Athletes

Saskatchewan truck drivers raise money for local Special Olympic athletes

Saskatchewan truck drivers raise money for local Special Olympic athletes

Hundreds of trucks circled the cities of Regina and Saskatoon on Saturday to raise awareness and money for Special Olympics Saskatchewan. Over $19,000 was raised which will go toward low to no-cost programming for the athletes. Read more: Sask. swimmer named Special Olympics Canada’s Female Athlete of the Year …

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A look at what it takes to get athletes through a disaster like COVID-19

A look at what it takes to get athletes through a disaster like COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic saw the Canadian Olympic Committee be quick to put together a mental health task force to help its athletes get through the crisis and stay ready for the postponed games. In the first meeting, the members of the task force were given a graph outlining the …

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U Sports cancellation gives CFL commissioner more to consider

U Sports cancellation gives CFL commissioner more to consider

Commissioner Randy Ambrosie and the CFL have yet another issue to consider. U Sports, Canadian university sport’s governing body, announced Monday the cancellation of six fall national championships due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Included was the Vanier Cup, presented annually to Canada’s top college football squad. The Vanier Cup was …

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NHL allowing teams to reopen facilities Monday, players can then take part in voluntary workouts

NHL allowing teams to reopen facilities Monday, players can then take part in voluntary workouts

The National Hockey League announced Thursday night that it will be moving into Phase 2 of its plan to potentially resume its season amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that shut down play in March. “Beginning June 8 — subject to each club’s satisfaction of all of the requirements set out …

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