Category: Sports

Quebec’s most popular running event – Rock ‘n’ Roll Oasis Montreal Marathon & 1/2 Marathon on Two Days: Many Highlights Despite Schedule Changes

MONTREAL, Sept. 24, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – “This past week-end shows that Montreal was ready for a two-day Rock ‘n’ Roll Oasis Montreal running event,” said Louis Malafarina, Competitor Canada’s Executive Director. This Saturday and Sunday, over 20 000 runners from more than 50 countries took part in four of the five Rock ‘n’ Roll Montreal …

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VISTA 2017 conference concludes in Toronto

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2017 /CNW/ – The eighth and largest VISTA Conference concluded today in Toronto. The event gathered more than 300 sports scientists and researchers from 41 countries this past week to provide a forum for exchange on current information, expertise on Paralympic sport science and the Paralympic Movement. This year’s event was organized through …

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Prime Minister helps launch the Invictus Games Toronto 2017

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2017 /CNW/ – Canadians are committed to honouring the men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces and Veterans for their service and sacrifices. In this spirit, Canada is proud to host this year’s Invictus Games – the only international adaptive sporting event for wounded, injured, and ill active duty and Veteran service …

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L.A. Unveils State-Of-The-Art Archery Facility To Serve 2028 Olympics

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks today unveiled a new, state-of-the-art archery range for the city’s archery enthusiasts and future Olympic athletes as L.A. prepares to host the Olympic Games in 2028. The Easton Rancho Park Archery Range underwent an extensive $2 million renovation to …

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UnitedHealthcare IRONKIDS Chattanooga Fun Run Motivates Young People to Lead Active, Healthy Lifestyles

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–More than 350 kids participated in the UnitedHealthcare IRONKIDS® Chattanooga Fun Run today at Ross’s Landing. UnitedHealthcare mascot Dr. Health E. Hound helped Sen. Bo Watson and Steve Podrasky of UnitedHealthcare kick off the fun run. Athletes ages 3 to 13 ran portions of the Little Debbie IRONMAN® Chattanooga presented by McKee A …

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Investing in a Market Intelligence Study Increased Brand Awareness for a Leading Sports Goods Manufacturer, Infiniti

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#marketanalysis–Infiniti Research, a global competitive intelligence solutions provider, has announced the completion of their new market intelligence engagement on the consumer goods industry. The client, a leading sporting goods manufacturer, wanted to understand their potential customers’ preferences and persuade new customers to buy their products. The client was aiming at increasing customer reach, developing …

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World’s Largest Hockey Fundraiser on the Power Play in Year Seven

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2017 /CNW/ – Today at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer faced off for its seventh hugely successful event. This year, players and their donors raised $2.6 million, making the seven year total over $16M. The tournament provides critical funding for cancer research at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, one …

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Media Advisory – Itinerary for Saturday, September 23, 2017

OTTAWA, Sept. 22, 2017 /CNW/ – Itinerary for the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, for Saturday, September 23, 2017:   Toronto, Ontario 11:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will attend the funeral for Mr. Arnold Chan and deliver remarks. Bloor Street United Church Notes for media: Open coverage 4:15 p.m. The Prime Minister will hold a bilateral …

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Media Advisory – Invictus Games News Conference Available on Live TOC Feed

Invictus Games Toronto 2017 opening news conference, featuring Mike Myers TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2017 /CNW/ – Media are invited to attend the opening news conference on Saturday, September 23 at 9:30 a.m. Media will hear from some remarkable international competitors, a competitor’s family member, Invictus Games Toronto 2017 Organizing Committee chief executive officer Michael Burns …

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Governor General to Officially Open Invictus Games Toronto 2017

OTTAWA, Sept. 22, 2017 /CNW/ – Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will attend the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto on September 23 and 24, 2017. The Governor General will open the Games during the Opening Ceremony, as well as attend sporting events. Below …

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Papa John’s Creates Hip-Hop Anthem To Root For The Cowboys

DALLAS, Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Face paint, season tickets, and tailgating rain or shine—Cowboys fans have plenty of ways to show their love for America’s Team. Now, Papa John’s has created an unforgettable new hip-hop anthem that will have crowds cheering “Cowboys20” all season long.   The music kicks off the fourth year of Papa …

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California Sports Surfaces Announces New Senior Leadership

ANDOVER, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The California Sports Surfaces (CSS) brand, as part of ICP Construction (ICP), today announces the appointments of Steve Lock as global vice president; John Graham as leader, strategic accounts and global relationships; and Malcolm Parkes as managing director, Australia California Sports Surfaces. CSS is the leading supplier of such prestigious sports surfacing solutions as …

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WGU and Real Salt Lake Award Four Students Tuition for One Year

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Western Governors University (WGU) and Real Salt Lake (RSL) teamed up to grant scholarships worth a year’s tuition to four local students last Friday. Recipients Brian Oldroyd, Christina Hales, Braydon Eden, and Kaelee Nielsen were awarded the scholarships by WGU President Scott Pulsipher during halftime of the …

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Even with the cancellation of the Oasis Montreal Marathon, 23 teenagers will still meet the challenge of a lifetime: participating in a marathon

Three of the future marathon runners are young Syrian immigrants MONTREAL, Sept. 22, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – After participating in 172 training sessions over eleven months and running 1,181 kilometers – more than the distance between Montreal and Gaspe, – a group of 23 young people living in high-risk environments of neighbourhoods like Côte-des-Neiges, Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, …

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The Royal Canadian Legion and Veterans gear up for Invictus Games

From 101-year-old Veteran to freshly seasoned athlete – excitement builds for Legionnaires   OTTAWA, Sept. 22, 2017 /CNW/ – As the official partner organization representing Veterans at this year’s Invictus Games, the Royal Canadian Legion is proud to support all of Canada’s Veteran athletes. We are thankful for their service and wish Team Canada great success at …

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Custom Apparel From The North Face Available in October From LogoSportswear

WALLINGFORD, Conn., Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Coming in October, custom apparel company LogoSportswear has expanded its brand selection by becoming an authorized seller of a top outdoor apparel brand. On October 2nd, LogoSportswear will begin offering customizable jackets, vests, and more from The North Face, an American manufacturer of high-quality outdoor apparel. “We are …

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U.S. Motorcycle, Bicycle, And Parts Market Report 2017 – Analysis And Forecast to 2025 – Research and Markets

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “U.S. Motorcycle, Bicycle, And Parts Market – Analysis And Forecast to 2025” report has been added to Research and Markets’ offering. The report provides an in-depth analysis of the U.S. motorcycle, bicycle, and parts market. It presents the latest data of the market size and volume, domestic production, exports and imports, price dynamics …

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