Canadian pair fourth at U17 Beach Volleyball World Champs

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(ISN) - July 22, 2014: Parvir Jhajj of Mississauga, Ont., and Sharone Vernon-Evans ofScarborough, Ont. finished fourth at the FIVB World Under-17 Beach VolleyballChampionships this past weekend in Acapulco, Mexico. The duo was unbeaten until the semis, and then...

Aztec Silver Adorns Canadian Rowers

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July 21,2014(ISN) - The sun set in Mexico City on a Canadian team glimmering in splendid Mexican silver,ending the final day of racing at the Pan American Sports Festival. Kerry Shaffer started the podium trend in the women's single...

Women’s Grand Prix set to kick-off for Canada in Peru

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(ISN) - JULY 21, 2014: The 2014 edition of FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix, the premierannual women's international volleyball tournament, kicks off this week, with Canadasending a team after a more than 10-year absence. "The team is excited to...

BC Bears senior men’s provincial team defeats Uruguay

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July 20,2014(ISN) - MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY - The BC Bears, British Columbia's senior men's provincial rugby team, recorded a monumental victory on Saturday afternoon when they defeated the Uruguayan senior men's national team in Montevideo. The 21-20 result marked the first time BC has...

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. ...

Underdogs Cooks Relishing World Cup Challenge

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June 26,2014(ISN) - Highly experienced Fiji take on a largely amateur Cook Islands side this Saturday, in what is the proverbial 'David versus Goliath' fight for the right to play at RWC 2015 as Oceania 1. Whoever prevails will...

JWC 2014 Set for Semi-Finals Showdown in New Zealand

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June 14,2014(ISN) - Anticipation is building just one day out from the IRB Junior World Championship 2014 semi-finals, with an appearance in the final at stake on June 20 at Eden Park. Hosts New Zealand face South Africa for...

Canada blanks Cuba in three close sets

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(ISN) - MEXICO CITY, Mexico, June 13, 2014 – Canada improved to a 3-0 mark in Pool A of theXIII Women's Volleyball Pan American Cup following a victory over Cuba 25-22, 25-23,25-21 at Juan de la Barrera Gymnasium on Friday. ...

Meaghan Benfeito Wins World Series Diving Gold

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June 8, 2014(ISN) - MONTERREY, Mexico – Meaghan Benfeito of Montreal ended China's reign on the women's10-metre tower on the FINA World Series diving circuit on Sunday as she won the goldmedal in the final event of the season.    ...

“The Future of World Rugby is Here On Our Doorstep”

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June 6,2014(ISN) - A traditional New Zealand Maori welcome launched the IRB Junior World Championship as captains and coaches gathered for the official tournament start in Auckland on Friday.   With just three days to go until the Under...

New threat to Rio 2016 golf course over environmental fears

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May 31,2014(ISN) - Public prosecutors in Brazil have called for the suspension of work on the Rio 2016 Olympic golf course over environmental concerns.   Rio de Janeiro's Public Ministry notified the State Government's Environment Secretary of its recommendation yesterday, Brazilian...

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