Media Advisory - Canadian Athletes Kalyna Roberge, Ray Zahab, Karine Sergerie & Others to Attend the 35th Canadian Sport Awards on March 19 in Winnipeg - Presented in Association With the Sport Manitoba Awards



    TORONTO, March 17 /CNW/ -

    
    WHO:      Media, athletes, coaches, sport enthusiasts, families and
              community members are invited to join together in Winnipeg for
              the 35th Canadian Sport Awards (CSA) in partnership with Sport
              Manitoba.

    WHAT:     The 35th Canadian Sport Awards & Sport Manitoba Awards

              The Canadian Sport Awards is a recognition event for
              achievement in Canadian sport. Program highlights will include:
              Male/Female Athlete of the Year, Junior Athlete of the Year,
              Team of the Year, Partners of the Year, Corporate Excellence
              Award, Coach of the Year, Leadership in Sport and Investors
              Group Spirit of Sport Story of the Year.

    WHEN:     Wednesday, March 19, 2008, 7 - 9 p.m.

              RESULTS WILL BE RELEASED - UNDER EMBARGO - at 1 p.m. CDT,
              TO BE PUBLISHED March 19th AT 9 p.m. CDT

    WHERE:    The Garrick Theatre, 330 Garry Street, Winnipeg, MAN

    WHY:      Canadians love sport and are extremely proud of our national
              and local sport heroes! This annual event is the best
              opportunity to honour Canadian athletes and participate in
              sport-related events. It is also a great way for the entire
              family to experience sport first hand and mingle with some of
              Canada's finest athletes.

    DETAILS:  Traditionally held as a semi-formal, private event, this
              35-year-old tradition is open to the sport community. The
              awards will be followed by a tour of three Winnipeg schools by
              athletes attending the 2008 Canadian/Manitoba Sport Awards on
              March 20th. The True Sport Road Trip, a new community outreach
              effort designed to engage and inspire inner-city school
              children in sport.
    





For further information:

For further information: please contact: Christine Mulkins, Publicist,
(416) 652-2544, Cell: (647) 242-3686; Robin Turnbull, Program Director, CSA,
(416) 604-0310, Cell: (416) 805-4221

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