Latest Sports in Canada Stories

2014-10-16 16:32:12

TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Olympic Committee's Chief executive Officer, Chris Overholt, joined the Governor General of Canada, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston and The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), in a ceremony on Parliament Hill to proclaim 2015 as the Year of Sport in Canada. The Year of Sport is a proactive pan-Canadian initiative implemented to celebrate sport in Canada and the role it plays in enhancing the lives of...

2014-09-05 08:21:38

TORONTO, Sept. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - From steep downhill runs to deep halfpipes, soaring jumps to grueling trails, starting this winter, Mackenzie Investments will fuel the passion of winter athletes across Canada with a new, four-year sponsorship of Snow Sports Canada, touching seven premier national snow sport organizations. Mackenzie is also building on its long history of supporting grassroots alpine skiing in its home province through a new five-year partnership with Alpine Ontario....

2014-06-10 08:25:45

TORONTO, June 10, 2014 /CNW/ - 84% of Canadian youth in the 3-17 age range participate in sports of some kind and 60% do it on an organized basis according to the Canadian Youth Sports Report being released today. The levels of competition on the fields, the dojos, the gyms and in the arenas have never been more intense - and so is the competition among sports and activities themselves for the ever-limited time - and money - of Canadian families. Canadian Youth Sports Report...

2014-02-03 12:21:14

Sarah Burke, Sandra Schmirler and Barbara Ann Scott honoured for their memorable athletic achievements OTTAWA, Feb. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Canada Post recognizes three pioneers of winter sports by issuing a set of three stamps that embodies the talent, dedication and grace that each athlete brought to their respective sport. Freestyle skier Sarah Burke, curler Sandra Schmirler and figure skater Barbara Ann Scott set themselves apart during their careers. Each athlete changed...

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