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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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Ice Climbing On The Roof of Africa

Jan 13, 2015

(ISN) - National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, Will Gadd has completed his ascent on the last remaining and rapidly melting glacial ice atop Mount Kilimanjaro. This climb marks Gadd's rise to the absolute highest point in all of Africa and stands as a…

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The Shaw Shanked Reduction

Jan 12, 2015

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(ISN) - Attention: Powers That Be at Shaw Cable Re: Cancellation of Montreal Canadiens Coverage.

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Boulders to Host Series of High Level Competitions in 2015

Nov 27, 2014

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)November 27, 2014, Central Saanich, BC (ISN) - Kimanda Jarzebiak, Chair of The Boulders Climbing Gym in Central Saanich, is pleased to announce that The Boulders will be hosting a number of local, provincial,…

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Doctors Norman Bethune and John McCrae : Lest We Forget

Nov 10, 2014

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(ISN) - You can never knock the way these two shepherd docs tended

their military flocks. From Bangkok to Germany’s Rostok around

the clock they worked on the wounded with every ticktock and little blood stock.

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Looking After Today. Planning for Tomorrow

Nov 04, 2014

(ISN) - DUNCAN – The Cowichan Sportsplex is proud to unveil their new "Vital Heart" campaign, to be launched at Scotiabank on November 12 at noon. Everyone is welcome to attend the campaign launch.


Lyle Makosky Values and Ethics in Sport Fund

Oct 28, 2014

New Lyle Makosky Values and Ethics in Sport Fund to Support

the Study of Quality and Integrity in Sport in Canada

ISN - (Ottawa, Ontario) – The Lyle Makosky Values and Ethics in Sport Fund, a new national endowment fund established by a life-long leader in…


New technology could be used to make training more efficient

Oct 24, 2014


(ISN) - VICTORIA, B.C. Mitacs, Own the Podium, Orpyx Medical Technologies ("Orpyx"), the University of Victoria and the Canadian Sport…


Red Bull Air Race World Championship

Oct 10, 2014

Pilots take in Nevada's biggest sites

(ISN) - Kirby Chambliss of the United States, Nigel Lamb of Great Britain, Pete McLeod of Canada and Martin Sonka of the Czech Republic took in some of the most iconic sights of the American Southwest as they made a…

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