On the Rebound: Ottawa Sport Council rolls out return-to-play roadmap, promotes progress on equity, diversity challenges
The Ottawa Sport Council has spent the past year developing programs to help community organizations adapt to the pandemic.
Ottawa curler Lisa Weagle hoping to make a return to Olympic competition
The Canadian Olympic Curling trials will decide who will represent Canada at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.
Despite ongoing challenges, Ottawa athletes, sports officials pleased to play
Youth leagues have been forced to deal with less players, less facilities, and more quirks through the aftershock of pandemic regulations.
Thousands of low-income and racialized youth face barriers accessing minor hockey even as participation falls in Canada
Canadian participation in youth hockey is diminishing and lack of accessibility to low-income communities could be a critical factor in the decline.
Charity affiliated with 67’s and Redblacks will carry on work of former Ottawa Senators Foundation
The Ottawa Senators Foundation will close by the end of the year. In anticipation, the charity has transferred its assets to the Ottawa Sports Entertainment Group Foundation.
Joyful crowd returns to Canadian Tire Centre for Sens’ home opener against Leafs — and Brady brings bonus
Hockey fans returned to the Canadian Tire Centre on Thursday evening for the first time since COVID-19 lockdowns shuttered the building, as the Ottawa Senators played their home opener versus the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Quebec rodeo festival welcomes visitors for first time since pandemic began
The 53rd edition of the Festival Western de Saint-Tite came to an end last week with strict COVID-19 countermeasures in place.
Olympian Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu sets Canadian freestyle dressage record in Tokyo with her horse All In
Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu looks back on her Olympic debut as a dream, breaking the record for highest Canadian score in dressage freestyle
First-time Olympian, Lauren Gale, proud to call Ottawa her “track home”
Lauren Gale describes herself as a “realistic dreamer”. The New Brunswick native is competing in her first Olympics, running the 4×400-metre relay on Aug. 5 at the Tokyo Olympics. Although the Olympics has always been a dream for the 21 year old, who runs for Colorado State University, she says it was…
Olympic experience over but spirit remains for two Ottawa Valley runners
Residents in the Ottawa Valley were cheering on two runners in the women’s 800-metres Thursday night in Tokyo. While neither of the women made the cut, both have received immense messages of support. Melissa Bishop-Nriagu, from Eganville, and Madeleine Kelly, from Pembroke, are Ottawa Valley natives who qualified for the…