Athletes Frustrated by Canadian Sports Funding
We also spoke with Canadian officials about Ives' situation and his charges about the Canadian system. In a second piece Tom Harrington examines the funding system for elite athletes in Canada. Ives' is not alone in his criticism of the Canadian system. Harrington speaks with Canadian national swim coach Dave Johnson and others. Harrington tries to paint a picture of how athletes live and train in Canada and how that compares to some other countries.
On October 2nd The Sports Journal won the Gemini award--the highest award in Canadian televison-- as Best Sports program or series. The Sports Journal is hosted by Tom Harrington.
Newsworld's Sports Journal is hosted by Tom Harrington. Ken Dodd is the senior producer. The Sports Journal airs Mondays at 2:30 p.m. ET and 8:00 p.m. ET. It is also seen on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. ET
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