Post Tagged with: "Olympics"

Group of Canadian Olympians perform stunts in the Cadillac Fairview Toronto Eaton Centre to announce CF as the new home of Team Canada. (Photo by Kayla McLaughlin)

Eaton Centre to be new home of Team Canada

The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and property developer Cadillac Fairview announced an 11-year partnership Sept. 20. Under the deal, the COC will move its Toronto headquarters to the office tower at Eaton Centre, which is a Cadillac Fairview property. The deal was announced at the Eaton Centre and featured a roster of Canadian Olympic athletes. In addition to the announcement, […]

by Kayla McLaughlin· · News, Sports
Q-and-A with Ryerson Olympian Brenda Bowskill

Q-and-A with Ryerson Olympian Brenda Bowskill

Brenda Bowskill had a busy summer. A sailor since she was six years old, Bowskill made her Olympic debut in Rio this August, finishing as high as ninth in two women’s laser radial (dinghy) preliminary races. A student at Ryerson’s Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, Bowskill, 24, is now back on campus for another academic year. The Ryersonian spoke with […]

by Connor Hewson· · Sports
Hayley Wickenheiser holds up the jersey Ryerson presented her as an honorary doctorate. (David Chen/Ryersonian)

UPDATED: Wickenheiser receives honorary doctorate from Ryerson.

Hayley Wickenheiser, an accomplished Olympic athlete, received an honorary doctorate of laws from Ryerson last Wednesday. Wickenheiser is known to many as one of the best female hockey players in the world. She competed in all five Olympics that women’s hockey has been a sport, winning silver in the first year and four straight gold medals since then, including the […]

by Beth Bowers· · Hockey, Sports, Videos
(Leslie Walker/ Ryersonian staff)

Winter Olympics medalists honored at the MAC

Ryerson University welcomed four Canadian Olympians to Toronto at an event at the Mattamy Athletic Centre on March 26. Ivan Joseph, director of athletics at Ryerson University, introduced Olympic moguls skiers Mikael Kingsbury and the three Dufour-Lapointe sisters –Justine, Chloe and Maxime–at a ceremony honouring the athletes and their return to Canadian soil. “It’s not every day we have a chance […]

by Elisheva Baer· · News, Sports, Top stories
Ryerson celebrates hockey coach’s victory in Sochi

Ryerson celebrates hockey coach’s victory in Sochi

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by Leena Latafat· · Hockey, Sports
7 unforgettable moments from Sochi

7 unforgettable moments from Sochi

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by Maham Abedi· · Interactives, Sports, Top stories
Ryerson heads to Lake Devo for PrideTO

Ryerson heads to Lake Devo for PrideTO

Right on Ryerson campus, a pride house was built for students and others who want to enjoy the olympics. It was organized by Pride House T.O in the hopes of creating an open and inviting outdoor place to watch the winter games. Every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday evening during the Olypmics, it becomes filled with heat lamps, cozy blankets and […]

by Avital Borisovsky· · News, On Campus
Monica Karandikar, 
third-year electrical engineering, has been showing off her Olympic pride since the Vancouver 2010 Games. (Hillary MacDonald / Ryersonian Staff)

Street Style: Their true patriot colours

Ryerson students are proudly sporting Canadian colours  on campus during the Olympics. This story was first published in The Ryersonian, a weekly newspaper produced by the Ryerson School of Journalism, on February 12, 2014.

by Hillary MacDonald· · Arts & Life, Fashion, Top stories
Hillary MacDonald / Ryersonian Staff

Editorial Cartoon: February 12, 2014

This cartoon was first published in The Ryersonian, a weekly newspaper produced by the Ryerson School of Journalism, on February 12, 2014.

by Hillary MacDonald· · Editorial Cartoon, Opinion
Around Campus: Feb. 10-16

Around Campus: Feb. 10-16

For advocates of diversity: Join the Tri-Mentoring Program as they present Being Disabled at Work: Narratives of Disability in the Workplace. Taking place on Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. in POD 250, the hour-long discussion and Q-and-A will be followed by another hour of group work. Discover ways to empower and promote accessibility for all students around campus. Visiting practitioner Cathy Crowe […]

Former Canadian Olympian Tyler Nella competed at the 2010 Games.
Courtesy tylernella.ca

A Ryerson perspective on Putin’s games

The road to Sochi has been full of bumps, debris, roadkill, pylons, and gravel, among a number of other growing safety concerns. In the days leading up to the Russian-hosted Olympics there were also death threats, anti-gay threats, alleged corruption and the most invasive surveillance in the history of the Games. “Sochi is safe,” United State President Barrack Obama assured […]

by Erica Whyte· · Sports
Monika Klisara is going for gold in 2014.

Fundraising initiative makes Klisara a champ

Competition in sports is fierce, but for athletes like Monika Klisara, sometimes the bigger challenge is acquiring enough funds to train and prepare for tournaments. This was the reality facing David Ancor and Michael Shpigleman, two competitive judokas who decided to start a crowd-funding initiative known as Makeachamp, to help athletes pay for costs of competing. “Makechamp is a way […]

by Hayley Morrison· · Off Campus, Sports
Young athletes get funding to advance careers

Young athletes get funding to advance careers

Sixty-seven young athletes will receive funding from CIBC  and training by Canadian Olympic medalists as part of CIBC’s Team Next program launched at Ryerson Monday. Check out photos and video from the program’s unveiling:

by Maria Assaf· · In pictures, Interactives, Sports
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 7

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 7

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian campus news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press.

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 6

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 6

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian campus news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press.

CBC reveals coverage plans for 2014 Sochi Olympic Games

CBC reveals coverage plans for 2014 Sochi Olympic Games

After winning back the title of  “Canada’s Olympic network,” the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) unveiled its coverage plans and broadcast team for the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games at a public event held at the CBC Broadcast Centre in Toronto Wednesday. The CBC has broadcasted the Olympics on 19 occasions dating back almost 60 years. However, for the most recent games, the 2010 […]

by Erynn Sally· · Sports
Hudson’s Bay reveals Sochi 2014 Olympic uniforms

Hudson’s Bay reveals Sochi 2014 Olympic uniforms

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus, Sports, Top stories

Rhythmic gymnast brings her ribbons to fashion school

Student by day, rhythmic gymnast and fashion designer by night; life is a fine balancing act for Kelsey Titmarsh. Having put her routines to bed and long days of training behind her, Titmarsh is now focusing on being a student in Ryerson’s fashion program. But before hitting the books, Titmarsh dedicated a majority of her life to gymnastics. She joined […]