Progressive politics, ideas & culture


Canada’s Olympics: Worse than it looks

This Magazine Staff

According to the CBC website at 4:38 EDT today, Canada is ranked 20th overall at the Olympics with 1 gold, three silver, and 1 bronze.
Not bad for a relatively small country, population-wise, right?
(Scroll down the list… we’re waaaayyy down. That’s right, down past North Korea)
Aug. 24 Update: In today’s National Post, there is a front-page story about Kyle Shewfelt getting screwed out of a medal by bad judging. What does Kyle think about that?
“I feel great,” he said of his mood, performance, and placing. “Fourth is pretty good.”

Show Comments