Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Toronto’ Category

Jurassic Park closed as Raptors face Wizards in playoffs

Saturday, April 14th, 2018
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Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment has closed Jurassic Park because of wintry weather that has descended on Toronto.

‘This is not the end’: Sledge hockey Paralympian shares hope, experience with injured Humboldt Broncos

Thursday, April 12th, 2018
Kevin Rempel talks to Humboldt survivors on video

Kevin Rempel knows what it's like to be told you may not walk again. So when the Toronto resident heard Saskatchewan Broncos bus crash survivor Ryan Straschnitzki is already talking about pursuing sledge hockey, he wanted to offer encouragement — along with frank insights into the reality of recovery.

Why Rugby Canada is taking a hit for raising registration fees

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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Rugby Canada to facing a storm of criticism for increasing registration fees and proposing to use the proceeds solely to fund the men's national team.

A new season and a new identity for the Blue Jays

Thursday, March 29th, 2018
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When the first pitch flies to kick off the Blue Jays' 2018 season later this afternoon, there will be two very noticeable absentees at the Rogers Centre: one on the field and one in the broadcast booth.

Blue Jays CEO hopeful as MLB season set to begin

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
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Blue Jays CEO Mark Shapiro is optimistic about the team's prospects as it heads into the new season.

Toronto wants the 2026 FIFA World Cup, but there are risks

Friday, March 23rd, 2018
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Toronto has a long-documented love affair with the beautiful game. But should it host the FIFA World Cup?

Ex-NHLer Paul Kariya’s championships rings stolen, Toronto police say

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
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Toronto Police are searching for a man who allegedly broke into a display case at the Hockey Hall of Fame and made off with a pair of world championship rings donated by former NHL forward Paul Kariya.

Toronto runner set to get Canadian citizenship, trump U.S. travel ban

Friday, March 2nd, 2018
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Torontonian Soroush Hatami's dream of racing in the 2018 Boston Marathon was in jeopardy after the U.S. instituted a travel ban. But he's about to become a Canadian citizenship and that could be his trump card in overriding the ban.

Why this Canadian NBA agent has set up shop in Toronto

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018
Mike George

Decades after he learned to love the sport on the courts of the Greater Toronto Area, basketball agent Mike George has come home with the aim of bringing the next generation of top Canadian players to the NBA.

After a record-setting season, TFC sets its sights on a Champions League title

Friday, February 16th, 2018
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Not satisfied after capturing the first ever domestic treble in MLS history, Toronto FC is gearing up to take the best club teams from North and Central America in the cutthroat CONCACAF Champions League.