Canadian teams sweep gold at 2020 World Junior Championships

It was a clean sweep atop the podium for Canada at the 2020 World Junior Curling Championships in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, as both Canadian men’s and women’s representatives won gold in their respective championships. It marks the first time since 2018 that both the men’s and...

Jeremy Freeborn’s Weekend Sports Preview

This is a big weekend in figure skating, soccer and equestrian as there are significant events in those sports. I will also be watching the NHL, NFL, NBA, World Cup luge and curling. Saturday—International Skating Union Grand Prix Final—www.cbcsports.ca.--The top six ice dancers, and men’s...

2020/21 athletics season cancelled at Camosun College

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Camosun College President Sherri Bell has issued this statement following today’s announcement by the Pacific Western Athletic Association (PACWEST) to cancel the 2020/21 athletic season.   The news follows last month’s announcement by the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) to cancel all winter CCAA Championships due...

ISN World Juniors Faces In The Crowd

With the 2019 IIHF world Junior Championships here in our back yard , we thought it would be cool to get some shots of the locals and hockey fans of all ages at the games. ISN photographer Gordon Rufh had the first assignment and didn't...

Peterborough Back-to-Back Mann Cup Champs

The host Peterborough Lakers earned an 11-8 victory last night to complete a four-game sweep of the visiting Maple Ridge Burrards and win the 2018 Mann Cup, their second consecutive Canadian Senior A box lacrosse national championship title. The win gave the Peterborough franchise its...

RUSSIA EMERGES VICTORIOUS IN GAME 1 OF CANADA/RUSSIA SERIES

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Canada one step closer to claiming figure skating team gold

At the start of the season, the veterans of the Canadian figure skating team set their sights on winning Olympic gold in PyeongChang. With just one day of competition remaining in the team event, that gold medal is almost in their grasp. Following the completion of...

Staying mentally strong – Ryan Hamilton talks about his experiences

It has been quite a 2020 for Ryan Hamilton. In January, the mental performance consultant was part of the staff that travelled to the Czech Republic and helped Canada’s National Junior Team to an 18th gold medal at the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship. And from...

Canada Wins 8-6 Thriller Against Host England, Take On New Zealand in Quarter-Finals

GUILDFORD, ENGLAND - Canada defeated host England by a score of 8-6 in a thrilling match to end pool play at the 2017 FIL Rathbones Women's Lacrosse World Cup. The win gave the Canadians a 3-1 record, good for the second seed in Pool...

Barrett and Woodman named World Rugby Players of the Year 2017

Beauden Barrett and Portia Woodman have been named World Rugby Men’s and Women’s Player of the Year 2017 in association with Mastercard respectively at the World Rugby Awards in Monte Carlo on Sunday. On a night to remember in the presence of Their Serene Highnesses...

Vikes extend win steak to four with dominant victory over ‘Lomas

The University of Victoria Vikes men's rugby team appears to be peaking at the perfect time with the BC Premier League playoffs just a few weeks away. The Vikes returned home from the mainland on Saturday Mar. 30 after picking up a purely dominant...

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