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March 18, 2016
Gill discovers silver lining in defeat
By JIM KERNAGHAN -- Free Press Sports Columnist
 Just when hopes were fading, just when national sporting pride was taking a licking, along comes this friendly jug-eared guy to prop it up a little and add some life to the Olympic Games for Canada.
 He is Nicolas Gill, a one-time child judo prodigy who went through a lot of knocks and slams before winning a silver medal Thursday in the under-100 kilogram class.
Sept. 22: Full story
Sept. 22: Gill's modesty is silver-lined
Sept. 22: Gill flipped over judo since teens
Sept. 21: Gill wins silver in Judo

Japan finishes judo competition with four golds
 SYDNEY, Australia (AP) -- David Douillet of France and Yuan Hua of China closed out the Olympic judo competition with the final two gold medals Friday night.
 Douillet, a 1996 gold medalist, won the men's 100-plus kilogram, defeating Shinichi Shinohara of Japan. Tamerlan Tmenov of Russia and Indrek Pertelson of Estonia shared the bronze.
Sept. 22: Full story

Morgan falls short of judo medal
By TERRY JONES -- Edmonton Sun
 SYDNEY --- False alarm.
 For a minute it looked like Nicolas Gill and Barcelona all over again.
 Canadian undefeated at judo.
 Two wins from the gold.
 One win from a bronze or silver.
 While media men rushed to the scene, Keith Morgan of Calgary had started to dream the dream.
Sept. 21: Full story


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