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Night of Champions Showcases Manitoba’s best in Sport

We held our annual sport awards on Saturday April 22. Announcing this Year’s Winners...

Honoured Member Completes the Boston Marathon

Congratulations to Rhiannon Leier-Blacher, inducted last year as an Athlete in Swimming for her recent completed run at the famous Boston marathon. Way to go Rhiannon!!!

Boxing Builder Herb Embuldeniya Passes Away

On April 6, 2017 the amateur sport community lost one of its great builders as Herbert Embuldeniya passed away at the age of 85.

Manitoba Sports HOF Announces Spring Inductions - One Individual & Two Teams

The Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame & Museum is pleased to announce the future induction of an all-round athlete who excelled in baseball in curling, and a two-time national runner-up from lacrosse.

2017 Sport Manitoba's Night of Champions presented by Manitoba Chicken

Manitoba is rich with countless remarkable sport people of all ages with amazing stories of success, service and dedication.

Todd MacCulloch to be Inducted to Canada Basketball Hall of Fame

Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame Honoured Member Todd MacCulloch will be inducted into the Canadian Basketball Hall of Fame this spring!

2016 Holiday Greetings from Sport Manitoba!

Happy Holidays from the Board & Staff at Sport Manitoba! We hope your new year is happy, healthy, and of course, full of sport! Here's what we were up to in 2016 - enjoy!

The Hot Line - Book Signing

Join us on Saturday, December 17 from 1-3pm in the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame Gallery for the book signing of The Hot Line by Geoff Kirbyson.

Speeches from Hall of Fame Induction

Watch the inspiring speeches of the 2016 Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame Inductees.... Joey Johnson Mike Keane

Give the Gift of Sport

KidSport is Calling all Canadians to Give the Gift of Sport this Holiday Season!

Hall of Fame Inducts Five Athletes, Two Builders and Two Teams at 37th Annual Induction Ceremonies

WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Manitobans took a journey back in time to recount the wonderful, unforgettable and historic years the 2016 Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame inductees contributed to sport in our province.

Premiere Screening

Please join us for an evening of Al Sparks along with his family as we debut Al Sparks: The Fighting Saint

Tickets Now on Sale!

Rub shoulders with Manitoba's finest athletes and sport builders. Enjoy the cocktail hour followed by a three course meal with wine. Peruse the Silent Auction and bid on fabulous items including memorabilia from our newest inductees and other Honoured Members.This year's slate of inductees is exceptional! Don't miss this premiere event! Tickets now on sale.

2016 Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame Slate Announced

On November 5, 2016, five athletes, two builders and two teams will be inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame at the 37th Annual Induction Ceremony at the Victoria Inn in Winnipeg. The 2016 inductees are:

2003 Inducted Member Susan Auch Elected SSC President!

Susan Auch from Winnipeg, Manitoba, was elected as President of Speed Skating Canada (SSC) at the Annual General Meeting of the national organization held last weekend in Ottawa.

Manitoba Soccer Legend Honoured

A Manitoba soccer legend was honoured this past weekend. On Sunday, the Winnipeg Soccer Complex at 900 Waverly St. was officially renamed the Ralph Cantafio Soccer Complex.

Help the HOF Win $10,000!

Every $1.00* donated to the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame via canadahelps.org and givingchallenge.ca in the month of June, is an automatic entry for the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame to win a $10,000 donation!

Spring into Sole Giveaway

Step into spring with a new pair of flip flops! Our Sport Medicine Centre Pedorthist, Kirk Cook, is giving away one pair of Sole Sport Flips on our Facebook page this month!

Announcing our 2016 Night of Champions Winners and Inductees!

There was plenty to celebrate on Saturday night as athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers and Hall of Fame inductees were recognized for their remarkable achievements in amateur sport in our province! Who were our winners?

New Hours and Admission Changes

Over the course of this summer, admission will be by donation until further notice. The new hours of operation are:

Hart Trophy Winner Andy Bathgate Passes Away at 83

Inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame in 1993, NHL legend Andy Bathgate passed away on February 26, 2016 at the age of 83.

2015: In Memoriam

Brian Cadle (inducted in 2005 with the Winnipeg Jets teams) passed away on November 6, 2015. Our condolences go out to his family and to the hockey community.

Hall Happenings Spring 2016

On September 26, 2015 The Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame was invited to the premiere of Made in Winnipeg: The Terry Sawchuk Origin Story, a film by local producer Danny Schur. The premiere was held on the ice at the Sawchuk Arena and Terry’s sons were on hand to celebrate the film.

2015 Grey Cup Pool Prize Winners

 2015 Grey Cup Pool Winners for the Hall of Fame Fundraiser (LGA #5636-RF): First Quarter E 13 – W 10 Debbie Schween $400 First Quarter reverse – Unsold $100 Half Time E 16 – W 17 Charlie Newman $400

Two Individuals & One Team to be Inducted at Night of Champions

Herb Gardiner, Gary Aldcorn, and the 1962 ANAF Winnipeg Scottish will be inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame at Night of Champions on April 23, 2016.

Whisky Festival Main Event SOLD OUT!

The main event (Friday March 4th) is SOLD OUT! Don't miss it next year - subscribe to our email list to be kept in the Winnipeg Whisky Festival loop! Also check out our newly added ancillary events.

2015 Holiday Greetings from Sport Manitoba

So many great events and activities took place in 2015. Here’s a just a sample of what we accomplished!

Sam Fabro Celebrates his 95th Birthday!

R.A. "Sam" Fabro celebrated his 95th birthday on December 8, 2015.

Sport Manitoba Launches New Website

Sport Manitoba launched a new responsive website that adapts to use on different mobile devices. With its sleek design and easy navigation, the new site is user-friendly for all our audiences and functions consistently from platform to platform.

Bud Grant Visits Hall of Fame

For five months leading up to the 103rd Grey Cup, the public had a chance to see some of the great moments and artifacts from Winnipeg Blue Bombers history on display at the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame.

Softball Umpire Gerry Howard Passes Away

Gerry Howard passed away after a brief battle with cancer on december 1st, 2015.

Winnipeg Whisky Festival

Tickets now on sale for the 4th annual Winnipeg Whisky Festival. Explore and sample more than 100 varieties of spirits during this unique one-of-a-kind evening.

Maple Leafs Legend Wally Stanowski Passes at 96

Nicknamed the Whirling Dervish Wally Stanowski was part of the legendary 1942 Toronto Maple Leafs team that became the first NHL squad to overcome a 3-0 defifict in a Stanley Cup final and win the title.

2015 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Victoria Inn, Winnipeg Five athletes, two builders and one team will be inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame.

Curling Builder Passes at age 96

Joan Whalley, a pioneer for female curling in this country, has passed away at age 96. The Hall of Fame learned of her recent passing from a Kent Morgan article published June 24, 2015 in the Sou'Wester.

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