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CBC Beijing 2022 Olympics Coverage Saw Record Digital Viewing

According to the CBC, it says its Beijing 2022 coverage of the Olympic Winter Games saw record digital viewing in Canada. The public broadcaster says 7 in 10 Canadians watched the Beijing 2022 games and audiences watched the CBC during the winter games more than any other network in Canada. Digital viewing also surpassed PyeongChang...

You Can Watch Tokyo 2020 Olympics Coverage on YouTube with CBC Sports

Part of the CBC’s 2020 Tokyo Olympics coverage will also take place on YouTube, on the CBC Sports channel. The CBC Sports channel on YouTube will offer over 15 daily videos of content, offering live events, recaps, athlete interviews, Olympic features (sponsored and non-sponsored), longform day recaps, viral moments and more. “We’re thrilled to partner...

How to Follow Team Canada at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Twitter

After being delayed last year due to COVID-19, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are set to kick off on Friday, July 23, 2021. It has become quite clear that Twitter is among the platforms Canadians use to keep up with the Summer Olympics, with insights from Twitter Canada showcasing a 59% growth in sports-related tweets across...

How to Watch: Stream Tokyo 2020 Olympics Live in Canada

Canadian flag-bearers: Miranda Ayim (basketball) and Nathan Hirayama (rugby) The 2020 Tokyo Olympics were delayed last year due to COVID-19, but are ready to kick off this year on Friday, July 23, 2021. The ceremony won’t have spectators as all venues are closed to outsiders, due to Japan’s ongoing state of emergency due to COVID-19....

Twitter Reveals Trending Team Canada Data from 2018 Winter Olympics [u]

The 2018 Winter Olympics are over and Canada set a new record, claiming 29 medals at the PyeongChang Games in South Korea. If you followed the Olympics on Twitter, you’re probably curious about data when it comes to Team Canada. Luckily, we have some answers for you, courtesy of data from Twitter Canada sent to...

Apple Looking to Crash Samsung’s Expensive Olympics Party [u]

Samsung, being the exclusive mobile phone sponsor of the Rio Olympic Games 2016, is selling its handsets to hundreds of thousands of visitors flocking to Olympic venues. However, Apple may be looking to crash the party by tempting some of these buyers outside the venues with its own unofficial Games merchandise, Reuters is reporting. The Cupertino company...

Canadian Teen Penelope Oleksiak Runs Out of Data After Silver Medal Win

Canada's Penelope Oleksiak is only 16 years old and has already won two medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics in swimming: a silver medal in the 100 metres butterfly and bronze in the 4x100m freestyle relay. But after her silver medal win, Oleksiak said she ran into smartphone problems, telling Reuters “I’ve run out of data." As...

Live Stream the Rio Olympics on iPhone, iPad with CBC Rio 2016

As promised, CBC has released their Rio 2016 iOS app, to allow iPhone and iPad users to live stream the upcoming Summer Olympics and follow Team Canada every step of the way, from August 5-21. The app allows for customized alerts for medal results and breaking news, plus also brings up-to-date even and broadcast schedules...

Team Canada Utilizing iPad Apps to Help Win Gold at Sochi Olympics

Video analysis apps are helping coaches fine-tune their athlete’s at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, bringing a technological advantage and potential edge over competitors, reports Reuters. Scott Novack, from the U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation says they use the iOS app Ubersense, which allows them to review runs side by side in slow motion...