Detroit - Apr. 6, 2020: Detroit Grand Prix organizers announced today that the 2020 Grand Prix, originally scheduled for May 29-31 at Belle Isle Park, has been canceled due to the global COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.
As a result of the current public health restrictions and mandates, Grand Prix officials determined it was not possible to host the event at the end of May in order to help protect the health, safety and well-being of the spectators, partners, volunteers, employees and event participants at the Detroit Grand Prix. FULL STORY
Toronto - Mar. 23, 2020: The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC), backed by their Athletes’ Commissions, National Sports Organizations and the Government of Canada, have made the difficult decision to not send Canadian teams to the Olympic and Paralympic Games in the summer of 2020. FULL STORY
New York - Mar. 12, 2020: The NBA announced that a player on the Utah Jazz has preliminarily tested positive for COVID-19. The test result was reported shortly prior to the tip-off of tonight's game between the Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena. At that time, tonight's game was canceled. The affected player was not in the arena FULL STORY
Detroit - Feb. 27, 2020: One of racing’s true pioneers will compete this summer at the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear and she will appear in Detroit this weekend at one of the Motor City’s annual automotive celebrations.
Lyn St. James, recognized as one of the top 100 female athletes of the century by Sports Illustrated, will race in the Historic Trans-Am Series events during Grand Prix weekend on Belle Isle. FULL STORY
Detroit - May. 28, 2019: The Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear returns to the Motor City, May 31-June 2, 2019. The event will feature the cars of the NTT IndyCar Series, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli. The weekend collectively is referred to as the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear and it will feature the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit IndyCar doubleheader. FULL STORY
Windsor - May. 8, 2019: The University of Windsor Lancers (“Lancers”) baseball program (19-3
overall, 14-1 NCBA Great Lakes North) travel to Crestwood Illinois for the NCBA Great Lakes
Regional (“Regional”) May 10th to 12th 2019. The Lancers
first Regional game is Friday, May 10, 2019 at 6 pm against the University of Wisconsin. FULL STORY
Windsor - Apr. 28, 2019: The Can-Am Golf Series is partnering with the Canadian Mental Health Association to raise awareness of the need to talk and take action.
Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens announced the partnership at Roseland Golf and Curling Club, where the first of four Golf Series events promoting the Can-Am Police Fire Games will take place this June 17, 2019. FULL STORY
Windsor - Mar. 30, 2019: Today, the Windsor Express announced that shooting guard
Chris Jones has completed both a league imposed suspension
and team-stipulated conditions in order to be reinstated on the
roster. Jones additionally issued an apology for his on-court
behaviour during recent NBL of Canada basketball games. FULL STORY
Windsor - Mar. 26, 2019: The Windsor Express has announced today a special partnership with the
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (CARP) Local 494 for the final
regular season home game on March 29. CARP Local 494 has sponsored youth 13 and under free entry to the game with the purchase of FULL STORY
Windsor - Aug. 8, 2016: The region of Windsor-Essex was well represented on Day Three of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Kylie Masse, 20, from Lasalle Ontario delivered a surprise bronze medal performance in in the women’s 100-metre backstroke. Windsor Ontario native Miah-Marie Langlois, scored the winning point as Canada's women's basketball team to a 71-67 comeback win over Serbia in Group B action. FULL STORY
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