Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Montreal’ Category

Former ski coach Bertrand Charest won’t appeal his case further, will serve sentence

Thursday, October 10th, 2019
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Disgraced former national ski coach Bertrand Charest has decided he won't appeal his verdict and sentence before the Supreme Court of Canada. Charest's lawyer says he's decided to close the book and focus on the future.

The Montreal Impact missed the mark (again) in 2019. So what’s next?

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
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The team missed the MLS playoffs for a third consecutive season and now the roster is due for an overhaul.

How the Habs’ Tomas Tatar went from underdog to fan favourite

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
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Tatar begins his second season in Montreal after reaching a career high 58 points in year one.

Big home runs, champagne showers a ‘crazy’ start to Montrealer Abraham Toro’s MLB career

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
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Since his start with Houston on Aug. 22, Abraham Toro has played to huge crowds, hit the home run in Toronto that helped Justin Verlander cement his third career no-hitter — and taken part in a champagne celebration when the Astros clinched a playoff spot.

Man, 24, dies after collapsing at Montreal Marathon

Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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A runner who collapsed at this weekend's half-marathon in Montreal has died, according to the Quebec coroner's office.

Shamit Shome: The Montreal Impact’s renaissance man

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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Shamit Shome is a senior in university on track for an engineering degree while also playing professional soccer for the Montreal Impact.

Montreal researchers to monitor impact of head injuries on football players’ brains

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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The research project "Tête première," or "Head First," will involve 38 players from Université de Montréal, Concordia University and McGill University.

Nick De Santis leaves Montreal Impact after over two decades

Sunday, August 25th, 2019
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The Montreal Impact announced Sunday that executive Nick De Santis has decided to leave the club. He has been with the team for more than two decades.

Quebec appeals court overturns several of ex-national ski coach Bertrand Charest’s sex crime convictions

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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Quebec's Court of Appeal on Thursday overturned several of Bertrand Charest's convictions. The three-judge panel has upheld just 16 of the 37 charges laid against the former national ski coach.

Montreal Impact fire coach Rémi Garde as club struggles to hold on to playoff spot

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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The Montreal Impact have fired head coach Rémi Garde and replaced him with Wilmer Cabrera. The move comes 27 games into the Garde's second season with the club as the Impact struggle to hang on to a Major League Soccer playoff spot.