Canadian Olympic Committee’s President Resigns, Realizes Showing up at Meetings in Boxers “Questionable”
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Canadian Olympic Committee’s President Resigns, Realizes Showing up at Meetings in Boxers “Questionable”

It’s all in a night’s work for CBC’s Adrienne Arsenault, who Saturday morning took middle-of-the-night calls from sources informing her that Marcel Aubut, the president of the Canadian Olympic Committee (aptly acronymed ‘COC’) will be resigning after sexual harassment complaints against him were withdrawn.  Continue reading

SPORTZ! The Canadian Football League just mandated domestic violence training for its  athletes and employees
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SPORTZ! The Canadian Football League just mandated domestic violence training for its athletes and employees

Congratulations to the CFL, which announced Thursday that all its athletes and employees will undergo yearly mandatory training on violence against women. **insert clap emoji** Yep. Hooray! The training is part of a larger policy on violence against women that was developed in partnership with the Ending Violence Association of Canada. It focuses on acknowledging … Continue reading

Russia thinks Canada’s bobsled team should put their shirts back on (maybe)
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Russia thinks Canada’s bobsled team should put their shirts back on (maybe)

Source: Getty Images If the Sochi Olympic opening ceremonies have taught us anything, it’s that homosexuality is only ok if you’re make-believe-pretend-gay like tATu (ie: so that boys will like you). And so when Canadian bobsledder Justin Kripps discovered friday that his website – justinkripps.ca – had been shut down, Canadian media openly speculated that … Continue reading