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Canadian Sports Hall of Famers find inspiration

Entering Canada's Sports Hall of Fame alongside Donovan Bailey and his 4x100-metre relay teammates couldn't have been more fitting for Marc Gagnon.

Handful of NHL governors whispering about team in Toronto

It appears some National Hockey League officials think the Toronto market is big enough to have two teams. According to The Globe and Mail, a few NHL governors are keen on the idea of putting a second team in Toronto.


Former Jays' skip Gibbons is Royals' new bench coach

John Gibbons, the former Toronto Blue Jays' manager fired in June, has been hired by the Kansas City Royals as their bench coach.

McGuinty to launch Pan Am Games bid in Mexico

TORONTO -- Premier Dalton McGuinty is off to Mexico today to launch Toronto's bid to host the 2015 Pan Am Games.


Toronto Marriott Eaton Centre Chosen as Host Hotel for 9th Annual ...

The Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre will welcome guests from around the world as Official 2008 Race Headquarters. Only 50 metres from the start line at Nathan Phillips Square, the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel has been named ...

Melnyk serious about MLS in Ottawa

The owner of the NHL's Ottawa Senators and junior hockey's Mississauga St. Michael's Majors wants to add a Major League Soccer franchise to his portfolio, and made his intentions known Tuesday.


MLS: Toronto mayor wants grass, at BMO Field

Colin Smith National Post 17.09.2008
MLS: Toronto mayor wants grass, at BMO Field

Toronto Mayor David Miller continues to earn the votes of the ever-fickle Toronto FC fan with his quasi-commitment to get grass at BMO Field by next season in this YouTube video (comments come in at 9:00 mark).

Vancouver Olympics setting tickets aside for Canadians

Katie Mercer National Post 12.09.2008
Vancouver Olympics setting tickets aside for Canadians

VANCOUVER -- The golden tickets: everyone wants them, but getting them is another story. With ticket sales starting in less than a month, the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games wants to ensure Canadians...


Peterson to chair bid for 2015 Pan Am Games

KAREN HOWLETT AND JAMES CHRISTIE The Globe and Mail 12.09.2008
Peterson to chair bid for 2015 Pan Am Games

Canada is "clearly in the running" to bring the 2015 Pan American Games to Ontario's Golden Horseshoe area, says Premier Dalton McGuinty.

Sabotage suspected at triathlon north of Toronto

TORONTO - Triathletes competing in this weekend's half-ironman event in cottage country north of Toronto are being warned that tacks meant to puncture their bicycle tires have been found along the course, and organizers fear someone has deliberate...


Matthews returns to coach Argonauts for third time

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - The Don is back. Don Matthews, the winningest coach in CFL history who abruptly retired in 2006 due to anxiety issues, returned for a third stint with the Toronto Argonauts on Tuesday. He takes over from Rich Stubler, who was f...

Argonauts might not face ailing Cobourne

A significant piece of the Montreal Alouettes top-ranked offence could be missing Sunday, much to the delight of the visiting Toronto Argonauts. Running back Avon Cobourne might not suit up for the Week 11 Canadian Football League matchup after hu...


Stampeders survive rematch with Eskimos

The visiting Calgary Stampeders earned a 38-33 win Friday against the Edmonton Eskimos, avenging their loss in the first game of their home-and-home series on Monday. Quarterback Henry Burris overcame a disastrous start by throwing for 323 yards a...

Toronto club punctuates period of controversy with 34-31 Labour Day victory in Hamilton

HAMILTON - Having waited cannily until Week 10 of the season to make training camp decisions about his roster, Rich Stubler left equal parts of his future as coach of the Toronto Argonauts in the hands of fate and of his players last night.


Toronto club punctuates period of controversy with 34-31 Labour Day victory in Hamilton

HAMILTON - Having waited cannily until Week 10 of the season to make training camp decisions about his roster, Rich Stubler left equal parts of his future as coach of the Toronto Argonauts in the hands of fate and of his players last night.

Labour Day boost for Ticats Sunday, August 31, 2008

HAMILTON -- It's been quite a week for the Toronto Argonauts with the trading of quarterback Michael Bishop, release of veteran safety Orlondo Steinauer and speculation swirling about the potential return of Mike (Pinball) Clemons to the sidelines.


Marcus Crandell released by Roughriders

Marcus Crandell was officially released by the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Thursday, but his exit had been obvious all week. The veteran quarterback, who was 3-2 as a starter but fell out of favour with two recent losses, became expendable after t...

Stampeders bring back Nate Curry

As recently as last weekend, Nate Curry probably thought he would be watching next Monday's Labour Day Classic between the Stampeders and Edmonton Eskimos on television. But with little sign that Calgary kick-returner Markus Howell's groin injury ...


'Unbelievable' bid secures Alberta 2012 world junior tourney

CALGARY - There will be no Battle of Alberta when the 2012 IIHF world junior hockey championship moves into Edmonton and Calgary for a 10-day run. Pengrowth Saddledome in Calgary will play host to all medal games, while Edmonton's Rexall Place wil...

Bishop era likely marks end of Crandell in Regina

Murray McCormick The Vancouver Sun 27.08.2008
Bishop era likely marks end of Crandell in Regina

REGINA - Michael Bishop has a new jersey, number, team and lease on life. The former Toronto Argonauts quarterback made his first appearance with the Saskatchewan Roughriders during Monday's practice at Mosaic Stadium.



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