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Canadian Progressive: Canadians Hang Out With Soccer Superstar Christine Sinclair (VIDEO)

Olympic soccer bronze medalist and national women’ team Christine Sinclair answers some questions from her fans and Sportsnet.ca host Gerry Dobson. After leading the Canadian women’s Olympics soccer team to a historic bronze Olympics medal during the recent London Olympics, Sincliar was chosen to carry the Canadian flag during the closing ceremony. The seven-time Canadian . . . → Read More: Canadian Progressive: Canadians Hang Out With Soccer Superstar Christine Sinclair (VIDEO)

Canadian Progressive: Canadian Boy, 10, Crowns Dethroned Men’s 4×100 Olympics Relay Team

Elijah Porter of Newfoundland saw Canadian heroism even after the team lost its silver medal, and so he gave the athletes his own Timbits soccer medal.

Canadian Progressive World: Christine Sinclair For Canada’s Flagbearer For London Olympics Closing Ceremony

Christine Sinclair, the captain of the bronze-winning Canadian women’s Olympics soccer team, is our choice to carry the flag during the closing ceremony of the London Olympics. That’s the word from Canadians. See the Twitter hashtag #SinclairForFlagBearer. I approve.

By making Sinclair flag-bearer, Canada would honour both our gallant women’s soccer team and her personal . . . → Read More: Canadian Progressive World: Christine Sinclair For Canada’s Flagbearer For London Olympics Closing Ceremony

Scott's DiaTribes: Hard to talk politics with the Olympics on? I know the feeling

I’ve been kind of lax with political stuff on here of late, but when it’s summer recess for Parliament, and the Olympics are on, I find it extremely hard to write about anything political or socially oriented during this time frame. Call it shallow if you like, but of course, it’s my choice whether I . . . → Read More: Scott’s DiaTribes: Hard to talk politics with the Olympics on? I know the feeling

Canadian Progressive World: London Olympics: 12 Athletes With Very Interesting Names

Names have always facinated me. What do they really mean? Or subtly suggest? If anything. Consider these 12 names carrying the hopes of hundreds of thousands of people around the world at the 2012 London Olympics: Kelsey Titmarsh, Canada, Gymnastics Karen Cockburn, Canada, Trampoline Hope Solo, USA, Soccer Sarah Hammer, USA, Cycling Destinee Hooker, USA, . . . → Read More: Canadian Progressive World: London Olympics: 12 Athletes With Very Interesting Names

Drive-by Planet: Banksy on the London Olympics: BTP graffiti crackdown

 Top: Work by Criminal Chalklist / Various Olympics related artworks New Olympics related works by Banksy stick a pin in the hype surrounding the upcoming London event. With signature Banksy irony a javelin thrower is captured in the act of “launching” a missile. A soaring pole vaulter is suggestive of a prisoner in the process . . . → Read More: Drive-by Planet: Banksy on the London Olympics: BTP graffiti crackdown