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International

Why do we watch sports?

The Olympics are almost at an end, and millions of people will have been watching on TVs around the world, in addition to those who made the effort to actually travel to the event. Playing sports is one thing, but» 

International, Internet, Science and Technology

A Canadian driver at the Daytona 500

Stock car racing is huge in the U.S. and arguably the biggest event of the season, is the Daytona 500, which attracts literally millions of fans and viewers each year. In 2006 the event listed 20 million television viewers D.J.» 

International, Society

Yukon Quest- man and dog against time and the Arctic cold

It is one of the world’s greatest annual endurance challenges for man and dog. The annual Yukon Quest dog sled race  is now roughly at the half-way point in the annual 1,600km race which stretches from Fairbanks Alaska, to Whitehorse, Yukon» 

Economy, Environment, International, Society

Global warming vs the Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics are to celebrate the thrill of winter sports, but it seems winter is being less and less cooperative. With the Pyeongchang Olympics in South Korea, just weeks away, a new study shows increasingly fewer cities will be» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

Major League Baseball in Ontario Court today

Alleged racist sports team names, logos challenged Lawyers from Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Cleveland Indians team will plead their case in Ontario Divisional Court today over the team name and mascot/logo. In 2016, the Cleveland Indians baseball team» 

Society

Toronto Argos are Canadian football champs

The storied “Grey Cup” heads to Toronto It was as exciting a game as could be imagined for a Canadian Football league championship. The Canadian game is generally seen as a more open faster game than the U.S, NFL games» 

Health, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Effects of concussion: longer than thought in young brains

A child gets hit hard or falls hard while playing a sport, say hockey, Judged to have suffered a concussion, they’re kept out of play for about three to four weeks after which the effects and “damage” have seemingly healed» 

Health, International, Society

Invictus Games Toronto: super!

The Invictus games in Toronto, Ontario have ended. By all accounts it was an enormous success. Steve Wallace is the Chief Marketing Officer and I reached him in Toronto. Steve Wallace, Chief Marketing Officer celebrates at the closing Ceremonies of» 

Economy, Health, Society

Hockey, concussions, psychiatric disorders

Hockey is fast, and at times rough, especially as you rise through the ranks to the top league, the National Hockey League (NHL) Hits have always been hard but as players have become bigger, stronger, faster, the hits have become» 

Arts and Entertainment, Society

Canadian football’s biggest moment, this weekend.

It is the biggest event in Canadian football..(North American rugby that is) The final championship game for the Grey Cup trophy goes this Sunday evening in Toronto.  It will be the 104th Grey Cup match. It will see the Calgary»