Rachel Homan can’t wait for the Scotties Tournament of Hearts to begin. Homan has skipped her young rink to their second Scotties in three years, and is looking to improve on a fourth-place finish in 2011.
Team Homan eyes Scotties in Kingston, then Sochi
Updated On: January 12, 2013
Competing at the Olympic Games is the ultimate button for Rachel Homan’s Ottawa Curling Club rink.
Tournament wins vault Team Homan to top of curling rankings
Updated On: December 7, 2012
If it wasn’t already clear Team Homan was headed for the big times in the curling world, the Ottawa Curling Club rink’s first Grand Slam title spelled it out loud and clear.
Sport minister learns to curl from recent Calgary world tour event finalists
Updated On: October 14, 2012
Keen to learn a sport he'd never played before and didn't entirely understand, Canadian minister of sport Bal Gosal recruited a top-notch group of teachers for his first-ever curling outing last month at the Ottawa Curling Club.
The 'AA' gold medal-winning Gisèle-Lalonde girls' volleyball team led the national capital's contingent of high school teams in March OFSAA championships.
Exposing a new generation to parasport
Updated On: February 16, 2012
Through Hervé Lord’s 19-year career with the Canadian national sledge hockey team, he played in numerous Paralympic and world championships finals all across the globe.
Single provincial loss downs Homan
Updated On: February 10, 2012
They beat the eventual champions twice earlier in the competition, but the Rachel Homan Ottawa Curling Club rink fell to Tracy Horgan 7-6 in the final of the Ontario Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Kenora at the end of January.
Own the Podium Names Ottawa's Merklinger New CEO
Created On: January 27, 2012
Anne Merklinger, whose impressive career in high-performance sport spans more than four decades as an athlete and leader, has been named to a key leadership position for high-performance sport in Canada as the chief executive officer of Own the Podium, chairman John Furlong announced Thursday on behalf of the organization’s Board of Directors.
Homan earns city’s female team of the year while in search of other trophy
Updated On: January 26, 2012
The winners of the Ottawa Sports Awards female team of the year honour were not able to attend the ceremony on Wednesday, Jan. 25 at Algonquin College, but that’s because they’re once again chasing after the title that earned them the honour.
Eyeing a repeat
Created On: January 20, 2012
Dynamics change for defending champs, but Team Homan focused on going 2-for-2 in Ontario Scotties career