Zhang makes Canadian table tennis history in winning Commonwealth title
Updated On: June 14, 2013
Despite visa troubles that forced her to miss the team event, Ottawa’s Mo Zhang emerged as Commonwealth table tennis singles champion at the May event in India.
Merivale's gold 1 of 5 local OFSAA badminton medals
Created On: June 3, 2013
Ottawa high school athletes came up big at this year’s OFSAA badminton championships in Pain Court near Chatham, taking home 5 medals over 5 categories, including a gold medal for two Merivale High School students in mixed doubles.
5 medals from 5 categories for NCSSAA badminton at OFSAA
Updated On: May 17, 2013
National capital athletes had a remarkable performance at the 2013 OFSAA badminton championships, bringing home a pile of medals from the May 2-4 event in Pain Court, near Chatham.
Wang reaches semi-finals in Swiss Open table tennis
Updated On: March 28, 2013
Eugene Zhen Wang of Ottawa won a bronze medal at February's Swiss Open table tennis event in Lausanne.
Olympic updates: Pilypaitis pushes Canada to playoffs
Updated On: August 14, 2012
Courtnay Pilypaitis picked up right where she left off. The Ottawa native was team MVP in Canada's last-chance Olympic qualification tournament, and the 24-year-old guard continued to make a real name for herself internationally in helping Canada reach the playoff round in London.
Hinse keen to live Olympic life
Updated On: July 15, 2012
Pierre-Luc Hinse is going to the Olympics, and that’s all that matters. He’s got a wonky hip and his prospects in men’s singles aren’t great as the 305th-ranked player in the world, but being able to call himself an Olympian – that’s what it’s all about.
Zhang, 23, ready for 2nd Olympics
Updated On: July 15, 2012
Mo Zhang has been on the move just about all her life, but the 23-year-old is hopeful the next stop will be the best stop as she prepares for the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Citizenship comes too late & just in time for Wang
Created On: July 15, 2012
Eugene Wang’s Olympic hopes were crushed. And it wasn’t a defeat to a top opponent or an untimely injury that caused it. Clearly the best player in North America based on world rankings, Wang was the favourite heading into the continental Olympic qualifier, but there was one missing piece of paper preventing him from competing – his Canadian citizenship.
All Saints tennis athletes earn return trip to OFSAA, this time as playing partners
Created On: May 19, 2012
Call it a successful sibling switcheroo for Sheniz Eyuzlu, who repeated as national capital high school tennis mixed doubles city champion on Thursday, May 10 at Tennis Centre West Ottawa.
Ottawa player to live Olympic table tennis dream
Updated On: May 4, 2012
Pierre-Luc Hinse’s Olympic dream has been 15 years in the making.
The 24-year-old first picked up a table tennis racket when he was only nine. Now, thanks to his performance at April’s North American Olympic qualifier, Hinse is set to compete at this summer’s Olympic Games.