Olympics

Wrestler Carol Huynh brought home Olympic bronze. Was it good enough?

Four years ago in Beijing, BC native Carol Huynh catapulted to success when she made history with Canada's first gold medal in women's wrestling and the first Canadian gold of the games. During the...

Canadian Para swimming team arrives in London for Paralympic Games

After a 12-day training camp in Italy, Canada’s 24-member Para swimming team landed in London and moved into the Paralympic Athlete Village on Wednesday for the 2012 Paralympic Games August 29 to...

Canada's Olympic soccer bronze a triumph for BC

After a heartbreaking loss to the US, Canada's Olympic soccer team captures the bronze medal: it's a special triumph for Christine Sinclair from Burnaby, BC.

How much 2012 Olympic medalists earn for winning

Ever wondered how much Olympic athletes get paid for winning medals? The numbers may surprise you.

London Olympics 2012 photos: Canadian athletes shine at the Games

At the London 2012 Olympics, Canadian athletes --many of them from British Columbia -- continue to make Canada proud. Canada's Olympic women rowing team took silver today. Victoria native Malcolm...

At London 2012 Olympics, BC boys make Canada proud

At the London 2012 Olympics, British Columbian athletes captured silver and bronze medals today, prompting provincial Sport Minister Ida Chong to comment that it was a "glorious day for Canadian...

Canada's first-ever female Olympic boxer, Mary Spencer, at the punching bag:video

For the first time in history, women will be allowed to compete in Olympic boxing. With the games under way, Canada's Mary Spencer is “looking forward to fighting.”

Canadians strut their stuff at 2012 London Olympics: slideshow

At the 2012 London Games, Canadian officials and athletes get ready to shine...or at least to have a good time.  As usual, former British Columbia Premier Gordon Campbell is at the centre of...

Former Canadian Olympic swimmer calls for minute of silence at 2012 London Olympics opening ceremony

Former Olympic swimmer Karen James still remembers the 1972 Munich Olympics, but not just because she was a 19 year old representing Canada at the world's largest sporting event. She remembers...

My hot, sweaty commute on the tube during the 2012 London Olympics

As the train lumbered into the station, I could feel a collective groan down the platform. Kings Cross Underground Station - 6:28 p.m. on a Monday. Rush hour. Summer had finally come to...