Patrick Blennerhassett

Patrick Blennerhassett is an award-winning Canadian journalist and four-time published author. He is a Jack Webster Fellowship winner and a British Columbia bestselling novelist. His work has been published in The Guardian, Reader's Digest, The Globe & Mail, Business Insider, MSN and Business in Vancouver.
Patrick Blennerhassett
Patrick Blennerhassett is an award-winning Canadian journalist and four-time published author. He is a Jack Webster Fellowship winner and a British Columbia bestselling novelist. His work has been published in The Guardian, Reader's Digest, The Globe & Mail, Business Insider, MSN and Business in Vancouver.

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CrossFit Open 2019: What is Workout 19.5?

The final of five workouts has been revealed in Miami in a showdown between reigning champions Mat Fraser and Tia-Clair Toomey

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The final of five workouts has been revealed in Miami in a showdown between reigning champions Mat Fraser and Tia-Clair Toomey

CrossFit Open 2019: What is Workout 19.5?
Tia-Clair Toomey: CrossFit’s ‘Fittest Woman on Earth’ talks training and being a two-time champion
‘Too small to play’: Canadian sevens star Ghislaine Landry beats the odds and rises to top
  • The World Rugby Sevens Series all-time points leader was once pegged as too small to even play for the national team
21 Mar 2019 - 2:16PM
  • The World Rugby Sevens Series all-time points leader was once pegged as too small to even play for the national team
‘Too small to play’: Canadian sevens star Ghislaine Landry beats the odds and rises to top
Kenneth To death: ‘the world has lost an incredible human being’ Ryan Lochte says, as swimming community mourns

Olympic legend Lochte leads international stars of swimming in expressing condolences, with Hong Kong record breaker To hailed as an inspiration.

20 Mar 2019 - 2:10PM

Olympic legend Lochte leads international stars of swimming in expressing condolences, with Hong Kong record breaker To hailed as an inspiration.

Kenneth To death: ‘the world has lost an incredible human being’ Ryan Lochte says, as swimming community mourns
Can Canadian Brent Fikowski play giant slayer at the 2019 CrossFit Games?

Fikowski is one of two Canadians, along with Patrick Vellner, who have a shot at taking Mat Fraser off his throne

19 Mar 2019 - 1:43PM

Fikowski is one of two Canadians, along with Patrick Vellner, who have a shot at taking Mat Fraser off his throne

Can Canadian Brent Fikowski play giant slayer at the 2019 CrossFit Games?
Hong Kong Sevens: with 17 days to go, here are five things you need to know

This year’s tournament features a number of new highlights including reusable beer cups and a performance from Gwen Stefani

19 Mar 2019 - 12:38PM

This year’s tournament features a number of new highlights including reusable beer cups and a performance from Gwen Stefani

Hong Kong Sevens: with 17 days to go, here are five things you need to know
Siobhan Haughey on her NCAA swansong, Tokyo 2020, broccoli and Nick’s House of Pancakes

Haughey said she will stay in Michigan to train for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo

18 Mar 2019 - 10:32PM

Haughey said she will stay in Michigan to train for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo

Siobhan Haughey on her NCAA swansong, Tokyo 2020, broccoli and Nick’s House of Pancakes
Meet Tom Varndell, the South China Tigers’ expat try-scoring machine raring to go in Hong Kong
CrossFit and its ‘army of doctors’ want to change the entire fitness game. Can they do it?
Q&A | Hong Kong Sevens: US superstar Perry Baker talks costumes, the South Stand and superstitions

One of the most electrifying sevens players should be ready to go for the Hong Kong Sevens tournament in April.

13 Mar 2019 - 10:19PM

One of the most electrifying sevens players should be ready to go for the Hong Kong Sevens tournament in April.

Hong Kong Sevens: US superstar Perry Baker talks costumes, the South Stand and superstitions
Can you pick athletes by their genes? Ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics, China thinks so
  • China is testing its athletes’ genes in preparation for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing
  • 12 Mar 2019 - 11:33AM
  • China is testing its athletes’ genes in preparation for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing
  • Can you pick athletes by their genes? Ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics, China thinks so
    Hong Kong Sevens men’s squad draw Tonga, Zimbabwe and the Philippines for 2019 tournament

    Hong Kong drew a group which did not feature two teams that beat them last year.

    12 Mar 2019 - 5:52AM

    Hong Kong drew a group which did not feature two teams that beat them last year.

    Hong Kong Sevens men’s squad draw Tonga, Zimbabwe and the Philippines for 2019 tournament
    Sandy Bay win Hong Kong grand final championship in thrilling fashion
    Formula E: BMW team hopes food poisoning and bad luck end at Hong Kong E-Prix

    Antonio Felix da Costa stricken with food poisoning on Friday but is ready to go for Sunday’s race, where he and Alexander Sims say they can do much better

    9 Mar 2019 - 11:08PM

    Antonio Felix da Costa stricken with food poisoning on Friday but is ready to go for Sunday’s race, where he and Alexander Sims say they can do much better

    Formula E: BMW team hopes food poisoning and bad luck end at Hong Kong E-Prix
    Hong Kong E-Prix: BMW junior racer talks about being a female driver on International Women’s Day
    International Women’s Day: Hong Kong female rugby stars share their thoughts on historic day
    CrossFit Open 2019: what is Workout 19.3? Full details from week three announcement

    Currently Ant Haynes, who hails from Hong Kong, is first in China after two rounds

    8 Mar 2019 - 10:18AM

    Currently Ant Haynes, who hails from Hong Kong, is first in China after two rounds

    CrossFit Open 2019: what is Workout 19.3? Full details from week three announcement
    Hong Kong’s kids are incredibly unhappy. They need more fun in their lives and it starts with play
    CrossFit in China: how the world’s biggest fitness trend is conquering the world’s most populous country

    The branded workout regime has cracked Chinese culture, which could bode well for the country and company

    7 Mar 2019 - 12:33PM

    The branded workout regime has cracked Chinese culture, which could bode well for the country and company

    CrossFit in China: how the world’s biggest fitness trend is conquering the world’s most populous country
    ‘Chaotic and high speed’: South China Tigers unveil diverse roster for Global Rapid Rugby
    • A Fijian, Englishman and two Chinese nationals are named as part of the squad’s marquee players
    5 Mar 2019 - 10:37PM
    • A Fijian, Englishman and two Chinese nationals are named as part of the squad’s marquee players
    ‘Chaotic and high speed’: South China Tigers unveil diverse roster for Global Rapid Rugby
    Opinion | Robert Kraft arrest: should prostitution be legal? The Patriots owner and the moral complexities of paying for sex

    The New England Patriots owner was arrested and charged in a prostitution sting in the US. While many have condemned his actions and prostitution’s ties to sex trafficking, some are calling for a rethink of the larger issue at hand.

    3 Mar 2019 - 7:29PM

    The New England Patriots owner was arrested and charged in a prostitution sting in the US. While many have condemned his actions and prostitution’s ties to sex trafficking, some are calling for a rethink of the larger issue at hand.

    Robert Kraft arrest: should prostitution be legal? The Patriots owner and the moral complexities of paying for sex
    Shock upset as Sandy Bay down HKFC while Scottish beat Valley in semi-finals
    Global Rapid Rugby and South China Tigers coming to Hong Kong for two games in 2019
    • The condensed ‘showcase season’ of Global Rapid Rugby will feature 14 games with two in Hong Kong
    5 Mar 2019 - 3:46PM
    • The condensed ‘showcase season’ of Global Rapid Rugby will feature 14 games with two in Hong Kong
    Global Rapid Rugby and South China Tigers coming to Hong Kong for two games in 2019
    What’s the deal with the NBA dress code? Custom sneakers, headbands, Russell Westbrook and turtlenecks

    The NBA has let loose when it comes to its style guidelines, allowing its players more freedom to express themselves on the court

    28 Feb 2019 - 10:26AM

    The NBA has let loose when it comes to its style guidelines, allowing its players more freedom to express themselves on the court

    What’s the deal with the NBA dress code? Custom sneakers, headbands, Russell Westbrook and turtlenecks
    Cryotherapy: why are so many athletes turning to the ice-cold treatment for recovery?

    It looks like something out of a science fiction film, but exposing yourself to freezing temperatures is becoming all the rage in the sporting world

    27 Feb 2019 - 11:55AM

    It looks like something out of a science fiction film, but exposing yourself to freezing temperatures is becoming all the rage in the sporting world

    Cryotherapy: why are so many athletes turning to the ice-cold treatment for recovery?
    Love and CrossFit: the romantic marriage proposal behind the first Chinese ‘sanctional’

    Max Ma and Carrie Yan, who are spearheading the CrossFit ‘sanctional’ in Shanghai, found sparks of romance through working out

    27 Feb 2019 - 8:37AM

    Max Ma and Carrie Yan, who are spearheading the CrossFit ‘sanctional’ in Shanghai, found sparks of romance through working out

    Love and CrossFit: the romantic marriage proposal behind the first Chinese ‘sanctional’
    From orphanage to Philippine rugby glory: Hong Kong Pot Bellied Pigs charity work making a difference to national team

    The Hong Kong Pot Bellied Pigs Rugby Club have raised buckets of cash for various organisations over the years

    24 Feb 2019 - 10:58PM

    The Hong Kong Pot Bellied Pigs Rugby Club have raised buckets of cash for various organisations over the years

    From orphanage to Philippine rugby glory: Hong Kong Pot Bellied Pigs charity work making a difference to national team
    HKFC lift title while Sandy Bay celebrate first ever play-off berth as regular season ends
    • Hong Kong Football Club will take on Sandy Bay while Scottish will square off with Societe Generale Valley
    24 Feb 2019 - 11:59AM
    • Hong Kong Football Club will take on Sandy Bay while Scottish will square off with Societe Generale Valley
    HKFC lift title while Sandy Bay celebrate first ever play-off berth as regular season ends
    Opinion | Georges St-Pierre retires: was he the greatest MMA fighter of all-time?
    • He dominated the UFC for more than a decade, and only lost two fights in his whole career
    22 Feb 2019 - 4:39PM
    • He dominated the UFC for more than a decade, and only lost two fights in his whole career
    Georges St-Pierre retires: was he the greatest MMA fighter of all-time?
    Hong Kong Sevens: 43 days and counting, here’s five things you need to know
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