Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Manitoba’ Category

Blue Bombers, fans set to parade and party with Lord Grey’s cup

Tuesday, November 26th, 2019
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Blue Bombers players and fans will uncork three decades of bottled-up bliss Tuesday afternoon in downtown Winnipeg. The team arrived home Monday — triumphant after Sunday's Grey Cup championship game in Calgary.

Chair of Blue Bombers’ board to be 1st woman with name on Grey Cup

Monday, November 25th, 2019
Dayna Spiring

The chair of the Winnipeg Football Club will be the first woman to have her name engraved on the Grey Cup. 

Blue Bombers bring the Grey Cup back to Winnipeg — and break it

Monday, November 25th, 2019
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Players with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers were seen struggling to carry a Grey Cup that was somehow separated from its base at a welcome-home event on Monday.

Grey Cup parade to take over downtown Winnipeg on Tuesday

Monday, November 25th, 2019
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Winnipeg's newly crowned Grey Cup champions will parade their hardware around the city's downtown streets on Tuesday.

The Grey Cup drought is over, easing a city’s pain

Sunday, November 24th, 2019
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During a remarkable fall when the Red River is running high, it's only fitting to see the end of the great drought in Winnipeg.

Blue Bombers fan hopes 18-year pants-less streak ends as he heads to Grey Cup

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
Chris Matthew

A Bomber fan who has been strutting around in shorts since he told some friends he wouldn't wear pants until the Winnipeg Blue Bombers won the Grey Cup will be heading to the championship game to watch his team compete on Sunday.

‘It would be a dream come true’: Winnipeg-born Bombers mull ending Grey Cup drought

Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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Winnipeg-born members of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers know what it would mean to end the longest Grey Cup drought in the Canadian Football League.

As Bombers advance, long-suffering fan hopes to end 18-year-long no pants pledge

Monday, November 11th, 2019
Chris Matthew pants

With the Winnipeg Blue Bombers advancing to the West Division final against Saskatchewan, could this be the end of Bomber fan Chris Matthew’s 18-year-long pledge to not wear pants until his beloved team clinches the cup?

Winnipeg Jets’ Bryan Little put on injured reserve after puck to the head

Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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Bryan Little is back on the injured reserve, the Winnipeg Jets say.

Zach Collaros practises with 1st team offence as Bombers prepare for West semifinal

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Zach Collaros practised with Winnipeg's first-team offence Wednesday as the Blue Bombers prepared for the CFL West Division semifinal.