Team Ontario came away victorious in Baseball Canada’s 21U Women’s Invitational Championship, but Ottawa pitcher Elizabeth Plamondon said the real winner of the weekend is the sport of women’s baseball.
When Taysia Thompson’s turn came at the July 24-28 Canadian Trampoline Championships in Oshawa, she was set to attempt the most difficult routine of her career. She’d never before actually completed the 10 jumps without crashing, having to stop, or downgrading a planned skill – not once.
Ottawa’s Marie-Eve Chainey won 3 medals – high jump and discus silver, and javelin bronze – at the Aug. 17-24 World Transplant Games in the U.K.
Roan Allen’s javelin career has roughly resembled the inverse of one of his tosses; the quick-learner is once again soaring after stagnating midway through his only-few years of experience in the sport.
A plethora of paddlers from the nation’s capital posted top performances in international competition at many points on the planet this summer, with a large group showing they’ll be strong contenders to compete for Tokyo 2020 Olympic berths.
About two years after a life-altering illness almost brought an end to the professional tennis career of one of the country’s once most-promising young players, she’s again contemplating retirement from the sport and what could come next.
The Ottawa Sportspage’s monthly summary of sports news in the nation’s capital.