Canadians Justin Bieber and Eugenie Boucher were dominating the conversation on Twitter this morning up until 10 am this morning when it was announced that hockey golden girl Hayley Wickenheiser would bear the flag for Canada at the upcoming games in Sochi.
Canadians rallied on Twitter this morning for the Men’s Hockey team announcement for the 2014 Sochi Games. The reaction was filled with a mix of pride, excitement, disappointment and of course, sarcasm.
History was made in 2016 when Rio de Janeiro, Brazil hosted the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, marking the first time that a South American country welcomed the world to an Olympic Games. It was also just the third time that the Games were held in the southern hemisphere, following Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.