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  • Ukraine paddlers to push hard at Worlds as reminder ‘sport must live’ despite war
    The world sprint and para-canoe championships begin Wednesday in N.S. with up to 40,000 spectators anticipated to attend the five days of kayak and canoe competitions.
    Canada
    Aug 1
  • COVID-19: Tokyo postpones training for Olympics volunteers as government faces criticism
    Organizers are not considering cancelling the Tokyo Summer Games, but Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his party are being criticized for their handling of the outbreak.
    World
    Feb 22, 2020
  • Canadian swimming team calls off pre-Olympic training plan in Japan: report
    The Canadian team of about 60 swimming athletes and coaches were originally scheduled to stay in Toyota city, west of Tokyo, from July 9 to July 30, the Kyodo report said.
    Canada
    May 21, 2021
  • Banning all fans from Olympics still an option, Tokyo 2020 organizers say
    Spectators from abroad were banned months ago as too great a risk amid COVID-19 pandemic, but another decision on local fans could be announced next week.
    Sports
    Jul 2, 2021
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  • Nova Scotia Olympic participants react to Tokyo postponement
    "We were in a great place from a preparation standpoint and the athletes were extremely excited about their progress."
    Sports
    Mar 24, 2020
  • Okanagan athlete eyeing return to Olympics Games, 17 years after first trip
    'I think it just gives everyone hope; it's inspiring. I think it's telling women and anybody at any age you can follow your dreams.'
    Sports
    Jun 8, 2021
  • Okanagan swimmer Kierra Smith hoping to qualify for Tokyo Olympics
    "At this point, our female breaststrokers are so fast that if you're on the (Olympic team), you have a shot at getting a medal — a serious shot."
    Sports
    Jun 11, 2021
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  • Canada’s artistic swim team halts training after complaints from athletes
    An investigation is underway into the conduct of personnel in the team's training environment in Montreal.
    Sports
    Oct 1, 2020
  • Tokyo Olympics will ‘absolutely’ go ahead despite COVID-19 state of emergency: IOC
    Japan has the lowest rate of COVID-19 vaccinations among the world's wealthy countries and only about a half of its medical staff have completed their inoculations.
    World
    May 21, 2021
  • ‘Good day for women in sport’: Breastfeeding moms can now bring babies to Tokyo Olympics
    Kim Gaucher, a member of Canada's women's basketball team, will now be able to bring her three-month-old daughter Sophie to the Games.
    Canada
    Jun 30, 2021
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  • Four Ontario golfers set to represent Canada at Tokyo Olympic Games
    The golfers will tee off for Team Canada in men's and women's competition at the Olympic Games in early August.
    Sports
    Jun 29, 2021
  • COVID-19 and the Tokyo Olympics: What you need to know
    The Tokyo Olympics start on July 24. The Paralympics open on Aug. 25. But the fast-spreading coronavirus from China is making organizers nervous.
    World
    Feb 22, 2020
  • Coronavirus pandemic poses planning challenges for Canada teams bound for Tokyo Olympics
    Eight Canadian teams had qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics when the Games, originally scheduled to start July 24, were postponed to 2021 because of the COVID-19 virus.
    Canada
    Nov 18, 2020
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  • Another accomplishment for London, Ont., swimmer Maggie MacNeil
    London's Maggie MacNeil accomplished something that had never been done before at the 2021 NCAA Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships.
    Sports
    Mar 20, 2021
  • ‘Bigger than media’: Olympians call for greater mental health support for athletes
    Mental well-being in professional sports is often overlooked and not given the same importance as the physical side, according to experts.
    Sports
    Jun 16, 2021
  • IOC won’t discuss Olympic contingency plans despite coronavirus concerns
    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has not said if it has contingency plans for hosting the Tokyo 2020 Games amidst the novel coronavirus outbreak.
    Sports
    Mar 12, 2020
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  • Feds approve travel exemption for Olympic athletes amid quarantine bubble plan
    Athletes and staff will still need to stay at a government-authorized hotel when they return, but once they receive a negative result, they'll be able to join quarantine bubbles.
    Canada
    Jun 18, 2021
  • Lethbridge hosts Team Canada judo athletes as they train
    Athletes from Canada's Olympic judo team are in Lethbridge this summer as they use the city's training facilities to prepare for the upcoming summer Olympics in Tokyo.
    Sports
    Jul 24, 2020
  • Saskatoon-based para swimmers finding new ways to train during COVID-19 pool closures
    Para swimmers Shelby Newkirk and Nikita Ens have adapted their Paralympic training plans with pools being closed in order to slow the spread of COVID-19.
    Sports
    Apr 28, 2020
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  • Penny Oleksiak already ‘excited’ for 2024 Summer Olympics
    The superstar Canadian swimmer has confirmed that she intends to compete in the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris.
    Sports
    Jul 30, 2021
  • London, Ont.’s Damian Warner sets decathlon world best in Austria
    Canada's Damian Warner jumped 8.28 metres to top American Ashton Eaton's mark of 8.23 set in 2012. It was the 31-year-old's first decathlon since the 2019 world championships.
    Sports
    May 29, 2021