It’s the bronze medal that’s going to shine like gold for a team that stole a country’s hearts and then absconded with a medal, just for good measure.
Diana Matheson’s goal with less than a minute remaining in added time delivered a shock 1-0 win for the Canadian Olympic women’s team over France at City of Coventry Stadium on Thursday – although the players had to travel to London to receive their medals at the conclusion of the gold-medal game later in the day. The win also gives Canada its first medal in a traditional team sport at the Summer Olympics since the 1936 Canadian men’s basketball team won silver in Berlin. The coach of our womens soccer team, Coach Herdman was a guest on The Roz & Mocha Show (With Devo & Damnit Maurie)- hear the full interview after the JUMP
Rob has been with Sportsnet from the network’s beginning in 1998 and broadcasting for over 30 years.
His first Olympics was in Barcelona in 1992 when he called Mark Tewksbury’s gold medal race in the 100m Backstroke.
He is currently doing play-by-play for rowing and canoe events at the Olympics. Check out the full interview with Sportsnet’s Rob Faulds and his London 2012 top 5 moments on The Roz & Mocha Showafter the jump
Canadian Mark Oldershaw wins bronze medal in canoeing!
The 5th Olympian in his family, Mark Oldershaw makes his appearance at the London Olympic Games 60 years after his grandfather competed on the same course. In his hotel room here, Mark Oldershaw has the wooden paddle his late grandfather Bert used 64 years go to make the family’s Olympic debut! He brought it as a motivational tool and emotional reminder of where he comes from.
Now we know what it takes to get some national attention for the sport or rowing. Never before has a bronze-medal rower gotten so much attention as the U.S. Men’s Four has received after the medal ceremony!
Rower Henrik Rummel addresses his podium ‘package’ with Damnit Maurie of The Roz & Mocha Show.
Canada’s women’s eight won an Olympic silver medal on Thursday, bowing by half a boat length to their longtime rivals from the United States on the Eton Dorney rowing course. On that winning team is Ashley Brzozowicz who called into The Roz & Mocha Show on KiSS 92.5- hear the full interview after the jump
Canada’s men’s eight rowers couldn’t defend their Olympic title against a powerful German team on Wednesday, but the Canadians captured a hard-fought silver medal for the country’s fifth medal of the Olympics. Six-foot-six, 234-pound captain Malcolm Howard called into The Roz & Mocha Show.