Men’s National Excellence Program resumes in Gatineau

Volleyball Canada is pleased to welcome 19 male athletes to the 2021 National Excellence Program (NEP) based at the Centre Sportif de Gatineau, Quebec."It’s very exciting to have this group of athletes training at the centre," said Julien Boucher, high performance director (indoor). "Despite the challenges...

HOCKEY CANADA NAMES 12 WHL PLAYERS TO NATIONAL JUNIOR TEAM ROSTER FOR 2022 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

Hockey Canada has named 12 WHL players to Canada’s National Junior Team for the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship, scheduled for December 26 to January 5, 2022 in Edmonton and Red Deer, Alta.In total, 25 players were named to Canada’s roster, including three goaltenders,...

Isabelle Weidemann Golden as Canada Wins Three Medals

Canadian long track skaters kicked off the World Cup season with a trio of podium performances on the opening day competition in Minks, Belarus.Isabelle Weidemann and Ivanie Blondin won gold and bronze in the ladies’ 3000m, respectively, while Gilmore Junio, Laurent Dubreuil and David...

Allen Vansen CEO Of Rugby Canada Steps Down

The Rugby Canada Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer Allen Vansen announced that they have agreed to begin the transition of leadership at the organization.“After much consideration and consultation about what’s needed for the organization in the long-term and with my own professional...

Top 25 Players for Canadian Women’s U19 Field Lacrosse Team

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Since December 2018, players from across the country have been competing for a spot on Team Canada to play at the FIL Women’s Lacrosse U19 World Championship. This field lacrosse world championship is taking place in Peterborough, Ontario from Aug. 1-10, 2019. The first evaluation...

WHL & Western Branches Announce Cancellation of 2020 WHL Cup

BC Hockey, Hockey Alberta, the Saskatchewan Hockey Association, and Hockey Manitoba, in conjunction with the Western Hockey League and Hockey Canada, have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 WHL Cup.With the uncertainty surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the decision was made with...

Victoria Royals Gannon Laroque Scores In OT To Down Birds

The Victoria Royals won another overtime thriller against the Seattle Thunderbirds on Friday night.The first period began with a goal from Seattle that was waived off due to goaltender interference. The Thunderbirds continued to apply pressure for the remainder of the first period building...

5 local Victoria Boys competed in the World Series of Youth Lacrosse in Denver

Throughout the spring of 2019, the nation’s top 13U Boys lacrosse teams competed in one of five Regional Qualifiers, with the top teams from each region punching a ticket to Denver, CO for the Championship Series.The Championship Series was held over July 4th week...

Quinn Hughes on his plan for the up coming season

Vancouver Canucks' rookie defenseman discusses his training camp experience as well as his plan for the upcoming 19-20 NHL season.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUZl1pxnJck

2019 Canadian Junior and CanAmMex crews selected

The 2019 Junior and CanAmMex teams have been selected following the Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) Junior Selection Camp held June 28 to 30 in Victoria, BC.Sixteen athletes will represent Canada at the World Rowing Junior Championships in Tokyo, Japan, from August 7 to 11....

PHOTO ESSAY : SPARTANS LACROSSE DOMINATE OVER VISITING ISLANDERS

November 27, 2021. Victoria, BC ( ISN ) - The Claremont Spartans field lacrosse team dominated over the visiting Mercer Island Islanders, defeating their USA counterparts handily in "Friday Night Under The Lights" at the University of Victoria.The two-day Spartan's Shootout tournament, running Friday...

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Product of Victoria, B.C Earns Goalie Of The Week Honours

Kamloops Blazers goaltender Dylan Garand has been named WHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending January 23, 2022.Garand, a prospect of the...

Canada’s FIFA World Cup Qualifiers squad to start new year

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