The International Centre for Olympic Studies

As over 100,000 athletes, journalists, and spectators pack into London’s Olympic Stadium for the Opening Ceremonies for the 2012 Olympics, Dr. Janice Forsyth will most likely be in her office in a different London. Chances are she will be sitting at home watching the Games from the comfort of her couch. But that doesn’t mean … Continue reading

The Winning Drive

I still remember my dad making the announcement. It was the 2001-02 NHL playoffs, and the Toronto Maple Leafs were making a run that no one expected, knocking off the New York Islanders and rival Ottawa Senators to meet the Hurricanes in the Conference Finals. And we were going to be there. Completely unexpected, my … Continue reading