Weighty decision: I feel safe back at the gym, but I’m not working out quite as much as I used to
With gyms reopening in Ontario over the last few weeks, people are wondering how safe that can be. I went to my local gym to find out what safety measures they have in place.
Ottawa figure skaters put a new spin on their passion as training restarts
Parking lot warm-ups, cancelled competitions and physical distancing: Ottawa’s figure skaters adjust to new reality.
As COVID-19 spreads in baseball, it seems clear hockey, basketball ‘bubbles’ best way to get pro sports back
The NHL’s two hub cities have created secure “bubbles” where players and staff are isolating, and it seems the safest option.
COVID-19, U Sports’ age cap stripping senior football players of their final season
U Sports age cap strips senior football players of final season.
‘I’m not embarrassed or ashamed’: Talking about mental health in the world of sports is a winning strategy
For far too long there has been a stigma around the discussion of mental health in sports. Some people still feel that opening up about their struggles equates to weakness. Others who hear about those struggles too often reinforce judgmental attitudes and outdated stereotypes. After all, in the world of…
No more games: Sports journalists deal with a COVID-19 reality
As COVID-19 continues to spread, the possibility of sports returning soon seems to diminish every day. And that’s a huge problem for journalists making a living covering sports.
High as a kite: Riding the wind above Ottawa’s Britannia Bay
Ryan Campbell is one of many kiteboarders in Ottawa. They go to Britannia Bay to catch some serious airtime.
Battle of the fans: The faces in the crowd at the 14th Capital Hoops tournament
Fans from Carleton and the University of Ottawa packed into TD Place this past Friday night to support their basketball teams as they faced off for the 14th annual Capital Hoops classic. The fans were treated to two nail biting games that saw the uOttawa’s men and women pull out…
Sports leaders push for world-class aquatics complex in Ottawa
Peter Lawrence is heading a project to develop a new international level facility, the National Aquatic Complex. The project is planned to be in LeBreton flats, 14 acres with two 10 lane, 50 metre pools. It will be capable of hosting International competition in Ottawa.
Carleton Ravens female basketball players inspiring others to step out of men’s shadow
Female athletes face an uphill battle getting attention from fans and media for their exploits.