Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Saskatchewan’ Category

Paralympian prepared for U of R to appeal verdict in diving lawsuit

Monday, October 23rd, 2017
Miranda Biletski

Former competitive swimmer Miranda Biletski is prepared — after an already 10-year legal saga — to take on any appeals the University of Regina may file in a case that awarded her millions of dollars in damages.

Riders lottery president makes waves with pro-Trump comments

Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Fans of the Saskatchewan Roughriders are lashing out after the president of Friends of the Riders aligned himself with U.S. President Donald Trump and his views of football players.

Sask. Roughriders stand arm-in-arm during O Canada at Mosaic Stadium

Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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Players with the Saskatchewan Roughriders locked arms during the national anthem at Sunday's game versus the Calgary Stampeders at Regina's Mosaic Stadium.

Paralympian Miranda Biletski sues University of Regina for diving injuries

Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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Wheelchair rugby Paralympian Miranda Biletski became a quadriplegic 12 years ago when she dove into the University of Regina pool and struck her head on the bottom. A trial starts Monday in which she is seeking millions of dollars to cover treatment, equipment, and pain and suffering.

Roughrider Duron Carter claims Bombers fan spat on him at Regina game

Monday, September 4th, 2017
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Claims that a Blue Bombers fan spat on a Roughriders player while another tried to tear the head off the team's mascot have sparked outrage within the Saskatchewan fanbase.

Regina’s new Mosaic Stadium — capacity 33,000 — has 4 water fountains

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
People in line for water at Riders game July 2017

Three days after fans complained about lineups for water at the new Mosaic Stadium, its owners and operators are acknowledging there was "inconsistency" at one of the gates around what fans were allowed to bring in with them.

Sask. girl given Riders touchdown ball following battle with cancer

Monday, July 31st, 2017
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For Paige Hansen, a 12-year-old cancer survivor, CFL football has helped light the road out of a “dark time.” On that road, Duron Carter’s awe-inspiring, one-handed touchdown catch Saturday added a major landmark.

Riders quarterback joins CFL’s exclusive club

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
Kevin Glenn

Riders' quarterback joins CFL's exclusive club. Kevin Glenn passes 50,000 mark in loss to Calgary

New stadium, new chapter for 52-year Roughriders season-ticket holder

Friday, June 30th, 2017
Margaret Purse

Margaret Purse reflects on more than 50 years of loyal Riders fandom, and how the new Mosaic Stadium has her cautiously optimistic about this season.

Curling Canada puts up a guard, urges beginners to wear helmets

Monday, June 19th, 2017
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The group responsible for curling in Canada says it wants novices and children who curl to wear helmets.