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TO2015 Young Reporters Program

December 22, 2014 (Toronto, ON) – The TO2015 Young Reporters Program is a training initiative open to one young sport management or journalism student from each of the 41 countries and territories of … READ MORE → 0 comments

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CCES Language Revised in Clause 4 of the Athlete Contract Regarding Disclosure

December 22, 2014 (Ottawa, ON) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) wishes to advise the Canadian sport community that the language in Clause 4 of the Athlete Contract has been … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Apogee Sports Apparel – New Digs and Expansion to Running and Triathlon

December 22, 2014 (St-Augustin-de-Desmaures, QC) – Apogee Sports has moved to larger quarters, but remains in the Quebec City area, confirmed company president Stéphane Roy. Apogee takes pride in offering top-quality sports clothing … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Dec 22: P2A Adds 20km Race and 2015...

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(Hamilton, ON) – Today, organizers of the 22nd annual Paris to Ancaster Bicycle Race (P2A) announced that a 20km race has been added to the 2015 race. Inspired by France’s Paris-Roubaix Cycling Race, one … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 21: UCI Cyclocross World Cup #4 Namur...

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(Namur, Belgium) – Katerina Nash (Cze) Luna Pro Team claimed a decisive victory at the UCI Cyclocross World Cup in Namur besting Marianne Vos (Ned) Rabo Liv Women Cycling Team in second by over … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 21: Year-End Update from UCI President Cookson...

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(Aigle, Switzerland) – Since my election as Head of the UCI, many important steps forward have been made. This end of year update, which is the first of two to be published, focuses on … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 21: Canadian Paralympic Committee Seeks Assistant Chef...

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– The Canadian Paralympic Committee is excited to be seeking applications for an amazing volunteer opportunity, the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) being held from September 7-18, 2016. The Assistant Chef … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 21: Winnipeg Selected as Host City for...

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(Ottawa, ON) – The Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) is pleased to announce that the city of Winnipeg has been selected to host the 2015 Petro-Canada Sport Leadership sportif conference which will take place … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 20: Job Opportunities – Special Olympics Canada,...

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– Here are the latest job openings in the Canadian sports sector. They include opportunities at Special Olympics Canada, Toronto 2015, the Canadian Olympic Committee, and the Canadian Paralympic Committee. Read the postings below … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 19: Garneau to Become Official Apparel Sponsor...

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– Louis Garneau will become the Official Apparel Sponsor of the UCI Elite Mountain Bike Team, SCOTT-3Rox Racing. Scott-3Rox Racing is comprised of a mixed roster of four men and three women. The team … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 19: UCI World Cycling Tour 2015 Calendar...

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– The UCI World Cycling Tour is entering its fifth season with 5 new events and some great changes. Amateurs and masters’ cyclist who are ambitious to compete for the coveted rainbow jersey now … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 19: Burnaby 4 Day and Future Champions...

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(Burnaby, BC) – Get excited! The Burnaby 4 Day is the pinnacle of racing at the Burnaby Velodrome. Our annual winter event attracts some of the best cycling talent in the world and this … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 19: Registration for 20th Anniversary Test of...

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(Squamish, BC) – Mark your calendars for New Year’s Day at 6:00pm. That’s when registration opens for the 20th anniversary Test of Metal mountain bike race in Squamish, B.C.

With historically fast sell-outs – the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 19: Trek Dirt Series Releases 2015 Mountain...

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(Whistler, BC) – We hope you are enjoying your holiday season, and that this email finds you happy and well. We’ve had a busy couple of months, finishing up our camps, guest-coaching a Trek … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 19: Vancouver to Host First-Ever Americas Masters...

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(Vancouver, BC) – The City of Vancouver, in partnership with the Vancouver Hotel Destination Association, Tourism Vancouver, PavCo, UBC, and Sport BC, will host the first-ever Americas Masters Games in the summer of 2016.
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Dec 18: M1 Project Presents the H&R Block...

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(Vancouver, BC) – The M1 Pro Cycling project is excited to present the H&R Block Pro Cycling Team roster to compete in the 2015 UCI Continental America Tour. The roster this year will be … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 18: Pedal Holiday Gift Guide 2014 –...

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(Toronto, ON) – Here’s Part 2 of our selection of great gift ideas to help keep that special rider in your life rolling smoothly next season. Whether it’s for a racer, a commuter, a … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 18: Canada’s Houle to Start Season at...

Hugo Houle [P]Pasquale Stalteri

– Canada’s Hugo Houle (AG2R La Mondiale) will kick off his season early next year at the Tour de San Luis in Argentina, January 19-25, according to a post on his team’s and his … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 18: Granfondo Garneau-Québecor Raises $90,256 for Little...

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(Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures)– It is with great pride the Louis Garneau presents the Little Brothers organization with a cheque for $90,256, following the last edition of the Granfondo Garneau-Québecor which attracted nearly 3,000 cyclists. Since its … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 18: Job Opportunity – Velofix...

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(Calgary, AB) – Velofix is looking for an individual with a passion for cycling and great mechanical skills to come on board as the Head Mechanic in the new Calgary Territory. There is the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 17: Steve Bauer the Comeback Kid at...

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(London, ON) – It has been approximately 32 years since the legendary Steve Bauer of TdF fame clipped into the pedals and went to the rail to start a track race. But the head … READ MORE → 1 comment

Dec 17: UCI Inspection of Milton Velodrome...

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(Milton, ON) – The official UCI inspection for final homologation of the new Milton Velodrome took place on Dec. 15, as the new venue that has been years in the making, prepares for its … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 17: Pedal Holiday Gift Guide 2014 –...

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(Toronto, ON) – With the final countdown on to find the perfect gift for your favourite cyclist this holiday season, here’s a selection of great gift ideas to help keep that special rider in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 16: PanAm 2015 vs Canada MTB Cup...

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(Ottawa, ON) – Greg Mathieu, the CEO of Cycling Canada, has responded to yesterday’s Pedal article regarding the major date conflict between two important mountain bike (MTB) cross-country (XC) events in Canada in 2015. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 16: Pedal’s Great Bike Moment Contest Winners...

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(Toronto, ON) – We are pleased to announce the winners of Pedal’s Great Bike Moment Contest that featured stories from readers about their inspiring cycling rides and adventures that created special or unique memories, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 16: Guy Napert-Frenette Joins Silber Pro...

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(Montreal, QC) – Silber Pro Cycling is pleased to announce the hiring of Guy Napert-Frenette as its Communications Manager. Napert-Frenette has been managing bilingual communications for Cycling Canada for the past five years and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 16: Ticketing and Parking Information for the...

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(Milton, ON) – Tickets for the 2014 Canadian Track Championships being held from Jan. 3-6, 2015, will be available online through the Town of Milton here.
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- Seating capacity will be limited to approximately 1,300 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 15: PanAm 2015 vs Canada MTB Cup...

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(Toronto, ON) – Cycling Canada released its 2015 cycling calendars today and there is a major date conflict between the Baie St-Paul Canada Cup MTB (XC) event on July 11 and the Pan Am … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 15: SmartStop Owner Canadian Jamie Bennett Spearheads...

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(Winston-Salem, North Carolina) – With 2014 coming to a close and the 2015 season about to get underway, Premier Sports Group is excited to announce the ownership of a new UCI registered women’s cycling … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 15: UCI World Cycling Tour Coming to...

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– This past summer saw a Canadian don the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) rainbow jersey at the Amateur World Cycling Championships as Toronto’s Bruce Bird won the 157km Men’s 45-49 road race, joining a … READ MORE → 1 comment

Dec 15: Women’s TT at Amgen Tour of...

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(Los Angeles, CA) – As the Amgen Tour of California continues to expand its annual women’s race, its efforts to elevate the extraordinary achievements of female cyclists continue to be recognized by numerous individuals, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 14: Aylmer Express Grand Prix Report and...

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(London, ON) – You can tell the track scene in Ontario is exploding with the anticipated opening of the Milton Velodrome for the National Championships in January. A total of 58 athletes crowded into the infield at … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 14: Antoine Duchesne and Hugo Houle Appeal...

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(Montreal, Quebec) – Two Canadian pro riders, Antoine Duchesne (Europcar) and Hugo Houle (Ag2r La Mondiale), are asking for an exemption from new rules in order to continue receiving “carding funds” from Cycling Canada … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 14: Manitoba Riders Evans, Boersma and Vandal...

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(Winnipeg, MB) – Three Manitoba boys will be making their way to Tabor, Czech Republic in January to complete in the Cyclo-cross World Championships representing Team Canada in January 2015. Oliver Evans, 16, Willem … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 14: Nominate Your Sports Heroes to Canada’s...

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December 13, 2014 – Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame will be celebrating its 60th Anniversary in 2015. I am writing to update you on the organization and to ask for your assistance in preparing nominations … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 13: Pedal Power for the Edmonton Food...

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– Paul here from Mud, Sweat and Gears, I need your help.  I sent this email to you either because of your relationship with Mud, Sweat and Gears as a customer or a supplier, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 12: Pierre Hutsebaut Joins the M1 Pro...

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(Vancouver, BC) – It is with great pleasure to announce that Mr. Hutsebaut will be joining the Advisory Team for the H&R Block Pro Cycling Team. Mr. Hutsebaut has been actively involved in the … READ MORE → 1 comment

Dec 12: Salon du Vélo de Sherbrooke –...

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(Sherbrooke, QC) – There will be a new consumer bike show in Quebec in 2015 with the launch of Salon du Vélo de Sherbrooke from March 13-15 in 2015. The venue is the Sherbrooke … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 12: Silber Pro Cycling Announces 2015 Team...

Ryan Roth (Silber Pro Cycling Team) wins the Tour de Delta MK Delta Criterium, the opening stage of BC Superweek. [P] Greg Descantes

– After 27 wins and over 40 podium finishes in its first season, Silber Pro Cycling ramps up for 2015 with an enlarged calendar, increased industry sponsorship, new partners and a two-year commitment from … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 12: ABA News – 2015 Registration Open,...

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(Edmonton, AB) – Here is the latest news from the Alberta Bicycle Association headquarters, including information about 2015 club and membership registration, applications for Deputy Chief Commissaire – BMX, regulation changes, coaching courses, event … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 12: Volunteer Opportunity – TO2015 and Rio...

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– The Canadian Paralympic Committee is building its team of dynamic Operations Mission Staff for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games and/or the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. This team is comprised of professionals who … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 11: WADA to Investigate Allegations of Russian...

Dying to win... [P] Pasquale Stalteri

(Montreal, QC) – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) issued a statement yesterday that it will investigate allegations of widespread and systemic doping in Russia as raised in a recent German TV documentary. Today, the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 11: Free Coaching Certification for TO Residents...

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(Toronto, ON) – The City of Toronto, in partnership with Coaches Association of Ontario and MLSE Foundation, will be offering National Coaching Certification Program training throughout 2015, starting in January. The Fundamental Movement Skills … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 11: 2015 UCI WorldTour Licence Decisions –...

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– The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) today announced that the Licence Commission (1) has released its decisions with regards to the teams Astana Pro Team, Team Europcar and Yellow Fluo. Concerning Astana Pro Team, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 10: $50,000 Prize Purse Announced at 2015...

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(Whistler, BC) – The Giro, Sponsored by Robert J Macdonald top place prize is $15,000 for Men and $15,000 for Women. After a successful 2014 event, the Giro, Sponsored by Robert J Macdonald, will return with double … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 10: Newfoundland and Labrador to Introduce Mandatory...

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– The province of Newfoundland and Labrador is introducing a new bicycle helmet law that will make it mandatory for all cyclists of all ages to wear a helmet, effective April 1, 2015, according … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 10: Pendrel to be Special Guest at...

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(Berkeley, CA) – Catharine Pendrel of Team LUNA Chix will be the guest of honor for the the National Interscholastic Cycling Association’s annual awards ride and banquet, January 24th, 2015. Robin Farina, president of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 10: Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Tickets...

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(Toronto, ON) – Ticket sales for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games are off and running, with 50,000 tickets sold in the first 24 hours since general sales began yesterday at 1 p.m. This … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 10: 2015 WADA Prohibited List Comes into...

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(Ottawa, ON) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) would like to alert the Canadian sport community that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) 2015 Prohibited List will come into effect on January 1, 2015.
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Dec 09: Rio 2016 Olympic Road Race and...

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– The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and Rio 2016 Organising Committee have today confirmed the Rio 2016 Olympic Road Race course for Men and Women. The course, which is 256.4km long for Men (Saturday … READ MORE → 0 comments