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Patiently Waited
Canadian shot putter Armstrong to receive Olympic bronze

Dylan Armstrong (Photo: Claus Andersen / Athletics Canada)

It has been six years since Canadian shot putter Dylan Armstrong just missed the Olympic podium and over a year since the Belarusian who beat him for the bronze medal was banned from the sport for life. Armstrong's long wait for Olympic glory is about to end. Full Story.(Photo: Claus Andersen / Athletics Canada)

Teresa Gabriele (Photo: The Canadian Press)

Road To Rio

The road to the Rio Olympics for women's basketball teams in the Americas will go through Edmonton. Alberta's capital will host the 2015 FIBA Americas Championship for Women. The tournament will determine who qualifies directly to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Full Story.

CBC  (Photo: The Canadian Press)

End Of An Era

Veteran sportscasters Steve Armitage and Mark Lee are the latest high-profile casualties of budget cuts at the CBC. Armitage, 70, lent his booming voice to CBC sports events for some 49 years -- handling play-by-play on 29 seasons of "Hockey Night in Canada," 27 Grey Cups and 15 Olympic Games. Full Story.


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