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2012 London Olympics
Canadian men's wheelchair basketball team wins gold at London Paralympic Games
BC celebrates the hometown heroes on Canada's gold-medal winning wheelchair basketball team.
Sep 8th, 2012
Olympic medalist and SFU student Jasmin Glaesser shares pre-race rituals
Jasmin Glaesser, a 19-year-old SFU computer science student, shares her pre-race rituals and a technicality that almost kept her out of the Olympics.
Sep 4th, 2012
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...
Aug 28th, 2012
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...
Linda Solomon Wood
Jul 26th, 2012
Vogue's June issue botches effort to show women as serious athletes
Olympic athletes Hope Solo and Serena Williams are pictured running on either arm of their fellow Olympian, Ryan Lochte, on the June cover of Vogue (U.S. edition) magazine.
May 23rd, 2012
USA stomps Canada in CONCACAF Final but Vancouver's heart shines
With some practice, training, strategy and continuous support from their fans Canada has six months to get ready to come back with a vengeance and show the world what it means to be Canadian.
Jan 30th, 2012
London riots: UK burns as violence spreads across nation
It's anarchy in the UK. Although police calmed London, riots have spread across the country to Bristol, Manchester, Birmingham and Liverpool. Although Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron...
Aug 9th, 2011