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Heartbreak in Rio

Canada’s run at the 2016 Rio Olympics came to a sudden end late last night as the team fell to France in their quarterfinal matchup 68-63. The team battled resiliently, but it was not enough to defeat their French…

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Canada Falls in Last Group Game

Canada wrapped up Group B action in Rio today against a strong team from Spain. Coming into the game, both teams were 3-1 and the outcome of the match would determine who would finish 2nd or 3rd in the…

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Tough Loss to the United States

Two undefeated teams faced off this afternoon as Canada took on reigning Olympic champions the United States to determine the top of Group B. Canada kept the American offense at bay in the first quarter, but were unable to…

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Live for Canada Olympic House

The team stopped by the COC’s Canada Olympic House yesterday, and Miranda and teammate Lizanne Murphy participated in a live chat on facebook. Watch below!…

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Chatham Connection In Olympic Basketball

By Jake Kislinsky August 10, 2016 Blackburn News Canada’s Women’s National Basketball Team have a piece of Chatham-Kent with them as they move through the Rio Olympics. Ahead of the Rio 2016 competition, young members of Chatham’s MC Hoops…

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Huge Comeback Win vs. Serbia

Canada tipped off against reigning European champions, Serbia, this afternoon in their second group game at the Olympics. The game started evenly as both teams were tied up after the first quarter. Canada, however, started to fall behind as…

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Strong Start Against China

Canada opened up their Olympic campaign this afternoon with a solid 90-68 win over China to open up Group B play in Rio. From the first whistle to the last; Canada was in control of the game and did…

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Ready, get set…Rio!

Tonight the 2016 Rio Games officially blasts off with the Opening Ceremony from the iconic Maracanã Stadium in the heart of Rio.  It should definitely be a big party and celebration as months and years of planning culminates with…