Louis-Riel high school student Benjamin Kendrick is ready to shoot for the top of the podium once again when he takes to the floor for the July 1-4 Pan American Junior Judo Championships in Argentina, but this time he’ll enjoy a luxury that’s been missing of late – the use of both his feet.
Profil Rebelle: Un pied cassé n’arrête pas le judoka Kendrick
Updated On: July 3, 2016
Benjamin Kendrick visera encore le sommet du podium lors des Championnats juniors panaméricains de judo qui se tiendra du 1 au 4 juillet en Argentine, mais cette fois-ci, il jouira d’un luxe qui est devenu rare récemment – l’utilisation de ses deux pieds.
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).
Games debut leaves karateka hungry for more
Created On: August 9, 2015
There’d been little action in Jasmine Landry’s first karate bout at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games, but with 10 seconds remaining in her contest against Chile’s Lorena Salamanca, the Mississauga Hershey Centre crowd roared its encouragement, chanting “Ca-na-da, Ca-na-da!”
Judokas win national medals & nomination to Parapan team
Updated On: July 9, 2015
London 2012 Paralympian Tony Walby, 41, was one of four athletes nominated to the Canadian judo team for the Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games.
Judoka pulls no punches: she’s after the podium
Updated On: February 11, 2015
When she found out she wasn’t allowed to punch her opponent, Florence Grenapin was all set to quit judo as soon as she started at age 8.
MacFadyen brothers place 7th at sambo worlds
Updated On: January 12, 2015
Ottawa’s Torin and Adam MacFadyen drew the eventual world silver and gold medalists in their respective first matches of the men’s 52 and 57 kg categories at the Nov. 20-24 World Sambo Championships in Japan, each losing those bouts.