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Most Popular Athletes
Last Word Staff - Sep 1, 2021

The summer is nearly finished and so are the EURO 2020 and Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. There were plenty of talented players in EURO 2020 and standout performers at the Olympic Games but who were the Most Popular Athletes of the summer? Last Word on Sports considers the key performers. Post-EURO’s and Olympic Games: The […]


Michael Phelps
Ben Kerr - Apr 1, 2021

It seems almost incredible to say it, but the Tokyo Olympics appear to be a go. While there have at times been whispers of cancellation, the latest word is that the games will be held after a one-year delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This doesn’t mean the Olympics will necessarily be normal. A report on Sports Illustrated recently revealed […]

Duncan Weir
Gavin Harper - Nov 11, 2020

Duncan Weir ‘s return to the Scotland number 10 jersey in Florence on Saturday is ‘testament to his character’, according to national team boss Gregor Townsend. The Worcester Warriors stand-off will win his 29th cap against Italy and is one of four changes to the side that beat Wales on October 31, with Sam Johnson, […]

Daniel Cox - Jun 17, 2018

As Colombia are set to take on Japan in the first game in Group H,  we take a look at the sides to see if we can expect any revenge from Japan after the Colombians beat them 4-1 at this stage in the last World Cup thanks to a James Rodriguez masterclass. Colombia v Japan Location: Mordovia Arena […]

Olympic Hockey
Jeremy Freeborn - Feb 10, 2018

For the first time in 24 years the best players in the National Hockey League will not be present at the Olympic Winter Games. One might automatically think that Team Canada could be in a lot of trouble, and not able to win Olympic gold for the third consecutive time in men’s action. Even though […]

Olympic Curling
Jeremy Freeborn - Feb 10, 2018

Since curling had full Olympic medal status at the 1998 Olympic Winter Games in Nagano, Team Canada has reached the podium every time in men’s and women’s curling. At the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Winnipeg’s Jennifer Jones made Olympic history. She became the first female skip to go undefeated at a single Olympic […]

Olympic Figure Skating
Jeremy Freeborn - Feb 10, 2018

At the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, team figure skating made its Olympic debut. Canada entered the competition as strong medal contenders and came away with a silver medal as they were beaten by Russia by 10 points. Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of London, Ontario, have decided to return for their third Olympic […]

Olympic Short Track Speed Skating
Jeremy Freeborn - Feb 10, 2018

At the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, Charles Hamelin of Levis, Quebec and Marianne St-Gelais of Roberval, Quebec were the face of Canadian short track speed skating. The two were dating at the time and are now scheduled to be married in August of 2018. After Hamelin won a gold medal in the men’s […]

Olympic Speed Skating
Jeremy Freeborn - Feb 10, 2018

Ted-Jan Bloemen was not a notable name in the world of speed skating when he came to live in Canada in 2014. There was no problem in Bloemen getting Canadian citizenship because his father was born in Bathurst, New Brunswick. A specialist in the long-distance events, Bloemen is a serious medal contender for Canada in […]

Olympic Cross-Country Skiing
Jeremy Freeborn - Feb 10, 2018

Never before in the history of Olympic Winter Games has Canada earned a medal in men’s cross-country skiing. Canadian women have earned three medals. Beckie Scott of Vegreville, Alberta won the gold medal in the women’s 10km pursuit at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City and then teamed up with Sara Renner […]

Olympic Skeleton
Jeremy Freeborn - Feb 10, 2018

In the history of skeleton at the Olympic Winter Games, Canada has won four medals. At the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Torino, Canada won three medals—a gold and silver respectively from Duff Gibson of Vaughan, Ontario and Jeff Pain of Calgary, Alberta in men’s skeleton and a bronze medal from Mellisa Hollingsworth of Lacombe, […]

Olympic Freestyle Skiing
Jeremy Freeborn - Feb 10, 2018

At the start of the 2013-14 World Cup season, Mikael Kingsbury of Ste-Agathe-des-Monts, Quebec was the favourite to win the Olympic gold medal in men’s moguls. He had won the World Cup title the previous two seasons and the gold medal at the 2013 World Freestyle Skiing Championships in Voss, Norway. However, the races leading […]

Olympic Luge
Jeremy Freeborn - Feb 10, 2018

In late December, it appeared Canadian lugers were getting an early Christmas present. On December 22, it was announced that Team Canada would win a bronze medal in mixed relay luge from the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi because the Russians were stripped of their silver medal due to the doping scandal. However, on […]

Olympic Snowboarding
Jeremy Freeborn - Feb 10, 2018

At the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Mark McMorris of Regina, Saskatchewan, was not competing at 100%. He broke his rib at the 2014 Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado and then shocked the world when he not only competed in Sochi with the injury but won the Olympic bronze as well in men’s slopestyle […]

2018 Winter Olympics
Jeremy Freeborn - Feb 10, 2018

The first day of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games takes place on February 10, 2018, with Canada having two strong medal opportunities. In the women’s 3000 metres, Ivanie Blondin of Ottawa, Ontario is in contention for a podium position, while in the men’s 1500 metre short track speed skating, Charles Hamelin of Levis, Quebec will […]

Last Word Staff - Apr 3, 2017

via Last Word on Hockey, by  Griffin Schroeder (Associate Editor) Brought to you by “Skates HQ” After being the elephant in the room for the better part of the entire season, the NHL has announced today that the League will not participate in the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The NHL Public Relations Department released the following […]



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