Juniors open Dominican Tour with a bang

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May 22 2014 ISN - BOCA CHICA, Dominican Republic-It didn't take long for the Junior National Team toget accustomed to their new surroundings in the Dominican Republic as theysmashed-out 11 hits en route to defeating the Minnesota Twins Dominican prospects13-3. ...

UNDERSTANDING THE SPORT:Canoe sprint

HOW IT ALL BEGAN From North America, all the way to Polynesia and even Greenland, kayaks have been used for different purposes throughout history. Originally intended for hunting and fishing, they were made with animal fur stretched over a wooden frame. Canoe races became more...

Canada’s sitting team comes on strong, but falls to Netherlands

Sept. 11, 2016: Canada’s women’s sitting volleyball team came out swinging today, winning its first set, but then falling to the Netherlands 1-3 (25-22, 17-25, 17-25, 22-25) in front of 7000 fans at Riocentro. Felicia Voss-Shafiq of Burnaby, B.C. served up four aces in a row...

Canada Brings Home Bronze from the Pan Am Cup in Mexico

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Canada defeats Mexico for bronze at the Pan Am Cup MEXICO CITY, Mexico, May 26, 2016 - Canada defeated Mexico 3-0 (25-20, 25-20, 29-27) to win the bronze medal match of the XI Men’s Pan American Cup on Thursday at the...

Canadian Triathletes Take Valuable Lessons from Olympic Test Event

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—Kyle Jones leads men in 18th, Kirsten Sweetland top Canadian woman in 22nd— Rio de Janeiro—The results were not what was planned for, but Canada’s triathletes will leave Rio with a course filled with valuable lessons as they ready themselves for the 2016...

Canadian men one win away from Olympic qualification

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  Buenos Aires, Argentina - The Canadian Men's Field Hockey Team is one win away from qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil after a sudden death shootout win over the seventh ranked New Zealand Blacksticks at the...

Webb Ellis Cup On Show In Lima

The Webb Ellis Cup has made the trip to Peru for the first time and will be on display for the Sudamérica Rugby B Championship. The event, which is the first qualifier in the South America region for Rugby World Cup 2019, will take...

Two bronze for Canada at Slalom Pan American Championships

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July 15,2014(ISN) - HUAUCHINANGO, MEXICO – Canadian slalom athletes have qualified Canada's quota spots for the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games and are coming home from the Canoe Slalom Pan American Sports Festival in Huauchinango, Mexico with two bronze medals. ...

“Rio is almost ready to stage unmissable Games”

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International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven has said that with six months to go until the Rio 2016 Paralympics, the city is almost ready to stage an “unmissable Games” that will transform South America forever. Monday 7...

The IPC not to allow individual Russian athletes to participate at Rio 2016

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced on Thursday (1 September) that it will not allow individual Russian athletes to participate as neutral athletes at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. The decision followed individual requests by more than 175 Russian athletes to compete at the...

Canada Set to Begin at FIVB Men’s U21 World Championship

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By Jackie Skender  Canada's Men’s U21 Team Set to Begin Compeition in Mexico The 18th edition of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship begins Sept. 11 in Tijuana and Mexicali, Mexico.In Tijuana, Canada’s team will face Turkey on Friday, Egypt on Saturday and host Mexico on Sunday.  Depending...

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