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Lansdowne report shows city will make no money

Extra costs at Lansdowne Park have wiped out the possibility that the city will turn a profit on the project.

The Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group — the city’s partner in the venture, which brought about the return of CFL football to the city and dramatically transformed the Bank Street site — also stands to make less money than initially expected, and suffered an operating loss of $10.9 million in Lansdowne’s start-up year. 575 more words

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An unwanted badge: Dustin Cook's ski season cut short by fall

Ottawa’s Dustin Cook can now look in the mirror and see himself as an ‘official’ member of the Canadian men’s alpine ski team.

Truthfully, the Ottawa speed and technical skier has been on the national team since 2007. 484 more words

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Guess who doesn't know the rules of soccer?

“Australia was a little bit offside.”

Interviewed for the ABC TV program Played, this was how FIFA boss Septic Bladder explained Australia’s failed bid to host the 2022 World Cup. 550 more words

Friday Funnies

Montreal this morning: Cool and sunny

There’s more sunshine in the picture today, but it will be cooler than yesterday, with a high of only 4C.

Tonight, it will be clear with a low of 0. 399 more words

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Let's talk about the national team and why everything about it is terrible

And that includes the fans.

Anyway, last night The Republic of Ireland sealed their place at Euro 2016. Reading comments from Scotland fan’s on social media I was seeing a lot of that should have been us. 1,118 more words

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