Ottawa the super sports city set to welcome tons of championships
Created On: April 10, 2016
Basketball, canoe slalom, curling, cycling, figure skating, golf, ice cross downhill, mixed martial arts, rugby, tennis, track-and-field, triathlon and volleyball. It’ll be a sports lover’s dream in 2016 and 2017 as Ottawa gets set to host major events in each one of those sports (and odds are solid that hockey and football will join that list).
Woods off to superb start with new World Tour cycling team
Updated On: January 28, 2016
Ottawa native Mike Woods carried on his swift rise in the cycling world with a standout World Tour debut for his new Cannondale-Garmin pro cycling team at the six-stage Tour Down Under Jan. 16-24 in Adelaide, Australia.
Track cyclist chosen for national ‘NextGen’ program
Updated On: December 3, 2015
Arianne Bonhomme of the Ottawa Bicycle Club was one of six Canadian athletes selected to be part of the national women’s NextGen track endurance program run out of the Mattamy National Cycling Centre in Milton, Ont.
Olympic dreams squarely in focus for runner-turned-cyclist
Updated On: October 7, 2015
Most might care to exclude details about diarrhea dumps in the hotel lobby and road rash to his penis, but Mike Woods is as colourful a blogger as they come, and his 2015 cycling chronicles had him wearing a rainbow of colours too.
Ottawa cyclist top Canadian at Tour of Alberta, signs with team that rides Tour de France
Created On: September 13, 2015
Ottawa’s Mike Woods of Optum Pro Cycling earned a top-10 result in the general classification of the Sept. 2-7 Tour of Alberta and finished as the top Canadian, ahead of Ryder Hesjedal.
Local cyclists set stage for home nationals
Updated On: July 9, 2015
A year before the nation’s capital hosts the Canadian Road Cycling Championships, a trio of Ottawa cyclists all finished amongst the leaders at the 2015 nationals in St-Georges, Que.
Cyclist Dal-Cin claims 1st career major victory
Updated On: June 13, 2015
24-year-old Ottawa cyclist Matteo Dal-Cin earned the first UCI race victory of his career at the Grand Prix de Saguenay.
FISU Games and international events beckon for many local athletes
Created On: June 13, 2015
A pile of Ottawa athletes are set to wear Team Canada colours internationally in the coming months.
Road cycling nationals coming to town in 2016 & 2017
Updated On: May 6, 2015
Not since the 2006 Canadian Track-and-Field Championships has runner-turned-cyclist Mike Woods experienced a hometown crowd behind him, but the 28-year-old will get that chance once again for the Canadian Road Cycling Championships come June 25-29, 2016.
Woods climbs to 1st career pro cycling victory
Created On: May 6, 2015
Ottawa native Mike Woods won the first pro cycling race of his career at the Clássica Internacional Loulé on March 1 in Portugal.