Category Archives: Olympics

Our experts share their must-see events for Rio 2016

Jacqueline and Luc recommend their five must-watch events for Team Canada fans from now until Rio 2016 Closing Ceremony on August 21.   Jacqueline Doorey Associate producer at CBC Sports When asked for her favourite sports, Jacqueline has a hard … Continue reading

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Experience the pivotal moments thanks to our partnership with Twitter Amplify

In 2014, Canadians flocked to the CBC and Radio-Canada websites and our Olympic Games app in unprecedented numbers (over 636 million views in total) to watch the action from Sochi. For Rio 2016, we’re pioneering ‘social television’ as our latest digital … Continue reading

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Rio 2016: Risky Business

As Canada’s Olympic Network, we’re excited and proud to be sharing the Rio 2016 Olympic Games with Canadians. Faced with multiple security risks associated with travelling to Rio de Janeiro – everything from pickpockets to the Zika virus to large-scale … Continue reading

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Stepping up our game for #Rio2016

What do Canada’s athletes have in common with technology staff at CBC/Radio-Canada? “We step up our game at each Olympic Games,” says Lorraine St-Germain, Senior Director of Telecommunications, Technology Solutions with the Media Technology and Infrastructure Services (MTIS) group (she’s … Continue reading

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Photo Roundup: Canoe Kayak Canada names Olympic & Paralympic teams at Maison Radio-Canada

On Monday, June 27th at Maison Radio-Canada in Montreal, Canoe Kayak Canada named eleven athletes to represent Canada in paddling events at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Here are some photos from the event! Recommend on Facebook Share … Continue reading

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