Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Kitchener-Waterloo’ Category

Canadians make history by winning inaugural Commonwealth Games beach volleyball event

Thursday, April 12th, 2018
Australia Commonwealth Games Beach Volleyball

Canadians Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes made history Thursday, dispatching an Australian pair to become the first women to win beach volleyball gold at the Commonwealth Games.

Ice dancers Andrew Poje, Kaitlyn Weaver return to Olympics as ‘veterans’

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
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Having been to the Olympics before may give Waterloo's Andrew Poje and his ice dance partner Kaitlyn Weaver an edge in Pyeongchang.

Few Canadian cities cold enough to host future Winter Olympics

Friday, January 12th, 2018
Vancouver Olympics Alpine Skiing

A research study led by geography professor Daniel Scott at the University of Waterloo says the number of places that will be cold enough to host a Winter Olympics is dropping. In Canada, just Calgary and Edmonton are realistic for future winter games.

Ex-OHLer’s fiancée dies while hiking in Italy

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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Italian media reports that Chelsea Rebecca Alvarez, 24, died after she lost her balance while hiking a mountain path at an altitude of 2,200 metres and plunged onto some rocks in the valley below, killing her instantly.

Deaths of over 40 racehorses in fire like losing ‘family members’

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
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The loss of over 40 racehorses in an overnight fire at a multimillion-dollar stable and training facility in Puslinch, Ont., is like the death of family members, according to a trainer whose horses lived at the facility.

5 things you didn’t know about pro bowling

Monday, July 13th, 2015
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Dan MacLelland is a professional bowler from Kitchener competing at the Pan Am Games. He explained a few things you need to know about professional bowling.

Inning limits don’t stop young MLB pitcher injuries, says researcher

Monday, April 13th, 2015
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It's a problem that every Major League Baseball team wants to solve: how to stop pitcher injuries, especially in young, hot prospects who could be with a team for years.

Speedskater Gilmore Junio thanked with crowdfunded medal

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
Gilmore Junio

Speedskater Gilmore Junio made worldwide headlines when he stepped aside from the men's 1000 metres at the 2014 Sochi Olympics so Canadian teammate Denny Morrison could compete. Today, he received a special commemorative crowdfunded medal.