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Bombers Coach, GM Taking ‘Polar Plunge’ on Saturday

Bombers Coach, GM Taking ‘Polar Plunge’ on Saturday

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The 2018 Polar Plunge “Freezin For A Reason” begins at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Investors Group Field. (DENNIS SWAYZE PHOTO)

Brave souls will plunge themselves into chilly water on Saturday in support of Special Olympics Manitoba.

The 2018 Polar Plunge ?Freezin’ For A Reason? is an annual event organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR).

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On Your Mark, Get Set: Manitoba Marathon Registration Open

On Your Mark, Get Set: Manitoba Marathon Registration Open

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Runners make it across the Elm Park Bridge during the Manitoba Marathon on Sunday, June 18, 2017. (HOWARD WONG / FOR CHRISD.CA)

Registration for the 40th Manitoba Marathon begins today.

Runners and walkers can begin registering for the full marathon, half marathon, relay, 10K or super run, taking place June 17, 2018.

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Bisons Soccer Returns to Investors Group Field to Host Alberta

Bisons Soccer Returns to Investors Group Field to Host Alberta

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The University of Manitoba Bisons women’s soccer team returns to Investors Group Field on September 23, 2017. (JEFF MILLER / BISON SPORTS)

WINNIPEG — The University of Manitoba Bisons soccer team will return to Investors Group Field on Saturday for their third-ever U SPORTS match at a World Cup venue.

The women’s squad (1-2-1) hosts the Alberta Pandas (2-1-1), as they try to remain undefeated at home with one win and a tie.

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Loose Moose Tranquilized Near Investors Group Field

Loose Moose Tranquilized Near Investors Group Field

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Conservation officials tranquilize a moose on the University of Manitoba campus, Saturday, September 9, 2017. (MANITOBA CONSERVATION OFFICERS’ ASSOCIATION)

Winnipeg police and conservation officials were trying to herd a loose moose near Investors Group Field on Saturday afternoon.

As thousands of fans attempted to get themselves to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Banjo Bowl, police were forced to temporarily close Chancellor Matheson Road at the University of Manitoba.

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Bisons Drop Football Home Opener to Saskatchewan 44-23

Bisons Drop Football Home Opener to Saskatchewan 44-23

By Chris Zuk, Bison Sports

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University of Manitoba Bisons and the Saskatchewan Huskies clash in the Herd’s season home opener at Investors Group Field on Friday, September 1, 2017. (JEFF MILLER / BISON SPORTS)

WINNIPEG – Now that is a way to get your first Canadian university football coaching win. First-year football head coach of the Saskatchewan Huskies Scott Flory was dumped with Gatorade after leading the unranked Huskies to a road upset 44-23 win over #10 ranked Manitoba Bisons at Investors Group Field on Friday, September 1 afternoon in front of 1,501 fans.

This was the first Canada West game of the 2017 season for both teams.

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Bisons Name Football Captains Ahead of Home Opener

Bisons Name Football Captains Ahead of Home Opener

University of Manitoba BisonsWINNIPEG — The Manitoba Bisons football squad heads into their opening season weekend ranked 10th, but the end goal remains to repeat becoming Vanier Cup champions 10 years since their last big win.

The Bisons host the University of Saskatchewan Huskies on Friday, September 1 at Investors Group Field.

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Welcome to the Jungle: Guns N’ Roses Rock in Winnipeg

Welcome to the Jungle: Guns N’ Roses Rock in Winnipeg

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Guns N’ Roses played a three-hour set at Investors Group Field on Thursday, August 24, 2017. (DAVE BAXTER / FOR CHRISD.CA)
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Slash of Guns N’ Roses performs at Investors Group Field on Thursday night. (DAVE BAXTER / FOR CHRISD.CA)

The classic Guns N’ Roses lineup featuring original members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan showed up in Winnipeg on Thursday night to play a loud and blistering show for their devoted fans. The reunited ‘Guns’ have been travelling the globe for months on their Not In This Lifetime Tour and brought the show to Winnipeg’s Investors Group Field. The band hit the stage around 8:30 p.m. with a rendition of It’s So Easy complete with pyrotechnics and fireworks, and would go on to play a loud and energetic set of their classics songs from the late 80’s and early 90’s.

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Canada Summer Games Draw to a Close as Manitoba Clinches 10th Gold

Canada Summer Games Draw to a Close as Manitoba Clinches 10th Gold

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Team Manitoba erupts on the court after clinching the gold medal against Team Alberta volleyball at Investors Group Athletic Centre on Saturday, August 12, 2017. (FACEBOOK)

Winnipeg rolled up its welcome mat as more than 2,000 Canada Summer Games athletes, coaches and their families departed on Sunday.

The two-week competition came in two waves, with the first group of athletes arriving in late July. The closing ceremonies Sunday afternoon at Investors Group Field officially closed out the “Hottest Summer in Half of a Century.”

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