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Anti-Racism in Sport Accord

Monday, May 2, 2022

The Anti-Racism in Sport Accord commitments are basic actions that require goals to guide organizations to becoming fully anti-racist. Seeking to continue to grow as an organization is a value that should be embedded into the organization while working towards their anti-racism goals. This will contribute to ensuring Winnipeg sport is a safe space for all.


3 Manitoba speed skaters aim to follow in steps of legendary local Olympians, inspire next generation

Sunday, January 23, 2022

Tyson Langelaar and Alexa Scott making Olympic debuts, Heather McLean off to 2nd Games.


3 Manitobans to join Canadian women’s Olympic hockey team

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

The nominations are in and three Manitoba women will be heading to Beijing as members of Canadian women’s hockey team.


Canada’s curling GOAT Jennifer Jones: “It’s not about the accolades”

Monday, January 10, 2022

In an exclusive interview with Olympics.com, the Sochi 2014 Olympic champion – who will represent Canada again at Beijing 2022 – discusses being considered the greatest female curler her nation has ever produced, as well as her family’s support as she chases another gold medal.


Chicago NHL scout Brigette Lacquette breaks hockey barrier for Indigenous women

Thursday, December 30, 2021

Ojibwa from Mallard, Man., is 1st Indigenous woman to scout for an NHL team.


10 Olympian-led projects receive the 2021 OLY Canada Legacy Grant in recognition of community impact

Monday, December 20, 2021

The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) awarded 10 Olympian-led projects with 2021 OLY Canada Legacy Grants. The $10,000 grants recognize projects led by Olympians that draw on Olympic values to build stronger communities.


Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame Inducts Legends into its Hallowed Halls

Friday, November 5, 2021

Sheldon Kennedy, Jennifer Saunders, Ralph Lyndon along the 1996 & 1997 University of Manitoba Bisons women’s basketball teams were inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame Thursday night in Winnipeg.


Winnipeg’s Olivia Meier to make history at Tokyo Paralympic games

Sunday, August 22, 2021

Winnipeg’s Olivia Meier will be making history at the upcoming Paralympic summer games in Tokyo.


#RISEHIGHER: CANADA WINS HISTORIC GOLD MEDAL AT THE TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES

Friday, August 6, 2021

Canada are Olympic champions after winning the Tokyo 2020 Women’s Olympic Football Tournament in Yokohama, Japan. Canada were the 3-2 winners on kicks from the penalty mark after a 1:1 draw with Sweden in the Friday Gold Medal Final at Yokohama Stadium.


OLIVIA MEIER TO BECOME FIRST CANADIAN TO COMPETE IN PARA BADMINTON AT PARALYMPIC GAMES IN TOKYO

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Olivia Meier (Winnipeg, MB) will make history this summer as the first Canadian athlete to compete in Para badminton at the Paralympic Games, as the sport makes its debut at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and Badminton Canada announced Meier’s selection to the team today.


Racquetball superstar from Thompson inducted into Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Thompson-born Canadian racquetball superstar Jennifer Saunders has added a Hall of Fame to her Wall of Fame.


Kelsey Wog wins 2020 U SPORTS Female Athlete of the Year

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Kelsey Wog from the Manitoba Bisons women’s swimming squad was named the winner of the 2020 Lieutenant Governor Athletic Awards Presented by Makadiff SPORTS, as U SPORTS Female Athlete of the Year for the 2019-20 season.


Born to wear the black belt

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Skylar Park has lived and breathed Taekwondo her entire life.


IOC, IPC, TOKYO 2020 ORGANISING COMMITTEE AND TOKYO METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCE NEW DATES FOR THE OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC GAMES TOKYO 2020

Monday, March 30, 2020

THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC), THE INTERNATIONAL PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE (IPC), THE TOKYO 2020 ORGANISING COMMITTEE, THE TOKYO METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT AND THE GOVERNMENT OF JAPAN TODAY AGREED NEW DATES FOR THE GAMES OF THE XXXII OLYMPIAD, IN 2021. THE OLYMPIC GAMES TOKYO 2020 WILL BE CELEBRATED FROM 23 JULY TO 8 AUGUST 2021. THEY ALSO AGREED ON NEW DATES FOR THE PARALYMPIC GAMES, WHICH WILL BE CELEBRATED FROM 24 AUGUST UNTIL 5 SEPTEMBER 2021.


Poisoning the podium

Friday, March 13, 2020

Elite-level sports organizations hit with tsunami of abusive-coaching allegations from disillusioned, damaged athletes