Friday, November 16, 2012

The Heartbeat

This week's edition of The Heartbeat includes events in Calgary (long track speed skating, bobsled, skeleton), Toronto/Etobicoke (swimming, beach volleyball), Gatineau (national team volleyball), Richmond (fencing) Lake Louise (men's skiing) and Whistler (bobsled, skeleton).

Sports being televised include bobsled, skeleton, figure skating, curling, alpine skiing, London 2012 defining moments and Canadian medal performances.

Events to meet athletes are being held in Halifax, Ottawa, Toronto and Ancaster.

If you are participating in or know of an event that could be featured in The Heartbeat, please contact me:  suzanne[at]sportcafe[dot]ca or via Twitter @olympichearts.

Long Track Speed Skating Can-Am International
November 15-18, 2012
The Olympic Oval, Calgary
More info Competitors include Kevin Jagger. Click here for his schedule.

North America Cup of Bobsleigh and Skeleton
November 15-18, 2012
Canada Olympic Park, Calgary
More info

Canada Cup Fencing
November 16-18
Richmond Oval, Richmond, BC
More info

Swimming Canada Cup
November 23-24, 2012
Etobicoke Olympium
Hosted by Etobicoke Swimming and Swimming Canada
More Info
Ticket Information
All Session Passes $20.00
Preliminaries only $ 5.00
Finals only $10.00

Alpine Canada
Men's Downhill and Men's Super-G
November 23-24, 2012
Lake Louise, Alberta
Admission is free.
More info

IBSF World Cup Bobsleigh and Skeleton
November 19-24 Whistler, BC
More info

Beach Volleyball World Cup Trials
Semi-Finals Friday November 30th
Finals Saturday December 1st
Competitors including Maverick Hatch and Olympian Josh Binstock; Olympian Martin Reader and Sam Schachter; Matt Zbyszewski and Christian Redmann & Chaim Schalk and Ben Saxton.
More info to follow

Team Canada Volleyball
Intra-squad match at Full Time Training Centre
November 30, December 21 Centre Sportif de Gatineau
More info
2012-2013 Roster

Olympic Sports On Television/Internet
2012 Summer Olympics: 
Defining Moments
Thursday November 15th 7:00pm TSN2 and Tuesday Nov 20th 3:00pm

Canadian Medal Performances
Thursday November 15th 9:00pm TSN2 and Thurs Nov 22nd 4:30pm

Figure Skating
12:00am Thursday November 15th CBC Bold
12:00am Friday November 16th CBC Bold
1:30pm Saturday November 17th on CBC
1:30pm Sunday November 18th on CBC

YouTube skeleton channel and YouTube Bobsleigh channel with live feeds.
Past videos also available on demand.

FIBT World Cup Bobsled: 2-Man Bobsled
Friday November 16th 8:00pm Sportsnet ONE (repeat Monday morning)

FIBT World Cup Bobsled: Women's Bobsled
Friday November 16th 9:00pm Sportsnet ONE (repeat Monday morning)

FIBT World Cup Bobsled: Men's Skeleton
Saturday November 17th 6:30pm Sportsnet ONE (repeat later on SN Pacific and West)

FIBT World Cup Bobsled: 4-man Bobsled Saturday November 17th 7:30pm Sportsnet ONE (repeat Sunday evening SN Pacific and West)

FIBT World Cup Bobsled: women's skeleton
Monday November 18th 6:00am Sportsnet ONE

Grand Slam Curling
Thursday November 15th 12:00pm and 3:30pm (Sportsnet Ontario, East, West and Pacific)
Friday November 16th 3:30pm and 7:00pm (Sportsnet Ontario, East, West and Pacific)
Saturday November 17th 8:30pm quarterfinals Sportsnet ONE
Sunday November 18th 8:00am semi-finals Sportsnet

Alpine Skiing

Snowtime Highlighting latest news from World Cup skiing circuit every week
Friday 1:30pm; replay Saturday 12:00am; replay Sunday 3:30pm CBC Bold

Alpine skiing schedule on CBC, click here for schedule.
Alpine skiing schedule on Sportsnet, click here for schedule.
Television coverage starts on CBC on November 24th and on Sportsnet on December 10th.

Meet Canada's Athletes
Olympic and Paralympic Swimming
The Big Splash
Monday, November 26, 2012 John Bassett Theatre Toronto
More Info

Olympic Bronze Women's Soccer
Christine Sinclair, Karina Leblanc, Rhian Wilkinson and Diana Matheson
Two hour training sessions for young players
Dec 4 and 6
Ottawa, Ontario
More info

Dec 7, 8, 9
Halifax, Nova Scotia
More info

Melissa Tancredi
December 22 - hour long playing session with Melissa for boys and girls age 9-14
December 23 - speech by Melissa and autograph/photo session Ancaster, Ontario
More Info

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