Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Ottawa’ Category

Redblacks owner aiming to resurrect pro soccer in Ottawa

Sunday, January 19th, 2020

Jeff Hunt, an Ottawa businessman who played a major role in bringing the CFL back to the nation's capital, has confirmed he's now trying to do the same thing for professional soccer.

Hockey player checked from behind in rec game awarded $700K

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
Drew Casterton Ottawa hockey aggravated assault victim Ottawa courthouse Elgin Street May 19 2017

A beer league hockey player who suffered a head injury almost eight years ago should get more than $700,000 from the player who crashed into him, an Ontario court has ruled.

Hockey night in Sweden: Daniel Alfredsson taking minor hockey club to hometown tourney

Saturday, December 21st, 2019
Daniel Alfredsson

In 1985, Daniel Alfredsson's team finished third in the under-14 Gothenburg Cup. Thirty-five years later, the Ottawa Senators legend will be coaching a local team at the annual Swedish hockey tournament.

Ottawa’s Jonathan David named Canadian men’s soccer player of the year

Thursday, December 12th, 2019
Gold Cup Canada Martinique Soccer

The teenage forward who has scored a Canadian-record 28 goals for club and country in 2019 has been named Canada's men's soccer player of the year.

Redblacks pluck new head coach from Grey Cup-winning Blue Bombers

Saturday, December 7th, 2019
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The Ottawa Redblacks have hired Paul LaPolice, the man who oversaw the Grey Cup-winning Winnipeg Blue Bombers' offence last season, as their new head coach.

Handwriting expert sides with casino in Melnyk suit

Friday, December 6th, 2019
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A handwriting expert testifying in a lawsuit filed by a Connecticut casino against Eugene Melnyk said it's "highly probable" the Ottawa Senators owner signed all the bank drafts at the centre of the dispute.

Borocop incident manna from heaven for sagging Sens, but will it last?

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

The Senators social media team has earned a lot of likes since the D-man-turned-G-man foiled a robbery attempt in Vancouver, but one sports marketing expert says it's a mere blip for the troubled team.

Fury owners blame ‘politics’ for decision to suspend operations

Friday, November 8th, 2019

The owners of the Ottawa Fury say the club team failed to obtain sanctioning from governing bodies that oversee the United Soccer League (USL).

Ottawa Fury won’t take the field next season

Thursday, November 7th, 2019

Ottawa Fury FC will suspend operations for the 2020 season, CBC News has learned.

Dismal season a ‘major test’ for Redblacks fans

Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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After seeing their team advance to three of the last four Grey Cups, 2019 wasn't the kind of season Ottawa Redblacks fans have grown used to.