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  • 2016 Olympic profile: Michelle Li
    2016 Olympic profile: Michelle Li
    The 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro may be two years away, but there is no question that Canadian women's badminton player Michelle Li is making some noise. Currently based out of Toronto, Li recently won the gold medal at the 2014...
  • Li wins Commonwealth Games gold
    Li wins Commonwealth Games gold
    According to the 2014 Commonwealth Games website, Team Canada closed out the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland on Sunday with a gold medal in women's badminton. Michelle Li of Markham, Ontario defeated Kristy Gilmour of Scotland 21...
  • Rhythmic gymnastics and trampoline are just a few of the 2012 Olympic events that would appeal to children.
    Unique Olympic sports that would appeal to children
    Swimming, track and field, and beach volleyball might be among some of the most watched and anticipated games in the summer Olympics. However, there are a number of other events that do not get quite the same amount of airtime on television, but...
  • Four strong medal chances for Canada Saturday
    Four strong medal chances for Canada Saturday
    Team Canada could have a significantly strong day on Saturday at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.First off is women's doubles badminton where Michelle Li of Toronto and Alexandra Bruce of Markham, Ontario will take on Valeria Sorokina and...
  • In-Group Collectivism
    Olympians' playing-to-lose badminton strategy illustrates In-Group Collectivism
    Whatever the reason, eight Chinese, South Korean and Indonesian badminton Olympians played so badly -- intentionally -- that they were disqualified on Wednesday.CNN online reports explained the strategy as "playing to lose in order to face...
  • Team Canada to play Team Russia in women's doubles badminton for bronze Saturday
    Team Canada to play Team Russia in women's badminton for bronze
    The remarkable story of Markham, Ontario's Michelle Li and Toronto's Alexandra Bruce are continuing at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.Li and Bruce lost to the Japanese pair of Mizuki Fujii and Reika Kakiiwa today 21-12, 19-21, 21-13, but...
  • Shannon Vreeland and the women's relay team
    2012 Olympics day 5 recap and medal count: a badminton controversy?
    Day 5 of the 2012 Olympics in London saw the United States win more swimming medals, allowing the USA to keep pace with China as the winningest country at the 30th summer Olympiad; the host country, Great Britain, finally breaking through and...
  • 2012 Olympic Games day 6 preview
    2012 Olympic Games day 6 preview
    The Canada-United States rivalry has been quite fierce in women's hockey over the last twenty years, and is starting to generate significant momentum in women's rowing.The women's eights rowing final takes place on Thursday at 5:30 a.m...
  • Badminton players disqualified at London Olympics
    Video, Olympics drops eight more athletes, badminton, track, soccer affected
    There are many moments in the Olympics worth celebrating and unfortunately, there are moments of disgrace. The 2012 London Olympics is experiencing them both.Just a day after the world saw a second athlete being sent home for inappropriate twitter...
  • TRH the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall stopped by the men’s road race cycling competition
    World’s royals gather to enjoy early Olympic events
    Starting with the opening ceremony yesterday the world’s royals have been well represented so far at the London Olympics. In addition to the British royals, there to welcome the athletes during the parade of nations were HM Queen Sofia of...
  • Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall support the men's cycling.
    British Royals support Team GB at London Olympics, day one
    Several British Royals showed up at the London Olympics on its first full day, July 28, 2012. The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall paid visits to the men's cycling team, Prince Charles took in some badminton, and the Queen, Prince...
  • Gao and Ng receive Olympic draw in mixed doubles badminton
    Gao and Ng receive OIympic draw in mixed doubles badminton
    According to the London Olympic Organizing Committee, the draw was announced in badminton for the 2012 Olympic Games in London on Monday.For Calgary's Grace Gao and Vancouver's Toby Ng, they will play mixed doubles in Group B against...
  • When Calgarians will compete at 2012 Olympic Games
    When Calgarians will compete at 2012 Olympic Games
    The 2012 Olympic Games are one week away. According to the Canadian Olympic Committee, there are seven Calgarians that will be competing in London. Here is a list of the times our local athletes will participate.The men's gymnastics...
  • Gao off to the Olympic Games
    Gao off to the Olympic Games
    According to Badminton Canada, a native Calgarian will represent Canada at the 2012 Olympic Games in women's badminton. The announcement was made following the National Badminton Championships in Moncton, New Brunswick. On Friday, Grace Gao of...
  • Ng & Gao in Badminton Doubles Final
    Ng & Gao in Badminton Doubles Final
    Grace Gao of Calgary and Toby Ng of Vancouver are in the final in mixed doubles badminton at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. They defeated Americans Howard Bach and Paula Obanana 21-11, 19-21, 21-14 in a three set thriller in Mexico...