Raptors Congratulated On Branded Hijab

Ben Hamill - September 18, 2019

The Raptors are in a class of their own. And this is true on as well as away from the court. Toronto last week became the first NBA team ever to fully embrace Muslim culture and a spirit of true inclusivity when the te...Read More

Gold Medal Could Fetch $50k On Open Auction

Ben Hamill - July 18, 2019

A 2010 Vancouver Olympic gold medal is about to be auctioned off to the highest bidder and if predictions turn out to be correct, then the sale is about to give new meaning to what it means for something to be worth its weight in gold. T...Read More

Olympic Ski Cross Champ Kelsey Serwa Retires

Ben Hamill - July 08, 2019

Retiring at the age of 29 isn’t something envisioned by or even entirely possible for many people. Unless your name is Kelsey Serwa, celebrated Olympic current ski cross champion. The two-time Olympic medallist and world champion, ...Read More

Murray’s Nuggets Deal Makes Him Canada’s Richest Athlete

Ben Hamill - July 04, 2019

Ever wondered who of Canada’s elite top athletes earn the most? Then today is your lucky day, because we can positively confirm that Jamal Murray has just become Canada’s new best paid athlete. In history, that is. The NBA f...Read More

Canada’s Best Prepare For Pan Am Peru

Ben Hamill - July 03, 2019

The 2015 Pan Am games in Toronto saw Canada make podium a total of 27 times, with local athletes having laid claim to 11 gold medals, 7 silver and 9 bronze. It turned out to be a year to remember. This summer’s Pan A...Read More

NCAA Sticking To Its Sports Betting Guns

Ben Hamill - June 10, 2019

The National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) will not budge with regards to its views on sports betting, and specifically that college-level athletes should not be permitted to bet on sports or come into contac...Read More

Beckie Scott’s WADA Bullying Claim Dismissed

Ben Hamill - May 24, 2019

Canadian and former pro-skier Beckie Scott is a true pioneer for clean sports and considered to be a real fire-cracker in the field ever since she fought for more than 24 months to have a bronze medal that had been awa...Read More

Van Ryk And Betts Named Top Canadian Uni-Athletes

Ben Hamill - May 11, 2019

British Columbia University’s Kiera Van Ryk is a player who knows her way around the volleyball court. The Thunderbird has just been named the top Canadian female athlete in university sport. Van Ryk, who is originally from Surrey,...Read More

Canadian Universities A No-Scam Zone

Ben Hamill - May 09, 2019

In the US, there’s no war quite as unforgiving as the one battled out between parents and students hoping to the secure a spot at one of the country’s top elite universities. Where a degree is earned can make or break a career...Read More

Gender-Equality Sports Assoc. Gets $3M In Funding

Ben Hamill - March 19, 2019

Complete gender equality in sport by 2035. That is the earmark, says Canadian Minister of Science and Sport, Kirsty Duncan. Duncan’s announcement was recently made in connection with a $3 million fund allocation on t...Read More

Nominations Open for Canada’s Sports Hall Of Fame

Ben Hamill - December 11, 2018

Being included in Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame is one of the most prestigious honours to befall any sportsman or –woman. The nominations for 2019 are currently still open, and to date, 56 of a total of 66 sports slots have re...Read More

The Highest Paid Female Athletes

Ben Hamill - November 25, 2018

When you hear that the top prize in the United States Open tennis championships is a rather sizeable $3,8 million, it sort of makes you want to take up professionally yourself. But, of course, unless you were slamming a tennis ball onto a ...Read More

Canadian Athletes Who Love Casino Games

Ben Hamill - November 21, 2018

It takes a specific kind of personality to rise to the top as a pro athlete, and many of the world’s top sporting icons display a similar set of traits. They’re confident, they’re competitive, and they’re always se...Read More

Runners plunged into darkness

Ben Hamill - November 04, 2018

For professional track athletes, a successful career is all about utilising every ounce of ability. That in turn means staying alive to the latest training developments. So how might any runner feel about training thei...Read More

Famous Celebs Who Were Successful Athletes

Ben Hamill - November 04, 2018

Most people don’t realise it, but many successful actors and celebrities started out as high-achieving athletes, before turning their attention to entertainment, acting or politics. Actors such as Burt Reynolds, Forest Whitaker, De...Read More

U Sports Includes Transgender Athletes

Ben Hamill - October 31, 2018

Canadian university athletics governing body U Sports has announced a new inclusive policy for . Effective immediately, they will be allowed to compete on the teams that correspond either with their birth gender, or wi...Read More

Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame 2018 Class

Ben Hamill - October 26, 2018

On Thursday, October 18 2018, this year’s inductees were formally welcomed into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. The class includes two builders, individuals who have helped to advance sport in Canada, and six . Each of them rec...Read More

Brian Yang Wins Gold in Youth Olympics

Ben Hamill - October 18, 2018

There can be no doubt that Canada has produced some of the and sportspeople, no matter which particular sport or practice is under discussion. From tennis to badminton, ice hockey and even football, local pros are taking the world by sto...Read More

Top-Earning Athletes Aged 25 or Younger

Ben Hamill - August 24, 2018

Massive paychecks are not as common as they once were for stars, thanks to limits imposed on rookie deals, and the average age in the top 100 earners is 31. In spite of these facts, there are still some athletes under 26 who are making eno...Read More

Canadian Athletes Test New Pill Technology

Ben Hamill - August 06, 2018

Word has got out that Canadian athletes participating in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be testing a new pill technology. But, despite the fact that the object looks like no more than a vitamin supplement, it happens to be cutting edge engi...Read More

Athletes We’d Love To See In Other Sports

Ben Hamill - August 05, 2018

When an athlete trains for a sport, on a professional level, it’s no small undertaking. Specific sports require certain levels of fitness, which means that athletes all but transforms their body to fit the physical demands in questi...Read More