General Sports Get up-to-the-minute news on sports, from ticketing information and season results to announcements of sports broadcasting decisions, new partnerships and sponsorship deals. This category offers information on special sporting events, including charity runs, games and events, community outreach programs, and special initiatives for children, youth, and student athletes. Find releases regarding sports statistics and results, as well as the financial performance of sports teams and groups.

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Jul 08, 2019, 16:00 ET 2019 Para Sport Jumpstart Fund distributes $800,000 to grassroots programs across Canada

- 40 community organizations being supported by grants - Para sport initiatives provide local opportunities for children with disabilities to be...


Jul 08, 2019, 15:21 ET National Lacrosse League Announces Contract Extension for Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz

The National Lacrosse League (NLL) Board of Governors, announce the contract extension of Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz. Sakiewicz took over the role...


Jul 08, 2019, 14:57 ET Millennial Esports Announces Convertible Debenture Financing and First Tranche Closing of $5,251,112

Millennial Esports Corp. ("Millennial" or the "Company", TSX VENTURE: GAME, OTCQB: MLLLF), announces that it will conduct a non-brokered private...


Jul 06, 2019, 14:00 ET Government of Canada Announces Funding to Get Alberta Families Fit and Healthy

New project aims to get children and families active in the north-central Calgary area CALGARY, July 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Being physically active is a...


Jul 06, 2019, 07:01 ET Lowe's Canada presents a total of $1.3 million to the Charles-Bruneau Foundation

For its second year as a Diamond Partner of the Tour CIBC Charles-Bruneau, Lowe's Canada brings together a team of some 120 cyclists BOUCHERVILLE,...


Jul 05, 2019, 19:09 ET Astounding success for the 24th edition of the Tour CIBC Charles-Bruneau

$5 350 000 raised for children with cancer BOUCHERVILLE, QC, July 5, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Amid a festive and euphoric atmosphere, the 850 cyclists in...


Jul 05, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Bennett to celebrate the opening of Elbow River Camp/

CALGARY, July 4, 2019 /CNW/ - Please be advised the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, will participate in the...


Jul 05, 2019, 09:00 ET Royal Canadian Mint issues new silver coin marking the 100th anniversary of Calgary's Victory Stampede

CALGARY, July 5, 2019 /CNW/ - One hundred years after Calgarians chose to dedicate the greatest outdoor show on earth to Canada's returning First...


Jul 04, 2019, 10:00 ET Ontario Chamber of Commerce selects David 'Patch' Patchell-Evans for the 2019 OBAAs Lifetime Achievement Award

GoodLife Fitness Founder & CEO recognized for exceptional contributions to the province LONDON, ON, July 4, 2019 /CNW/ - The Ontario Chamber of...


Jul 03, 2019, 11:47 ET Canada supports climate education and awareness by Clean Air Partnership

TORONTO, July 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Climate change is one of the defining environmental challenges of our time. Increasing education, awareness and action...


Jul 03, 2019, 04:00 ET World's Fastest Gamer season two launches with even bigger prizes, Aston Martins, and Juan Pablo Montoya

Millennial Esports Corp. ("Millennial" or the "Company", TSX VENTURE: GAME; OTCQB: MLLLF) has announced that World's Fastest Gamer season two will...


Jul 02, 2019, 10:42 ET Commonwealth Games Canada and Kukri Sports Renew Their Partnership for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Kukri Sports Named Official Apparel Partner for Team Canada 2022 OTTAWA, July 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Commonwealth Games Canada (CGC) and Kukri Sports today...


Jul 01, 2019, 03:00 ET KJK Sports Announces the Signing of an Agreement for the Purchase of 100% of Baltic Bicycle Trade UAB

KJK Fund III S.C.A. SICAV-RAIF, as advised by KJK Management SA, and acting through its wholly-owned Luxembourg-based sporting goods investment...


Jun 28, 2019, 13:30 ET The Côte-Nord region diversifies and enhances its tourism offering

The Government of Canada awards a total of nearly $1 million in financial assistance for enhancing the tourism offering in the Côte-Nord SEPT-ÎLES,...


Jun 28, 2019, 13:03 ET Tremblant's 24h remits the impressive sum of $1.8 million to Fondation Charles-Bruneau

MONTREAL, June 28, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Tremblant's 24h representatives officially presented yesterday the Fondation Charles-Bruneau with a cheque for ...


Jun 28, 2019, 12:39 ET Safeway Partners with Canadian Football League to Launch Safeway #myCflfamily, Bringing Families Closer to the Game this Season

CALGARY, June 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, Safeway announced a major new sponsorship to support the Canadian Football League (CFL) in Western Canada....


Jun 28, 2019, 10:15 ET Canada and Quebec encourage active lifestyles for Chambord residents

CHAMBORD, QC, June 28, 2019 /CNW/ - The governments of Canada and Quebec recognize the importance of having good recreational infrastructure that...


Jun 28, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory: Inauguration of Chambord's Improved Baseball Field/

CHAMBORD, QC, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend the completion of the Chambord Baseball field improvement with Richard ...


Jun 27, 2019, 11:44 ET 2015 Pan American Games Under Budget by $38 Million

PAN AM LEGACY FACILITIES ALL FUNCTIONING WELL ENDOWED LEGACY FUND OF OVER $60 MILLION TO FINANCE FACILITIES FOR 20 YEARS TORONTO, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ ...


Jun 27, 2019, 11:14 ET Media Advisory: Inauguration of Chambord's Improved Baseball Field

CHAMBORD, QC, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend the completion of the Chambord Baseball field improvement with Richard ...


Jun 27, 2019, 10:00 ET OverActive Media, Bell Announce Strategic Partnership

Bell signs on as OverActive Media's first Founding Marketing Partner and acquires minority interest TORONTO, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - OverActive Media...


Jun 27, 2019, 09:00 ET Media Advisory - Golf Town Athlete Brooke Henderson to visit Golf Town Aurora on Tuesday, July 2

VAUGHAN, ON, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - WHAT: Golf Town Athlete Brooke Henderson will visit the Golf Town Aurora store on Tuesday, July 2nd. To continue...


Jun 27, 2019, 07:00 ET Enderby, BC named Canada's Most Active Community

The ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge to award city with $150,000 VANCOUVER, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - The first annual ParticipACTION Community...


Jun 27, 2019, 07:00 ET Enderby, BC named Canada's Most Active Community

The ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge to award city with $150,000 TORONTO, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - The first annual ParticipACTION Community...


Jun 26, 2019, 08:00 ET Discover Boating Shares Insider Tips for Summer Boating Season

Accessible ways to get on the water, enjoy vacation close to home TORONTO, June 26, 2019 /CNW/ - With summer boating season in full swing, Discover...