Interested in what others say about the future of amateur in Canada? You've come to the right place. Here you'll find some of the most informed columnists in the country and, just to show how much we believe in freedom of expression, you'll also come across some downright wacky ideas from people we couldn't disagree with more, but that's the way we like it.
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Why Canada deserves to lose Petitclerc to the U.K.
The loss of a national sports treasure is the price we pay in a country that doesn’t ensure some viable opportunity for athletes after their careers wind down
» by Globe and Mail; Posted on November 29, 2011
Do female athletes have to wear miniskirts to be taken seriously?
My daughter encounters few images of and hears fewer conversations about girls and women participating in the physical life I want for her: strong, fit, confident, a good winner or loser. Then the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) announced that it's considering requiring female boxers to wear skirts.
» by Globe and Mail; Posted on November 27, 2011
Soccer scandal as bad as it gets
This has got to be one of the most troubling sports stories to come down the pipe in years.
» by Sun Media; Posted on November 24, 2011
Lamaze and Hickstead brought out the best in each other
The Canadian show-jumping horse Hickstead, who helped win a gold medal for Canada at the Beijing Olympics, showed this week why he deserves to be regarded among the world’s legendary athletes.
» by Globe and Mail; Posted on November 9, 2011
More than hockey matters to nation but hockey matters most
No sport matters more than hockey to Canadians. But the new Canadian Sports Hall of Fame in Calgary is proving that athletes in other sports have left their imprint on the country too.
» by Globe and Mail; Posted on November 8, 2011
Did 2011 Pan Am Games benefit Guadalajara?
Pan Ams: Was it worth it? Toronto Star They're playing little mini- Olympics . And I think it's a good thing for Guadalajara.
» by Toronto Star; Posted on October 28, 2011
Racing to the bank for Toronto Pan Ams
Sitting inside a VIP tent on the grounds of the Telmex Athletics Stadium, Bob O’Doherty didn’t use these exact words, but the message was clear.
» by Sun Media; Posted on October 25, 2011
Why Canadians should care about Pan Am Games
Why Canadians should care about Pan Am Games Canada.com They might not be the Olympics , but for some athletes, the Pan American Games are a first step on the journey to the big stage.
» by Post Media - BC; Posted on October 13, 2011
Hume: How a major sports event can be a winner for all
Hume: How a major sports event can be a winner for all Toronto Star Historically, cities have approached athletic events — the Olympics , FIFA World Cup, the Commonwealth Games — as a chance to build infrastructure.
» by Toronto Star; Posted on October 4, 2011
Quebec win, weak Pan Ams would likely derail TO Olympic bid
Perkins: Quebec win, weak Pan Ams would likely derail TO Olympic bid Toronto Star One in Calgary and the bloodstained facility in Whistler, BC, would seem to be plenty, although Quebec City and a possible Winter Olympics bid might change the picture.
» by Toronto Star; Posted on September 23, 2011
Perkins: Pan Am Games team stumbles out of the gate
The Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games, stalled under a lack of organization and expertise among senior management, have less than four years to the opening ceremonies and the clock is ticking loudly.
» by Toronto Star; Posted on September 17, 2011
Big hearts, big rugby win for Canada
Yes, I'm one of those fools who stayed up until 5 a.m. Wednesday to watch three straight televised games from the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand — including a tremendous 25-20, come-from-behind win by Canada over a tough Tongan team.
» by Sun Media; Posted on September 14, 2011
Baumann will be missed
Alex Baumann is one of the all-time greatest Canadian Olympians, an icon in Canadian sport as well as damn good guy.
» by Sun Media; Posted on September 7, 2011