Sports: Olympics

Audio clips from the summer and winter Olympics.


2009-12-17 | Olympics-Torch-Relay

The Olympic torch relay through Toronto was thrown off schedule December 17th when about 100 anti-Olympic protesters blocked the street....


1976-07-17 | Olympic-Opening

Chairman of the Olympic Committee, Lord Killanin, welcomes athletes to the Montreal Olympics. Date: 1976-07-17 Placeline: Montreal, QC, Canada Source:...


2016-08-20 | Olympics-ATH-Andre-DeGrasse

Canadian sprinting sensation Andre De Grasse (deh-GRAHS') earned three medals in his Olympic debut at the 2016 Rio Games. The...


2016-08-18 | Olympics-WRE-Canada-Erica-Wiebe

Canada's Erica Wiebe (WEEB') beat an opponent from Kazakhstan to win gold in the 75-kilogram wrestling event at the Summer...


2016-08-08 | Olympics-SWM-Canada-Penny-Oleksiak

On August 7th, Canadian swimmer Penny Oleksiak (oh-LEK'-see-ack) won a silver medal in the women's 100-metre butterfly for both her...


2017-04-04 | Hockey-NHL-Olympics

Canada's sports minister said she hoped individual NHL skaters would still somehow play hockey in the 2018 winter Olympics after...


2009-12-12 | Olympics-Torch

Celebrations marking the arrival of the Olympic torch in Ottawa were in full swing on December 12th. Senator Romeo Dallaire...


2003-07-02 | Olympic-Bid-Vcr

Vancouver secured the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in a decision that brought the games to Canada for the first time...


2001-07-16 | Olympics-IOC-President

The International Olympic Committee chose Belgian doctor Jacques Rogge (ROHZH'-uh) to lead the organization at its meeting on July 16th...


2001-07-16 | Olympics-IOC-President

The International Olympic Committee chose Belgian doctor Jacques Rogge (ROHZH'-uh) to lead the organization at its meeting on July 16th...