Visitors can get up close to these colossal marine mammals with the help of interactive audiovisual exhibits such as exploring a “whale lab;” learning about whale riders, marine biologists and whaling families; and walking right up to a full-scale sperm whale fossil. Kids can also climb into a life-sized model of a blue whale heart.
When Rebecca Marino matched Venus Williams serve for serve on centre court at the US Open in September, the tennis world was introduced to Canada’s next top talent.
Boxing is a combat sport — a toe-to-toe fight in which the goal is to hit your opponent more times than they hit you.
Kim Umbach was born with Leber’s congenital amaurosis, a degenerative condition where tunnel vision is the gradual result. Luckily, she found an athletic past-time to give her a sense of achievement.
Jordan and Jaimie McDonell attend East York Collegiate, the same school as both of their parents. Active participation must be hereditary because the girls have followed in the paths of their mom and dad, getting into sports in a big way.
The slogan for the Toronto Roller Derby (ToRD) league doesn’t even begin to capture the essence of the sport. Women and men both take part in the flat-track revival of the 1970s sport, and everyone involved does it on a volunteer basis.
The Raptors’ opening night didn’t go exactly the way the team’s fans would have wanted, losing 98-93 to the new-look New York Knicks, but the Toronto faithful are still supportive of their club.
East York Collegiate’s junior girls’ basketball team is midway through its season, continuing a streak of success. After a perfect record and city championship last year, they have yet to lose this season.
Many of the current participants in the Toronto Roller Derby league (ToRD) started as faces in the crowd. Taking in the sport evolved into a need to be a part of it.
When you think about the elite high-school basketball programs in the city of Toronto, one name generally stands above the rest – Eastern Commerce Collegiate.