The Ottawa Sportspage’s monthly summary of sports news in the nation’s capital.
Par Martin Laruelle Read this story in English here. La famille LeVasseur va écrire un nouveau livre. Prévu dans les prochains mois, il touchera sur les femmes canadiennes. C’est un récent travail en famille qu’ils nous proposent et permet d’en apprendre plus sur le féminisme à Ottawa et dans le reste du pays. Ce n’est…
Une célébration des personnes spéciales, qui s’occupent de notre communauté sportive avec le Commissaire du sport de la ville d’Ottawa, Mathieu Fleury Read this column in English here. Il y a seulement deux ans, l’Association de Ringuette de la Ville d’Ottawa (CORA) a remporté l’appel d’offres pour accueillir les Championnats canadiens de ringuette en 2020.…
Ottawa-bred fencer was finally set to make her Olympic debut at age 33, but vows to push on after Tokyo Games postponement.
Kelleigh Ryan’s journey to the Olympic Games is a tale of dogged determination and full-on devotion to a sport that dominates all aspects of her life.
Young athletes and authors Sophie and Valérie LeVasseur marked International Women’s Day on March 8 in unique fashion, completing an interview with the 90th remarkable Canadian woman (out of the 100 they’ve forecast) – for their latest book project, inspired in large part by their own journeys in sport.
It was a special moment – Ottawa’s Olympic hero claiming a return trip to the Games in her hometown – rendered all the more unique for the few who got to witness it live.
Corona Competitive clubmates Triton Huff-Boyle, Liam McLean and Yasir El Sakka earned 3 of the 4 local division championship titles from the Mar. 6-8 Ontario Cup men’s artistic gymnastics competition in Ottawa.
Team Members: Jasmine Delima-Baril, Karina Gruson, Amari Delima-Baril, Abby Brousseau & Coach Dave Bakelaar.
While most of the country and the global sports world shuts down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ottawa TFC Soccer Club players are continuing to hone their skills and improve their fitness daily thanks to the implementation of an innovative Virtual Training program.
Unity. Growth. Work ethic. Excellence.
When Ottawa TFC launched, those were the core values members identified to guide the club.
With no pro leagues and the big international tournaments cancelled, it was a largely depressing season overall for the world’s best women’s hockey players, but spend 5 minutes watching a Bauer/NHL First Shift session put on by the Ottawa Girls Hockey Association and it’s impossible not to feel energized about female hockey’s next generation.
Le biathlète Zach Connelly adore respirer de l’air frais, et c’est ce qu’il a obtenu quand il a transféré à Louis-Riel pour sa dernière année d’école secondaire.
Comme beaucoup d’athlètes élites, Connelly trouvait que le système scolaire typique n’embrassait pas ses ambitions.
Biathlete Zach Connelly loves nothing more than a breath of fresh air, and that’s what he got when he transferred to Louis-Riel for his senior year of high school.
It was only two years ago that the City of Ottawa Ringette Association (CORA) won the bid to host the 2020 Canadian Ringette Championships.
Planned for April 5 to 11, 2020 the event was to take place in rinks across the city.
Emma Kelly and her Nepean Ravens ringette team were in the midst of competing for a provincial championship when the novel coronavirus suddenly brought their season to a crashing halt.
Vincent De Haître was getting dressed for a bike ride on the morning of March 22 when he got a phone call explaining that his path to achieving two of his longtime athletic goals may have been split in two.
As Dustin Cook lays to rest his career as a competitive alpine skier, one thing he’s going to miss most is the time he’s shared with his teammates.
By Dan Plouffe Rio 2016 Olympic wrestling champion Erica Wiebe booked her return trip to the Olympic Games with her fourth victory of the day at the Pan-American Olympic Qualification Tournament on Mar. 14 inside an almost eerily quiet Shaw Centre, closed to spectators due to the COVID-19 outbreak. “It’s the first step,” Wiebe said…
The latest edition of the Ottawa Sportspage newspaper (Year 10, No. 1 – published Feb. 26, 2020) is now available! This includes our Ottawa Summer Sports CAMPS Guide on pages 9 through 16 (which you can download here.) You can also discover the Ottawa area’s best sports camps and programs on the Connecting Athletes of…
The Carleton Ravens used a second half comeback to overcome the Dalhousie Tigers by a score of 74-65 in the finals of the U Sports Final 8, leaving Ottawa’s TD Place arena as national champions for the 15th time in 18 years.
A dominant display from the Carleton Ravens saw them defeat the Western Mustangs by a score of 90-63 in the semifinals of the U Sports Final 8 on Saturday.
The Dalhousie University Tigers eliminated the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees by a score of 67-63 on Friday night at Lansdowne’s TD Place arena, to move on to the U Sports Final 8.
The Calgary Dinos were the first casualty of the Carleton Ravens’ juggernaut men’s basketball team at the university championships.
The Carleton Ravens women’s basketball team’s push for a championship ended against the No. 1 ranked Saskatchewan Huskies in the first day of the U Sports Final 8.
Having broken into the senior World Cup circuit for the first time with Canada’s cross-country ski team, Ottawa’s Pierre Grall-Johnson is focused on showing he deserves to compete against the world’s best in the sport.
Erica Wiebe’s road to the 2020 Pan-American Olympic Wrestling Qualification Tournament featured some big bumps along the way, but the defending Olympic champion now says the tough trek to get to Tokyo 2020 has only made her stronger.
On Feb. 25 at Sir Winston Churchill Public School, the Nepean Hotspurs Soccer Club celebrated a successful first season of offering a free futsal program for young players from the nearby Parkwood Hills community alongside the Nepean, Rideau and Osgoode Community Resource Centre. The wintertime program received funding from the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group…
By Rémi Klander Ottawa continued its leading role in the implementation of Rowan’s Law with the Ottawa Sport Council’s Concussion Education Initiative, which has quickly exceeding its participation goals just 2 months since its launch on Jan. 1. Now in effect in Ottawa, the latest phase of Rowan’s Law requires sports organizations to develop and…
As Nick McDermid, 15, flew down the mogul course at Calabogie Peaks, his complete focus was on sticking his jumps and finishing with a fast-enough time. He blocked out the cheering crowd around him, landed a front flip, followed by a back-flip iron cross of his next launch before speeding through the moguls to the bottom of the course.
The Ottawa Sting Minor Atom ‘AAA’ team were the big local winners of this winter’s Bell Capital Cup, the largest annual hockey tournament held in the nation’s capital.