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19:57 ET Mark Arendz celebrates silver in biathlon distance race at World Para Nordic Skiing Championships

Arendz racks up fourth medal of world championships with now two silver, two bronze PRINCE GEORGE, BC, Feb. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Mark Arendz took...


19:32 ET Vail Resorts to Acquire Falls Creek and Hotham Ski Resorts in Victoria, Australia

Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase the ski fields at Falls Creek Alpine Resort ("Falls...


15:00 ET The Pentathlon des neiges and the prestigious Winter Triathlon World Cup are returning to Québec City

$110,000 in financial assistance from the Government of Canada will allow these events to maintain their momentum QUÉBEC CITY, Feb. 21, 2019 /CNW...


11:00 ET Canadian Elite Basketball League Reveals Entry Draft Dates for 2019 Inaugural Season

NIAGARA, ON, Feb. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) announced Thursday that it will be holding its 2019 Entry Draft Reveal ...


09:00 ET Creating a Nationwide Code of Conduct and a New Gender Equity Secretariat are Next Steps to Eliminating Abuse, Discrimination and Harassment in Sport

Further steps taken to address abuse, discrimination and harassment in sport and create a Gender Equity Secretariat. OTTAWA, Feb. 21, 2019 /CNW/ -...


06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Duncan and the Coaching Association of Canada to Announce New Steps to Eliminate Abuse, Discrimination and Harassment in Sport/

The Government of Canada is working with the sport community to eliminate abuse, discrimination and harassment in sport OTTAWA, Feb. 20, 2019 /CNW/ - ...


Feb 20, 2019, 18:10 ET Canada's Mark Arendz battles to biathlon bronze at World Para Nordic Skiing Championships

Derek Zaplotinsky celebrates career best fourth-place finish PRINCE GEORGE, BC, Feb. 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's Mark Arendz completed his medal hat...


Feb 20, 2019, 16:55 ET See it, Do it, Live it at the Outdoor Adventure Show, February 22-24 at the International Centre!

TORONTO, Feb. 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's Largest Outdoor Adventure Show, presented by G Adventures, returns to the International Centre, Friday,...


Feb 20, 2019, 14:59 ET Media Advisory - Minister Duncan and the Coaching Association of Canada to Announce New Steps to Eliminate Abuse, Discrimination and Harassment in Sport

The Government of Canada is working with the sport community to eliminate abuse, discrimination and harassment in sport OTTAWA, Feb. 20, 2019 /CNW/ - ...


Feb 20, 2019, 07:00 ET Wayne Gretzky's 1979-80 Edmonton Oilers Game-Worn Rookie Season Jersey Could Fetch Half a Million Dollars at Auction

DELSON, QC, Feb. 20, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - In true "Great Gretzky" fashion, young number ninety-nine shattered all doubts in his rookie campaign,...


Feb 18, 2019, 21:29 ET Canada's Collin Cameron crowned world champion at Para Nordic Skiing Championships

Cameron wins first ever world championship sprint title, Natalie Wilkie finishes fourth, Emily Young sixth PRINCE GEORGE, BC, Feb. 18, 2019 /CNW/ -...


Feb 18, 2019, 17:55 ET Canadian Paralympic Committee statement on Brian McKeever at Laureus World Sports Awards

OTTAWA, Feb. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's most decorated Winter Paralympian of all-time Brian McKeever attended the Laureus World Sports Awards in...


Feb 18, 2019, 09:04 ET Start of registration for the Greater Snow Goose controlled hunt in the Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Area

QUÉBEC, Feb. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - The registration period for the Greater Snow Goose controlled hunt in the Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Area begins...


Feb 18, 2019, 07:20 ET ATP World Tour 250 Zhuhai Championships to kick off in September

The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) announced that Zhuhai will serve as the host city for the ATP World Tour 250 Zhuhai Championships, from ...


Feb 17, 2019, 19:58 ET Mark Arendz wins back-to-back medals at World Para Nordic Skiing Championships

Arendz captures 10th career world championship medal, Natalie Wilkie fourth in women's race PRINCE GEORGE, BC, Feb. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Mark Arendz...


Feb 16, 2019, 21:22 ET Canadians celebrate double medal day to open World Para Nordic Skiing Championships

Collin Cameron wins first ever world championship silver medal, Mark Arendz claims ninth medal with biathlon bronze PRINCE GEORGE, BC, Feb. 16, 2019...


Feb 15, 2019, 09:16 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Duncan and Minister Miranda to Chair the Conference of Federal-Provincial/Territorial Ministers Responsible for Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation/

A press conference will be held following the Conference RED DEER, AB, Feb. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and...


Feb 14, 2019, 16:05 ET Governor General to Officially Open the 2019 Canada Winter Games

OTTAWA, Feb. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will visit Red Deer, Alberta, on...


Feb 14, 2019, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Duncan and Minister Miranda to Chair the Conference of Federal-Provincial/Territorial Ministers Responsible for Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation/

A press conference will be held following the Conference RED DEER, AB, Feb. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and...


Feb 13, 2019, 12:14 ET Canadian Paralympic Committee and CBC/Radio-Canada to offer streaming coverage of Canada's quest for gold at 2019 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships

Competition from Prince George, B.C. will be livestreamed February 16-24 via the CBC Gem streaming service, Radio-Canada Sports app and website, and...


Feb 13, 2019, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Duncan and Minister Miranda to Chair the Conference of Federal-Provincial/Territorial Ministers Responsible for Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation/

A press conference will be held following the Conference RED DEER, AB, Feb. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and...


Feb 12, 2019, 13:52 ET Media Advisory - Minister Duncan and Minister Miranda to Chair the Conference of Federal-Provincial/Territorial Ministers Responsible for Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation

A press conference will be held following the Conference RED DEER, AB, Feb. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and...


Feb 12, 2019, 13:30 ET Better quality trails for an enhanced cross-country ski experience in the Pontiac regional county municipality

The Government of Canada awards more than $19,000 in financial assistance to the Patro de Fort-Coulonge/Mansfield outdoor recreation centre...


Feb 12, 2019, 08:00 ET UniFirst Unveils No. 24 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Race Car for the 2019 NASCAR Season

UniFirst Corporation (NYSE: UNF), a North American leader in providing customized work uniform programs, corporate attire, and facility service...


Feb 11, 2019, 12:42 ET ParaTough Cup events in Toronto and Calgary aim to raise funds for Paralympic sport across Canada

Fundraising event heading to Toronto on February 22 and Calgary on March 6 Held in support of providing athletes with a disability the resources to...