'Weight Cutting' For Sport Is Eating Disorder By Another Name

Marci Warhaft-Nadler | Posted 11.17.2016 | Canada Parents
Marci Warhaft-Nadler

As dangerous as these rapid weight-loss practices are for adult athletes, the potential damage to young athletes is even scarier. In some sports, kids as young as eight years old using extreme measures to lose weight before competition.

Georges St-Pierre Says He's Ready To Return To UFC

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.21.2016 | Canada Living

"I love my sport and I still feel I'm at my best right now," he said.

Miesha Tate And The UFC Women's Bantamweight Championship

Ian Carey | Posted 03.11.2017 | Canada Living
Ian Carey

The pending 3rd bout between Miesha Tate and Ronda Rousey brings up some interesting points of discussion as it concerns how title shots are awarded in the UFC. The UFC will look to put on the best fight possible for them, meaning they will choose the fight that will garner the most fan interest/PPV buys, but the most marketable fight isn't necessarily the one that is the most appropriate from a pure sporting perspective.

How Conor McGregor Used Visualization To Win

Melissa Dawn | Posted 12.15.2016 | Canada Living
Melissa Dawn

Conor McGregor made history this week. In just two years, he became a world champion. Just how did McGregor go from having nothing, not even a pot to piss in, in 2013, to everything in 2015? Intense training, of course. But also visualization.

What I Learned This Week: De Dirt on Debates

Andy Nulman | Posted 05.31.2014 | Canada Business
Andy Nulman

Given that Quebeckers are facing yet another pivotal election on April 7, over the past couple of weeks, I paid close attention to the two political "debates" held between the leaders of the province's four main parties. I bracket the word "debates" with quotation marks, as these two two-hour sessions were debates in name only.

Vancouver Gets Ready To RUMBLE!

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Fight night is coming back to Vancouver as Rogers Arena is set to host UFC 174 on June 14, the ultimate fighting organization announced Wednesday. ...

UFC In Vancouver?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

UFC fans in Vancouver are eagerly awaiting news on whether the sport will again be hosted in the city. According to Canadian website MMA Sucka, ult...

'I Need To Get Out For A While'

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Peeking over his shiny championship belt, Georges St-Pierre looked anything but a winner at the UFC 167 post-fight news conference.H...

Why UFC Champ's Pondering A Move To Saskatechewan

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall jokes that if former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar moves to the province, Lesnar can pretty much pick ...

How the NHL Won (and Lost) a New (Black) Fan

Christopher Stuart Taylor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
Christopher Stuart Taylor

I'm Canadian. I like sports. I like hockey. I also happen to be Black. That's why it was such a point of pride to see P.K. Subban on the ice; the NHL was finally making good on its intention to court more non-white fans. Then I watched P.K.'s teammate, George Parros, get wheeled off the ice on a stretcher, and I wondered how many new fans thought they just saw a man die.

Georges St-Pierre Manhandles Nick Diaz

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.17.2013 | Canada

MONTREAL - The Georges St-Pierre legacy grows, with another battered body in the UFC welterweight champion's wake.The latest victim is Nick Diaz, whos...

How MMA Can Fix North America's Obesity Problem

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 03.31.2013 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

The UFC's promotion of MMA has kids very aware of the sport. It's starting to make its way into movies, television and mainstream clothing. Why is it good? Every pro MMA athlete I have trained, and been around does two things with meticulous precision. Eat clean and exercise regularly.

UFC Signs First Female Fighter

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.17.2013 | Canada

MONTREAL - Strikeforce bantamweight champion (Rowdy) Ronda Rousey has become the first female fighter to join the UFC.UFC president Dana White called ...

Inside The Octagon: UFC Comes To Parliament Hill

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.28.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Cage fighting came to Parliament Hill on Thursday and, for a change, it was non-partisan and all rather tame.Athletes and advocates for mixed...