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Dan Barnes: Economic deck still stacked against Edmonton bid for 2026 Commonwealth Games

The bid book is a winner.

The competition couldn’t be thinner.

But the timing isn’t right for Edmonton and Alberta to put hundreds of millions of dollars behind a bid for the 2026 Commonwealth Games. 794 more words

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Silver lining for LaSalle's Masse in women's 100-metre backstroke

Second best?

Not in Kylie Masse’s mind.

LaSalle’s Masse picked up the silver medal Wednesday in the women’s 100-metre backstroke during the second day of competition at the 2016 FINA World Swimming Championships (25m). 718 more words

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Cheerleading could soon be an Olympic sport

Who’s got spirit? The International Olympic Committee (IOC), that’s who.

The Olympic Games’ executive board voted yesterday to recognize cheerleading as well as the combat sport of Muay Thai, setting the stage for each to become an Olympic sport, … 276 more words

England Hockey OFFICIAL PARTNERS

ENGLAND HOCKEY RENEW AGREEMENT WITH NOTTS SPORT AS OFFICIAL FACILITIES PARTNER UNTIL 2021

Leading synthetic surfacing supplier Notts Sport will continue its ongoing support for hockey by extending its successful relationship with… 446 more words

Hockey

Episode 20! With Olympic medallist Christine Girard

Against all odds, The Two Doctors podcast has reached the milestone of TWENTY episodes! And with us for this show is a VERY special guest: Canada’s… 104 more words

Podcasts

Canadians off to an optimistic start at FINA championships

The Canadian loonie placed in the liner of the 25-metre temporary pool at the WFCU Centre is already working its magic.

LaSalle’s Kylie Masse won her 100-metre backstroke heat Tuesday with a time of 56.02 seconds at the 2016 FINA World Swimming Championships and will head into the semifinals Tuesday night. 557 more words

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The Violent Water Polo Match

Water polo is not really known to be a violent sport .However today 60 years ago during the 1956 Melbourne Olympic games a Water polo match between Hungary and the Soviet Unions nearly resembled a world was 2 sea battle. 352 more words

History