Thursday, June 27, 2013

The Heartbeat

This week's edition of The Heartbeat includes the following events held in Canada:
  • Road Cycling Canadian Championships in QC
  • International Track & Field in Edmonton, Vancouver and Victoria
  • Canadian Badminton Championships in Ottawa
  • Canada Cup Swimming in Montreal
  • Wrestling Canada Cup in Guelph
  • ITU Triathlon World Cup in Edmonton
  • Softball Junior Women's World Championships in Brampton
  • Spruce Meadows Queen Elizabeth II Cup in Calgary
Sports events being televised include track & field, canoe/kayak slalom, U19 men's basketball, volleyball, beach volleyball world championships and rugby.

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.

Canadian Road Cycling Championships
Junior, Masters and Para
June 26-30
Lac MĂ©gantic, QC
Event website

Edmonton International Track & Field
June 29
Edmonton, AB
More info
Competitors include Olympians Jessica Zelinka, Crystal Emmanuel, Jenna Martin, Melissa Bishop, Sultana Frizell, Heather Steacy, Jared Connaughton, Tremaine Harris, Geoff Harris, Alex Genest, Dylan Armstrong, Justin Rodhe and Curtis Moss.

Canadian Badminton International Challenge 
June 25-29
More info
Competitors include Olympians Michelle Li, Alex Bruce, Toby Ng and Grace Gao

Canada Cup Swimming
June 28-30
Montreal, QC
More info

Wrestling Canada Cup
June 29
Guelph, ON
More info

Vancouver International Track & Field
July 1
Burnaby, BC
More info

Victoria International Track & Field
July 5
Victoria, BC
More info

Softball Junior Women's World Championships
July 1-7
Brampton, ON
More info

Spruce Meadows Queen Elizabeth II Cup
July 6
Calgary, AB
More info
televised on CBC 4pm EST

Olympic Sports On Television

Canoe Slalom World Cup
Saturday June 29 11am EST Sportsnet ONE
Sunday June 30 11am EST Sportnset ONE (7:30pm and 9:00pm EST SN Pacific and West)

U19 World Basketball Championships
Canada vs Spain Thursday June 27 8pm EST The Score
Canada vs Croatia Friday June 28 7am EST The Score
Canada vs Korea Saturday June 29 9:15am The Score (8pm The Score)
More info and roster

Volleyball World League
Canada vs Finland
Friday June 28 11:30am EST & 7pm Sportsnet ONE (2pm EST Sportsnet)
Saturday June 29 11:30am EST Sportsnet (4pm Sportsnet ONE)

Rugby Sevens World Cup
June 28-30
More info and viewing schedule
link to livestream
Also video on demand on
Men's schedule
Women's schedule
Tuesday July 2 8pm TSN


Beach Volleyball World Championships
July 1-6
Stare Jablonki, Poland
More info
Competitors include Sarah Pavan/Heather Bansley, Jamie Broder/Kristina Valjas and Ben Saxton/Chaim Schalk

Diamond League Track and Field
June 30
Birmingham, UK
More info
Competitors include Nicole Sifuentes in 1500m

Diamond League Track & Field
July 4
Lausanne, SWI
More info
Competitors include Olympic medallist Derek Drouin, Olympians Dylan Armstrong and Sheila Reid as well as a 4x100m women's relay team.

Other Events (no live feed yet)

Diving Grand Prix
June 28-30
Balzano, Italy
More info

Rowing Holland Beker Regatta
Amsterdam, Netherlands
June 29-30
Rowing Canada announcement and competitors list

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