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...

Queen’s students, past and present, reflect on competing at the Tokyo Olympic Games

For some, the Tokyo Olympics were more than just a highlight to watch on TV.Continue...

Queen’s rower qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

Gavin Stone, Sci ’19, a Queen’s student and member of the Canadian National Rowing Team, has secured a spot at the Tokyo 2021 Olympics after qualifying in Lucerne, Switzerland at the Final Olympic Qualification Regatta. Stone and his Canadian rowing teammates will be representing Canada alongside 10 other Canadian boats.Continue...

The world needs to boycott the Beijing Olympics. Canada should take the lead.

In 1936, the world was faced with a choice: either attend the Berlin Olympics, hosted by the Nazi regime, or stay home in protest of Germany’s brutal human’s rights violations. We chose wrong.Continue...

Hugh Fraser: a trailblazer on the oval and in the courtroom

When he was seven years old and new to the country, Hugh Fraser had the Canadian right of passage of experiencing his first snowfall. 17 years later, he was entering Montreal’s Olympic stadium for the 1976 summer games donning red and white. He was just getting started.

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‘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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