Larger-than-life painting of Willie O’Ree to be unveiled in Frederick art gallery

Larger-than-life painting of Willie O’Ree to be unveiled in Frederick art gallery

One of Fredericton’s most famous figures will have a special place on the walls of the Beaverbrook Art Gallery for years to come. Willie O’Ree — who became the first Black man to play in the NHL when he laced up for the Boston Bruins in 1958 — is the subject of a portrait expected to be […]

Two Canadians feature in top 10 in MLS SuperDraft

Two Canadians feature in top 10 in MLS SuperDraft

  Montreal’s Moise Bombito, a junior defender at the University of New Hampshire, has been selected third overall by the Colorado Rapids at the MLS SuperDraft. Bombito was named 2022 America East Defender of the Year and a second-team all-American selection, after helping lead a defence that ranked third in the NCAA with a 0.5 […]

O Rei (The King) Pele: The Black Pearl is gone but won’t be forgotten

O Rei (The King) Pele: The Black Pearl is gone but won’t be forgotten

It is safe to say that even though the dreaded COVID is still hanging around and continue to menace the people of the world, 2022 was a psychological improvement over the two previous years. Somehow most managed to get closer to a normal life, banishing COVID from their thoughts…more or less. Still, the year was […]

Bobsledder Cynthia Appiah slides to World Cup bronze

Bobsledder Cynthia Appiah slides to World Cup bronze

Toronto’s Cynthia Appiah slid to a bronze medal in the women’s monobob event at a World Cup event in Park City, Utah on Friday. The 32-year-old finished behind American gold medallist Kaillie Humphries, while Germany’s Lisa Buckwitz took silver. Winnipeg’s Bianca Ribi finished 0.75 seconds back of a spot on the podium, ending up in seventh place. Ribi won gold last […]

Jamaal Magloire’s mystique charity raises thousands for families for the holidays

Jamaal Magloire’s mystique charity raises thousands for families for the holidays

By Tanya Phillipps Toronto Raptors Assistant Coach and Community Ambassador, Jamaal Magloire hosted his Foundation’s annual holiday gala on last at The Tuesday at Don on the Danforth. ‘Mystique’ was an evening of magic, music and diverse BIPOC talent, with proceeds supporting hundreds of GTA families in underserved communities this holiday season. “Our event is […]

Retired Ontario Judge and Olympian Hugh Fraser named to Hockey Canada board

Retired Ontario Judge and Olympian Hugh Fraser named to Hockey Canada board

By Lincoln DePradine Jamaican-born Hugh L. Fraser, a former Canadian Olympic sprinter and retired Ontario judge, has been asked to take a lead role in fixing embattled Hockey Canada, which has had its access to public funds frozen, and sponsors such as Nike, Tim Hortons and Scotiabank have ended or suspended commercial relationships with the […]

France meets Argentina in the final of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

France meets Argentina in the final of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

By Aldwyn McGill Argentina is set to play defending champions France in the final of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022; although they won their semi-final matches against Croatia and Morocco in different fashions, they both took early leads which they never relinquished. From my vantage point it can be said that the semi-finals games […]

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