Ice hockey makes its Olympic debut—and Canada wins gold.
Canadian women competed for the first time in the Olympics—and took home 4 medals. (Gold in 4 x 100 metre relay, gold in high jump, silver and bronze in 100 metres.)
Canada hosts the Olympics for the first time in Montreal.
Ben Johnson croses the finish line to win gold in the 100 m final—only to be stripped of his titles after testing positive for steroids.
Donovan Bailey is the first Canadain to break the 10-second barrier in the 100 metre race.
Jamie Sale and David Pelletier performed perfectly at the games and had the gold medal in the bag—until a French judge threw the competition to the Russian team. After the games, both teams received gold medals.
Catriona Le May Doan became the first Canadian Olympian to successfuly defend her Olympic title by winning back-to-back gold medals in 1998 and 2002.
Speed skater Cindy Klassen took home 5 medals in 2006—setting a record.
Team Canada wins gold (at home!), defeating the USA 3-2 in overtime.