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Thursday, June 16, 2022
Twelve years ago, Canada welcomed the world to Vancouver and Whistler for the incredibly impactful and memorable 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
Now, exploration is underway with an eye on bringing the Games back again in eight years.
Friday, June 3, 2022
Frédérique Lambert and Samuel Murray were winners in both the singles and doubles open divisions at Racquetball Canada’s National Championships held May 24 to 28 in Brossard.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sunday, August 22, 2021
Winnipeg’s Olivia Meier will be making history at the upcoming Paralympic summer games in Tokyo.
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.
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.
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Thompson-born Canadian racquetball superstar Jennifer Saunders has added a Hall of Fame to her Wall of Fame.
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.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Skylar Park has lived and breathed Taekwondo her entire life.