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Third-party review to be done on boxing match after Tim Hague dies - Globalnews.caWednesday, July 5, 2017
The City of Edmonton said a third-party review will be done to look into Friday’s boxing match between former UFC fighter Tim Hague and former Edmonton Eskimo Adam Braidwood.Hague died Sunday afternoon after two days in hospital in critical condition surrounded by family. Hague lost the KO Boxing bout at the Shaw Conference Centre by a knockout.Story continues belowREAD MORE: ‘Gentle giant’ Tim Hague dies Sunday after Edmonton boxing match “We are deeply saddened by this tragedy and wish to express our deepest condolences to Tim’s family and friends and the many students he taught,” deputy city manager Rob Smyth said.The city overseas the Edmonton Combative Sports Commission.Smyth said Monday the commission always does internal post-fight reviews, but in some cases, an independent review is ordered.“We want to retain — we don’t know who or how yet — a third party to do a comprehensive review and our thinking is… that review will have to get information from all of the different individuals who were part of organizing the event.”He said it will include everyone involved, such as promoters, physicians, referees...
Ajax winger Piet Keizer, star of 1970s team, dies at age 73 | WTOP - WTOPThursday, March 9, 2017
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Ajax winger Piet Keizer, part of the front line that took the Amsterdam team to the summit of world club football in the early 1970s, has died at age 73, the club announced Saturday.Together with his late teammate Johan Cruyff, Keizer’s attacking flair led Ajax to three straight titles in the European Cup, the predecessor of the Champions League, from 1971-73.In a statement, Ajax called the left winger a club icon who scored 189 goals in 490 matches for the Amsterdam powerhouse in a career that spanned the 1960s and 1970s. Keizer played 34 internationals for the Netherlands, but his career was winding down as the Cruyff-led Dutch “Clockwork Orange” team was at its height. Keizer was on the bench as the Netherlands lost 2-1 to West Germany in the 1974 World Cup final.Current Netherlands coach Danny Blind paid tribute to Keizer, saying the winger had a purely attacking mindset and “saw football as a sport that should offer something attractive. Football had to b...
Man charged in fatal Manitoba bowling alley attack in court Tuesday - GoozerNationFriday, November 4, 2016
Straughan was struck several times with a pool cue, which left him unconscious.He was airlifted to a hospital in Winnipeg and died of his injuries on Sept. 26 at the Health Sciences Centre.Ashley Hague, Straughan’s common-law partner, said Straughan was in the community working a construction job. She also said she learned the argument was over $16.READ MORE: Saskatoon woman calls common-law partner’s death ‘senseless’Straughan leaves behind three children from a previous marriage and Hague said the two had just discovered they were also expecting a child. GoFundMe pages have been set up to cover funeral costs and provide support for Straughan’s children.Bird is scheduled to appear in a Manitoba court Tuesday morning.
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'It was over $16': Saskatoon woman speaks out after boyfriend killed in Manitoba - CBC.caFriday, September 30, 2016
When Ashley Hague stopped receiving text messages from her boyfriend Saturday night, she knew something was wrong. No matter what, he always responded.
Her last message to her boyfriend was, "I miss you too."
On Saturday just before midnight police in Winkler, Man., were called to Valley Bowling Lanes where they found a man unconscious. Police said the man had been struck several times with a pool cue and a witnesses told officers an argument ignited over a $16 debt.
The man was Zachary Straughan, 25, from Saskatoon. His girlfriend, Hague, said he was in Winkler for work with Top Shop Concrete, a job he started five weeks ago.
Back home in Saskatoon, Hague said she received a call on Sunday, around 12 p.m. CST, from a woman looking to reach Straughan's family. Hague said she contacted Straughan's sister and that is when she found out her boyfriend was in hospital.
Straughan was on life support at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg, but he succumbed to his injuries and died on Monday.
Brockville area joins in mourning - Brockville Recorder and TimesThursday, April 12, 2018
Organizations across Ontario were paying tribute to the victims of last week’s fatal bus crash.The bus carrying the junior hockey team to a playoff game collided with a semi truck in northeast Saskatchewan on Friday, killing 15 people and leaving 14 others injured.The fatalities included 10 young teammates, ranging in age from 15 to 21, and five team personnel. Like many people across the country, the Wilsons placed a hockey stick on their porch in what has become a universal tribute to the lost players.The book of condolences is the product of city staff’s collaboration with Brockville’s Irvine Funeral Home.The tragedy also hit close to home for Mike Galbraith, a funeral director at Irvine who helped coordinate the book of condolences.“As a hockey dad, as a parent, as a funeral director, I can appreciate the chaos that’s going on,” he said.“Sometimes, people need an outlet.”Signing a book of condolences is a small way of confronting the powerlessness one feels in the wake of such a tragedy, said Galbraith.“This one’s kind of near and dear to the heart,” he added.“If I had the means and the time, I would fly out there today on a plane and help them out.”The Brockville Braves plan on contributing one dollar from every ticket sold to Tuesday’s Game at the Memorial Centre to a crowdsourcing fund for the victims. Galbraith said another version of the book of condolences will be set up at the arena ahead of that game.“It will all be added to one and sent off at the end of the week,” he added.Some 30 people had signed the city hall book as of mid-afternoon Monday, as word of the tribute began slowly to spread.Some of the people signing came from out of town, including Prescott, Mallorytown, Delta and Kingston.All of the local signatures and messages will be conveyed to Humboldt city hall.Elsewhere locally, organizers of the Brockville Winter Classic Weekend used their Facebook account to post tributes to the Broncos and a link to the crowdsourcing page.Brockville Mayor David Henderson said the scope of the tragedy extends beyond the world of hockey.“I think it was really that they were kids; they’re young kids,” said the mayor.“I think that’s what hits hard at most people.”(With files from Jonathon Brodie and Canadian Press) Let's block ads! (Why?)...
'One team for Humboldt': Supporters don jerseys in global show of support - CTV NewsThursday, April 12, 2018
Thursday to honour the victims of the tragic collision. Last Friday, a tractor-trailer collided with a bus carrying the Homboldt Broncos team to a junior hockey playoff game in rural Saskatchewan. The crash killed 16 passengers and injured 13 others aboard the bus.The group created a Facebook event for the idea where they encouraged others to don their favourite jerseys and share a photo of it online with the hashtag #JerseysforHumboldt. The idea quickly caught on and politicians, celebrities, sports organizations, businesses, school boards, and many others in Canada and around the world have voiced their support and shared photos of their jerseys on Thursday.
On Twitter, a quick search of the hashtag revealed thousands of posts sharing photos of jerseys and the hashtag was the top trending topic on the website as of Thursday morning.
Jennifer Pinch, one of the co-organizers of the movement, told CTV News Channel that she’s surprised at how many people have joined in on the effort.
“It really represents that the whole world is behind the victims in Humboldt, the families, the moms, the dads, the communities, they’re not alone,” she said on Thursday morning.
The news of the horrific crash hit home for Pinch who has a 16-year-old son that plays hockey in the Langley Minor Hockey Association.
“I couldn’t believe it. There’s so much tragedy in this world and most of it is unrelatable, this is 100 per cent relatable,” she said. “Our kids are going to be ...
'I feel the pain:' Funeral for Humboldt radio announcer Tyler Bieber held today - CBC.caThursday, April 12, 2018
The first funeral for the victims of a deadly Saskatchewan bus crash is being held today.Tyler Bieber was killed last week when a bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos hockey team collided with a semi-trailer near Tisdale, Sask. Sixteen people who were on the bus have died and 13 were injured.Bieber was a play-by-play radio announcer for the team and also worked as a broadcaster for 107.5 Bolt FM.Tyler Bieber, who worked with Humboldt radio station 107.5 Bolt FM, is among 16 people killed in the crash. (CBC News)Outside the ceremony, Bieber's former neighbour remembered him as a good man."I knew him as a very soft person," said Jennifer Lawrence. "They were very, very sweet people."As a mother, Lawrence wanted to offer her condolences to the Bieber family."I feel the pain everybody is going through," said Jennifer Lawrence. "It could have happened to anybody."Bieber's former neighbour, Jennifer Lawrence, remembers him as a kind man.(Chanss Lagaden/CBC)It was Bieber's first season announcing for the Broncos. He also cove...