Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Hamilton’ Category

After hosting 1st games in 1930, should Hamilton bid for the 2030 Commonwealth Games?

Thursday, August 31st, 2017
British Empire Games 2030

2030 will mark 100 years since Hamilton hosted the first version of the games, then known as the British Empire Games.

Ticats tarnish brand — ‘there will be consequences’ for hiring Briles: PR expert

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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In the wake of the internationally condemned hiring of disgraced football coach Art Briles, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats have undoubtedly damaged their reputation in the eyes of some fans, a public relations expert says.

Ticats made ‘large and serious mistake’ in hiring Art Briles

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
Scott Mitchell

Bob Young says the team is "searching for answers" this season.

‘What message does this send?’ Fans lash out as Ticats pick disgraced coach Art Briles

Monday, August 28th, 2017
Baylor-Sexual Assault Football

Briles was fired from Baylor after an independent investigation revealed the football program under Briles mishandled multiple allegations of sexual assault against players, including an alleged gang rape.

Fan pens touching letter to struggling Tiger-Cats

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
Ticats Eskimos July 20

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are languishing at the bottom of the CFL standings as the only team without a win this season — but at least one diehard fan wants the team to know he’s still behind them.

Vanier Cup awarded to Hamilton for 2nd straight year

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
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The 53rd Vanier Cup is returning to Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton for the second year in a row on Nov. 25. The Laval Rouge et Or prevailed 31-26 over the Calgary Dinos in last year's Canadian university football championship.

Former NHL enforcer suspended as youth coach following brawl

Monday, February 27th, 2017
Hockey Brawl

Former NHL enforcer Andrew Peters has been suspended indefinitely as coach of a youth hockey team pending a Buffalo police investigation into his role in an on-ice brawl, when the Hamilton Junior Bulldogs were playing the team.

Walk Off the Earth gets grief for World Cup anthem

Friday, September 30th, 2016
Walk off the earth anthem

At the World Cup of Hockey final last night, Walk Off the Earth learned that when you break out a ukulele and a melodica to perform O Canada, there will definitely be whinging.

How a 22-year-old Hamiltonian got to carry the Iranian flag in Rio’s closing ceremonies

Monday, August 22nd, 2016
Cam Galindo

Cam Galindo has never been to Iran, and doesn't speak Persian, but helped the team in Rio de Janeiro. He was the country's sole representative during the closing ceremonies.

Tiger-Cats grant kicker Luca Congi’s wish to be released

Thursday, February 6th, 2014
FBO CFL Grey Cup 20131122

Kicker Luca Congi on Thursday was released by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats after two seasons. He asked to be cut after the team re-signed kicker Justin Medlock.