Olympics News

Ben Johnson appeared in an ad for an Australian betting company that made light of his doping disqualification after winning gold in the 100-metre dash in the 1988 Olympics.

Disgraced sprinter Ben Johnson endorses 'juiced up' app

By 650 CKOM May 16, 2017 - 7:38am Updated: May 16, 2017 - 7:45am

Ben Johnson finally found a way to cash in on his brief time as an Olympic gold medallist.

The 55-year-old former sprinter has appeared in an advertisement for an...

Darrell Davis: No cheering for cheerleading

By Darrell Davis December 7, 2016 - 7:18am Updated: December 7, 2016 - 7:18am

What's next? Gainer versus the San Diego Chicken in an Olympic, gold-medal showdown between mascots?

Word has come from the International Olympic Committee that two new...

Jamie Nye: If not NHLers, then who should play for Olympic gold?

By Jamie Nye November 17, 2016 - 7:41am Updated: November 17, 2016 - 7:41am

The NHL is playing hardball when it comes to their players going to the Olympics.

And the International Olympic Committee has clearly stopped negotiating as it's the...

Runner Andre De Grasse of Markham, Ont., who won a silver and two bronze medals, at the arrival gate at Toronto's Pearson International Airport Aug. 24, 2016.

More Olympic athletes back on home soil

By The Canadian Press August 24, 2016 - 7:24am Updated: August 24, 2016 - 7:45am

TORONTO — For the second day in a row, Canadian Olympians returned home from the Rio Olympics to excited crowds of loved ones and fans.

Runner Andre De Grasse of Markham...

Canadian wrestler Jillian Gallays (centre) with cousin Heather Bury (left) and aunt Laurie Bury (right) at the Saskatoon airport following Gallays' return from the Rio Olympics.

Saskatchewan wrestler returns from Rio

By Bryn Levy August 23, 2016 - 12:38pm Updated: August 24, 2016 - 8:15am

One of Canada's Olympians has returned home to Saskatchewan.

Women's wrestler Jillian Gallays arrived at the Saskatoon international airport Tuesday morning.


Women's 4x100-metre swim relay team wins Canada's first medal of the games Aug. 6, 2016.

Canada's Olympic athletes returning home, with fanfare to follow

By The Canadian Press August 23, 2016 - 6:31am Updated: August 23, 2016 - 6:45am


TORONTO — Several members of Canada's Olympic team — including multi-medallist and closing ceremony flag-bearer Penny Oleksiak — are back home.

Oleksiak and...

Oleksiak leads strong Canadian team into Olympic closing ceremony

By The Canadian Press August 22, 2016 - 6:14am Updated: August 22, 2016 - 6:15am

RIO DE JANEIRO — Penny Oleksiak led Canada to the podium four times at the Rio Olympics. It was only fitting then that she led the Canadian delegation into Maracana Stadium for...

Catharine Pendrel wins mountain bike bronze in Rio, teammate Emily Batty fourth

By The Canadian Press August 20, 2016 - 11:41am Updated: August 20, 2016 - 11:45am

RIO DE JANEIRO — Canada's Catharine Pendrel of Kamloops, B.C., has won an Olympic bronze medal in mountain biking.

The 35-year-old edged teammate Emily Batty for the...

Canada picks up bronze in 4x100 relay after American DQ, capping eventful day in Rio

By The Canadian Press August 20, 2016 - 7:44am Updated: August 20, 2016 - 7:45am

RIO DE JANEIRO — It wouldn't be a 4x100-metre relay without some Canadian controversy.

The Canadians claimed a bronze medal in the event Friday at the Rio Olympics,...

Team Canada poses for photos after winning the bronze medal in the women's Olympic football tournament between Brazil and Canada at the Arena Corinthians stadium in Sao Paulo, Friday Aug. 19, 2016.

Canada wins bronze in women's soccer with 2-1 win over Brazil

By The Canadian Press August 19, 2016 - 2:01pm Updated: August 19, 2016 - 2:15pm

SAO PAOLO, Brazil — Goals by teenager Deanne Rose and superstar Christine Sinclair lifted Canada onto the medal podium Friday, earning a bronze for the second straight Olympics...

Canada's Eric Lamaze, riding Fine Lady 5, competes during the equestrian individual jumping competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016.

Eric Lamaze and mare Fine Lady 5 win bronze medal in Olympic equestrian

By The Canadian Press August 19, 2016 - 1:42pm Updated: August 19, 2016 - 2:00pm

RIO DE JANEIRO — Eric Lamaze has won a bronze medal in individual show jumping at the Rio Olympics.

The Schomberg, Ont., rider and his brown mare Fine Lady 5 knocked...

Canadian race walker Evan Dunfee won the bronze medal in the 50-kilometre race walk event at the Rio Olympics Aug. 19, 2016.

UPDATE: Canadian Evan Dunfee stripped of race walk bronze after Japanese appeal

By The Canadian Press August 19, 2016 - 11:35am Updated: August 19, 2016 - 1:57pm

RIO DE JANEIRO - Canadian race walker Evan Dunfee is losing his bronze medal in the 50-kilometre event at the Rio Olympics.

Japan's Hirooki Arai originally finished...