Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Montreal’ Category

No Expos without a stadium, said MLB. But it didn’t stop Jean Drapeau

Friday, November 22nd, 2019
Jean Drapeau

Carbon copies of two letters in the former Montreal mayor's archives provide a glimpse into how the Montreal Expos came to be, and how the months before opening day turned into a bit of a scramble — especially when it came to where the team would play.

Thierry Henry hire is a gamble worth taking for the Montreal Impact

Thursday, November 14th, 2019
Spain Soccer Champions League

Thierry Henry is as big of a name as there is in soccer. During his playing days, he netted goals for some of the world’s premiere clubs, including Arsenal and Barcelona.

Kim Boutin thought about retiring but instead, she’s back and skating faster than ever

Friday, November 8th, 2019
Kim Boutin

With three Olympic medals in her trophy case, Boutin was considering retirement. But she decided to keep training, and is now setting world records.

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

Thursday, October 10th, 2019
Bertrand Charest

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
SOC Canadian Championship 20190925

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
Tomas Tatar

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
Montreal Marathon starting line Sunday 2019

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
Shamit Shome

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
FBO CIS Vanier Cup 20140929

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