CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwire – Oct. 27, 2010) – Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame will open its doors to six athletes and two builders at its upcoming induction dinner.
Entering the Sports Hall as athletes this year are hockey legend Patrick Roy, freestyle skier sensation Jean-Luc Brassard, wheelchair racer Chantal Petitclerc, speed skating / cycling Olympian Clara Hughes, race car driver Jacques Villeneuve and Olympic gymnast Kyle Shewfelt. Sports administrators Dr. Roger Jackson, and Bob Ackles will be inducted as builders. They will be honoured at the Induction Gala on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Calgary.
THE MEDIA CONFERENCE WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE CHINOOK ROOM AT THE TELUS CONVENTION CENTRE. 120 – 9th Avenue SE, Calgary
1:45 p.m. Group photo of 2010 Inductees, Chinook Room, Telus Convention Centre
2:00 p.m. Chinook Room, Telus Convention Centre
Conference Call Audio Feed
1:55 p.m. Dial-in Number — 1-866-834-7685 Access code — 260-6789
Follow-up one-on-one phone calls with inductees can be arranged by emailing [email protected].
We will try to accommodate all requests following the main press conference.
Credentials will be required for this event. Media are asked to request credentials in advance by email to: [email protected].
Please note: Broadcast footage for non-rights holders of the induction dinner will be limited to a 30-second clip, with attribution to TSN.
Biographies of all Inductees may be found on the Hall website: www.sportshall.ca.