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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...

2013-10-31 08:28:20

OTTAWA, Oct. 31, 2013 /CNW/ - Sport Canada, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), and the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC), will make a major announcement on November 5, 2013 in support of the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport's work in anti-doping. Representatives from each of the organizations, as well as a Canadian Olympic and Paralympic athlete will be available for interview opportunities. Who: The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport)...

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)....

2013-01-23 12:22:22

OTTAWA, Jan. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Government of Canada, I would like to congratulate Canadian Tire Corporation for taking a leadership role with its generous commitment to helping Canada's athletes and to the Olympic movement in this country. Its support demonstrates the kind of leadership that will help Canada continue to achieve podium success. As the single largest contributor to sport in this country, our Government recognizes that the Olympic Games provide Canada...

2012-11-14 16:23:53

OTTAWA, Nov. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Today I was pleased to learn that the Canadian Olympic Committee is investing $100 million in Canadian high-performance sport. This funding, which comes largely from the private sector, is a testament to the value we place on sport in this country. It will make an important difference in shaping the future of sport in Canada. In particular, I was pleased to see a specific envelope dedicated to the development of Canada's team for the Toronto 2015 Pan...

2012-07-31 02:26:26

LONDON, United Kingdom, July 31, 2012 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Government of Canada, I would like to congratulate Bell Canada on renewing its commitment to the Olympic movement and demonstrating the kind of leadership that will help Canada continue to achieve podium success. As the single largest contributor to sport in this country, our Government recognizes that the Olympic Games provide Canada with the opportunity to promote Canadian culture and athleticism, while sharing our...

2012-06-23 06:20:12

OTTAWA, June 23, 2012 /CNW/ - I am pleased to join the Canadian Olympic Committee and the numerous athletes who are celebrating 2012 Olympic Day by taking part in this year's Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario's Teddy Bears' Picnic on the grounds of Rideau Hall. By setting an example of how sport can help Canadians lead better lives and build better communities, our amazing Olympians are great role models for all Canadians. Olympic Day was first introduced in 1948 to...

2012-06-22 06:22:25

OTTAWA, June 22, 2012 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Government of Canada, I would like to congratulate Air Canada on renewing its support and continuing to serve as the official airline of the Canadian Olympic Team. As the single largest contributor to sport in this country, our Government recognizes that the Olympic Games provide Canada with the opportunity to promote Canadian culture and athleticism, while sharing its values of openness, equality and respect for human rights....

2012-06-18 06:25:57

OTTAWA, June 18, 2012 /CNW/ - Congratulations to the Canadian Olympic Committee on their announcement that His Excellency David Johnston, the Governor General of Canada, is an official patron of their organization. The Harper Government is proud to provide our continued support for Olympic sports, the Canadian Olympic Committee and our Canadian Olympic athletes, who are an enormous source of pride for all Canadians. As the largest single contributor to sport in this country, we...

2012-06-12 10:20:56

2012 Canadian Olympic Team travel to London to be offset VANCOUVER, June 12, 2012 /CNW/ - The 2012 Canadian Olympic Team's travel to London will be carbon neutral, the Canadian Olympic Committee and Offsetters announced today. The COC is partnering with Offsetters, Canada's leading carbon management solutions provider, to offset the emissions associated with the Team's travel to London 2012, including athletes and their equipment, coaches, and mission staff. "Along with sport...