Speedskating trials last October in Beijing, a controversial choice as host city for the 2022 Winter Games (Lintao Zhang/International Skating Union/Getty Images)

Why is Canada playing in the 2022 Beijing Olympics?

The 2022 Winter Games are set to open in Beijing, but many Canadians believe our athletes should not be going

Melanie McCann (Photograph by Kate Peters)

How to slay your MBA like an Olympian

Three elite athletes on the transferable skills that help them find success in their MBA programs

How Calgary outgrew the Olympic dream

Jason Markusoff: The 2026 Winter Games were seen as a quick fix for Calgary’s economic challenges. With a clear ‘no’ vote, residents showed they have more lasting solutions in mind

Calgary’s make-it-up-as-they-go-along Olympic bid lives on

Jason Markusoff: Arithmetic triple lutzes have kept the 2026 bid alive and a reluctant city now waits until the Nov. 13 plebiscite day to have its say

Putting Calgary’s Olympic bid out of its misery

As the project dies—or limps along—what are Calgary’s boosters left with? Some hard questions about how to best lift their city from the doldrums.

Calgary’s ‘May As Well’ Olympic bid—modest ambition that still costs billions

Jason Markusoff: The value proposition being sold here is not an Olympics that builds new things. So what exactly does Calgary expect to get?

Pyeongchang medal haul beats Canadian record

It wasn’t the most golden of Games for Canada, but overall Canadian athletes have never won more winter Olympic hardware

Beer-drinking Scott Moir should be at all events, and other lessons from Pyeongchang

From the breakout stars to heartbreaking disappointments—and all the surprises South Korea had to offer—here are 29 things we learned from the 2018 Olympics

How social media impacts athletes at the Olympics

Athletes use social media to control their own narrative, but it can also be a gateway for negative feedback

Shaunavon, Sask. is Canada’s top town for producing Winter Olympic athletes

A look at nearly a century of Canadian winter Olympians shows that relative to its size, the tiny town has made its mark like no other

A women’s hockey juggernaut, brought to you by small cities and towns

Not a single player on Team Canada lists Montreal, Ottawa, Calgary or Vancouver as her hometown. What can our big cities learn from Ste. Anne, Man.?

How Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir hooked us with their ‘romance’

We’ve fallen for the oldest trope in the sitcom-writing playbook as we watched this pair’s historic performances. Was that by accident, or design?