Chiu, a Vancouver local, was a 13-year veteran for the Montreal Alouettes from 1997 to 2009. As an athlete of Asian descent, Chiu recalls moments when he played at Pacific University and afterward Washington State University during the ’90s. It wasn’t easy, but he takes pride in being able to show the next generation how to face the challenges head on.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Two more Edmonton Elks players have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to 14 since the Canadian Football League team returned home after beating the B.C. Lions last week. The Elks announced Thursday that the two positive results came from Wednesday’s PCR tests of all tier-one members of the team. […]
TORONTO (AP) — Nick Volpe, who helped the Toronto Argonauts win two CFL titles in the 1950s, including the “Mud Bowl,” has died. He was 95. The Argonauts confirmed his death in a statement Monday but did not give details. Volpe played for Toronto from 1949 to 1952, with the Argos winning the Grey Cup […]
TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian Football League postponed Edmonton’s game at Toronto scheduled for Thursday night after a number of Elks players tested positive for COVID-19. The CFL said Sunday night the Elks will not practice or travel until league chief medical officers and public health officials believe it is safe. The CFL also said […]
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The Calgary Stampeders of the CFL canceled outdoor practice Monday because of smoke from forest fires. The city’s air quality health index was 8 on a scale of 1 to 10 and deemed high risk for outdoor activities. There were 64 active fires burning in southeast British Columbia as well as […]
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Zach Collaros threw two touchdown passes to Kenny Lawler and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers beat the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 19-16 on Thursday night in the first Canadian Football League game since the teams met in the 2019 Grey Cup. A fully vaccinated crowd of 29,376 attended the game at IG Field, the […]
MONTREAL (AP) — Sidney Spiegel, a co-owner of the Montreal Alouettes who never got to see his team play because of the cancellation of the 2020 CFL season, has died. He died Wednesday in Toronto, and his death was confirmed Friday by the league and the Alouettes. His age was not disclosed but he was […]
After becoming a star at Manchester High School and later Old Dominion University, Midlothian native Jonathan Duhart will look to do the same in the Canadian Football League after joining the Hamilton Tiger-Cats this March.
Cleveland Vann, Saskatchewan Roughrider Alumni and SaskTel Plaza of Honour inductee, made an impact on the province during his football career. A post-football move back to his home state of Texas led Vann to discover that Saskatchewan had also made an impact on him.