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
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