Thursday, July 25, 2013

The Heartbeat

Coming up this week in Canada:
  • Canadian Open golf in Oakville
  • Open Water 10K swimming in Lac St. Jean
  • Canoe Kayak Whitewater Canadian Championships in Kananaskis, AB
  • Canoe Kayak Sprint Jr and &23 World Championships in Welland
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.

RBC Canadian Open
July 22-28
Oakville, ON
Canadians competing: Adam Hadwin (pictured above who finished 4th at the Canadian Open in 2011), Mike Weir, Stephen Ames, David Hearn, Graham DeLeat, Brad Fritsch, Roger Sloan, Kevin Carrigan, Albin Choi, Eugene Wong, Brian Hadley, Mackenzie Hughes, Bryn Parry, Eric Banks, Corey Connors, Adam Svensson, Riley Wheeldon and Peter Laws.
Thursday-Sunday competition rounds (on TSN).

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

Canoe Kayak Whitewater Canadian Championships
August 1-5
Kananaskis, AB
More info
event website

Canoe Kayak Sprint Junior & U23 World Championships
Aug 1-4
Welland, ON
More info (including list of Canadian competitors)
Event website

Olympic Sports On Television

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

Aquatic World Championships
Daily highlights 
July 28 8pm Sportsnet (2:30pm NBC)
July 29 8pm Sportsnet
July 30 8pm Sportsnet
July 31 7pm Sportsnet One (repeat 11pm Sportsnet)
August 1 8pm Sportsnet (11pm SN ONE, later West/Pacific)

Livestreams and Other Events

Para Athletics World Championships
July 19-28
Lyon, France
More info
Event website

Aquatic World Championships
July 20-August 4
Barcelona, Spain
Event website
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)

Beach Volleyball Grand Slam
July 22-28
Long Beach, USA
More info and Canadian competitors' list
Event website
Click here for preview article by Maverick Hatch.

BMX Cycling World Championships
July 24-28
Auckland City, New Zealand
Click here for competitor list.
Event website

Rowing Under 23 World Championships
July 24-28
Linz, Austria
Event website

Mountain Bike World Cup
July 25-28
Vallnord, Andorra
Event website

Athletics Diamond League
July 26-27
London, Great Britain
Event website
Competitors include: Sheila Reid (3000m), Nicole Sifuentes (1500m), Melissa Bishop (800m), Diane Cummins (800m), Alex Genest (3000m steeplechase), Matthew Hughes (3000m steeplechase), Chris Winter (3000m steeplechase), Cam Levins (3000m),  4x100m relay (men and women)

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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