Current Highlights: Pyeongchang 2018

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It’s been a wonderful start for Canadian athletes at the 2018 Winter Olympics! Here are some of the country’s latest achievements! 1. Canada took gold in the Team Figure Skating event after splendid performances by Patrick Chan, Gabrielle Daleman, Pair Skaters Meagan Duhmale and Eric Radford and Ice Dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott […]

Rio Olympics: Selfie Nations

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North and South Korea briefly put their differences aside to participate in the universal custom and rite: the selfie. Since their separation at the end of the Second World War, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and South Korea have been suffering from near constant antagonism. None of this was displayed […]

Rio 2016: Hijab in the games

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The true spirit of the Olympics One of the most defining moments to emerge from this year’s Olympics held in Rio is undoubtedly going to be this image of two players across the net. Doaa Elghobashy was selected to represent Egypt in beach volleyball at the games, with her compatriot […]

Gisele dons the first gold at Rio Olympics 2016

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Despite all doubts, misgivings and disbelief that Rio could actually pull off this year’s edition of Summer Olympics, this Saturday eyes around the world were focused on the Opening Ceremony that would kick off days of intense competition from athletes around the world. While there were budget cuts and the […]

Get To Know: WAH Nails (Olympic Edition)

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By: Frances Du Like everyone else in cybersphere, I’ve been happily relying on Twitter and Instagram to satisfy my Olympic fever. There’s Stella McCartney! Kris Jenner with pint-sized Shawn Johnson! It’s almost too much. But the photo that really caught my eye today didn’t feature a celebrity, but rather, just […]

2012 USA Swim Team: Call Me Maybe?

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By: Frances Du Shortly after the 2012 London Olympics Opening Ceremony, first time Olympian Missy Franklin tweeted a video link of the USA swim team belting out Carly Rae Jepsen’s contagious summer hit, Call Me Maybe. Now five days later it has nearly 3 million views on Youtube. Jepsen’s song […]

Are You Rooting For Team Karl?

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By: Frances Du While Karl Lagerfeld usually gets a ton of negative press because of his controversial comments (ahem, Adele), we do love his cheeky sense of humor. In anticipation of the Summer Olympics 2012, Lagerfeld has partnered up with London’s prestigious department store, Selfridges, to open an Olympic-themed pop-up […]

Team USA Uniform Scandal

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By: Serena Tarneja and Devina Puri           This year, American fashion house Ralph Lauren was given the honour of dressing Team USA for the upcoming Olympic Games. However, controversy has erupted over the uniforms being manufactured in China rather than on American soil. To many citizens and politicians, this act […]

Team Canada: Your Guide for Who to Watch For

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By Serena Tarneja and Devina Puri Alexandre Despatie (diving) Born: Montreal, Quebec Age: 27             Despatie is Canada’s 2012 Olympic flag bearer as well as Canada’s only Olympic diving medallist. He already has two silver medals under his belt and London will be his fourth Olympic appearance. An interesting fact […]