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Summertime Blues; From Left Field

Jul 15, 2015

By Left Field

For the those of you - the faithful few as I like to call them - breathlessly awaiting another low blow from Left Field, I have no excuse for not getting 'er done, other than the dog days of summer have conspired with my personal sports…

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CanoeKayak Canada Announces Junior and U23 Worlds Athletes

Jun 23, 2015

June 23, 2015, MONTRÉAL, QC – Following three days of National Team Trials at the Olympic Basin in Montréal, QC, CanoeKayak Canada is proud to name athletes to compete at the ICF Canoe Sprint Junior and Under 23 World Championships, the Olympic Hopes Regatta…

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Canada's Junior Field Hockey Team to Face USA in U21 Series

Jun 23, 2015

June 23, 2015, Vancouver, BC - The Canadian Junior Men's National Field Hockey Team is set to face the United States in a four-game Under-21 series this week in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia.

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Victoria Horseshoe Club Hosts Open House, Island Finals

Jun 23, 2015

June 23, 2015, Victoria, BC (ISN) - As part of their 80th birthday celebrations, the Greater Victoria Horseshoe Club will be holding an open house this Friday afternoon and will be hosting the Vancouver Island / Powell River Championships on Saturday and…


Infrared cameras treating athletic injuries

Jun 15, 2015
Chemistry professor adapts infrared cameras to treat athletic injuries Written By: Adam Grybowski - Rider.edu

No one in Rider history has run the indoor mile, the 1,500 meter, the 3,000 meter and the 3,000-meter steeplechase faster than Emily Ritter '15. To…

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Marvel Superheroes Invade Save-on-Foods Memorial Arena

Jun 11, 2015

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)

June 11, 2015, Victoria, BC (ISN) - There are athletes who are entertainers and entertainers who are athletes, and somewhere in between lie the amazing cast of the "Marvel Universe Live" show that has arrived at…


Canadian Tire Data Analysts To Help Put Athletes On The Podium

Apr 27, 2015
Chris Dornan

TORONTO, – Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (CTC.A, CTC) – a leading supporter of sports in Canada and premier partner of Own the Podium and Canada's Olympic and Paralympic Teams – is using its best-in-class data analytics division to provide…

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Canadians Celebrate Federal Government’s Commitment to Athletes

Apr 21, 2015

Chris Dornan

OTTAWA—Canada's next generation of high-performance athletes received a boost of support in their quest to achieve their dreams of winning an Olympic or Paralympic medal, thanks to the Government of Canada's continued investment in…

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Government of Canada commits matching funds to Own the Podium

Feb 11, 2015

(ISN) - – Calgary – Department of Canadian Heritage

The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), today announced $1 million in matched funding from the Government of Canada to the $1 million raised by Own the Podium from donors including Canadian…


Cédric Dumont soars over the Great Pyramids of Giza

Jan 30, 2015

Photographer Credit Noah Bahnson / Red Bull Content Pool

Cédric Dumont makes the first ever wing-suit flight witnessed by the Great Pyramids of Giza.

(ISN) - GIZA (EGYPT) - An identified flying object has been spotted in the sky of Giza on Thursday, January…

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Lane MacAdam Joins Own the Podium as Director of Partnerships

Jan 29, 2015

(ISN) - OTTAWA—One of the nation's most accomplished and respected sport leaders, Lane MacAdam, will join Own the Podium as the organization's new Director of Partnerships and Operations.

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Canada’s National Mountain Bikers Find Home at Bear Mountain

Jan 21, 2015

With Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)

January 21, 2015, Victoria, BC (ISN) - Move over Whistler, mountian biking has a new National home. ECOASIS and Cycling Canada are proud to announce their partnership that will designate Bear Mountain as the Official…

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