Canada wins double golds at Olympics

The 2014 Sochi Olympics turned out to be quite successful for the red and white. Canada not only took home a total of 25 medals, including 10 gold, but both the men and women defended their hockey crowns.

Keep politics out of the Olympics

Political controversies are taking over the Olympics, which is unfortunate when this shouldn’t ever be the case. Athletic performances should be the focus, not a country’s politics.

The Olympic games: politics and controversy

The controversies surrounding the upcoming games in Sochi, Russia are just the newest in a long saga of unrest accompanying what is meant to be the greatest exhibit of athleticism in the world.

Where’s Russia’s rainbow road?

The homophobic policies of the Putin/Medvedev government have been clashing with the International Olympic Committee’s policies of tolerance.

Graduating Huskies worried for future of Olympic wrestling

The Huskies will lose wrestlers Ryan Myrfield, Landon Squires, Koren Pitkethly and Natasha Kramble to graduation next year. While most of them will be staying on with the Huskies program as members of the Saskatoon Wrestling Club, a group that trains with the Dogs, some want to go further and represent Canada at the Olympic Games. That dream, however, is at risk.

Former Huskie training for Olympic push

Only a year after Huskies football sensation Ben Coakwell finished his last season with the club, he is finding international success in bobsledding. With only three months of bobsled training under his belt, the former running back is already competing for Team Canada on the world stage.

Photos from the Paralympics

Here are some of the best photos from the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Games, captured by the Sheaf's photo editor Robby Davis.

Wheelchair curling team wins gold

After defeating Korea 8-7 over the course of eight ends at Vancouver's Paralympic Curling Centre on March 20, it was clear from the thousands of people who filled the venue that wheelchair curling was at home in Canada.