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.
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.
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.
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.
Hope rekindled as skiing returns to recently reopened Ottawa-area hills
After what has been largely a lost year for many activities in the Ottawa region because of the pandemic, the recent return of downhill skiing has been an uplifting sign of hope being restored. The Ontario government allowed hills to re-open Feb.12, and the ski hills are hoping to make…