Sports in Canada
Sport in Canada consists of a wide variety of games. There are many contests that Canadians value, the most common sports are ice hockey, lacrosse, Canadian football, soccer, basketball, curling and b...
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Sport Canada
Sport Canada is a branch of the Department of Canadian Heritage. Its mission is "to enhance opportunities for all Canadians to participate and excel in sport." Sport Canada develops Federal sport poli...
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Canada men's national ice hockey team
The Canadian National Men's Ice Hockey Team (popularly known as Team Canada) is the ice hockey team representing Canada internationally. The team is overseen by Hockey Canada, a member of the Internat...
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Canada women's national ice hockey team
The Canadian women's national ice hockey team is the ice hockey team representing Canada in women's hockey. The team is overseen by Hockey Canada, a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation, ...
Professional sports in Canada
There are professional teams based in Canada in several professional sports leagues. The National Hockey League has seven Canadian franchises and is the most popular professional sports league in Cana...
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Professional Football in Canada
Professional football is one of the most popular sports in Canada. Unlike most countries, but paralleling its counterpart, the United States, the term "football" in Canada refers to the gridiron-based...
Baseball in Canada
Baseball has a long history in Canada, where it is one of the most popular sports. While there are currently no major leagues in Canada, there is one major league team: the Toronto Blue Jays of the Un...
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Canadian football
Canadian football (French: Football canadien) is a form of gridiron football played in Canada in which two teams of 12 players each compete for territorial control of a field of play 110 yards (10...
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Cricket in Canada
Cricket is a minor sport in Canada. Canada is unique among the former Dominions of the British Empire in not having adopted cricket as a major sport—in contrast with Australia, New Zealand and South A...
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Rugby union in Canada
Rugby union is a growing team sport in Canada; it is relatively strong as a participation sport, particularly in several hotspots like British Columbia, Atlantic Canada (particularly in Newfoundland a...
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Soccer in Canada
Association football, more commonly known in Canada as soccer, is the most popular sport in terms of participation rate. According to FIFA's Big Count, 2,695,712 people played in Canada in 2006.
T...
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Five-pin bowling
Five-pin bowling is a bowling variant which is played only in Canada, where many bowling alleys offer it, either alone or in combination with ten-pin bowling. It was devised around 1909 by Thomas F. R...
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Cycling in Canada
Cycling in Canada is perceived and practised in various ways across such a huge, geographically, economically, and socially diverse country. Among the reasons for cycling are for practical reasons su...
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Canada Games
The Canada Games is a high-level multi-sport event with a National Artists Program held every two years in Canada, alternating between the Canada Winter Games and the Canada Summer Games. Athletes are...
Canada at the Commonwealth Games
Canada has participated in every Commonwealth Games since the first ever British Empire Games held in Hamilton, Ontario in 1930, one of only six countries to have done so. The others are Australia, En...
Canada at the Olympics
Canada has sent athletes to every Winter Olympic Games and almost every Summer Olympic Games since its debut at the 1900 games with the exception of the 1980 Summer Olympics, which it boycotted. Canad...
Canada at the Summer Olympics
Canada has competed at 23 Summer Olympic Games, missing only the inaugural 1896 Summer Olympics and the boycotted 1980 Summer Olympics. The nation made its debut at the 1900 Summer Olympics. Canada ...
Canada at the Winter Olympics
Canada (IOC country code CAN) has competed at every Winter Olympic Games, and has won at least one medal each time. The country's greatest performance was recently at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vanco...
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Canada at the Paralympics
Canada has participated eleven times in the Summer Paralympic Games and in all Winter Paralympic Games. They first competed at the Summer Games in 1968 and the Winter Games in 1976.
At the 2000 Su...
Canada at the Pan American Games
Canada has competed at every edition of the Pan American Games since the second edition of the multi-sport event in 1955. As of the last Pan American Games in 2007, Canada is third on the all time med...
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Ice hockey at the Olympic Games
Ice hockey tournaments have been staged at the Olympic Games since 1920. The men's tournament was introduced at the 1920 Summer Olympics and was transferred permanently to the Winter Olympic Games pro...
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List of Olympic women's ice hockey players for Canada
Women's ice hockey tournaments have been staged at the Olympic Games since 1998. Six goaltenders and thirty-eight skaters have played for Canada.Men's ice hockey had been introduced at the 1920 Summer...
List of Olympic women's ice hockey players for Canada - Wikipedia
2011 IIHF World Championship rosters
The 2011 IIHF World Championship rosters consisted of 397 players from 16 national ice hockey teams. Organised by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), the 2011 IIHF World Championship, held...
2011 IIHF World Championship rosters - Wikipedia
Weightlifting at the Summer Olympics
Weightlifting has been contested at every Summer Olympic Games since the 1920 Summer Olympics, as well as twice before then. It debuted at the 1896 Summer Olympics, in Athens, Greece, and was also an ...
Speed skating at the Winter Olympics
Speed skating has been featured as a sport in the Winter Olympics since the first winter games in 1924. Women's events were added to the Olympic program for the first time in 1960.
The governing ...
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Snowboarding at the Winter Olympics
Snowboarding is a sport at the Winter Olympic Games. It was first included in the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan. Snowboarding was one of five new sports or disciplines added to the Winter Olym...
England cricket team in North America in 1859
The English cricket team in North America in 1859 was the first ever overseas cricket tour by an English team. The touring team is sometimes referred to as George Parr's XI.
The idea for the tour ...
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Canada at the Rugby World Cup
Canada have played in every Rugby World Cup since the inaugural tournament in 1987.Canada has the strongest national rugby side in North America, and the second strongest in the Americas after Argenti...
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Ski jumping at the Winter Olympics
Ski jumping has been included in the program of every Winter Olympic Games. From 1924 through 1956, the competition involved jumping from one hill whose length varied from each edition games to the n...
Skeleton at the Winter Olympics
Skeleton is a winter sport featured in the Winter Olympic Games where the competitor rides head-first and prone (lying face down) on a flat sled. It is normally run on an ice track that allows the sl...
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