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.
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 Others who hear about those struggles too often reinforce judgmental attitudes and outdated stereotypes.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…