Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Montreal’ Category

How Felipe Alou became baseball’s first Dominican-born manager

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Felipe Alou made history 25 years ago when he took the helm of the Montreal Expos, becoming Major League Baseball’s first Dominican manager. But it almost didn't happen.

From Chez Serge to Chez Subban: Montreal bar changes name after Habs playoff ouster

Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Popular 'Chez Serge' bar will be known as 'Chez Subban' until the Nashville Predators are eliminated from the Stanley Cup.

What’s next for the Montreal Canadiens?

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017
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After last night’s disappointing first-round exit, the Montreal Canadiens face a long, question-filled summer. Here's a look at the big ones.

Canadian Olympic boxer says he was racially profiled by Montreal police

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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Former Olympic boxer Custio Clayton says he was racially profiled — detained without reason, handcuffed and arrested on suspicion of being a drug dealer by Montreal police on Tuesday night. Police later apologized, but still gave him a ticket.

Former Expo Tim Raines getting keys to Montreal this morning

Friday, March 31st, 2017
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Baseball Hall of Fame nominee Tim Raines will be at Montreal City Hall to receive the keys to the city and sign its Golden Book.

Former Expo Tim Raines honoured in Montreal

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Former Montreal Expo Tim Raines is in Montreal for two days of honours, including a ceremony at the Olympic Stadium Friday. He drops the puck at the Bell Centre tonight.

Montreal baseball investors ‘have all the ingredients’ to welcome a team, source says

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

A group of Montreal investors has met the conditions laid out by Major League Baseball to get a team back in the city, a source has told The Canadian Press.

Former assistant ski coach says Bertrand Charest had ‘intense’ relationship with students

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Alexandre Lussier testified that hearing the ex-ski coach make comments about his female athletes' bodies made him uncomfortable, but none of the athletes ever came to him to complain.

Ski director who helped hire Bertrand Charest as coach takes stand as defence witness

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Former ski coach Bertrand Charest delivered results and had a vision to bring Quebec skiers to the national and international stage, the man who helped hire him told his sexual assault trial Tuesday.

Sister of former ski coach Bertrand Charest takes stand at sexual assault trial

Monday, March 20th, 2017
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Isabelle Charest told the court today that when she was skiing competitively in the late 1980s and early 1990s, it was common for coaches to rub the legs and buttocks of ski students to keep them warm.