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Sinead Russell lowers Canadian record at swimming worlds
SHANGHAI - Sinead Russell of Oakville, Ont., lowered her Canadian record for the second time Monday and Jillian Tyler of Calgary also advanced to a final in swimming action at the FINA World Aquatic Championships. In the women's 100 backstroke semifinal, Russell clocked 59.68 seconds for the fifth fastest qualifying time for Tuesday's final but only 0.3 seconds off the best time posted by American star Nathalie Coughlin. That bettered her Canadian record of 59.80 set in the morning preliminaries in which she was ranked second.
» by CanSport; Posted on July 25, 2011
Gymnast Kevin Lytwyn raises the bar in pursuit of Olympic dream
Since moving up to the men's senior team over two years ago Kevin Lytwyn has been honing in steadily on the goal every competitive gymnast dreams about but only a select few get the chance to live: a trip to compete at the Olympic Games.
» by Cansport; Posted on March 17, 2011
Luge track safety defended by VANOC
The head of the Vancouver Olympics committee is defending the steps taken to make sure the luge track at the Whistler Sliding Centre was safe, saying an internal email he sent about safety concerns was due diligence.
» by CBC; Posted on February 7, 2011
Kershaw gets the gold!
In dramatic style that's been building since his two silver medals at the Tour de Ski, Canada's Devon Kershaw went for broke and claimed the gold medal win he's been craving as he brought the nation to it's feet.
» by Cansport; Posted on January 6, 2011
Gymnast Peng Peng Lee back on top
GATINEAU, Quebec -- Competing for the first time in more than two years, 17-year-old Peng Peng Lee of Toronto stepped back into the limelight as one of Canada's most promising young gymnasts with a remarkable victory in the women's all around event at the Elite Canada meet on Friday. Lee topped the field of 30 competitors on floor and uneven bars and was among the front runners on vault and beam for a total score of 54.800 points. Madeleine Gardiner of Cambridge, Ont., was a close second with 54.300 and Charlotte Mackie of Coquitlam, B.C., was third at 52.100.
» by Cansport; Posted on December 11, 2010
Osborne-Paradis 13th at Lake Louise downhill
Manny Osborne-Paradis raced to a 13th place finish in the opening men's World Cup downhil of the season at Lake Louise. Austria veteran Michael Walchofer topped the field. Jan Hudec was the top Canadian in 11th spot.
» by CBC; Posted on November 27, 2010