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COC Unveils $132 Million Funding Plan for High Performance Sport in Canada

Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) Chief Executive Officer Chris Overholt today outlined a bold new vision for the future of Team Canada by announcing more than $132 million in funding for the Canadian sport community. During an address to the Empire Club of Canada in Toronto, Mr. Overholt announced that the COC would be renewing its […]
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COC President New Member of IOC

On Thursday, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Council announced four-time Olympian, Olympic medallist and Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) President, Tricia Smith, along with seven others, as a new member of the IOC. The election for the position was held in Rio at the 129th IOC Executive Session, August 2-4, 2016. In this latest slate, […]
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Tricia Smith is Newly Elected COC President

Equine Canada (EC) congratulates Tricia Smith on being voted in as president of the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) on Nov. 22, 2015. Smith, an Olympian, accomplished lawyer and businesswoman, stepped in as interim president of the COC after former president, Marcel Aubut, resigned in October 2015. She was officially named president after a positive vote […]

Lamaze and Foster Nominated to Canadian Olympic Committee

Canadian Olympic Show Jumping Champion Eric Lamaze and his student, Tiffany Foster, both of Schomberg, ON, have been nominated to the Canadian Olympic Committee for review and naming to the 2012 Canadian Olympic Team for show jumping. Lamaze, 44, made his Olympic debut in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, becoming the first Canadian equestrian athlete […]