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Hockey star outlines 7 steps to consistent leadership

NIAGARA FALLS – Cassie Campbell-Pascall has enjoyed success in a brilliant career that saw her captain the Canadian National Women’s Hockey team to back-to-back Olympic Gold medal championships. The current Hockey Night in

Published on: October 2nd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

OmSignal enters the women’s fitness market with new smart bra

Montreal-based "smart textile" manufacturer OmSignal, known for its line of fitness measuring t-shirts, has released a version of its trademark OmShirt aimed exclusively at the female market. Billed as "advanced technology that's fashionable

Published on: September 20th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Reimagining the football helmet for safety

If football fans were asked to name one helmet maker; the answer would mostly likely be Riddell. As the CFL season is well underway and the NFL season is about to kickoff soon,

Published on: September 1st, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Andre De Grasse gets a shoutout from Degrassi

Andre De Grasse stunned the world after becoming a triple-medallist at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. The young Canadian sprinter hails from Scarborough, Ontario, and took silver in the 200m, as well as a

Published on: August 29th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Canadian Paralympian realizes athletic dreams with help from SAP

In 2011 Felicia Shafiq, a senior support engineer at SAP faced amputation of both her legs below the knee as the result of a blood poisoning disease - but in just two weeks,

Published on: August 22nd, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Basketball through the virtual reality lens

Basketball is a great spectator sport that plays well on TV. But imagine watching your favorite players through the virtual reality lens. Samsung Corp. is making it possible for fans to do exactly that.

Published on: August 18th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

How Michael Phelps’ shoes are the future of 3D-tech fashion

The customized kicks made for Olympic superstar Michael Phelps offer a glimpse into the future of personalized 3D apparel production. Under Armour used 3D technology to make the one-of-a-kind shoes (shown above) based

Published on: August 18th, 2016 Christine Wong

Penny Oleksiak grabs online attention from most Canadians, including Drake

A few weeks ago, Penny Oleksiak was still an unknown Olympic hopeful. Fast forward to today and the four-time medallist is hailed as a Canadian hero. After becoming the most decorated Canadian swimmer in

Published on: August 17th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

ManU setting a standard for digital transformation

To say that Manchester United is a popular sports team is really not doing the legendary soccer club any justice. The team, nicknamed the Red Devils, has won 20 English Premier League titles,

Published on: August 15th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cybersecurity risks added to list of growing problems in Rio

The list of problems around the Rio Olympics have included health and safety risks for fans, and now you can add cybersecurity risks to that list, according to Proofpoint. According to cyber-security solution provider,

Published on: August 15th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Connor McDavid shines on the ice, but not so much online

After going first overall in the 2015 NHL draft to the Edmonton Oilers, Connor McDavid has gained quite a lot of attention from hockey fans all over. Already a Canadian superstar, we looked

Published on: August 10th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Former UFC fighter says data analytics should be used in MMA

CHICAGO – Should UFC mixed martial art (MMA) fighters use data analytics to improve their chances of winning matches? If you ask former UFC fighter turned broadcaster Brian Stann, the answer is an

Published on: August 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Facebook and Twitter compete head to head for sports fans’ attention

If you're seeing a lot more sports content on your social media feeds lately, it's no coincidence. Both Facebook and Twitter have been pushing sports to the top of the agenda with a number

Published on: July 29th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Injured military get a boost from Invictus Games coming to Canada

CHICAGO – It’s safe to say Bruno Guevremont knows how to deal with extreme pressure. He once took a vest loaded with explosives off a suicide bomber during a tour of duty in

Published on: July 28th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Olympic track athletes turn to neuroscience wearable for Rio prep

Rio-bound Olympians are finishing final preparations for the upcoming summer games, and for a select few athletes, that means tuning in with a new style of wearable. Halo Neuroscience, a Silicon Valley startup that

Published on: July 28th, 2016 Jackie Atkins