Ottawa soccer star Jonathan David plays key role as Team Canada secures berth in 2022 World Cup
With the schedule now set for the Canadian men’s soccer team at the World Cup later this year, the players who make up the history-making national squad — including Ottawa native Jonathan David — will spend the next six months preparing for the competition in Qatar. The possiblilty of a World Cup qualification for the Canadian men’s soccer team used…
Ontario rivals, COVID pose challenge as Carleton Ravens aim for 16th men’s basketball crown at Edmonton finals
Carleton University men’s basketball team’s record helps it gain a spot in the Final 8 basketball tournament in. Edmonton this weekend. Other teams and COVID-19 stand to be the team’s foes.
Inside the blue paint: Dave Stathos brings life lessons learned in his hockey career to school for young netminders
After a point where he wouldn’t even watch a hockey game, former pro goalie Dave Stathos now teaches young netminders to take initiative.
Keeping in check: Chess helps me get through the pandemic
The game of chess has given Capital Current’s Jonathan Rudnicki a sense of progress in a time when many people felt stagnant. He writes the game also gave him something to focus on and learn from.
Combat sports teach women much more than how to fight
Combat sports teach women how to defend themselves, build confidence and self-efficacy, relieve stress, and much more.
COVID has reminded me that ringette — so much more than a hockey lookalike — is my passion and my family
Christianna Alexiou has been playing ringette for 14 years and shares what this Canadian sport means to her.
New scholarship aims to support uOttawa’s Black and Indigenous student athletes
A fund created by two former uOttawa Gee-Gees aims to help Black and Indigenous student athletes who are juggling school, work and sport.
UOttawa Black students’ advocacy group gives back to Boys and Girls Club with holiday fundraiser
The Black Student-Athlete Advocacy Council formed at the University of Ottawa in 2020 celebrated Christmas at St. Louis Bar and Grill and collected donations for the Boys and Girls of Ottawa.
On the rebound: Basketball players embrace mental health in first in-person pandemic season
Basketball players and staff are speaking up to fight against mental health stigma in sports.
Ottawa’s de Brienne finds footing at Carleton capping soccer journey across Canada with ‘viral goal’
Carleton Ravens rookie Matteo de Brienne harbours hopes of a professional soccer career and the drive to make it happen.