a unique place in the international sporting calendar. The event is not genuinely global , like world championships, but the participating countries come from every continent.
» by Sports Features; Posted on September 29, 2010
The clash of two Indias
India is a nation of paradoxes, of diametrically opposed images all mashed together in a heart-rending, head-scratching collage. In the shadow of gleaming new office towers you find open sewers. Next to the entrepreneur driving the Jaguar is the slum-dweller riding an ox and talking on a cell phone that looks like it is straight out of the 23rd century.
» by National Post; Posted on September 23, 2010
Huge shadows loom over New Delhi
Well, it certainly sounds like a fiasco. Tuesday, those overseeing Canada's participation in the Commonwealth Games painted a rather pessimistic picture of the landscape in New Delhi, with opening ceremonies less than two weeks away.
» by Globe and Mail; Posted on September 22, 2010