Canada won two more medals yesterday, bringing their total to six!
Brent Hayden of Mission, B.C., captured bronze in the men’s 100-metre freestyle. Hayden was left disappointed four years ago in Beijing, failing to make the final in his top event.
The Canadian Men’s Eight won Olympic silver in a thrilling finish. The defending Olympic champions passed Great Britain down the stretch, to earn the silver.
Canada’s Alex Bruce and Michele Li advanced to the women’s doubles badminton semi-finals after they gained a spot in the quarters after the winners of their group were disqualified for throwing their matches. They will face a pair from Japan in the next round.
Canada’s young women’s 4×200-metre relay team finished fourth in the final race last night.
Falling a bit a short yesterday,
Canadians Alexandre Despatie and Reuben Ross finished sixth in the men’s synchronized three-metre springboard. Cyclist Clara Hughes finished fifth in the 29 km women’s time trial.
The Montreal Canadiens are reportedly offering defenceman PK Subban a 2-year contract. The deals reportedly worth 5.5 million.
Peter Laviolette and the Philadelphia Flyers agreed to a two-year contract extension that will take him through the 2014-15 season.
The Detroit Tigers giot back on the winning track last night, beating Boston 7-5. The Tigers were powered by back-to-back homers by Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder.. Delomon Young also ctracked a homer, as Rick Porcello picked up his 8th win of the season… Jose Velverde picked up his 21st save…
The Jays didn’t have such a good night, as Seattle beat the Blue Birds 5-3. John Jaso hit the go-ahead single in the sixth inning and Blake Beavan’s 7 2-3 strong innings led the Mariners to their seventh consecutive victory