Thursday, May 16, 2013

The Heartbeat

This week's edition of The Heartbeat includes the following events held in Canada:

  • Canadian Gymnastics Championships in Ottawa
  • Team Canada Volleyball in Gatineau and Kingston
  • Road Cycling in Gatineau
  • Canadian Weightlifting Championships in Edmonton
  • Canadian Fencing Championships in Gatineau
  • Archery Canada Cup in Edmonton
  • Canadian Wheelchair Rugby Championships in Calgary

Sports events being held around the world include canoe/kayak, table tennis, diving, rugby sevens, triathlon, athletics, cycling, boxing, wrestling and badminton.

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.

The Heartbeat is updated throughout the weekend,
check back for updates and added live stream links.
Follow me on Twitter @olympichearts for reminders/updates

Canadian Gymnastics Championships
includes artistic, rhythmic and trampoline events
May 17-25
Ottawa, ON
More info
Competitors include Olympians Jason Burnett (Silver Medallist at 2008 Olympics), Ellie Black and Victoria Moors.

Volleyball Canada vs Turkey Friendlies
May 15-16 Gatineau, QC
May 18 Kingston, ON
More info

Road Cycling - Grand Prix de Gatineau
May 18
Gatineau, QC
More info
Competitors include: Lex Albrecht, Véronique Labonté, Denise Ramsden, Véronique Fortin.

Canadian Weightlifting Championships
May 18-19
Edmonton, Alberta
More info
Live tweeting: @2013Canadians
Competitors include: Olympian Francis Luna-Grenier as well as George Kobaladze, Mathieu Marineau and Akos Sandor.
Full list of competitors

Canadian Fencing Championships
May 18-20
Gatineau, QC
More info
Competitors include Olympian Étienne Lalonde-Turbide and Pentathletes Donna Vakalis (2012 Olympian) and Mathea Stevens.

Archery Canada Cup
May 17-20
Edmonton, AB
More info

Canadian Wheelchair Rugby National Championships
May 17-29
Calgary, Alberta
More info
Competitors include 2012 Paralympians David Willsie, Fabien Lavoie, Garett Hickling, Ian Chan, Jared Funk, Michael Whitehead, Patrice Dagenais and Patric Simard.

Olympic Sports On Television/Internet

Canoe Sprint World Cup
May 17-19
Racice, Czech Republic
Start list and results
Saturday May 18 11:30am EST Sportsnet
Sunday May 19 9:30am Sportsnet ONE
List of competitors which includes Etienne Morneau, Hugues Fournel, Ryan CochraneMark de Jonge, Adam van Koeverden, Mark Oldershaw, Jason McCoombs, Emilie Fournel

World Table Tennis Championships
Paris, France
May 13-20
You Tube Channel

FINA Diving Grand Prix
Guadalajara, MEX
May 17-19
More info
Competitors include: Jennifer Abel, Roseline Filion, Meaghan Benfeito, Pamela Ware

Rugby Women's Sevens World Series
Amsterdam, Netherlands
May 17-18
More info
Heather Moyse (2010 Olympic Gold Medallist in bobsleigh) is making her World Series debut.

USATF Oxy High Performance Meet
May 17
Los Angeles, CA
More info
Competitors include: Olympians Jessica Smith, Hilary Stellingwerff, Geoff Harris, Nate Brennan, Cam Levins as well as Peter CorriganKyle SmithChantelle Groenewoud, Kate van Buskirk
Full heat list

Beach Volleyball World Tour
Corrientes, Argentina
May 22-26
More info

Other Events (no live stream found yet)

Huatulco Triathlon World Cup
May 19
More info (and start lists)

Diving Grand Prix
San Juan, Puerto Rico
May 16-19
More info

IAAF Diamond League - Track & Field
Shanghai, China
May 18

Mountain Biking World Cup
Albstadt, Germany
May 18-19
More info

Boxing Continentals
May 16-20
More info

Wrestling German Grand Prix
Dormagen, Germany
May 18-19
More info

Badminton Sudlrman Cup
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
May 19-26
More info

Slalom Canoe Kayak USA and World Trials
May 17-19
Deep Creek, Maryland
More info
Start list and results
Competitors include Alexandra McGeeAdrian ColeJessica GroeneveldHaley Daniels, 2012 Olympian Michael Tayler, and 5-time Olympian (1992-2008) David Ford.
Full list of competitors

Meet/Support Canadian Athletes

Swim with Simon
May 24
Talisman Centre, Calgary, Alberta
Swim with Olympic Champion Simon Whitfield followed by Q&A
More info

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