Saskatoon 3-on-3 basketball team shooting for 2020 Olympics

Michael Linklater is ranked #1 in the country in 3-on-3 basketball. (FIBA)

By Alex Soloducha, CBC News June 11, 2017 

Michael Linklater is ranked #1 in the sport in Canada

The International Olympic Committee added 15 new events to the bill for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games on Friday, one of them being 3-on-3 basketball.

Saskatchewan could be represented well in the sport’s inaugural year, as a world class team prepares to aim for gold.

Saskatoon’s Michael Linklater is considered Canada’s #1 3-on-3 player, and ninth in the world. The team he plays on has been part of the 3-on-3 world tour for the past five years.

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