Sporting Events This category contains news and announcements about sporting events, including professional matchups, charity events, and opportunities for community involvement. Get ticket information, important updates and the latest results from competitions and championships around the world, as well as releases regarding special sports event broadcasts. Find information on team entries, along with educational sports clinics for children and active-living and fitness programs for adults.

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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...


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...


Jun 23, 2019, 23:00 ET Lazada Group activates Olympic Games partnership in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia eCommerce leader Lazada Group yesterday activated its Olympic Games partnership as part of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) ...


Jun 23, 2019, 17:50 ET The Scotiabank Charity Challenge raises a record $1.2 million dollars at the 2019 Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon and 5k

Canadians Ben Preisner and Natasha Wodak win in front of a sold out field of 6,440 VANCOUVER, June 23, 2019 /CNW/ - The 2019 Scotiabank Vancouver...


Jun 20, 2019, 15:25 ET Prince Harry Bestows Commonwealth Games Canada's Sportworks Program with an Innovation for Sustainable Development Award

OTTAWA, June 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Commonwealth Games Canada (CGC) is proud to announce its SportWORKS program is the recipient of an Innovation for...


Jun 20, 2019, 13:33 ET MEDIA ALERT/Photo-Op: The Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon and 5k take place this Sunday

VANCOUVER, June 20, 2019 /CNW/ - More than 6,500 racers will be taking part in the 2019 Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon and 5k, including some of...


Jun 20, 2019, 11:05 ET Seven athletes to represent Canada in Para badminton at Lima 2019 Parapan Am Games

- Para badminton is making its Parapan Am debut - Lima 2019 will take place August 23 to September 1 OTTAWA, June 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Seven athletes...


Jun 19, 2019, 15:07 ET Marco Dispaltro and Alison Levine among seven boccia athletes named to Lima 2019 Parapan Am Games team

- Four Parapan Am medallists from Toronto 2015 return to Canadian squad - Lima 2019 will take place August 23 to September 1 OTTAWA, June 19, 2019...


Jun 18, 2019, 10:17 ET Canadian Paralympic Committee and CBC/Radio-Canada reveal official theme song for Tokyo 2020 Canadian Paralympic Team

"Shine" is performed in English and French by Canadian singer Eva Avila Project is a partnership between the Canadian Paralympic Committee, CBC...


Jun 14, 2019, 17:00 ET 900 cyclists raise $450,000 to support sick children at the Montreal Children's Hospital

MONTREAL, June 14, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - From June 10-14, 900 cyclists took a turn on the 30-person Mighty Bike to Pedal for Kids at the Montreal...


Jun 14, 2019, 16:08 ET A ParticipACTION-sponsored Crazy for Cricket Event at Valley Park Middle School brings Thorncliffe and Flemingdon Park families together to get active and watch the ICC World Cup Cricket Match between India and Pakistan

TORONTO, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Join Thorncliffe Park and Flemingdon Park families this Sunday June 16, 2019 to celebrate with two billion fans...


Jun 14, 2019, 08:00 ET On Lixar Community Day, Lixar and the Ottawa Champions are Focused on Growing Community

Together, they're fielding dreams for the Lixar Lightning Boys and Girls Club Little League Team at the Ottawa vs Cubans Game, Friday, June 14th...


Jun 13, 2019, 12:13 ET $111,000 raised for Candlelighters at Alterna's Annual Golf Classic

OTTAWA, June 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Alterna Savings and Credit Union Ltd. (Alterna) raised an outstanding $111,000 for Candlelighters Childhood Cancer...


Jun 13, 2019, 09:00 ET Raptor Referral: How Ancient Chinese Medicine Could Clinch Game Six and the Series

Veteran Toronto Chinese Medicine Practitioner Prescribes Eastern Medicine to Supercharge Raptors TORONTO, June 13, 2019 /CNW/ - As Toronto and the...


Jun 13, 2019, 08:00 ET 2019 CFL season to air nationwide on SiriusXM

All CFL games including playoffs and Grey Cup available to subscribers on SiriusXM radios, the SiriusXM app and SiriusXM.ca TORONTO, June 13, 2019...


Jun 13, 2019, 06:00 ET Vega Joins IRONMAN 'Ohana as Title Sponsor of The 2019 IRONMAN World Championship

2019 Vega IRONMAN World Championship set for Saturday, October 12 in Kailua-Kona, Hawai`i TAMPA, FL, June 13, 2019 /CNW/ - IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports...


Jun 13, 2019, 05:55 ET Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto Go All Out for the Big Night Out Gala with Indoor Jurassic Park for 700 Attendees

Gala will transform in little Indoor Jurassic Park where attendees will Cheer on Big Brother Big Sister supporter & Raptor Norman Powell TORONTO,...


Jun 13, 2019, 04:30 ET Wimbledon & IBM Herald The Role Of AI To Maintain A Competitive Advantage In Sports Landscape

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today continued the pledge of their partnership to leverage disruptive innovation to...


Jun 12, 2019, 14:45 ET Open house at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve and introduction to open water swimming - Sporting weekend at Parc Jean-Drapeau

MONTRÉAL, June 12, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Sports enthusiasts will be in their glory on the weekend, thanks to a program that's been specially designed...


Jun 12, 2019, 14:00 ET WinSport, Jeff Parry Promotions announce Labour Day weekend concert

Party in the Park features iconic rock bands at Canada Olympic Park's Winsport Arena CALGARY, June 12, 2019 /CNW/ - PARTY IN THE PARK is moving from...


Jun 10, 2019, 17:48 ET Spyder Deepens Its Partnership With The U.S. Ski Team With Expanded Sponsorship Deal

Spyder, a leading ski and performance brand, today announces the renewal and expansion of its sponsorship agreement with the U.S. Ski Team. Spyder...


Jun 10, 2019, 14:53 ET Jeremy Diamond: "Playoff Fever Could Lead to More Injuries at Toronto's Jurassic Park"

According to Jeremy Diamond, Personal Injury firm, Diamond and Diamond, received calls reporting incidents during NBA finals TORONTO, June 10, 2019...


Jun 09, 2019, 15:51 ET More than 10,000 racers participated in the 16th Annual Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon, raising over $500,000 for local community charities

Clara Lownie and Cal Dewolfe take top placing in Halifax HALIFAX, June 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Known as "the people's marathon", over 10,000 participants...


Jun 09, 2019, 15:00 ET City of Toronto encourages everyone to plan ahead for Monday's NBA Finals Game 5

TORONTO, June 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Game 5 of the 2019 NBA Finals is scheduled for 9 p.m. on Monday evening in downtown Toronto and some road closures will ...


Jun 07, 2019, 19:40 ET Media Advisory - "Pedal for Kids" imagine 30 pairs of feet, cycling in unison through downtown Montreal, every hour on the hour, from June 10-14

MONTREAL, june 7, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - This year, 30 teams will board the 30-seat Mighty Bike to Pedal for Kids at the Montreal Children's Hospital....