Homan, Morris Narrowly Miss Olympic Semi-Final

The Canadian pair of Rachel Homan and John Morris played extra ends in their final three matches, losing two of three. The squad's final round-robin game came down to an extra end measurement that went in favour of the Italian team, which finished undefeated in round-robin play.   The defeat ended team Canada's attempt to repeat… Continue reading Homan, Morris Narrowly Miss Olympic Semi-Final

Canadian Curlers Ready Final Push at Beijing

With a key win over the American team, Canadian Mixed Doubles pair Rachel Homan and John Morris are on the verge of qualifying for Monday's curling semifinals at the Beijing Olympics. Although the red and white have not yet clinched a spot in the semis, they have two games remaining against the Czech Republic and Australia, both… Continue reading Canadian Curlers Ready Final Push at Beijing

Canada Rights the Ship in Mixed Doubles Curling

The Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling squad bounced back from losing its opening match, first with a 7-6 win over Norway and then a dominant outing against Switzerland. While Canada beat Switzerland 7-5, the performance was far more convincing than the score makes it seem. With the first-end steal of three, John Morris and Rachel Homan… Continue reading Canada Rights the Ship in Mixed Doubles Curling

Homan, Morris Begin Play in Mixed Doubles Curling

Team Canada's attempt to defend the Olympic Gold Medal in Mixed Doubles Curling drew a tough first round-robin match against reigning world champions Great Britain. In the first Olympics mixed doubles competition in 2018, John Morris and Kaitlyn Lawes took home the gold. This year, Morris is paired with Rachel Homan. They faced the British team… Continue reading Homan, Morris Begin Play in Mixed Doubles Curling

The Strange and Expensive History of Olympic Stadium

It's July 2021, and Montreal’s Olympic Stadium, a 56,040 capacity stadium was announced as no longer being in the running to host 2026 FIFA World Cup matches. This is just one of the many times the stadium that greeted the world in 1976 has made headlines for all the wrong reasons. Opened in 1976, the Olympic… Continue reading The Strange and Expensive History of Olympic Stadium

A Year in Review – Canadian Soccer 2021, Part 1

What a year for Soccer in Canada! In the men's game, Les Rouge have been trending upwards for a while now, but in 2021, they made the world take notice. The Women’s team, not to be outdone, also made plenty of history for their own this year. For Canada’s national sides, 2021 will live long… Continue reading A Year in Review – Canadian Soccer 2021, Part 1