‘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 Others who hear about those struggles too often reinforce judgmental attitudes and outdated stereotypes.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.
Diversity in hockey starts with youth and has a long way to go
In light of recent news, the state of hockey culture in Canada has been brought into the spotlight. Youth leagues are grappling with the question: is hockey really for everyone?
Behind the scenes at the curling club: making sure the ice is nice
After every time the ice is used, some form of maintenance is needed to prepare for the next curling match. Almonte Curling Club is no different.
Ottawa squash player on track for British Junior Open
Iman Shaheen is currently ranked #1 in Canada for her age group. The young athlete is currently training for the British Junior Open in January 2020.