Tag: athletes

  • Ontario is banning athletes and celebrities from appearing in gambling ads

    Athletes and some other celebrities will be banned from appearing in commercials that promote online gambling as of February 2024 in Ontario. The ban, enacted by The Alcohol and Gaming Commission (AGCO), includes active or retired athletes along with cartoon figures, symbols, role models, social media influencers, celebrities or entertainers who “would likely be expected…

  • William Nylander joins list of famous Toronto athletes who ride the TTC

    Toronto Maple Leafs forward William Nylander, despite earning a reported $7 million per season, remains grounded in his daily routine, opting for the TTC (Toronto Transit Commission) as his preferred mode of transportation to almost every game. Although a rare few opt for public transit, perhaps surprising to some, he’s not the first millionaire professional…

  • Fearful female jiu jitsu fighters skip event over transgender athletes

    Breadcrumb Trail Links World Other Sports Published Nov 05, 2023  •  2 minute read Taelor Moore, right, fought Alice McPike, left, during a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament in September. Photo by Taelor Moore /Instagram Article content Female martial artists, fearing for their safety, decided not to participate in a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament in Georgia last month…