Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Ottawa’ Category

Dominique Davis wins Redblacks’ starting quarterback job

Monday, June 3rd, 2019
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Last season's backup has beaten out former B.C. Lions quarterback Jonathon Jennings for the starting role in Week 1.

Ottawa Senators hire Maple Leafs’ D.J. Smith as head coach

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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The Ottawa Senators have turned to the Toronto Maple Leafs for their new bench boss.

Charges in fatal crash threaten to tear hockey-loving Ontario town apart

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
Brent Sylvester

The court case of a former bar server charged after four teen hockey players were involved in a deadly single-vehicle crash two years ago is dividing the traditionally tight-knit community of Renfrew, Ont., with locals taking sides in the potentially "precedent-setting" case.

Ottawa Lions club apologizes to sexual misconduct complainants

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
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Acting on orders from Athletics Canada's commissioner, the Ottawa Lions Track & Field Club has issued an apology to athletes who have come forward with allegations about sexual misconduct involving former senior Lions officials.

Sport leaders meet in Ottawa, looking to prevent abuse of athletes

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
Lorraine Lafrenière

Sport leaders are meeting in Ottawa Wednesday about creating a code of conduct and sanctions to help keep Canadian athletes safe from sexual abuse and other mistreatment. 

Young newcomers training to become future wrestling champs

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
Syrian wrestling - Mohammed Al Krad

Mohammed Al Krad was a 12-time wrestling champion in Syria. In 2016, he and his family came to Canada. Now he's focused on training the next generation of wrestlers here in Ottawa. 

Track club coach, chair banned for life by Athletics Canada

Monday, May 6th, 2019
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Ottawa Lions track and field club coach Andy McInnis and recently fired chair Ken Porter have been banned for life from Athletics Canada, its branches and individual member clubs after several complaints of sexual misconduct.

Olympic show jumper Ian Miller retires from international competition

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
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Show jumper Ian Millar, who has represented Canada around the world at more than two dozen Olympic Games, Pan American Games and world championships, has announced his retirement from international competition.

Ottawa gymnastics coach charged with sexual assault

Monday, April 29th, 2019
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Klyne Pitpitunge, 27, has been suspended from his job at three local gyms.

Ottawa Senators sink to lows unseen since mid-’90s

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
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Whether it was on the ice or in the stands, Sens fans have to look all the way back to 1995-96 to find a season worse than the one that just drew to a merciful close.