Island Athlete Watch-Meet Isabella Bortolotto From Nanaimo

Isabella Bortolotto 17 year old female baseball player from Nanaimo British Columbia having opportunities come her way that she never dreamed of. It started in June being selected as one of four Canadians, the only one from British Columbia, being selected by Major League Baseball...

Varsity Rams Start BC High School Football Pre-Season With Loss

September 7, 2019  Victoria, BC (ISN) – The Mt. Douglas Rams varsity football team put their best, early season, foot forward but were shutout 37-0 by the visiting St. Francis Browns of Calgary, Alberta in an exhibition match up Saturday afternoon on home turf in...

In Pictures : Victoria Spartans Start Fall Football Season Running

September 8, 2019  Victoria, BC (ISN) - Fall, youth football is in the air, and the Victoria Spartans started week one of the Vancouver Island Football Conference running. chalking up a tie and a convincing win in PeeWee and Junior Bantam football action Saturday...

ANDREESCU BECOMES FIRST CANADIAN GRAND SLAM SINGLES CHAMPION

On Saturday, Bianca Andreescu (Mississauga, ON) became the first Canadian player to win a Grand Slam singles title when she defeated Serena Williams 6-3, 7-5 at the US Open. The 19-year-old was playing in the main draw for the very first time in Flushing Meadows....

Canada’s youth women pull off comeback win over Mexico at U18 Worlds

Canada rallied from a two-set deficit to beat Mexico 3-2 (15-25, 22-25, 25-18, 25-15, 15-11) today at the FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship in Ismailia, Egypt. "We are very pleased with the result of today’s match,” said Canada’s head coach Scott Koskie. "Coming back...

World Rugby Sevens Players of the Year 2019 nominees

World Rugby has revealed the shortlists for the Men’s and Women’s Sevens Players of the Year 2019 awards in association with HSBC, which will be presented at the World Rugby Awards at The Prince Park Tower in Tokyo, Japan, on 3 November. A first-time winner...

Canada to face Cuba in home match opener of Concacaf Nations League

Canada will kick off 2019-20 Concacaf Nations League A in Toronto with a Saturday night opener against rivals Cuba, the first of a home-and-away series during the September international window. The Toronto match will provide Canadian fans the opportunity to welcome home their favourite...

In Pictures : JV Belmont Bulldogs Fall to Vancouver College In Exhibition Play

September 5, 2019 Langford, BC (ISN) - The Junior Varsity Belmont Bulldogs opened their 2019 season with sights hopefully set on another Provincial Championship appearance. The Wednesday afternoon the Bulldogs hosted Vancouver College in exhibition play versus Vancouver College at Goudy Field in Langford,...

Women’s eight boat qualifies for Tokyo

Canada wrapped up the World Rowing Championships today with a big boat qualified for Tokyo 2020 and top 6 in three Olympic events. The women’s eight secured a berth for Tokyo 2020 with a 4th place finish (6:03.04) in the hotly contested battle against New...

Varao, Rams Spoil Thunderbirds Football Home Opener

September 1,2019 Vancouver, BC (ISN) – The UBC Thunderbirds dropped their home opener in front of 3711 cheering football fans as the Regina Rams dominated 46-16 to spoil the T-Birds game one start to the 2019 Canada West Football season. UBC would look every bit...

Para cyclist Carla Shibley named Canada’s Closing Ceremony flag bearer for Lima 2019 Parapan Am Games

Three-time medallist Carla Shibley of Calgary, alongside her pilot Meghan Lemiski of Edmonton, will represent her country as flag bearer at the Lima 2019 Parapan Am Games Closing Ceremony, the Canadian Paralympic Committee announced today. Shibley and Lemiski have medalled in all three of their...

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