Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Windsor’ Category

Ontario athlete taking on UFC for a second time

Thursday, September 12th, 2019
WDR Kyle Prepolec

Kyle Prepolec first bout earlier this year didn't go his way. He'll have another chance this weekend, when he takes on Austin Hubbard in Vancouver.

Olympian Melissa Bishop-Nriagu opens up about 2019 season, recovery and Tokyo 2020

Thursday, August 29th, 2019
WDR Melissa Bishop

Olympic track-and-field 800-metre runner Melissa Bishop-Nriagu says it wasn't easy making the decision to cut her 2019 athletic season short. 

‘She’s the real deal’: First Canadian woman to win Rogers Cup applauds Bianca Andreescu

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
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The first Canadian winner of the Rogers Cup back in 1969 impressed by Bianca Andreescu's win over the weekend.

Why coaching an all-men’s team has ‘shocked’ Windsor’s Chantal Vallée

Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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The Raptors aren't the only Canadian basketball team you can watch on television — as CBC Sports announced this week it will start live streaming games from the Canadian Elite Basketball League.

Ontario boxer looks to make his mark in big fight against ‘one of the greats’

Thursday, June 6th, 2019
Golovkin vs. Rolls

It's a fight that could change his life. Boxer Steve Rolls started his career in Chatham, Ont., but now he's gearing up to square off against a former world champion on Saturday at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Plans move ahead for demolition of Detroit’s Joe Louis Arena

Monday, March 4th, 2019
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Plans are moving forward for the demolition of the former home of the Detroit Red Wings in downtown Detroit.

Kylie Masse named Swimming Canada’s female swimmer of the year

Thursday, December 20th, 2018
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Swimming Canada has awarded Kylie Masse her second straight Female Swimmer of the Year award.

‘It’s a passion’: Windsor woman breaks Canadian deadlift record

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
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Windsor law articling student Haley Randall, 26, now holds the Canadian women's raw deadlift record across all federations and all weight classes.

Women’s sledge hockey team holds tryouts as group looks to gain national recognition

Friday, August 31st, 2018
Jessica Matassa

Windsor, Ont. athletes Jessica Matassa, Ashley Goure and Dani McPhee are gearing up for another season of sledge hockey with tryouts this weekend. But what the players really want is to take their sport to the next level.

Predators’ Austin Watson got 3 months probation for domestic assault case

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
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Nashville Predators athlete Austin Watson entered in a no contest plea to a misdemeanour domestic assault charge Tuesday.