Olympics

Sitting It Out
Virtue, Moir to skip upcoming ice dance season

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir (Photo: The Canadian Press)

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, the 2010 Olympic ice dance gold medallists, will not compete this season but aren't yet retiring. The Canadians won silver in Sochi in February and skipped the world championships the next month, with their retirement widely expected. Skate Canada said in a statement Monday that "they are not ruling out future competitions." Full Story.(Photo: The Canadian Press)

London Paralympics Opening (Photo: Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Savvy Or Shameful?

Canada's Paralympic team performed well below expectations two years ago during the Summer Games in London and as TSN Senior Correspondent Rick Westhead writes, one possible solution is targeting events that attract the severely disabled and have weaker entry fields, giving Canada a chance to boost its medal count. Full Story.

Dylan Armstrong (Photo: Claus Andersen / Athletics Canada)

Patiently Waited

It has been six years since Canadian shot putter Dylan Armstrong just missed the Olympic podium and over a year since the Belarusian who beat him for the bronze medal was banned from the sport for life. Armstrong's long wait for Olympic glory is about to end. Full Story.

 


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