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

Mustangs Grab First Win of Season

The Western Mustangs women’s field hockey team defeated the Waterloo Warriors 1-0 for their first win of the season Friday morning. “[It was] a little bit of a long time coming, but we’ve been working really hard,” said second-year sweeper Jessica Bryce. After going 0-4-3 in their first seven regular season games, the Mustangs went … Continue reading

Mustangs Stampede Passed Gee Gees

Yesterday’s rematch of last year’s Yates Cup between the Western Mustangs and Ottawa Gee Gees looked early like it might come down to another game winning drive. Then the second half started. Early special teams struggles prevented the Mustangs from jumping out to an early lead on the Gee Gees, but a strong second half … Continue reading