Young stars & veteran volunteers share major awards
Updated On: February 11, 2015
Gloucester Concordes friends and Sochi 2014 Olympic speed skaters Vincent De Haitre and Ivanie Blondin shared the Male and Female Athlete of the Year prizes at the Jan. 28 Ottawa Sports Awards banquet at Algonquin College.
King of the mountain
Updated On: October 9, 2014
Transformed runner cracks Canada’s Cycling World Championships lineup 2 yrs outside Rio
De Haitre sets new 1 km Canadian track cycling record
Updated On: October 9, 2014
Cumberland Sochi 2014 Olympic speed skater and Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games cyclist Vincent De Haitre set a new Canada record en route to a 5th-place finish in the 1 km time trial event at the Sept. 10-14 Pan American Track Cycling Championships in Mexico.
Cyclist places 19th and 8th at track worlds debut
Updated On: September 6, 2014
Ottawa’s Connor Byway placed 19th in the scratch event (3rd out of 17-year-olds) and 8th with Canada in the team pursuit at the Aug. 8-12 UCI Track Cycling Junior World Championships in Seoul, South Korea.
Olympic speed skater impresses in second Games of 2014 in track cycling
Updated On: August 12, 2014
Despite a relatively short period to prepare, Cumberland native Vincent De Haitre proved he can be a formidable competitor on wheels in the international scene, just like he is on blades.
Local cyclists win national medals
Updated On: July 13, 2014
Ottawa's Emily Flynn won a silver medal as her Stevens Racing P/B The Cyclery team swept the podium in the challenge sprint race, one of four events at the Global Relay Canadian Road Cycling Championships on June 29 in Lac Megantic, Que.
Speed skating star locks up Commonwealth Games track cycling berth, to be joined by local squash player in Glasgow
Updated On: June 6, 2014
Sochi 2014 Olympic speed skater Vincent De Haitre will be wearing Canadian colours at a major multi-sport Games for the second time this year, this time in a summer discipline.
Nasty crashes fail to quell cyclist’s Commonwealth hopes
Updated On: May 13, 2014
Even a broken jaw, broken C6 vertebrae, a concussion and a pile of missing teeth won’t stop Ottawa native Alex Cataford from getting back on a bike.
Cyclist plans future rise in U23 worlds after placing 33rd in debut
Updated On: October 9, 2013
Ottawa's Alex Cataford finished 33rd in the men's individual time trial espoir category at September's 2013 UCI Road World Championships in Italy.
40 Ottawa athletes win 54 medals for Ontario at Canada Games
Created On: September 17, 2013
Ottawa came up big at Aug. 2-17’s 2013 Canada Summer Games in Sherbrooke, Que., with nearly three-quarters of the 40 local Team Ontario athletes bringing home medals from the national multi-sport event that serves as a launching pad towards the Olympics.