Putin calls Olympic track and field ban ‘discrimination’

The IAAF has rebuffed Russia’s latest bid to overturn the ban on most of its track and field team competing at the Olympics, while Russian president Vladimir Putin hosted a send-off ceremony Wednesday for the eligible competitors. CBC | Sports News

Canadian women’s soccer team touches down in Rio

With 10 days to go until the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Canada’s soccer women have touched down in Rio. They were one of the first Canadian teams to move into the Athletes’ Village. CBC | Sports News