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This is the fourth blog of a series leading up to the 2020 Arctic Winter Games that will be hosted by Whitehorse, YT March 15-21, […]
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July 11, 2018
To the average fan watching international competitions, the finished product delivered to your television or computer screen does not always reveal the enormity of action that happens behind the scenes. Stepping off the ice at the Gangneung Hockey Centre, the...
August 3, 2016
Rio 2016 is just around the corner, and the athletes have begun arriving and checking out their new home away from home. For 22 days in August (Olympics) and 12 days in September (Paralympics) feats of strength, speed, agility and...
October 28, 2015
SIRC is pleased to be working together with Sport Canada to share current research on topics informing policy and promoting quality sport programming. This week we are sharing highlights of a recent article examining OLYMPIC MEDAL-WINNING COACH LEADERSHIP. Olympic Medal-Winning...
February 6, 2014
Slopestyle snowboarding will be making its debut as a Winter Olympic event in Sochi. Needless to say, Canada will be in full force with some of the best slopestyle snowboarders in the world. The goal of slopestyle snowboarding is to...
January 9, 2014
At the 2010 Winter Olympic games in Vancouver, Canada enjoyed the greatest gold medal haul in history with 14 medals. These were won en route to accumulating 26 medals in total. Now 4 years later, our winter athletes are preparing...