Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Hamilton’ Category

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
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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.