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…
Chasing the Cup: Despite the Canadiens’ loss, the journey was a beautiful ride
Despite losing to the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Montreal Canadiens magical run was a happy moment in a difficult year.
Road to recovery begins as horse racing allowed to resume in Ontario
Under step one of the provinces reopening, horse racing can resume at Ontario racetracks – without fans in the grandstands.
Cannabis consequences: Working out with weed brings fitness benefits, advocates say
Bryanna Arnold puts on her running pants and slips into well-worn shoes for a run along the Rideau Canal, where the trees are blossoming. After tying her laces, she grinds some cannabis, packs the bowl of her crystal pipe and lights up to get in the zone. As the effects…
Let the games begin: Carleton team creates esports league for Ontario post-secondary students
Carleton University has created an esports league specifically for post-secondary students to flex their competitive gaming skills.
Canadian collectors all in or staying clear of NBA’s pricey digital trading cards
The National Basketball Association has started selling digital memories this season with the debut of NBA Top Shot — its new, virtual trading card experience. Calling the launch a new era in fandom the NBA is saying fans can “own basketball’s greatest Moments with NBA Top Shot.” The virtual cards…
Around the Bay road race celebrates its 127th birthday — with a virtual version
North America’s oldest running race is going online this year, allowing runners to run the race anywhere in the world, between March 25 and April 25.
Olympic dreams: Ottawa cyclist has found her ride on the road to the Summer Games in 2024
When Lucy Hempstead was a kid, she drew the Olympic rings on her body as the physical mark of a lifelong dream. Today the 20 year old Ottawa area cyclist has her sights firmly set on racing in the 2024 Summer Games in Paris. But along the way, she recently…