Olympics


A legend retires

Hayley Wickenheiser was one of the greatest Canadians to ever play the game of hockey.



In the absence of body checking

When Canadians watch hockey today, we are watching men. Riddled with patriarchal language, hockey—and ringette— was created with men in mind. This is evidenced by the names of penalties such as “too many men,” and terms such as “defencemen.” But where are all the women?



Hot and cold

These men and women, in all likelihood, will not win medals in Sochi. In fact, some of them don’t even rank in the top 1,000…


Is Canada golden?

Last week, Hockey Canada officially announced the Team Canada men’s hockey roster for the 2014 Sochi Olympics. The group will feature 14 first-time Olympians who…



Rock the rinks

Road to The Roar – November 5-10, Kitchener, ON It’s the qualifying tournament of the Roar of The Rings, the Canadian Olympic Curling Trials. Twelve…


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Olympic hopefuls

On Sept. 8, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided to let wrestling back into the 2020 Summer Olympic Games, awarded to Tokyo the day before….