Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Ontario Summer Games in Toronto - 100 days out

There were a lot of athletes down at #Toronto City Hall for the Ontario Summer games 100 Day Event during lunchtime on Wednesday May 9, 2012. The Games will be hosted by the City of Toronto from August 16 to 19, 2012 and today was a chance to check out the mascot design contest, see the Games Medal design unveiled and to learn about the Playing FOR KEEPS program (
Doug Ford takes a shot on goal, then goes for a hug
Councillor Doug Ford took time out of his schedule to come and take a few shots on goal at the Team Canada ball hockey rink set up in Nathan Phillips Square.

“( The 2012 Games will bring together almost 2,500 athletes competing in 28 sports in multiple venues across Toronto and surrounding regions, as well as 368 coaches, 113 managers, 281 officials, 21 provincial sport organization representatives, more than 1,000 volunteers and thousands of spectators. The Games are a unique opportunity for many young athletes, as the multi-sport competition serves as a stepping stone to many national and international competitions.”

Playing FOR KEEPS hopes to foster healthier and stronger communities and hopes to leverage the interest in the 2012 Ontario Summer Games and the 2015 Pan American Games.

See more sports after the jump.

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