Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Hamilton’ Category

Six Nations team refuses to play until lacrosse association makes changes to address racism

Monday, August 9th, 2021
Six Nations Tomahawks

A Six Nations lacrosse team has pulled out of competition and says it won't play again until the Ontario Lacrosse Association (OLA) makes changes to address what the players describe as incidents of racism and years of disrespect.

Foundation led by Toronto Raptors coach gives $20K to Hamilton-based music charity

Thursday, December 24th, 2020

Head coach of the Toronto Raptors Nick Nurse says he can't wait to visit Hamilton — his "2nd favourite city in Canada" — once the pandemic is over to hear the kids involved with the local charity jam out.

Tiger-Cats focused on future, hosting Grey Cup after CFL cancels 2020 season

Monday, August 17th, 2020
Pan Am Soccer Stadium

News the CFL is cancelling its 2020 season has the Tiger-Cats turning their eyes to the future and preparing for a season where Hamilton is slotted to host the Grey Cup.

Forge FC players speak out in support of assistant coach fighting racism charge

Monday, June 15th, 2020
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Hamilton Forge FC soccer players are speaking out in support of assistant coach Peter Reynders, whose battle to clear himself of allegations of racial comments is now into its second year.

Due to COVID-19 Royal Canadian Henley Regatta cancelled for first time since WWI

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020
Henley Regatta

The Royal Canadian Henley Regatta has been cancelled for just the fourth time in its 139 years because of COVID-19 pandemic.

Hamilton could host the 2026 Commonwealth Games — but does the city want them?

Saturday, April 11th, 2020
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Hamilton has been chosen to represent Canada for the 2030 Commonwealth Games, but it also has the option of the 2026 games as the only bidder.

Canadian men’s basketball team to face all-star CEBL squad in Hamilton

Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

The Canadian men's basketball team will face an all-star team from the Canadian Elite Basketball League in a tune-up for the final Olympic qualifying tournament.

‘Too small, too skinny,’ Hamilton soccer star gets noticed ahead of MLS draft

Wednesday, January 8th, 2020
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Hamilton's Ryan Raposo has a chip on his shoulder going into Thursday's MLS SuperDraft. Raposo was labelled "too small, too skinny and couldn't get around the field fast enough for some coaches' liking."

Canadian welder braces for the crazy that is the World Darts Championship in London

Thursday, December 12th, 2019
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Matt Campbell is expecting a wild scene when he takes centre stage this weekend at the William Hill World Darts Championship in London, England.

Ticats offensive co-ordinator Condell models system around players

Friday, November 22nd, 2019
Tommy Condell

He's an imaginative playcaller and regarded as an offensive genius, but Tommy Condell's biggest strength is subscribing to the most basic of coaching principles: Creating a system showcasing a player's ability.