Blondin and Weidemann Earn Double Podium for Canada at World Cup

For the second time this season, Ottawa natives Ivanie Blondin and Isabelle Weidemann stood together on the podium in an ISU World Cup Speed Skating long-distance event, earning the 5000m gold and bronze medals on Friday. Alex Boisvert-Lacroix also skated to a bronze medal...

Russia Downs Team Canada West At 2019 World Junior A Challenge Pre-Tournament

Nikita Kiryanov scored twice in the third period, including the game-winning goal, and Russia scored the final five goals to earn a 6-3 win over Canada West in pre-tournament action Thursday ahead of the 2019 World Junior A Challenge. Vasili Ponomaryov and Nikita Buruyanov added...

T-BIRDS ACQUIRE FIRST, SECOND AND FIFTH ROUND PICKS FROM KELOWNA FOR MATTHEW WEDMAN

Seattle Thunderbirds general manager Bil La Forge announced this evening the team has acquired a first round draft pick in 2023, a second round draft pick in 2022, and a fifth round draft pick in 2020 from the Kelowna Rockets for center Matthew Wedman. “Wedman...

Claremont Spartans One Of Eight Teams Still In The Hunt At The 2019 Boys Tsumura Basketball Invitational

Eight teams remain in the hunt for the coveted 2019 Boys Tsumura Basketball Invitational title following two days of action at Langley Events Centre. The teams now get set for a busy Friday which will see them play both their quarterfinal and semifinal games before...

CANADA EARNS CHAMPIONSHIP BERTH BY DOWNING RUSSIA

Dominic Cozzolino (Mississauga, Ont.) scored the game-winning goal and recorded a primary assist to vault Canada’s National Para Hockey Team to a 3-1 victory over Russia in the semifinals of the 2019 Canadian Tire Para Hockey Cup on Thursday night. Rob Armstrong (Erin, Ont.) and...

2019 BC Rugby Junior Boys’ Club Finals to take place Saturday, December 7 at Westhills Stadium

The 2019 BC Rugby Junior Boys' Club Finals will take place this Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Westhills Stadium, the home of Rugby Canada. The top teams from the 2019 Junior Boys' club season will face off in Langford with the Boys' U15, U17 and...

Vikes softball joins western collegiate league

The University of Victoria Vikes are pleased to announce that starting next fall, they will add a women’s team into the Western Collegiate Softball Association (WCSA) on a full-time basis.   “The WCSA is very excited and pleased to welcome the University of Victoria into the...

Elite Youth Sevens Boys’ Program Announced for 2020

BC Rugby is delighted to confirm details of the 2020 Elite Youth Sevens Boys’ Program.  The program will see some changes to how it functioned in 2019 thanks to the proposal spearheaded by Rugby Development Manager (Men & Boys) Aaron Takel. Takel has retained...

Alphonso Davies and Ashley Lawrence named Canada Soccer Players of the Month

Alphonso Davies and Ashley Lawrence have been named Canada Soccer’s Players of the Month for November 2019. Davies and Lawrence starred for both club and country during the month, with Davies at FC Bayern Munich in Germany and Lawrence at Paris Saint-Germain FC in...

Canadian Lacrosse Association has changed the age division names

This year, the Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) has changed the age division names for box lacrosse and men’s field lacrosse. At the CLA’s semi-annual meeting in May, the CLA passed approval for age division name changes to the men’s field lacrosse sector. The men’s field lacrosse age divisions are now categorized as U19, U16, etc. These changes...

11 BCHL players crack Team Canada West roster for the World Junior A Challenge

Hockey Canada announced Team Canada West’s roster for the World Junior A Challenge (WJAC) today and 11 BCHL players made the final cut. The lone returning BCHL player this year is Coquitlam Express forward Massimo Rizzo, who won a bronze medal at last year’s tournament....

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