Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Just 4 Fun Toronto Gets Rink Ads

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

Yep, Just 4 Fun Sporting Club in Toronto have added paint to their boards. Paint that happens to be a sportaholik.com logo! The sportaholik.com crew headed over to the Just 4 Fun facility near Bloor and Lansdowne a few Sundays ago and slapped on some paint. This facility has been getting good use since opening last year, including being a regular TSSC floor hockey location. Many of your favourite sports can be played over at Just 4 Fun: ball hockey, basketball, volleyball, dodgeball, and more! (more…)

Toronto Ice Time: Fees Increase; Schedule Changes

Monday, November 28th, 2011

This just in, from the Rob Ford administration: Cuts to Toronto recreational programs, specifically Ice Hockey rinks in Toronto [Source: Tweets from Daniel Dale of the Toronto Star] (more…)

Grey Cup 2011: Kick Off Time, Online Streaming, More Details

Sunday, November 20th, 2011

Hey Canada! Your 2011 CFL season is coming to a grand finale. Next week, Sunday November 27, is Grey Cup 2011 in Vancouver, BC (BC Place Stadium). (more…)

CFL Crazy and Wild Finish – Montreal Alouettes versus the Toronto Argonauts

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

A hilarious and strange ending to a CFL game that looks to be making the rounds on the Internet. The CFL game in question was held on October 29, 2010 with the Montreal Alouettes versus the Toronto Argonauts. (more…)

OK OK Blue Jays Blue Jays

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

Another baseball season is upon us and for us in Toronto that means the Blue Jays are back in town. Well, they will be after this upcoming week. (more…)

Charlestown Chiefs Are Folding

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

The Charlestown Chiefs are folding… sort of. Johnstown Pennsylvania, the town depicted in the 1977 movie classic Slap Shot are losing their team, the Johnstown Chiefs, due to tough economic times. (more…)

Player Profiles Now Sorted By Those Most Interested in Playing

Friday, January 29th, 2010

We just made a major upgrade to how player search results appear on sportaholik.com. Basically, those who provide more information on their player profile will rank higher. We think this makes sense because those players are likely more serious and interested in playing. (more…)

Watch Strikeforce Evolution and WEC 45 Free in Canada

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

Great news for us Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fans as tonight, there’s a couple of great events on also happen to be available free (with a cable subscription) and in HD. Those of us who subscribe to either Rogers or Bell cable will be able to take advantage and watch these events live.

WEC 45 can be seen on TSN2 (Ch 98 / 507)

Strikeforce Evolution can be seen on Super Channel 2 – SCHD2 (Ch 559 for Rogers, Ch 844 for Bell). Lucky for us, a free preview for Super Channel is available until Mid-Janaury.

Both have a 10pm start time.

Toronto Ice Rinks To Be Refurbished Courtesy of the Leafs

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

Good news sportaholiks! Maple Leaf Sports Entertainment (the folks who own the Leafs, Raptors, and FC) have donated $2.3 million dollars over the next few years to uprade Toronto indoor and outdoor ice rinks. So, curse them all you want when they gouge you for watching a sub par product (the Leafs… actually, throw the Raptors and FC in there too!) but it’s nice to see them contributing some of their money making machine towards recreational hockey players. Don’t forget, we’ve got a nice map of Toronto shinny rinks for when winter returns.

Children Need More Than Just Gym Class at School

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

As adults, we need to be stay active and fit to remain healthy and live longer. Using sportaholik.com as a resource helps us do so however, we also need to be an example to our kids. A new study seems to make that even more evident:

Compulsory gym class in school does little to reduce childhood obesity, meaning more must be done after school to curb the growing fat epidemic, according to a study.

In Canada, childhood obesity rates have quadrupled in the past 40 years and now stand at about 30 per cent. The solution to the epidemic, many have long argued, must start at home. More at healthzone.ca (The Toronto Star)