Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Windsor’ Category

Town of LaSalle dedicates special day to Olympic swimmer Kylie Masse

Friday, August 18th, 2017
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The Olympic medal-winning swimmer met with fans at the LaSalle outdoor pool following a parade along Front Road that started at 4 p.m.

Detroit Lions condemn ‘any use’ of logo at Charlottesville event

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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The Detroit Lions say they "detest and disavow" any use of their logo associated with the event last Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Kylie Masse reflects on her world backstroke record

Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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The 21-year-old athlete returned home this week from her victory at the World Aquatic Championships in Budapest, where she navigated a tidal wave of attention.

‘This is our journey:’ Melissa Bishop sticks by ailing coach’s side

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
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Dennis Fairall is losing his speech and mobility to a rare degenerative disease, but he has continued to coach Melissa Bishop and as she takes on the world in the 800 metres.

Hockeytown, Windsor say goodbye to the Joe

Sunday, April 9th, 2017
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Fans filled the East entrance to the Joe Louis Arena to see their favourite hockey players walk into the arena one last time.

Public mourns Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch during memorial in Detroit

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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Members of the public turn out to wish Little Caesars Pizza founder and Detroit sports legend Mike Ilitch a final farewell during a public memorial at the Fox Theatre.

OHL launches program to teach players respect for women

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
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A pilot project of the program started with the Kitchener Rangers and the Peterborough Petes last year.

Indians no more: Southwestern Ontario minor baseball team dropping Indians name, logo

Monday, October 31st, 2016
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A southwestern Ontario minor baseball club is changing its name from the Indians, in a move designed to show respect to Indigenous communities.

Stop ‘shady practice’ of stealing our star athletes, Canadian school tells NCAA

Thursday, September 8th, 2016
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The athletic director at a Canadian university has a message for his counterparts in the United States — stop stealing our athletes.

NHL in Vegas ‘betrayal of Canadians,’ says MP chasing single-event sports betting

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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The NDP MP spearheading a bill that would legalize single-event sports betting in Canada calls the NHL’s decision to expand in Las Vegas “complete hypocrisy.”