Le Taz- New Indoor Facility For Montreal

Le Taz, a new indoor roller speed skating facility in Montreal, is planned to be open in 2009. Read more in Montreal’s Taz- Taking Shape

‘Le Taz’ is a wonderful project that will inject much needed growth, development, and excitement for the sport in Montreal and Canada. The facility is great addition to Quebec’s sporting system, which has a long and rich history.

Photo from Peter Doucet/ SpeedSkateWorld.com

Northshore Inline Marathon Age Record For Dr Frank Larue & Morgan Williams

The following is from [RACE REPORT] Northshore Inline Marathon

Frank Larue (Dr. Frank), has been confirmed as the new record holder for his age at the Northshore inline marathon, inline skating’s premiere skating event.

Frank dropped the record from 1:34 to 1:21 for the 42K 67 year old males

Toronto Inline Skating Club’s Morgan Williams also the record for his age this year-

You can find the age records list updated with the 2008 race results.

Canadian Athletes Now Fund- Accepting Applications For Athlete Funding

The Canadian Athletes Now Fund is now accepting applications for athlete funding-

Our next Application deadline is Friday, November 28, 2008. Your application has to arrive at the Canadian Athletes Now Fund office by 5:00PM EST on Friday, November 28, 2008. Note: Each application is a NEW application! You MUST submit a NEW application. Please also apply if you have been a past recipient, each athlete can apply twice a year.

WADA Prohibited List Revisions, Révisions De Liste Des Interdictions AMA

The 2009 WADA Prohibited List: Summary of Revisions
(Ottawa, Ontario – October 9, 2008) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) would like to alert the Canadian sport community that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has released the 2009 Prohibited List. The new List comes into effect January 1, 2009. [Click here to read more]
Liste des interdictions 2009 de l’AMA : Résumé des changements
(Ottawa, Ontario – le 9 octobre 2008) – Le Centre canadien pour l’éthique dans le sport (CCES) tient signaler à la communauté sportive canadienne que l’Agence mondiale antidopage (AMA) vient de rendre publique la Liste des interdictions 2009, laquelle entrera en vigueur le 1er janvier 2009. [Cliquez icitte pour en lire d’avantage]

2008 Outdoor Season Closes With RSO Outdoor Series Finale- Jesse Pauley & Paisley Perrie Series Champs

Roller Sports Ontario held its final outdoor race of the 2008 season with the RSO Outdoor Series #2- the 4th race of the series acting as a make-up stage for a previously rained out stage.

Jesse Pauley and Paisley Perrie were the overall winners in the men’s and women’s categories, each earning enough points in the final stage to clinch their respective victories.

You can view photos of the race here.

Use the following links for results [1500m time trial] [500m] [10km] [Stage #2 (4th race) ranking] [Final series ranking- overall] [Final series ranking- age rank]

Travis Shaw leads Jesse Pauley, Morgan Williams, and Peter Doucet during the 10km race- photo by Morgane Echardour/ SpeedSkateWorld.com

Paisley Perrie follows Scott Pauley and Jade Pauley- photo by Morgane Echardour/ SpeedSkateWorld.com

Water Polo Athlete Commits Anti-Doping Rule Violation

The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) recently announced that a water polo athlete has committed an anti-doping rule violation. Read more here- Water Polo Athlete Commits Anti-Doping Rule Violation.
Le Centre canadien pour l’éthique dans le sport (CCES) a recement annoncé qu’un athlète de water-polo a commis une violation des règles antidopage. Lisez l’article ici- Un athlète de water-polo commet une violation des règles antidopage.