Thursday, July 18, 2013

The Heartbeat

Coming up this week in Canada:
  • Badminton Canadian Open in Richmond
  • Swimming Canadian Championships in Montreal
  • Mountain Bike Canadian Championships near Barrie
  • Canadian Golden Gloves Championships in Cornwall
  • Pentathlon Canadian Championships in Calgary
  • Trampoline Canada Cup near Calgary
  • Canadian Open golf in Oakville
  • Toronto Triathlon Festival in Toronto
  • Open Water 10K swimming in Lac St. Jean
Don’t forget to check the new SportCafĂ© calendar ( for ongoing event information with links and updates.

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.

Badminton Canadian Open Grand Prix
July 15-21
Richmond, BC
More info

Swimming Summer Canadian Championships
July 17-20
Pointe-Claire, QC
More info
Click here for livestream at 5:40pm each evening.
Startlists and live results, click here.

Mountain Bike Canadian Championships
July 19-21
Hardwood Ski and Bike
Near Barrie/Orillia, ON
More info

Trampoline Canada Cup
July 17-20
Airdrie, AB
More info
Competitors include:
Women: Olympic gold medallist Rosie Maclennan, Sam Sendal, Sam Smith,
Men: Olympic silver medallist Jason Burnett, Sebastien St.-Germain, Keegan Soehn.

Canadian Golden Gloves Championships
July 16-21
Cornwall, ON
More info
Click here for list of female competitors
Click here for list of male competitors

Pentathlon Canadian Championships
July 19-21
Swim & Fence held at The Talisman Centre
Ride & Combined held at Delacour Community Grounds
Calgary, AB
Event website

Toronto Triathlon Festival
July 20-21
Toronto, ON
More info

RBC Canadian Open
July 22-28
Oakville, ON
Canadians competing: Mike Weir, Stephen Ames, David Hearn, Adam Hadwin, Graham DeLeat, Brad Fritsch, Roger Sloan, Kevin Carrigan, Albin Choi, Eugene Wong, Brian Hadley, Mackenzie Hughes and Bryn Parry.
Tickets - use promo code "Open" before weekend is over for special discount.
Monday, Wednesday - pro-am tournaments
Tuesday - practice Rounds
Thursday-Sunday competition rounds (on TSN).

Swimming 10K World Cup
July 25
Roberval, Lac St. Jean
More info
Event website

Olympic Sports On Television

Volleyball World League Finals
July 18-21
More info
Event website
Canada vs Russia Thursday July 18 4:30pm Sportsnet ONE (repeat 9pm)
Canada vs Brazil Friday July 19 3:30pm Sportsnet ONE (repeat 9pm)
Semi-Final #1 Saturday July 20 3:30pm Sportsnet ONE
Semi-Final #2 Saturday July 20 7pm Sportsnet ONE
Final Sunday July 21 7pm Sportsnet ONE
Consolation Final Sunday July 21 9:30pm Sportsnet ONE

Canada advances to World League finals in men’s volleyball for the first time. Read more from Volleyball Canada by clickinghere.

Golf Canadian Open
Thursday July 25 3pm TSN
Friday July 26 3pm TSN
Saturday July 27 3pm Global
Sunday July 28 3pm Global

Livestreams and Other Events

Swimming Summer Nationals

July 17-20
Pointe-Claire, QC
More info

Click here for livestream at 5:40pm each evening.

Para Athletics World Championships
July 19-28
Lyon, France

Aquatics World Championships
July 20-August 4
Barcelona, Spain
Events include
Swimming (July 28-August 4)
Open Water (July 20-27)
Synchro (July 20-27)
Diving (July 20-27)
High Diving (July 29-31)
Men Water Polo (July 22-Aug 3)
Women Water Polo (July 21-Aug 2)

Triathlon World Cup
Hamburg, Germany
Men's July 20 9:50am cbcsports
Women's July 20 12pm cbcsports
The livestream has not worked on the CBC website for the past two triathlons. Hopefully it works this time.

Taekwondo World Championships
July 15-21
Puebla, Mexico
More info
Click here for list of Canadian competitors

Archery World Cup
July 15-21
Medellin, Columbia
More info
Canadian competitors include:
Crispin Duenas, Jay Lyon, Hugh Macdonald, Patrick Rivest-Bunster, Simon Rousseau, Dietmar Trillus
Vanessa Lee, Georcy-Stephanie Thiffeault Picard, Ashley Wallace

Canoe Kayak Slalom U23 & Junior World Championships
July 16 - 21
Liptovsky Mikulas, Slovakia
Event website
Competitors include: Haley Daniels, Michael Tayler and Cameron Smedley.

Beach Volleyball Grand Slam
July 22-28
Long Beach, USA
Event website

The World Games
July 25-August 4
Cali, Columbia
Event website
Multi-sports event meant for non Olympic sports or events under the patronage of the IOC. 

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