Team Canada Recap: Game 2 – Austria

Canada’s second game at the World Junior Hockey Championships is now in the books and the team improves to a 2-0 record with an 11-2 win over Austria. Head Coach Dave Cameron gave London Knight’s goaltender, Brett Brochu the start on Tuesday with the intention of starting Dylan Garand again on Wednesday against Germany. InContinue reading “Team Canada Recap: Game 2 – Austria”

Artistic Gymnastics World Championships 2021 All-Around Finals

This past Thursday and Friday the men’s and women’s all-around finals took place at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Kitakyushu, Japan. The men started off the medal events on Thursday and it was an evening of truly riveting competition! The first rotation saw some excellent performances, especially from Brazil’s Caio Souza who earned aContinue reading “Artistic Gymnastics World Championships 2021 All-Around Finals”

Women’s Gymnastics Event Finals Recap

The women’s gymnastics event finals have concluded in Tokyo at the 2020 Olympic Games and medals were spread across the incredible field of athletes. Let’s recap the action and discuss each event as they did not disappoint. Vault After qualifications, USA’s Mykayla Skinner thought her gymnastics career was over. She did not qualify for anyContinue reading “Women’s Gymnastics Event Finals Recap”

In Conversation with WNBA Star A’ja Wilson: Her Partnership with DICK’S Sporting Goods for the Sports Matters Program

A’ja Wilson, former MVP for the Las Vegas Aces, was among three other professional athletes (Kyle Juszczyk, Anfernee Simons, and Te’a Cooper) who teamed up with DICK’S Sporting Goods And The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation to participate in the #GiftofSportTour. Per the press release, the ‘Giving Truck’ will provide 10,000 gifts of sporting equipment toContinue reading “In Conversation with WNBA Star A’ja Wilson: Her Partnership with DICK’S Sporting Goods for the Sports Matters Program”

How the Disappearance of Tennis Player Peng Shuai Exposes the Broken Culture Around Abuse in Sports

The other night I went out to a restaurant with a bunch of my friends and classmates in my Sport Media program to celebrate the end of the semester. A couple of hours in, we started talking about sports, because hey, we’re sports fanatics! One guy starts talking about how much he loves Derrick Rose,Continue reading “How the Disappearance of Tennis Player Peng Shuai Exposes the Broken Culture Around Abuse in Sports”

A New Wave: The Conversation of Mental Health in Sport

In the last six months, we have seen an unprecedented wave rise in the sports world. It is one that has dared to challenge the preconceived attitudes that have governed that world, one that has the audacity to decentralize sport from the conversation… The wave of athletes putting their mental health above athletic endeavors, subsequentlyContinue reading “A New Wave: The Conversation of Mental Health in Sport”

An Eventful US Open: The Future of Canadian Tennis is Here

The Canadian Open may have finished several weeks ago, but the young Canadians are still taking over this Open. In what has been one of the most scintillating US Opens in recent history, the Canadian representation at this Grand Slam has not disappointed. If you ever had any doubts about the future of Canadian tennis,Continue reading “An Eventful US Open: The Future of Canadian Tennis is Here”

The NHL is Headed to Beijing!

After speculation and anticipation, the NHL and the NHLPA have come to an agreement with the IIHF which is set to send NHLers to the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, China. This will be the sixth time that the NHL has participated in the Games. While the NHL has built the Olympic break intoContinue reading “The NHL is Headed to Beijing!”

Women’s Gymnastics All-Around Final Recap

One of the most anticipated events of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games was the women’s all-around gymnastics final. With 2016 champion and 2020 favourite, Simone Biles out of the competition, it was anyone’s gold to win. In the first rotation, USA’s Jade Carey and Sunisa Lee put up impressive scores on vault with a 15.200Continue reading “Women’s Gymnastics All-Around Final Recap”

Shot Clock Summaries: Olympic Men’s Basketball, Team USA Edition

After a rocky start, Team USA is looking to get back on track in Tokyo. Though they’ve only played two games so far, each one has had a different look. After a frustrating loss to France, they were able to bounce back against Iran. Shot Clock Summaries is here to give you some key takeawaysContinue reading “Shot Clock Summaries: Olympic Men’s Basketball, Team USA Edition”