Olympics

International sporting events bring fame or shame

Perspectives on the value of international athletic competitions.Continue...

Let the games begin

You’re not the only one wondering what time to watch the Olympic opening ceremonies.Continue...

Gold medal for attendance

There has been a frenzy for Canada (and the US) to boycott the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, in protest over laws that ban “homosexual propaganda”.Continue...

Issue 7: Darts & Laurels

Darts and laurels for issue 7Continue...

Sergeant’s national ambition

Three years ago, Mattie Sergeant burst onto the Canadian gymnastics scene by winning a national championship.Continue...

‘Whatever it takes to get there’: Gavin Stone resets with Olympic postponement

In Gavin Stone’s average day, few hours go wasted.

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Tessa Virtue among 11 former Team Canada athletes starting at Smith School of Business

Queen’s is preparing to welcome a new wave of student-athletes after Smith School of Business and the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) announced the Team Canada Class of 2020-22 on April 3.Continue...

Outcry against trans Olympians denies athletes recognition

Arguing that transgender athletes have an unfair physical advantage sidelines the systemic struggles trans individuals face in day-to-day life—let alone professional sports.Continue...

From varsity athlete to Olympic hopeful in 11 months

Jackie Boyle was certain she’d walked into the wrong gym.Continue...

Don’t dilute the quality of the Olympics for personal gain

If you watched Elizabeth Swaney stroll down the halfpipe at the Olympics and thought, “hey, that could’ve been me,” you’re not alone.Continue...

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