Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Nova Scotia’ Category

Thousands expected as Sidney Crosby leads Natal Day parade

Monday, August 7th, 2017
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CBC Nova Scotia will be livestreaming a news conference with Crosby at 9:30 a.m.

NHL superstar Sidney Crosby at 30: The can’t miss ‘kid’ who didn’t

Saturday, August 5th, 2017

Sidney Crosby has fulfilled the promise that many saw in him from almost the first time he laced up a pair of skates.

Sidney Crosby — and the Stanley Cup — to join Natal Day parade

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Three-time Stanley Cup champion, and the pride of Cole Harbour, Sidney Crosby will be taking part in this year's Halifax-Dartmouth Natal Day parade, according to a tweet from his official account.

Crosby dismisses rumours concussion history could lead to early retirement

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
Sidney Crosby

The Stanley Cup will make its return to Cole Harbour, N.S., in early August, Sidney Crosby said Wednesday during a media availability where he also talked about his history of concussions and the decision not to send NHL players to the next Winter Olympics.

Nova Scotian working toward Paralympic dream after devastating crash

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
Dillon MacMillan racing

After Dillon MacMillan lost the use of his legs in a car accident that killed three of his friends, the 22-year-old set his sights on this year's Canada Games.

Halifax gymnast Ellie Black mum on plans for 2020 Olympics

Monday, May 15th, 2017
Ellie Black

The 21-year-old athlete says female gymnasts are sticking around longer in the sport than they used to.

Crosby a ‘warrior,’ says Nathan MacKinnon as Pittsburgh star faces concussion

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
Capitals Penguins Hockey

Legions of Sidney Crosby fans — including NHL player Nathan MacKinnon — are still reeling after the Pittsburgh Penguins player was diagnosed with the fourth concussion of his NHL career.

Team Canada wins gold at World Senior Curling Championships

Saturday, April 29th, 2017
Colleen Jones

Canada is on top of the curling world again as a senior women's team from Nova Scotia beat Switzerland in the gold medal final Saturday.

Colleen Jones inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Decorated East Coast curler Colleen Jones is adding another honour to her list of accomplishments: member of Canada's Sports Hall of Fame.

Right boat, right time: Nova Scotia sailors competing in Rio for new women’s event

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016
Team Rafuse Boyd at the Pan Am Games Toronto 2015

Erin Rafuse and Danielle Boyd are heading to Rio de Janeiro to compete in the first-ever women's skiff 49erFX Olympic event.