Outside of some big-bucks pro sports events, COVID-19 has wiped out the bulk of the world’s sports calendar, but the Ottawa Lions Track-and-Field Club has successfully brought back community-level competition.
Thirty-five years separated Liz Maguire and Pippa Norman’s births, but they wound up just 6 seconds apart at the conclusion of the Open women’s 6 km race just to produce the most exciting finish of the day at the Capital XC Challenge.
The University of Ottawa Gee-Gees hired Ottawa natives Chelsea Grills and Marcel Bellefeuille to lead their women’s hockey and football programs in May, thus completing their full palate of varsity team head coaches from the capital.
By Charlie Pinkerton Local sports clubs are beginning to see a light at the end of the tunnel with an adjusted return to training, though the path forward in a world with COVID-19 continues to provide plenty of bumps (as detailed in SportsOttawa.com’s May 13 web story). Below are some snapshots of how various Ottawa…
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.
Une célébration des personnes spéciales, qui s’occupent de notre communauté sportive avec le Commissaire du sport de la ville d’Ottawa, Mathieu Fleury James Derouin représente l’une des histoires exceptionnelles d’un talent du cru qui demeure fière de ses racines. Il est né et grandi à Gloucester, a touché à tous les sports, mais a trouvé…
An early season rugby matchup between the University of Ottawa and Carleton University presented unfamiliar territory for the perennial powerhouse Gee-Gees, who without a regular season win to that point risked falling behind their cross-town rivals with a loss at Ravens Field.
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.
Taffe Charles takes over Carleton Ravens men’s basketball for Dave Smart Now-former Carleton Ravens’ women’s basketball coach Taffe Charles is shifting over to the men’s side to take over for the most successful university basketball of all time. Carleton made the dual pronged announcement that Charles would fill Dave Smart’s shoes as lieutenant of the…
In June of 2016, when Sue Hylland was named the University of Ottawa’s new Director of Sports Services, one of her first projects was to bring about a new vision (sports model) to the University’s Sports Department.
Yasiin Joseph’s journey to winning a third national championship with the Carleton Ravens was emblematic of how basketball has weaved through his life: It’s never been a given, and has featured some moments of adversity as well as others of personal growth.
By Michael Sun As a new generation blossoms for the Carleton Ravens women’s basketball team, development has become a focal point of Taffe Charles’ coaching. After an undefeated season last year, in which they won their second straight Critelli Cup and first ever U Sports National Championship, the Ravens lost five graduating veterans, including Ottawa-area…
Three new teams in the women’s division will be heading into League1 Ontario. Ottawa South United, Oshawa FC and Alliance United FC will all get the chance to showcase their superb athletes in what looks to be an exciting sixth season for League1 Ontario.
Roughly 2 dozen Ottawa players are competing in NCAA women’s hockey this season – the biggest collection of which can be found at Syracuse University. Credit the magnetic pull of the Orange’s captain, Lindsay Eastwood, for that distinction. She was the lone Ottawa player on the team last season, but now she’s 1 of 5.
A 3rd place finish nationally was a disappointing finish for the University of Ottawa’s women’s rugby team after winning the national championship a year ago. However, the bronze medal and another undefeated regular season has reinforced the Gee-Gees’ position as a perennial powerhouse in the sport of women’s rugby.