Canada opens Rio 2016 with impressive 2:0 win over Australia

A Canada 2:0 win has kicked off the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after a memorable match in São Paulo, Brazil. Janine Beckie and Christine Sinclair were the goalscorers as #CanadaRED earned the maximum three points despite playing more than 70 minutes with just 10...

Canadian Rowing Hall of Fame Celebrates Members of Inaugural Class

ST. CATHERINES, ON – At the opening ceremony of the historic Royal Canadian Henley Regatta, Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) celebrated the induction of Ned Hanlan, Claude Saunders and the Paris Crew of the Canadian Rowing Hall of Fame’s inaugural class. The class being inducted into the...

Quest to defend our National Championship starts at home

Victoria – Get ready, Shamrocks Nation! Your Victoria Shamrocks have clinched a spot in the WLA playoffs, and will battle to defend their Mann Cup championship. Tickets for the semi-final round go on sale Tuesday, August 2nd at 9am. Season ticket holders have their seats...

Canada kicks off Rio2016 Olympic tournament against Australia August 3rd

The Rio 2016 Women’s Olympic Football Tournament kicks off 3 August, two days before the opening ceremonies, with six group stage matches featured in three host cities. Canada’s Women’s National Team will face Australia on the tournament opening day at 15:00 local (14:00 ET /...

CANADA READY FOR 2016 IVAN HLINKA MEMORIAL CUP

CALGARY, Alta. – With the last of three intrasquad games at Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team selection camp in the books, Hockey Canada has announced the 22 players who have been selected to wear the Maple Leaf at the 2016 Ivan Hlinka Memorial...

2016 Extreme Sailing Series

  HAMBURG (Germany) – As winds failed to materialize, the fourth act of the 2016 Extreme Sailing Series ended with one single race on Sunday – a make-or-break, double points Final. While Series leader Oman Air had clutched the top of the points through the previous three...

Rio-bound beach team scores bronze before Games

Klagenfurt, Austria, July 31, 2016 – Just a week before Canada’s Ben Saxton (Calgary, AB) and Chaim Schalk (Red Deer, AB) make their Olympic debut on the sands of Copacabana, they picked up a FIVB World Tour bronze Sunday after a three-set win over Bartosz Losiak...

Just one week until #Rio2016 and #TeamCanada’s Olympic Rugby Debut

Dreams have already come true for twelve Canadian women who make up the first ever Canadian Women's Rugby Sevens Olympic Team. But in a week's time, they'll be working hard to achieve a new dream: that of becoming an Olympic Champion! Team Canada are currently...

HOCKEY CANADA RETURNS TO LUNENBURG COUNTY IN 2018

  BRIDGEWATER, N.S. – Building on the successful execution of the 2016 World Sledge Hockey Challenge in January, Events Lunenburg County has partnered with Halifax-based female midget hockey team Metro Boston Pizza to secure hosting rights for the 2018 Esso Cup.   The Esso Cup, Canada’s National...

Rocks Edge Closer to League Leaders

By Janice Huckin   The Shamrocks took a giant step toward the league leaders Friday as they gutted out a 9-7 victory over the visiting Burnaby Lakers at the Q Centre.   The game had a little of everything as the score was close throughout, with lots...

Canada Para Soccer opens Vejen 2016 in first place

Canada took an important first step in qualifying for next year’s IFPCF World Championship with a 10:0 win over Denmark on the opening day. Canada collected three points with the victory in the 29 July opener at the 2016 IFCPF Qualification Tournament in Vejen,...

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