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Heroes’ welcome for Olympians

13 August 2012

A mainly hard-luck group of Canadian Olympians were greeted like heroes upon their return to Calgary on Monday.Applause repeatedly swept through the Calgary International Airport with the appe...

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Rhythmic gymnastics team satisfied with Olympic debut in group competition

10 August 2012

LONDON -- Canada’s rhythmic gymnastics team bounced back after a shaky opening day on Thursday with a strong performance on the second day of qualification Friday in the group competition. It...

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Rosie MacLennan delivers the Olympic performance of a lifetime

07 August 2012

The number, the instant it flashed up on the North Greenwich Arena scoreboard, ignited audible gasps, then a deafening wall of sound. “My score?” repeated Rosie MacLennan a half-hour later, a...

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Brittany Rogers caps dream Games with 7th in vault final

06 August 2012

Brittany Rogers finished seventh on vault in the women's Olympic vault final on Sunday capping a wonderful first week that saw the 19-year-old Coquitlam gymnast and the rest of the Canadian women finish with a best-ever fifth in the Olympic team event. “I couldn’t have imagined a better Olympics for me,” said Rogers. “I didn’t get the gold medal but it was so much fun out there."Full stor...

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Canadian rhythmic gymnasts soak up Olympic experience

06 August 2012

LONDON -- As one of the wild card entries in rhythmic gymnastics at the Olympics Canada’s six-member team went to London unburdened by medal expectations in a field dominated by the European...

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Rosie MacLennan Wins Canada’s First Trampoline Gold

03 August 2012

They may not have stood together on the podium, but the victory belonged to both of Canada's trampolinists.Rosie MacLennan won Canada's first-ever Olympic gold medal in trampoline at the...

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Canada Makes Rough Rhythmic Debut

03 August 2012

Canada's first-ever rhythmic gymnastics group made their Olympic debut in the qualification round on Day 13.The squad is comprised of Rose Cossar, Alexandra Landry, Kelsey Titmarsh, Katrina Ca...

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Dominique Pegg caps Olympic “dream come true” with strong performance in all around final

01 August 2012

An incredible run for Canada’s women’s gymnastics team continued with Dominiique Pegg finishing 17th in Thursday’s individual all-around competition at the North Greenwich Arena. “I’ve been b...

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Canadian Gymnasts Make History

30 July 2012

Canada has never won a medal in the artistic team final, and that did not change Tuesday in London, but that does not mean nothing changed. The Canadians finished fifth out of eight teams, gi...

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Canada Makes the Team Final For First Time Ever

29 July 2012

One of Canada's strongest rivals, Germany, helped the Canucks make history Sunday.Germany fell in the fourth subdivision of the women's artistic gymnastics at the London 2012 Olympic Games - clearing the way for Canada to make the team final for the first time ever at a non-boycotted Olympic Games.Canada finished fifth in team at the boycotted Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games.The first Canadian t...

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