Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Manitoba’ Category

CFL ‘Diversity is Strength’ T-shirts released after racial violence in U.S.

Monday, August 14th, 2017
Commissioner Ambrosie Chad owens

The CFL made a statement Sunday by releasing planned 'Diversity is Strength' T-shirts weeks before their scheduled fall date. Players and coaches for the Saskatchewan Roughriders and the B.C. Lions wore the shirts after racial violence erupted in Charlottesville, Va., on the weekend.

‘Addiction claimed his life’: Scott Oake opens up about son’s battle with drugs

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
Scott Anne Oake

The veteran CBC Sports announcer from Hockey Night in Canada and the Olympics opens up about his son's battle with addiction and his family's fundraising efforts for a long-term treatment centre in Winnipeg.

Jets’ Enstrom out with concussion after Sestito hit

Friday, March 10th, 2017

Veteran defenceman Toby Enstrom is out indefinitely with a concussion, Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice revealed after the team's practice on Friday.

Jets trade Drew Stafford to Boston for conditional 6th-round pick

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
Drew Stafford

The Winnipeg Jets traded forward Drew Stafford to the Boston Bruins for a sixth-round draft pick.

Canadian women’s soccer team to play June home matches in Winnipeg, Toronto

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
SOC OLY Women Qualifying 20160209

The Canadian women's soccer team will play Costa Rica in Winnipeg in June. The teams last met in February 2016 at the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament in Houston, where Canada's 3-1 win secured a berth in Rio, where the team won bronze.

Jennifer Jones upset, won’t advance to Tournament of Hearts

Sunday, January 29th, 2017
Jennifer Jones was tossed from the Manitoba Scotties Tournament of Hearts Jan. 29, 2017.

Jennifer Jones is out of Manitoba's Scotties Tournament of Hearts after she lost in the semifinals to Darcy Robertson this morning.

Blue Bombers re-sign quarterback Matt Nichols through 2019

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
Matt Nichols

Quarterback Matt Nichols will be slinging passes for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers for the next three years.

Laine ‘seems good’ but still in concussion recovery

Monday, January 9th, 2017
Jets Laine Injury Hockey

Things are looking a lot better for Winnipeg Jets' superstar rookie Patrik Laine since he was helped off the ice with a throbbing head and concussion after being crushed in a game on Saturday.

Fat bike riders break trail in Manitoba parks

Thursday, December 29th, 2016
Wayne Bishop, fat bike enthusiast in Manitoba

One spoke of the local biking community is blazing a trail through the snowy backwoods of Manitoba this winter.

Coach Mike O’Shea, GM Kyle Walters sign 3-year deals with Bombers

Friday, December 9th, 2016
Winnipeg Blue Bombers head coach Mike O'Shea; GM Kyle Walters

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have signed head coach Mike O'Shea and general manager Kyle Walters to three-year contract extensions.