the Rio Olympic Games come to a close

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The Olympics’ two weeks of events came to a close recently and, while everyone was sad to see the games end, the event was lavishly celebrated. Themes centred around Brazilian art, culture and history with interpretive dancers dressed as Rio’s most recognizable landmarks, a rendition of Brazilian composer Pixinguinha’s Carinhoso […]

Canada’s medal tally rises to 14 with Drouin’s Gold

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Slow and steady, with ladies leading the march, TeamCanada is racking up golds, silvers and bronzes at Rio. With Derek Drouin leaping to his gold medal win in high jump yesterday, the first gold won by a male member of the Canadian contingent, we now have four gold medals at […]

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 […]