News in Review - September 2003 The Asahi Baseball Team Remembered

In the 1930s the Asahi baseball team was the pride of Vancouver’s Little Tokyo. In a David vs. Goliath triumph over bigger Caucasian teams, the upstart Japanese-Canadian players became unbeatable, winning the prestigious Pacific Northwest Championship for five consecutive years. But by 1942 Canada was at war with Japan and soon everyone of Japanese descent, whether born in Canada or ...
  • 2003
  • 00:16:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2003

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News in Review - November 1992 The Blue Jays Win the World Series

The other major event to capture the public's attention in the month of October is the subject of this report.
  • 1992
  • 00:10:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1992

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News in Review - May 1991 The Business of Baseball

The economics of sport and the high salaries commanded by sports and entertainment figures are examined.
  • 1991
  • 00:08:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1991

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News in Review - February 1993 The CFL: Tackling the Future

The proposed expansion to the United States and the surrounding controversy are examined.
  • 1993
  • 00:17:18
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  • Added on: 02/15/1993

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The Nature of Things The Equalizer Classroom Favourites

Every year, athletes keep going higher, farther and faster, shattering previous world records and setting new ones. But are today’s record holders really better than those of the past? Or do modern athletes get their edge from their high-tech gear? Top sports scientist Steve Haake sets off on a journey to investigate.
  • 2015
  • 00:43:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/25/2016

Doc Zone The Girls of Summer

Although many would argue that Canada’s favourite sport is played on the ice, a group of young female soccer players beg to differ. These Canadian teenagers dream of playing for Canada at the FIFA Under 17 World Cup — but only 20 of them will make the cut. The Girls of Summer is a story about soccer, but also about all ...
  • 2008
  • 00:45:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Moblees The Mighty Moblee Dashalaugh

When a strange creature known as a Lazylout makes some of the Moblees lazy, it's up to Dasha, Sylvio and the Moblees at home to help the others regain their energy and put an end to being lazy.
  • 2016
  • 00:11:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 01/10/2017

The Moblees The Moblees Can-Can Kick

Gisbert invents a solar powered ball that lights up, making for a colourfully cool game of kick-ball after dark. Get your students up and moving!
  • 2016
  • 00:11:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 01/03/2017

News in Review - September 1996 The Olympics: Games People Play

With a special focus on the Olympics' centennial, the Atlanta Games and Canada's Olympic program, this report assesses the politics, commercialization and "pure sport" aspects of the Olympics.
  • 1996
  • 00:17:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1996

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The Fifth Estate The Pain Game: Drugs, Doctors and Pro Sports Classroom Favourites

It's no secret that professional sports is big business, but as this investigation by The Fifth Estate reveals, the pressures put on some team doctors to nurse high-priced star players back to health is leading to the over-prescription of drugs and ultimately harming the athletes.
  • 2015
  • 00:41:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/03/2015