Athlete Spotlight: Donovan Carrillo

The Olympic Games are always full of incredible moments as athletes who have trained their entire lives finally get to accomplish their dreams. Perhaps one of the most heart-warming stories from this year’s Beijing Winter Olympics is that of Donovan Carrillo. The 22-year-old from Mexico became the first to represent his country in figure skatingContinue reading “Athlete Spotlight: Donovan Carrillo”

The Danger of Playing Through Injuries in the NBA and How It Contributes to Hegemonic Masculinity

In the midst of the first round of the NBA Playoffs, narratives and asterisks get slapped and labelled on a multitude of teams. Many predictions ablaze, emotions run high, and the reactions go wild. It’s an exciting time, really. But as the games start to roll along, the grittiness of it all reveals how injuriesContinue reading “The Danger of Playing Through Injuries in the NBA and How It Contributes to Hegemonic Masculinity”

Tom Brady Out of Retirement

One of the greatest quarterbacks of all time, Tom Brady will be returning to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the 23rd season.  Brady took to social media to announce his decision to unretire and that he will be playing in the upcoming NFL season, saying that “his place is on the field and not inContinue reading “Tom Brady Out of Retirement”

International Women’s Day: Showcasing Talented Women In The Sports Industry

With International Women’s Day being this week, I decided to highlight some talented women and the various roles they have in the sports industry, roles which are still very male-dominated.  CAROLINE OUELLETTE AND JULIE CHU As a once young girl playing hockey in Canada, Julie Chu and Caroline Ouellette were both huge role models ofContinue reading “International Women’s Day: Showcasing Talented Women In The Sports Industry”

Keeping Up with the Canadians: Beijing 2022

Here is a list organized by competition day of all Canada’s medals at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games. DAY 1 BRONZE: Isabelle Weidemann Speed Skating – women’s 3,000 metres SILVER: Mikael Kingsbury Freestyle Skiing – men’s moguls DAY 3 GOLD: Max Parrot Snowboarding – men’s slopestyle BRONZE: Mark McMorris Snowboarding – men’s slopestyle BRONZE:Continue reading “Keeping Up with the Canadians: Beijing 2022”

Beijing 2022 Women’s Hockey Recap: Day 4

The fourth day of women’s hockey had only two games but they made up for the quieter schedule with the excitement they both had. China 2 – Japan 1 Group B China and Japan brought us our first shootout of the tournament after a 1-1 game. Akane Hosoyamada scored late in the first period forContinue reading “Beijing 2022 Women’s Hockey Recap: Day 4”

Beijing 2022 Women’s Hockey Recap: Day 3

The third day of Olympic hockey saw four teams pick up their second win of the tournament. There were two games from both Group A and Group B. Canada 11 – Finland 1 Group A It was another lopsided victory for Canada. It was also another game where Sarah Fillier opened the scoring for them.Continue reading “Beijing 2022 Women’s Hockey Recap: Day 3”

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”