Hosting the podium again: Canadians on two teams over carrying torch for future Olympic bids

Four-in-ten say hosting Olympics in this country has been a worthwhile investment in the past August 19, 2016 – As the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro draw to a close and the Paralympics get set to begin,

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Tarnished Medals: Four-in-Five Canadians say scandals, corruption taint true spirit of the Olympics

More than half would advise Canadian athletes to stay home amid Zika fears August 4, 2016 – Doping scandals, health and safety concerns, and allegations of bribery and corruption have dominated the news coverage leading up to this month’s Summer

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NHL playoff viewership decline: Can Sidney Crosby save the day?

By Dave Korzinski, Research Associate May 1, 2016 – To the likely dismay of playoff rights holders at Rogers Media, what many Canadians told us here at the Angus Reid Institute was going to happen, has actually happened: there has been a precipitous decline

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One-in-five Canadians say they’ve suffered a concussion playing sports; most before turning 18

Pattern of under-reporting concussions appears to be changing as awareness of brain injury grows December 16, 2015 –While Canadians have become lamentably accustomed to seeing hockey stars such as Sidney Crosby, Paul Kariya and Chris Pronger suffer the effects of

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Tuning out, turning off: No Canadian teams in NHL Playoffs drives viewers away

54% of regular playoff watchers say they’ll watch less, or not at all  April 7, 2016 – When NHL commissioner Gary Bettman expressed hope Canadians would stick with the Stanley Cup playoffs – even though odds were not looking good

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Hockey Night in Canada: Chemistry improving in second year of Rogers broadcast

Number of Canadians embracing Rogers broadcast has almost doubled over last year, but still in minority December 12, 2015 – With the second season of Hockey Night in Canada (HNIC) with George Stromboulopoulos in the host’s seat nearly a third

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