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…
Three Carleton soccer players taken in 2021 CPL-U Sports Draft
The 2021 CPL-U Sports Draft saw three Ravens players selected, including centre-back Cris Malekos going second overall to Atlético Ottawa.
COVID consequences: The new normal for amateur team sports
The new normal for sports seems bleak. Amateur leagues have suffered cancellation or experienced major change. [Photo @ John Balser]
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.