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Beijing 2008 men’s volleyball prelims, showing what a live spectator sees.

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management News

A lens on the Olympics and the role of spectators : Campus News

August 4, 2021 —  Douglas Brown, dean of the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, shares insight on the past and pandemic present of the Olympics


Woman wearing blue Olympics staff shirt and hat smiling with Rio beach beside her.

Asper School of Business News

Pandemic restrictions make third trip to the Olympics all business for Asper staff member  : News

July 20, 2021 —  Kelly Mahoney, UM alumna and Director of the Asper Career Development Centre, heads to Tokyo to serve as head referee for triathlon

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Kelsey Wog

Wpg Free Press: Kelsey Wog heading to Olympics : U of M in the News

June 21, 2021 —  UM's Kelsey Wog has clinched a berth on Canada's swimming team that is heading to the Tokyo Olympics.

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There are mounting calls for a boycott of next year’s Winter Olympics in Beijing. // AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein

2022 Winter Olympics will help Beijing ‘sportwash’ its human rights record : U of M in the News

March 8, 2021 —  'Next year’s Winter Olympics in Beijing have become part of the political debate on how the Canadian government should respond to the Chinese government’s treatment of the Uyghurs'

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Postpone Olympics until 2022, suggest disease experts : Network News

April 20, 2020 —  Among those cautionary voices is Dr. Jason Kindrachuk, UM medical microbiologist and Canada Research Chair in emerging viruses.

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management News

UM raises $15,000 for Special Olympics : Network News

January 15, 2020 —  A sizeable sum was raised at the Jan. 12 Marathon of Sport fundraiser to benefit athletes living with an intellectual disability.


CBC: Competing in 2020 Olympics dream come true for Winnipeg martial artist and her coach — who’s also her dad : U of M in the News

January 3, 2020 —  Skylar Park, 20, qualified last month to compete in taekwondo at 2020 Tokyo Olympics


Kelsey Wog 2019 U Sports

Wpg Free Press: U of M star swimmer Wog warming up for 2020 Olympics : U of M in the News

August 12, 2019 —  Expectations have risen dramatically for the 20-year-old University of Manitoba student, who is one of our province’s best hopes for competing at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences News

U of M competes in international nursing skills ‘Olympics’ : Campus News

February 6, 2019 —  Competition builds resilience, flexibility and cross-cultural skills.


Dr. Glen Bergeron at the finish line for cycling at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

The doctor is in (the Olympics) : Featured

February 22, 2018 —  UM Today sat down with Glen Bergeron to talk about life behind-the-scenes at the Olympics


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