Tuesday, August 27, 2013

The Heartbeat

Don’t forget to check the SportCafé calendar (www.sportcafe.ca/events) for ongoing event information with links and updates or the middle column of the homepage.

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

Events in Canada

Internationaux de Tennis Junior 
Aug 23-31
Repentigny, QC
More info
Competing for Canada
Hugo Di Feo playing at 4pm Wednesday
Brayden Schnur playing at 6:30pm Wednesday
Marika Akkerman in doubles at 2pm Wednesday

Table Tennis North American Championships
August 25-27
North Vancouver, BC
More info
Leading the Canadian team: Eugene Zhen Wang, Pierre-Luc Theriault, Hongtao Chen and Andre Ho (Men) as well as Mo Zhang recently crowned Commonwealth Champion for the women.

Para-Cycling World Championships
August 26-September 1
Baie Comeau, QC
Event website
More info

Canoe Kayak Sprint Canadian Championships
August 27-31
Montreal, QC
More info

Track Cycling Canadian Championships
August 27-September 1
Dieppe, NB
More info
Top competitors include Olympic medallists Tara Whitten and Gillian Carleton as well as Oympian Zach Bell.

Olympic Sports On Television 

US Open Tennis
Daily on TSN/TSN2 and RDS/RDS2
Eugenie Bouchard (2nd match Grandstand approx noon-1pm start)
Alexandra Wozniak and Sharon Fichman (3rd match Court 10)

Other Canadians through to 2nd round in singles Milos Raonic, Frank Dancevic, Alexandra Wozniak
Men's doubles: Daniel Nestor and Vasek Pospisil
Women's doubles: Eugenie Bouchard with Janette Husarova (SVK)

Thurs eve/Fri Morning midnight Sportsnet ONE
Saturday 12:00am (Friday night midnight) SN ONE
Sunday 12:00am Sportsnet ONE

Canoe Sprint World Championships
Saturday 1pm Sportnset ONE
Sunday 11:30am Sportsnet ONE
Sunday 5:30pm MT (7:30pm EST) on Sportsnet West

Basketball FIBA Americas Championships
Friday 11:15am Sportsnet 360 Canada vs Jamaica
Saturday 1:30pm Sportsnet 360 Canada vs Puerto Rico (6:30pm SN ONE)
Sunday 11:00am Sportsnet 360 Canada vs Brazil (9pm SN 360)
Tuesday 1:30pm Sportsnet 360 Canada vs Uruguay (8pm SN 360)

Track and Field Diamond League
Sunday 1:30pm NBC

Internationaux de Tennis Junior de Repentigny
Vendredi 30 août 12h00 TVA Sports
Samedi 13h00 TVA Sports
Dimanche 1er septembre 08h30 TVA Sports
Lundi 09h30 TVA Sports

Mountain Bike World Championships
Tuesday 12:00am Sportsnet ONE
Tuesday 11pm Sportsnet ONE

Cycling Tour of Alberta
Stage 1 Tuesday Sep 3 8pm EST Sportsnet ONE

Livestreams and Other Events

Volleyball Under 21 World Championships
August 22-September 1
Ankara and Izmir, Turkey
More info
Wednesday 18:30 local (11am EST) Canada vs France Round of 16

Lawn Bowling Pre-Commonwealth Games 8 Nation Test
August 24-31
Glasgow, Scotland
More info

Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships
August 24-September 1
Kiev, Ukraine
More info
Canadians competing include Patricia Bezzoubenko and Annabelle Kovacs

World Rowing Championships
August 25-Sept 1
Chungju-si, Korea
More info
Entry list (page 10)
live results

Mountain Bike Trials and World Championships
August 26-September 1
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
More info
television/livestream schedule

Swimming World Junior Championships
August 26-31
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
More info
Click here for list of Canadian competitors

Judo World Championships
August 26-September 1
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
More info
Competing for Canada:
Sergio Pessoa, Patrick Gagné, Sasha Mehmedovic, Etienne Briand, Alexis Mmorin-Martel, Antoine Valois-Fortier and Alexandre Emond
Joliane Melancon, Stefanie Tremblay, Catherine Beauchemin-Pinard, Kelita Zupancic, Amy Cotton and Catherine Roberge

Canoe Kayak Sprint World Championships
August 27-September 1
Duisburg, Germany
More info
General race schedule
Canadians competing:

10:10am (4:10am EST) Draga Culjak K1 Women 200m Paracanoe TA
10:20am (4:20am EST) Dave Waters V1 Men 200m Paracanoe TA
10:30am (4:30am EST) Suleiman Muse K1 Men 200m Paracanoe A
10:50am (4:50am EST) Christine Gauthier K1 Women 200m Paracanoe LTA
11:10am (5:10am EST) Papito More-Wilson V1 Men 200m Paracanoe LTA
11:50am (5:50am EST) Christian Maranda K1 Men 200m Paracanoe LTA
Semi finals and finals to follow

8:14am (2:14am EST) Una Lounder K1 Women 1000m
9:24am (3:24am EST) Mark Oldershaw C1 Men 1000m
10:00am (4:00am EST) Emilie Fournel K1 Women 500m
10:36am (4:36am EST) Adam Van Koeverden and Brady Reardon K2 Men 1000m
11:04am (5:04am EST) Ben Russell and Gabriel Beauchesne-Sevigny C2 Men 1000m
11:40am (5:40am EST) Genevieve Beauchesne-Sevigny and Kathleen Fraser K2 Women 500m
12:02am (6:02am EST) Roland Varga, Dana Morgoch, Mark Levinas and Paul Bryant C4 Men 1000m
Finals Parancanoe 14:15-14:55 (8:15-8:55am EST)
Semi-Finals 15:30-18:37 (9:30-12:37pm EST)

Friday-Sunday not posted yet.

Track and Field Diamond League
August 29
Zurich, Switzerland
More info
Canadian competitors:
19:10 (local) 1:10pm EST Dylan Armstrong (shot put)
19:32 (local) 1:32pm EST Josh Cassidy (1500m Wheelchair)
20:00 (local) 2:00pm EST Derek Drouin (high jump)
21:35 (local) 3:35pm EST Matt Hughes (steeplechase).
livestream on Trackie.ca or Eurosport.

FIBA Americas Basketball Championship
August 30-September 11
Caracas, Venezuela
More info
Team Roster
Ten teams. Top 4 qualify for 2014 World Cup
August 30 11:30am EST vs Jamaica
August 31 2:00pm vs Puerto Rico
Sept 1 11:30am vs Brazil
Sept 3 2:00pm vs Uruguay
Sept 5-8 Second Round
Sept 9-11 Semi finals and Finals

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