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Olympic legend Johann Olav Koss still making all the right moves
Johann Olav Koss is a busy man these days. As the CEO of Right To Play he has a huge role to play in guiding the humanitarian charity that brings sport and play to some of the world's most disadvantaged countries. Despite seeing his organization bounced from the Athletes Village by VANOC and the IOC because of a conflict with Right To Play's non-Olympic sponsors, Koss and Right To Play haven't missed a beat.
» by CansportTV; Posted on February 21, 2010
Mike Robertson comes through with a silver medal in snowboard cross
Canadian snowboarder Mike Robertson rode his way to a silver medal at the Winter Olympics on Monday. The 24-year-old native of Canmore, Alta., finished second in the men's snowboard cross at Cypress Mountain. American Seth Wescott captured the gold after catching Robertson in the final few metres.
» by CTV News; Posted on February 15, 2010
Alexandre Bilodeau's gold-medal winning run
Alexandre Bilodeau won Canada's first ever gold medal on home soil laying down a near-perfect final mogul run at Cypress Mountain on Sunday. "I went out and I knew what to do," Bilodeau said immediately following the event.
» by CTV News; Posted on February 14, 2010
Canadian sports legends light up Vancouver Olympics
The Olympic flame kissed the dark Vancouver sky, a bright symbol of hope on a day of shocking loss. After months of speculation, it was hockey great Wayne Gretzky who lit the outdoor cauldron and officially launched the Vancouver Olympics on Friday night. He had met fellow Canadian sports legends Steve Nash, Senator Nancy Greene Raine, Catriona Le May Doan and Rick Hansen to light flames inside BC Place, then bounded out of the stadium after some technical problems.
» by CBC; Posted on February 13, 2010
Will something be missed with so much focus on Canadian medals?
Good discussion on the CTV You Tube Channel with Stephen Brunt and Michael Grange of the Globe and Mail offer their opinions on how all the focus on Canadians winning medals might mean other stories worhty of attention will be ignored. The discussion comes from the "Digital Lounge", and while the content is good, how about wiring the guys up with lapel microphones, so that they aren't constantly stretching and twisting to pass the lone mike among all three of em, counting the host Matt Wells. It's distracting if not downright annoying!
» by CTV News; Posted on February 12, 2010
Welcome to Vancouver
Thousands of athletes, fans, volunteers and journalists continue to pour into Vancouver with just days left until the start of the Games.
» by Canada.com; Posted on February 10, 2010