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

‘Hi Jamal!’ Young fans greet NBA star Jamal Murray as he hands out backpacks in Waterloo

Saturday, August 17th, 2019
Jamal Murray Waterloo

Denver Nuggets player Jamal Murray visited his hometown on Saturday to open a new community basketball court and hand out backpacks with school supplies to kids.

Ex-Kitchener Rangers coach hired as new assistant by Humboldt Broncos

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019
Troy Smith

A Saskatchewan junior hockey team will be getting a little taste of Kitchener, as former Rangers coach Troy Smith has been hired as an assistant coach in Humboldt.

Kids hockey should be about fun, not scores: minor hockey groups

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
Cambridge Hawks junior team

Last month's 41-0 minor hockey blowout in Cambridge, Ont. prompts hockey groups across the country to look for ways to manage runaway scores in a bid to keep the sport fun for kids.

Canadian IndyCar driver Robert Wickens says he’s ‘far from walking on my own’

Friday, October 26th, 2018

Canadian IndyCar driver and Guelph native Robert Wickens, who was injured in a crash in August, shared a video on Instagram in which he admits, 'I am far away from walking on my own."

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

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
Chelsea Rebecca Alvarez

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
Horse barn

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
Canada Pants

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.