Many Olympic athletes and professional athletes have taken part in the Canusa Games, held each summer between the cities of Flint and Hamilton, Ontario.  This year's games are happening in Flint, the 55th anniversary of the friendly competition.

The games started today and will conclude on August 21st.  17 sports from baseball, bowling, track and field, karate, ice hockey, gymnastics, basketball, golf, even darts.  That's just a sampling.

For a complete listing of sports, venues and game times, visit

The athletes, coaches and others stay with host families in the city that holds the games.

For more information about the Canusa Games, call (810) 760-5252.