U Sports All-stars to face off against Canada’s National Juniors

TORONTO (U Sports) – U Sports announced Monday a two-game exhibition series that will see a selection of U Sports all-stars face off against Canada’s National Junior Team prospects as they prepare for the 41st IIHF World Junior Championship in Toronto and Montreal (Dec....

OCÉANE DODIN CROWNED CHAMPION OF THE NATIONAL BANK CUP

Océane Dodin of France was crowned champion of the 24th edition of the National Bank Cup presented by Mazda thanks to a 6-4, 6-3 win over American Lauren Davis in Sunday’s final at the WTA International Series event. The championship match at PEPS on the...

ANDREESCU, AUGER-ALIASSIME AND SIGOUIN REACH QUARTER-FINALS IN REPENTIGNY

Second round matches continued on Wednesday at the National International Junior Tennis Open at Parc Larochelle in Repentigny, Quebec. Canadians Félix Auger-Aliassime (Montreal, QC), Bianca Vanessa Andreescu (Toronto, ON), and Benjamin Sigouin (Vancouver, BC) all advanced to the quarter-finals. Sixteen-year-old Andreescu needed three sets to...

ANDREESCU AND AUGER-ALIASSIME ADVANCE TO THE SECOND ROUND

First round matches continued on Monday at the National Bank International Junior Tennis Open at Parc Larochelle in Repentigny, Quebec. Several Canadians were in action including Félix Auger-Aliassime (Montréal, QC) and Bianca Vanessa Andreescu (Toronto, ON). Both players highlighted the evening session with Auger-Aliassime, seeded...

EUGENIE BOUCHARD TOPS PLAYER LIST FOR THE NATIONAL BANK CUP

Quebec City, August 17, 2016 – Tennis Canada announced Wednesday that several top WTA stars will be coming to Quebec next month to play the National Bank Cup presented by Mazda. This year, four Top 50 players will compete on the courts at PEPS...

BIANCA ANDREESCU ADVANCES TO THE FINALS

Rain forced semifinal matches at the $100,000 Gatineau National Bank Challenger to be moved indoors at the Sporthèque on Saturday while the men’s singles matches featuring Peter Polansky (Thornhill, ON) and Denis Shapovalov (Richmond Hill, ON) were delayed until Sunday. In the first women’s semfinal,...

Cycling Canada Nominates 12 Athletes for Selection to Rio

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  GATINEAU, Que., June 29, 2016 - Cycling Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee announced today the 12 athletes - six men and six women - who have been nominated for selection to Team Canada for this September's Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. ...

Judo Canada Nominates Two Athletes for Selection

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Judo Canada Nominates Two Athletes for Selection to Team Canada for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games MONTREAL, June 28, 2016 - Judo Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee announced today that Montreal-based Priscilla Gagné and Tony Walby of Ottawa have been nominated for selection to...

Canoe Kayak Canada to nominate 2 para athletes for Rio 2016

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Christine Gauthier photo: Canoe Kayak Canada Canoe Kayak Canada to nominate two athletes to Team Canada for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games MONTREAL - Canoe Kayak Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee announced today that Christine Gauthier of Dorval, Que., and...

Montreal to Host the 150th Anniversary of Lacrosse

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The Canadian Lacrosse Foundation (CLF) is proud to announce that Montreal will host the 150th Anniversary of Lacrosse Celebration, June 16-18, 2017.   The festivities will feature a variety of educational and cultural activities for participants of all ages and...

Canadian open water swimmer Stephanie Horner meets Olympic criteria

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SETUBAL, Portugal – Stephanie Horner of Beaconsfield, Que., finished 15th in the women’s 10 kilometre race on Saturday at the FINA Marathon Swimming Olympic Games Qualification Tournament to reserve her ticket for Rio 2016. Rio will be Horner’s third Olympic...

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