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Dave Steen

Dave Steen

Canada’s shot put specialist Dave Steen missed the 1964 Olympic Games in Tokyo, but had an impressive international career which…

Jack Poole

Jack Poole

Jack Poole always considered it an honour to be asked to serve, so when he was recruited to lead the…

Randy Starkman

Randy Starkman

For so many Canadian Olympians and national team athletes, Randy Starkman was the journalist they most trusted to tell their…

Willard Crocker

Willard Crocker was Canada’s number two-ranked player from 1926-29. He was the 1925 Canadian Open men’s singles champion (defeating American…

Bernard Schwengers

Bernard Schwengers

Bernard “Bernie” Schwengers was one of Canada’s most outstanding tennis players of his era. A two-time Canadian singles champion, he…

Jack Purcell

Jack Purcell

In 1932, John Edward “Jack” Purcell was declared the world singles badminton champion but was stripped of his amateur status…

Richard Birch

Known for his devastating smash, powerful strokes and excellent footwork, Richard “Dick” Birch was one of Canada’s greatest badminton players….

Robert Bédard

Robert Bédard

Canada’s Robert Bédard won a singles silver medal at the 1959 Pan American Games in Chicago. He is a three-time…