Tag: Sports

Rookies


By Rachel Muenz Jo Henday, Sister: I should be proud of you but I’m not. Not of a single shot. Your first goal came off my stick, remember? The puck was pinned to the boards by a couple pairs of skates and there were…

Muay Thai


By Nick Goodwin I have begun researching the art of Muay Thai boxing. The reason being is because I have been given the opportunity to create a mural on the wall of a soon-to-be Muay Thai boxing studio. The Remix Project has given me…

Bringing the 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games to Ontario’s Kids‏


News Release Bringing the 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games to Ontario’s Kids December 4, 2013 Province Helping to Get Kids Active and More Involved in the People’s Games Ontario is launching Pan Am/Parapan Am Kids to build excitement for the Games and inspire young…

Helping Kids Stay Healthy and Active‏


Media Advisory Helping Kids Stay Healthy and Active September 4, 2013 Michael Chan, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, and Glen Murray, MPP for Toronto Centre, will make an announcement about increasing opportunities for children and youth to stay healthy and active. Date:               Thursday,…

Ontario to Stage a World-Class Pan Am and Parapan Am Games in 2015


News Release Ontario to Stage a World-Class Pan Am and Parapan Am Games in 2015 August 28, 2013 Province Launches Strategy to Create a Lasting Pan Am and Parapan Am Games Legacy Ontario is launching its Pan Am and Parapan Am Games Promotion, Celebration…

Celebrating Two-Year Countdown to 2015 Pan American Games‏


News Release Celebrating Two-Year Countdown to 2015 Pan American Games July 10, 2013 Ontario’s Investments in Games Creating Jobs, Growing the Economy Ontario is celebrating the two-year countdown to the 2015 Pan American Games in communities across the Greater Golden Horseshoe.The Games will be one of…

Major milestone for the Athletes’ Village


Media Advisory Major milestone for the Athletes’ Village May 22, 2013 The Ontario Government will be announcing a significant milestone at the  CIBC Pan Am and Parapan Am Athletes’ Village.  Michael Chan, Minister responsible for the Pan/Parapan Am Games, and representatives from the Village…

Ontario Honours Top Athletes‏


News Release Ontario Honours Top Athletes April 19, 2013 New Ontario Government Recognizes Achievements in Amateur Sport Ontario honoured some of the province’s top athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers and corporate supporters for their outstanding achievements to amateur sport in 2012. Of the finalists for…

Running gets you grounded‏


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New Nike styles for winter runners‏


 

Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), Congratulating 2012 Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame Inductees


OTTAWA, Sept. 21, 2012 /CNW/ – As Canadians celebrate the Week of Excellence, I would like to take the opportunity to congratulate the 2012 inductees into the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame:

Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Occasion of the Closing Ceremonies of the 1st Winter Youth Olympic Games


OTTAWA, Jan. 22, 2012 /CNW/ – As the very first Winter Youth Olympic Games officially come to an end in Innsbruck, Austria, I would like to congratulate the athletes, as well as the coaches and officials from around the world who took part and…

RBC Awards $70,000 in Grants During World Hockey Tour


More than 30,000 kids in 14 communities across Alberta will benefit from the legacy of the 2012 IIHF World Junior Championship CALGARY, Dec. 23, 2011, /CNW/ – RBC has awarded a total of $70,000 in RBC Play Hockey Grants to 14 communities across Alberta…

2010 Winter Games legacies continue to produce lasting benefits for Canada International Olympic Committee (IOC) legacy study of 2010 Legacies Now provides recommendations to future host cities


May 18, 2011 @ 09:00AM Vancouver, B.C. – On the heels of its launch in February 2011 during celebrations marking the one-year anniversary of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, LIFT Philanthropy Partners, formerly 2010 Legacies Now, is the subject of the…

theScore & FanXchange Offer Fans a Faster Way to Find Tickets


December 09, 2010 @ 11:45AM TORONTO — Buying tickets to see the next big game just got a whole lot easier! FanXchange, Canada’s online ticket marketplace, and theScore, home to hardcore sports fans, announced their newest offering to simplify the hunt for the best…

Big Wheels Keep on Turning


Written by: Jennifer Winters There seem to be two seasons when it comes to transportation: Winter & Summer, however, although winter may be cold there are advantages that people may be unaware of. When the wintertime comes around it all abuts the snowboards, ski,…

Bryzgalov, Miller, Brodeur and Georges Vezina


By Ryan Jhagroo Bryzgalov, Miller, Brodeur and Georges Vezina The finalists for the Vezina trophy have been announced. The trio nominated goalies for the award is the Buffalo Sabres’ Ryan Miller, the Phoenix Coyotes’ Ilya Bryzgalov, and the New Jersey Devils’ Martin Brodeur. All…

Baseball Bats


By Josh Ungar They come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, different colours and builds. Some have hollow tops and others are solid all the way through. But they all have one thing in common, they can easily shatter, leaving batters disappointed…

Toronto Blue Jays Baseball


By Josh Ungar The Blue Jays kicked off their 2010 season at the Rogers Centre in luxurious style last night. That is if you had big money to burn on a ticket. The regularly scarcely filled Rogers Center was packed to the brim last…

Toronto Blue Jays Fever


By Josh Ungar In less than a week, the Toronto Blue Jays will begin a new season, and in doing so enter a new era. After trading Roy Halladay, the face of the franchise and Cy-Young award-winning pitcher in the off-season, the Jays are…

Maple Leafs


Online Story Josef Jacobson The Toronto Maple Leafs will host the Atlanta Thrashers tonight at the Air Canada Centre. It is the fourth and final meeting between the two teams this season. So far the Leafs have won two of three. Although the Maple…

Leon Washington not with the Jets just yet


Leon Washington not with the Jets just yet By: Ryan Jhagroo New York Jets restricted FA Leon Washington did not attend the team’s voluntary workouts on Monday and his future is in doubt with the team. Washington has yet to sign his $1.759 million…

Debating


By GJ McRae Thinking of sports, this question is often asked, “Who is better?” The comparison is made through individual accomplishments as well as championships, but there are great players who never become “champions.” Would they be considered great players because their stats show…

Curtis Leschyshyn treats Winnipeg’s young hockey hopefuls to ice time and skills training today


WINNIPEG, March 20 /CNW/ – Former NHL star Curtis Leschyshyn spent three hours today with Winnipeg’s own St. Norbert Storm minor girls’ hockey team as part of the Scotiabank NHL Alumni Skills Contest – offering professional coaching and skills training to 10 winning teams…

GE Healthcare’s MAC 800 Portable ECG Device Helps to Advance Physician Care of Athletes and Visitors At Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games


MAC(R) 800 Makes Debut in Canada; Features Innovative SMS Keypad on Board VANCOUVER, March 12 /CNW/ – GE Healthcare’ announced today that the company’s portable ECG (electrocardiograph) device, the MAC 800, will be implemented in both Vancouver and Whistler to help support physician care…

G. J. McRae – Political Sports Journalist


I’m a political sports journalist from Brooklyn, new york. My belief is the mind is a lock and words are keys i hope my blog will open many gateways. Please enjoy and share with others I welcome all comments and suggestions: http://gjmcrae.wordpress.com/.

Big Problems


By GJ McRae Today’s athletes face a bigger problem then injuries personal lives we hold a certain standard for our sports heroes that they can do no wrong live wholesome lives. With the media of today professional athletes face the camera all day long…

American Football


Online story 5 Two teams, Raider and Panther QB duels By: Ryan Jhagroo Hold on, Jamarcus Russell and Jake Delhomme! The starting spots aren’t yours yet. The Oakland Raiders and the Carolina Panthers aren’t naming their starting quarterbacks, just yet. Both teams are going…

Ski Hills


By Alina Smirnova Two public ski hills and one playground in Toronto may be privatized to save money for the city. This will not only end free skiing for those with a low-income but also raise the ski lift prices for everyone else, the…

Olympic coverage


Patrycja Klucznik Feb. 23, 2010 Lack of Olympic coverage is glaring by our neighbours to the south. Not only are the major cable networks like CNN and NBC lacking in their coverage of the Vancouver Games, but even places like Detroit are about to…

Olympic Games


By Josh Ungar The sea of red was looking a little blue by the end of the game. Our dream team couldn’t even get it done on our own soil. Over the weekend the Canadian men’s hockey team lost 5-3 to the Americans, our…

Winter Games


Online Story Josef Jacobson Canada’s dreams of “owning the podium” may be over, but there is still a chance for the host nation to set a new personal best. In both Turino in 2006 and Salt Lake City in 2002, Canada managed to win…

Hockey Blog


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Paralympics


OLYMPICS VS. PARALYMPICS Sarina Adamo En retard. French. Adj. To be late or behind schedule. Canada est en retard. It is safe to say that North America is also en retard. Technologically speaking we are fairly quick with posting news online. However, we are…

Hockey


Online Story – History Moment Josef Jacobson In 1979 the World Hockey Association lost its seven-year battle with the National Hockey League. The WHA could not beat them, so they were forced to join them. In its last year, only seven teams remained in…

UTSC-Centennial College Online Stories


Ryan Jhagroo Slug: Tracy McGrady, Rockets, 76ers, Andre Iguodala The highest-paid NBA player, Tracy McGrady, continues to be a hot topic amongst trade spectators around the league. But who wants his expiring contract?

Media Advisory – Olympic Torch to come to Valcartier Garrison


VALCARTIER GARRISON, QC, Dec. 1 /CNW Telbec/ – The media are invited to attend a leg of the Olympic Torch Relay at Valcartier Garrison. When: December 3, 2009, at 6:30 am (relay will begin at 6:50 am). Where: Starting from Building 516 (Sports Centre)…

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