• Canada’s Olympic weaknesses exploited in U.K. media Originally published on cbc.ca/sports Hey Canada, with the Rio Olympics fast approaching, it seems the U.K. media is a little worried about us. On Saturday, the Guardian published a humorous piece on why Canada struggles to reach the podium at the Summer Olympics. The piece breaks down Canadian struggles into eight key points but basically claims the athletes underperform because Canada is “a […]
  • Record number of condoms to be distributed at Rio Olympics Originally published on cbc.ca/sports Despite concerns over security, infrastructure and Zika, Olympic organizers stand prepared for Herculean performances this summer. The expectations are nothing short of breathtaking: 10,500 athletes, 17 days and — wait for it — 450,000 condoms. That breaks down to 42 per athlete, or nearly 2.5 condoms per day; record breaking stuff that gives new meaning […]
  • Could video games be heading to the Olympics? Originally published on cbc.ca/sports Parents get ready; it may get harder to pry those controllers away from your kids. At least it will be if video games — also referred to as eSports — become an Olympic event. Players will already have the chance to win gold at the eGames. This Rio-based event — which is not […]