Williams F1: Will New Canadian Driver, Commercial Partner Spark Revival of Struggling Race Team?

Source: Williamsf1.com As it prepares for the start of the 2020 Formula One season, the Williams racing team is looking to Canada for both technical prowess and financial stability. Just six weeks after signing Canadian driver Nicholas Latifi for the new F1 season, Williams announced a wide-ranging partnership with the Royal Bank of Canada. During … More Williams F1: Will New Canadian Driver, Commercial Partner Spark Revival of Struggling Race Team?

Calgary sets sights on potential 2026 Winter Games bid

It’s been 29 years since Calgary welcomed the world during the 1988 Winter Olympics. Those games have been since remembered for their success, not only in terms of execution, but also for the bottom line. The ’88 Calgary Games were one of the most expensive (yet profitable) Olympics ever held, as the organizing committee generated … More Calgary sets sights on potential 2026 Winter Games bid

2017 Preview: Canada’s 150th marking its place in Sport

2017 is set to become a milestone for Canadians. Not only is the country celebrating its sesquicentennial, or 150th birthday, but this year also has some marquee sports events fixed into the calendar. From historic annual traditions to first-time occasions, there will be no shortage of high-profile sports across the country over the next 12 … More 2017 Preview: Canada’s 150th marking its place in Sport

PokerVision Places Bet on TV Gaming as 2017 Launch Confirmed

There are some in the broadcast industry who would consider poker on sports television to be nothing more than “filler” content, used simply to bridge the gap in the afternoons between lunch hour radio simulcasts and the first of the early evening live sportscasts. But a Calgary company is gambling on the increasing popularity of … More PokerVision Places Bet on TV Gaming as 2017 Launch Confirmed

The Business of Winning is Number One Priority for Toronto FC

At Toronto FC’s annual season ending media availability at the MLS club’s training ground in north Toronto, player after player looked despondent as they were asked to reflect on the team’s shootout loss to Seattle Sounders in the MLS Cup final before over 36,000 fans at BMO Field a mere 60 hours earlier. But as … More The Business of Winning is Number One Priority for Toronto FC

The NHL’s Olympic Saga

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the National Hockey League (NHL) have had their back-and-forths for what seems forever now. Professional hockey players from the NHL have participated in the Winter Olympics consistently since the Nagano Games in 1998. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman last month determined a fee for player participation in Pyeongchang 2018 and the NHL … More The NHL’s Olympic Saga

Revamped BMO Field Showcased as Preeminent Canadian Sports Destination

When Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment made the decision in 2014 to pursue a $150M two-year, two-phase expansion and redevelopment of Toronto’s BMO Field, it was with the hope that the new-look stadium would host significant sporting events that would impact in a positive way on the overall fan experience. I don’t believe even MLSE’s … More Revamped BMO Field Showcased as Preeminent Canadian Sports Destination