The 2019 FINA World Championships (World Aquatics Championships) begin today, running from July 12-28 in Gwangju, South Korea and hosting more than 5,600 athletes and officials from 196 countries competing in swimming, diving, high diving, open water swimming, synchronized swimming, and water polo.
CBC/Radio-Canada - Daily coverage on CBC, CBC Gem and Sportsnet ONE, as well as internationally available live streams at cbcsports.ca and via the CBC Sports app, beginning Friday, July 5. Kelly VanderBeek and Scott Russell to host CBC Sports’ Calgary Stampede coverage
Sport for Life is proud to release the revised Long-Term Development in Sport and Physical Activity 3.0 resource document. Long-Term Development in Sport and Physical Activity is a framework for the development of every child, youth, and adult to enable optimal participation in sport and physical activity. This third edition brings a number of important updates and enhancements.
The 2019 YONEX Canada Open Super 100, presented by Sun Life is the largest badminton event in Canada, offering a prize purse of $75,000 USD. This year, the Badminton World Federation Super 100 event returns to Calgary at WinSport’s Markin Macphail Centre from July 2-7, 2019 with competitors from 34 nations. Five former world #1 ranked players are among the 260 entered.
Sport for Life Society - Victoria, B.C. – At Sport for Life we believe it is important that we all learn about the history of Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada, and take lessons from our past into account when making decisions in the present day. This is best done by taking time to build relationships, learn about protocols and culture, and ask questions with an open heart and open mind. This is a crucial part of our journey to work together promoting physical literacy and quality sport on a global scale.
It’s been a favourite space to play for kids and now it’s a little more accessible for everyone. Hundreds of kids seized the chance to break in a new universally accessible playground at its official opening in Shouldice Park on Wednesday.
It’s back! The Calgary Minor Soccer Association’s (CMSA) second annual Minor Soccer Week will be held June 16 – 22, 2019. With the support from title sponsor Armstrong Cheese, this exciting initiative is dedicated to showcasing soccer and encouraging youth participation and volunteer involvement within the sport.
Ottawa, June 10, 2019 – The Canadian Paralympic Committee announced today it has granted $200,000 in funding through the 2019-20 Paralympic Sport Development Fund to support Para sport programming across the country.
Canada Soccer - An exciting summer of soccer officially begins Monday with Canada’s opening match at the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™. On the world’s biggest stage, Canada will be striving for their best-ever performance under the banner “Together We Rise” with every match broadcast live back home on CTV, TSN and RDS.
Global Running Day is a worldwide celebration of running that encourages everyone to get moving. It doesn’t matter how fast you run or how far you go—what’s important is that you take part, and how you do it is up to you.
Bike to School day is a growing campaign that was initiated in 2014 and with the coming of 2019's Bike to School day, has spread to plenty of schools and is expected to have thousands of kids riding their bikes to school on June 4th!
Nordiq Canada - CANMORE, Alta.—A young group of Paralympic and Olympic veterans will carry the torch for a new generation of cross-country skiers who will make up the National Ski Team in 2019-2020, Nordiq Canada announced on Saturday.
Calgary, May 30, 2019 – Bringing together hundreds of kids from across the city, Calgary Minor Soccer Association’s (CMSA) Minifest is a grassroots soccer festival for all youth soccer players ages 5 – 8. Held at the Cedarbrae Community Centre, Saturday, June 1 from 10:00AM – 4:00PM, Minifest introduces young players to the game of soccer in a fun environment while promoting physical activity and encouraging families to participate and get involved in supporting their young athletes.
Calgary is handing the 2021 world luge championships to Whistler, B.C., because of the sliding track's precarious situation. The 33-year-old track on Calgary's west side was the sliding sport venue for the 1988 Winter Olympics.