The Canadian men’s hockey game may have grabbed national attention on Sunday morning, but the real thriller took place three days earlier. The Canadian women’s team beat the U.S., its bitter rival in a historically two-horse tournament, to win gold. While it was a game to make all Canadians proud, that pride is felt strongly here at Ryerson. At head […]
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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 […]
The mitts are back. To celebrate the 100-day countdown to the official start of the Sochi 2014 Olympic games, the Hudson’s Bay Company unveiled its 2014 Winter Games clothesline last week, including the iconic red mittens from Vancouver 2012. But how does this year’s Olympic-themed line stack up in the world of design? Fourth-year Ryerson fashion design student Alora Arnold and third-year fashion […]
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 […]
Ryan McKenna knew he wanted to be a sports broadcaster since his days in elementary school. A decade later, this dream is becoming a reality. McKenna, a third-year journalism student and Ryerson Rams broadcaster from Central Bedeque, P.E.I., is heading to Sochi in March to cover sledge hockey at the Winter Paralympic Games for the International Paralympics Committee (IPC). “I’ve […]