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One Week to Go! Full Winners List Revealed

Jun. 09, 2022

The Ottawa Sports Awards dinner for the 2021 award recipients is one week away! The event will be held at the Canadian Golf and Country Club on June 16. In addition to the Major Award Winners and Lifetime Award Winners previously announced, celebrating at the event will be individual sport award winners and championship teams More

Athletes, Coaches, and Teams of the Year Announced for 2021

Mar. 29, 2022

In a return to annual awards, the Ottawa Sports Awards committee has selected the winners of its annual major awards for 2021. The winners had outstanding success on the national and international stages, and include first-time winners as well as previous honourees. For Female Athlete of the Year, it is a pair of household names More

Lifetime Award Recipients Announced for 2021

Mar. 09, 2022

Raz El-Asmar, Dave Mallory, John Reid, and Dominic Soong are the 2021 recipients of the Ottawa Sports Awards Lifetime Awards and Mayor’s Cup. The Ottawa Sports Awards is proud to highlight the years of commitment and excellence that these recipients have shown to sport in Ottawa, including returning to sport in 2021.   Lifetime Award More

Our History

In 1953, Lou LaBlond of the Associated Canadians Travellers (ACT) initiated the first awards dinner called the ACT Sportmens Dinner, honouring 16 amateur athletes with assistance from the Eastview Lions Club and the Eastview Recreation Centre. The event continued to be known as the ACT Awards for an amazing 50 years under the guidance of Mike Milligan and Gary Mighton. In 2003 Mike and Gary decided to step down from their key organizing roles and the Ottawa Sports Awards were renamed and revamped, but continue the tradition started in 1953.

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