“The two most important games in our hockey career.” Canada overcoming adversity on the doorstep of Olympic qualification

Team Canada. Photo Credit: courtesy of Team Canada women's field hockey team

The last time the Canadian women’s field hockey team qualified for the Olympics was 27 years ago.  Now, the only thing standing between them and Tokyo 2020 is a two-game series against the 2018 World Cup silver medalists, Ireland.   The team has made huge strides in the last year, moving up six

Race walker Evan Dunfee sets sights on Tokyo after bronze in Doha

Evan Dunfee after crossing the line in Doha to win the bronze medal. Photo credit: Andy Lyons/IAAF

In Rio, Canadian race walker Evan Dunfee thought he had finished on the podium.  The original bronze medal winner, Hirooki Arai of Japan, had been disqualified for bumping the Canadian, and Dunfee was upgraded to an Olympic medal. However, an appeal by Japan proved to be successful and Dunfee once again settled