Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Kitchener-Waterloo’ Category

Veteran Canadian soccer player David Edgar to retire at end of year

Monday, November 30th, 2020
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Veteran soccer defender David Edgar from Kitchener, Ont. - who became a Newcastle United favourite with a highlight-reel goal as a teenager and went on to captain Canada's team internationally - has announced his retirement effective the end of December.

OHL to investigate former player’s allegation of forced drug use

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020
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Former Kitchener Rangers player Eric Guest has alleged a teammate forced him to do cocaine at a house party, and said bullying continues to be a problem in the Ontario Hockey League. The OHL says it will open an investigation into what Guest has revealed.

Women’s sports association rebrands amid greater focus on women, girls in sport

Monday, February 24th, 2020
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???????llison Sandmeyer-Graves believes the appetite for information about women in sport is at an all-time high. The opportunity to make an impact is huge.

This rural Ontario black hockey line broke barriers — producing generations of star players

Thursday, February 20th, 2020
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It was rare to see black hockey players in the 1950s, especially in rural Ontario. Unless you were in Mount Forest. Three black men were recruited to join the small-town Redmen team, where the trio dazzled packed arenas.

Coach Dave Scott-Thomas fired after new details heard about 2006 misconduct complaint

Thursday, January 9th, 2020
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The University of Guelph has released more details about investigations into former running coach Dave Scott-Thomas, including about a misconduct investigation in 2006.

Athletics Canada probing background of former Guelph athletics coach

Monday, January 6th, 2020
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Athletics Canada says that 'historical' information spanning the years 2006 to 2013 has come to light regarding former University of Guelph track coach Dave Scott-Thomas.

University of Guelph fires track and field coach after allegations of unprofessional conduct

Tuesday, December 17th, 2019
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The University of Guelph says it has fired track and field coach Dave Scott-Thomas after athletes made allegations of 'unprofessional conduct.'

Leonard leaves lasting imprint on Raptors fans in form of permanent tattoos

Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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Many fans commemorated the Toronto Raptors' championship win in June with tattoos. Waterloo, Ont., tattoo artist Sean Martin says he doesn't judge because he's used to people 'wanting weird things tattooed in weird places.'

‘Hi Jamal!’ Young fans greet NBA star Jamal Murray as he hands out backpacks in Waterloo

Saturday, August 17th, 2019
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Denver Nuggets player Jamal Murray visited his hometown on Saturday to open a new community basketball court and hand out backpacks with school supplies to kids.

Ex-Kitchener Rangers coach hired as new assistant by Humboldt Broncos

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019
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A Saskatchewan junior hockey team will be getting a little taste of Kitchener, as former Rangers coach Troy Smith has been hired as an assistant coach in Humboldt.