Olympic Champion Yuzuru Hanyu Retires

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu announced his figure skating retirement last week. The 27-year-old skater from Japan had a remarkable competitive career, breaking records and earning many world titles. As with most skaters, Hanyu began skating at just four years old. After skating at a national level from 2004-2008 and winning multiple medals atContinue reading “Olympic Champion Yuzuru Hanyu Retires”

Oksana Chusovitina: A Gymnastics Icon

Gymnastics is an extremely difficult and demanding sport, requiring strength, flexibility, stamina, and balance. As such, the athletes competing at an elite level are generally younger in age. For women’s gymnastics in particular the typical age range is very finite, as Olympic athletes are most often between age 16 and their mid-20’s. Given these demographics,Continue reading “Oksana Chusovitina: A Gymnastics Icon”

Finding Your Flare: How Devin Heroux’s Authenticity Changes Sports Reporting

The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games are less than a month away. Canadian journalist, Devin Heroux is heading to China to once again cover the games for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). Heroux’s journey to this moment proves what you can accomplish by working hard, taking risks and being authentically yourself. Heroux is and alwaysContinue reading “Finding Your Flare: How Devin Heroux’s Authenticity Changes Sports Reporting”

Rivalry Revisited: Setting the Stage for Canada-USA Semifinal

Canada, USA…you would be hard pressed to find a better rivalry in the sporting world, one that is fierce across all sports. While both countries may naturally associate this storied opposition with hockey, women’s soccer may be where we see the second most intense installment, and we have one game to thank for that.  ThereContinue reading “Rivalry Revisited: Setting the Stage for Canada-USA Semifinal”

Tennis in Tokyo: Women’s Quarterfinals Preview, Men’s Third Round

Tennis in Tokyo has been moving along with some upsets and quick matches. The women are set to begin their quarterfinals tonight, meanwhile, the men are just beginning the third round. Catch up with all the action and what to expect right here. Women’s Singles Quarterfinal Matchup #1: Pavlyuchenkova vs Bencic The first quarterfinal matchContinue reading “Tennis in Tokyo: Women’s Quarterfinals Preview, Men’s Third Round”