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Jul 18, 2019, 20:00 ET The Legend Returns! WCG 2019 XI'AN Grand Final Begins

The opening ceremony of the WCG 2019 XI'AN Grand Final was held on July 18 in Xi'an, China. One of the most well- known esports festivals, WCG is...


Jul 18, 2019, 11:59 ET Canadian wheelchair basketball rosters selected for Lima 2019 Parapan Am Games

- Men's and women's teams will be playing for spot in Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games - Lima 2019 will take place August 23 to September 1 OTTAWA, July...


Jul 18, 2019, 09:20 ET 18th Tour of Qinghai Lake Presenting New Challenge and Adventure

This was published by Xinhuanet. Below is the full article. The 18th Tour of Qinghai Lake (TDQL) cycling race kicked off on July 13 in Haidong city,...


Jul 17, 2019, 13:49 ET The ORIGINAL extreme sport is coming to Celebration Square in Mississauga, Ontario!

MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The action of the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series is coming to Mississauga, ON to celebrate the 2019 Canadian...


Jul 16, 2019, 13:39 ET Bhuwan Chauhan, a Mon Ethos Pro athlete, wins first place at the Vancouver Pro/Am bodybuilding competition on Sunday

Fresh off his last competition at the Battle in the Desert in Las Vegas, Nevada, Mon Ethos Pro Athlete Bhuwan Chauhan has just won first place at the ...


Jul 16, 2019, 09:47 ET Governor General to Attend the Pan American Games in Lima

OTTAWA, July 16, 2019 /CNW/ - At the request of the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, Her Excellency the Right Honourable...


Jul 16, 2019, 09:45 ET Governor General of Canada to cheer on Canadian athletes at the XVIII Pan American Games in Lima

OTTAWA, July 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor...


Jul 16, 2019, 06:00 ET DAZN Secures the Rights to Broadcast the 2019 International Champions Cup

DAZN READIES FOR THE 2019-20 EUROPEAN SOCCER SEASONS WITH MATCHES FEATURING PREMIER LEAGUE, SERIE A AND LA LIGA CLUBS TORONTO, July 16, 2019 /CNW/ -...


Jul 16, 2019, 04:18 ET The Killers to Headline Sunday Night Yasalam After-Race Concert at 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Yas Marina Circuit and FLASH Entertainment have announced the next global music superstars to perform at this year's Yasalam After-Race Concert as...


Jul 15, 2019, 14:03 ET Cardiac Smash ping-pong competitors rally for Heart & Stroke in Toronto

TORONTO, July 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The fifth annual corporate ping-pong challenge, Cardiac Smash, returns to Toronto at The Rec Room Roundhouse on...


Jul 15, 2019, 11:49 ET Wheelchair rugby athletes named to Canadian Parapan Am Team for Lima 2019

- Seven athletes return from team that won gold four years ago in Toronto - Lima 2019 takes place August 23 to September 1 OTTAWA, July 15, 2019...


Jul 10, 2019, 11:30 ET Twenty-three athletes to compete for Canada in sitting volleyball at Lima 2019 Parapan Am Games

- Canada sending men's and women's teams to Peru - Lima 2019 will take place August 23 to September 1 OTTAWA, July 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada will be...


Jul 09, 2019, 11:05 ET Para judokas Priscilla Gagne and Justin Karn named to Lima 2019 Canadian Parapan Am Team

- Both Gagne and Karn are Paralympians and Parapan Am medallists - Lima 2019 Parapan Am Games run August 23 to September 1 OTTAWA, July 9, 2019 /CNW/ ...


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 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 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 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...


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 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 26, 2019, 08:00 ET Global PADI Women's Dive Day Events Give Back to Our Blue Planet

On July 20, 2019, PADI® Dive Centers and Resorts will host thousands of divers for PADI Women's Dive Day, a global celebration of shared adventure,...


Jun 25, 2019, 17:07 ET Putting the Wrap on the Toronto Raptors' Championship Parade

TORONTO, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Last week, millions of people lined the streets of Toronto (and millions more watched on tv) as the 2019 NBA Champion...


Jun 25, 2019, 14:20 ET Sharp Axes - Powerful Chain Saws - Professional Athletes - the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Canadian Series is Coming to Sydney, NS for Canada Day Celebrations

SYDNEY, NS, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Canadian Series announces the Canadian Champions Trophy. You have seen it on TV, now come...