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2014-01-23 12:25:31

OTTAWA, Jan. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - On behalf of Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Government of Canada, I would like to offer my most heartfelt congratulations to Hayley Wickenheiser, who was today named Canada's flag-bearer for the opening ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. Hayley Wickenheiser is one of the greatest female hockey players of all time. Hayley has represented Canada at the Winter Olympics four times--winning three gold and one silver medal--and has...

2014-01-08 16:23:47

TORONTO, Jan. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Special Olympics Canada is thrilled to congratulate Special Olympics Manitoba's Vice President of Sport and Program, Jennifer Campbell, on being named to the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sport and Physical Activity's (CAAWS) Most Influential Women in Sport and Physical Activity list for 2013. CAAWS has published the Most Influential Women List for the past 12 years, aiming to recognize and highlight the achievements of...

2014-01-03 12:23:24

OTTAWA, Jan. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - I offer my heartfelt congratulations to the snowboard cross and slopestyle athletes who were named to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Team. The athletes named to the 2014 Olympic team include three-time Olympian and Vancouver 2010 Olympic gold medallist, Maelle Ricker (West Vancouver, BC); along with first-time Olympians Mark McMorris (Regina, SK), Sebastien Toutant (Montreal, QC), Spencer O'Brien (Alert Bay, BC) and Chris Robanske (Calgary, AB). Our...

2013-12-31 08:21:29

Canadian Olympic Team calls upon nation to rally behind Sochi-bound athletes with new brand campaign TORONTO, Dec. 31, 2013 /CNW/ - With 37 days remaining until the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) today launched its "We Are Winter" campaign, its most integrated, digitally enabled and largest brand undertaking in its history. The national video debut of "We Are Winter," entitled Crossroads featuring Sochi medal hopefuls Kaillie Humphries, Mark...

2013-12-13 08:20:19

Olympic speed skater tops national poll for Air Canada Athlete of the Year Award MONTREAL, Dec. 13, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today announced Canadian short track speed skater Charles Hamelin has been voted the winner of the Air Canada Athlete of the Year Award in a national on-line poll. "Air Canada is very pleased that Charles has been chosen to receive the Air Canada Athlete of the Year Award for 2013. He exemplifies the leadership, dedication and commitment to...

2013-11-15 20:20:52

TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Special Olympics Canada welcomed some of Canada's top athletes and personalities for a night of celebration and support at LIMITLESS: The Special Olympics Canada Gala. TSN was the honoured partner for LIMITLESS, recognized for its 30-year partnership with Special Olympics Canada as their charity of choice. LIMITLESS brought together Special Olympics athletes, Canadian sport celebrities and Special Olympics supporters and guests for a night of terrific...

2013-11-06 12:24:58

First-ever Canadian Olympic line of 170 clothing and footwear pieces specially designed by adidas for high performance training New adidas Canadian Olympic training shoe to become part of the Olympic Team's podium uniform Available now at 170 Sport Chek stores across the country and on SportChek.ca TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Sport Chek, the Official Sports Store of Canada's Olympic Team, today unveiled the first-ever adidas Canadian Olympic Team High Performance...

2013-09-19 08:22:40

Offsetters Climate Solutions ensures Canadian Olympic Team's travel is carbon neutral VANCOUVER, Sept. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Offsetters Climate Solutions has reaffirmed its partnership with the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) as its Official Carbon Partner in a partnership that will last through to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Offsetters' strategic partnership and four year commitment with the COC on the Canadian Olympic Team's carbon footprint is leading the way among National...

2013-06-22 12:20:07

Canadian athletes join thousands of children, youth and parents in celebrating 'Olympism' on the Grounds of Rideau Hall in Ottawa OTTAWA, June 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the fields of Rideau Hall rang with laughter and excitement as thousands of Ottawa-area children and youth experienced the power of sport during the 2(nd) annual Olympic Day fair being held as part of Canada's official week of celebrations honouring International Olympic Day which occurs annually on June 23(rd)....

2013-05-23 12:23:18

50 athlete and coach pairings receive $8,000 to help fuel their sport dreams CALGARY, May 23, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, Suncor Energy, the proud owner of Petro-Canada announced the 2013 Fuelling Athletes and Coaching Excellence (FACE) recipients. The 2013 FACE recipients represent a balance of summer, winter and team sports with selected athletes coming from six provinces across Canada. Working together with the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and...