Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Ottawa’ Category

Ivanie Blondin, Vincent De Haitre prepare for another shot at Olympic glory

Saturday, January 13th, 2018
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Ivanie Blondin and Vincent De Haitre have both been picked for Canada's Olympic speed skating team — but it's not their first time on the world stage.

Brad Fritsch blames PGA suspension on diet supplement

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

Manotick golfer Brad Fritsch is blaming a weight loss supplement for a doping violation that resulted in his three-month suspension from the PGA tour Monday.

Senators fan favourite Chris Neil retires from NHL

Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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Longtime Ottawa Senators tough guy Chris Neil is retiring, the NHL team announced Thursday morning. The 38-year-old was a physical presence on the ice for 15 seasons and has a headlock on the team record for penalty minutes with 2,522.

Grey Cup sold out a month before CFL championship

Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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The Grey Cup is still a month away, but organizers say the game is sold out. Seating will be increased from 24,000 to 36,000 with the addition of temporary stands in both end zones at TD Place.

Erik Karlsson set to make season debut for Senators

Monday, October 16th, 2017
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The Ottawa Senators just sliced through western Canada. Now their superstar captain is coming back after going under the knife in the offseason.

Gatineau athlete finishes Invictus Games with 4 medals, countless new friends

Monday, October 2nd, 2017
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Gatineau's Natacha Dupuis finished this year's Invictus Games in Toronto with four new medals around her neck and countless new friends from around the world.

Senators hoping less is more in bid to fill seats at CTC

Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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Faced with the increasingly demoralizing sight of hundreds of empty seats at their home games, the Ottawa Senators are addressing the problem by moving the goalposts: The team is drastically reducing seating capacity at the Canadian Tire Centre.

Shania Twain to perform at Grey Cup halftime show in Ottawa

Friday, August 11th, 2017
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A couple months after releasing her new album, country star Shania Twain is set to headline the halftime show at the Grey Cup game being hosted in Ottawa on Nov. 26.

Daniel Alfredsson is leaving the Senators organization, again

Saturday, July 1st, 2017
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Team legend and long-time captain Daniel Alfredsson is leaving his position as senior adviser of hockey operations with the Ottawa Senators, he announced Saturday.

‘A lot of sacrifices’: Ottawa’s Gabriela Dabrowski takes unlikely path to tennis glory

Thursday, June 8th, 2017
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It wasn't too long ago that Ottawa's Gabriela Dabrowski was doing her laundry on the road and booking her own flights and hotels. Now she's the 2017 French Open mixed doubles champion.