Olympian Reijo Puiras helped shape Canadian Ski

Reijo Puiras discovered the gruelling, demanding discipline of cross-country ski for a boy in his ancestral home of Finland. As a young man, he represented Canada in the game at the Winter Olympics. Mr. Puiras, who has died at 65, constructed ski trails on the rolling hills of his personal property outside Thunder Bay. The […]

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Canada inquires about Doan, Iginla for men’s hockey team

Could the Canadian men’s hockey team that is following have some star power? Team general manager Sean Burke said that he is asked about availability and the plans of NHLers and agents that were present Jarome Iginla and Shane Doan. Burke, who is building the Canadian roster indicated that if they were to be contemplated […]

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Paris open to Incorporating esports

Video players could be competing for medals. Tony Estanguet told The Associated Press that he will hold discussions with the IOC and representatives concerning the prospect of gaming joining the 2024 program. The explosion in popularity of events, attracting crowds of youngsters has seen gaming. Although details of are to be provided it will become […]

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Los Angeles reaches deal

Los Angeles has reached an agreement with International Olympic leaders who will open the way for the city to host the 2028 Summer Games, while ceding the 2024 Games to Paris, officials announced Monday. After hosting the 1932 and 1984 Games, the deal would make LA a town. With the agreement, the city is taking […]

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2028 Summer Olympics Los Angeles to Sponsor

Los Angeles reached an agreement with leaders who will open the way for the city. After hosting the 1932 and 1984 Games, the deal would make LA a town. Olympic officials: Los Angeles agrees to sponsor 2028 Summer Games (Reuters) With the agreement, the city is taking “a significant step toward bringing the Games back […]

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Additional Research needed, although Calgary capable of hosting Olympics: committee report

A piece of Calgary’s underdeveloped inner city could morph into a neighbourhood for tens of thousands of people should the town get the 2026 Olympic Winter Games, even though a new tax may be required to finance the transformation, according to the committee investigating the feasibility of hosting the athletic spectacle. The Globe and Mail […]

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Ottawa lengthens Financing for next generation of athletes

The government has expanded its commitment to athletes that are expected to reach their peak performances in beyond and 2022. The $5-million annually earmarked especially for athletes called “NextGen” is no longer restricted to the first four-year term vowed in the 2016 national budget, but is currently an ongoing, yearly commitment. The announcement was made […]

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