True Sport in the News

2023 Arctic Winter Games Declared a True Sport event

(Fort McMurray, AB – November 16, 2022) – In recognition of the belief that good sport can make a great difference, the Wood Buffalo 2023 Arctic Winter Games (AWG) Host Society has declared the 2023 Arctic Winter Games a True Sport event. This commitment means that the values of fairness,... Read More

Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games declared an official True Sport Games

July 25, 2022 (Niagara, Ont.) — In recognition of the belief that good sport can make a great difference, the Niagara 2022 Host Society has declared the 2022 Canada Summer Games a True Sport event. This means that the values of fairness, excellence, inclusion and fun will be at the heart of the... Read More

Canadian Gymnaestrada 2022 Declared a True Sport Event

Ottawa, ON (June 15, 2022) – Gymnastics Canada (GymCan) and the Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) are excited to declare Canadian Gymnaestrada 2022 a True Sport Event! From June 30 to July 5, the city of Edmonton will play host to the performance-based event which is held every four years to... Read More

MCAC announces inaugural True Sport Team for futsal and soccer

March 9, 2022 - The Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference (MCAC) is pleased to announce the inaugural True Sport Team for futsal and soccer teams in 2021-22 season. The True Sport Team was developed to recognize student athletes who demonstrate the principles of True Sport on the field of play, in... Read More

2022 Canadian Ringette Championship declared a True Sport event

Ottawa, March 3rd, 2022 – Every year, millions of Canadians come together through sport. In every province and territory, community sport inspires friendship, learning, health, and personal growth. Canadians tell researchers that after the family, sport is the most powerful influence on young... Read More

New True Sport Report sheds light on the potential power of sport in a changing world

On February 1, the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) published “Power of Sport: The True Sport Report.” The new publication builds on “What Sport Can Do: The True Sport Report” (2008) that provided conclusive evidence of how good sport can be used intentionally to positively influence a... Read More

Natation Artistique Quebec Proudly Declares their Commitment to True Sport

July 6, 2021- Natation Artistique Québec (NAQ) is dedicated to fostering sport experiences that are fair, safe and open to all by activating and engaging their stakeholders in their commitment to True Sport. “We are a proud member of True Sport and are actively striving to foster sport experiences... Read More

The Absence of harm is not enough

September 28, 2020 - Hearing that comment on a recent Zoom call was an “aha” moment. When I began my role as Safe Sport Lead with Sport Nova Scotia in January, most discussions regarding “safe sport” focused on defining “safe” as the absence of harm—especially around abuse, harassment and... Read More

A True Sport Journey: Gymnastics Canada’s new Values-Based Coaching Module

September 30, 2020 - Build the foundation. Create champions. Inspire the nation.” Although Gymnastics Canada’s (GymCan) mission statement refers to the sport of gymnastics, it could also describe their new project with the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) to create a True Sport e-learning... Read More

Gymnastics Canada launches Values-Based Coaching Module during National Coaches Week

September 23, 2020 – Gymnastics Canada is pleased to launch our new online Values-Based Coaching Module, developed in partnership with the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES), as part of National Coaches Week celebrations. Read More

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