The Pan American Games are close to the peak for Ottawa squash player Samantha Cornett, whose sport is not on the Olympic programme. She is one of 22 local athletes representing Canada at Lima 2019.
Eric Peters will take his bow to his first Pan American Games later this month.
Watching a player rise from under his instruction to the NBA is a rare feat, yet one that Ottawa coach Matthew Koeslag has now achieved, with the added bonus of a front row seat.
Joanna Brown’s start to this year’s triathlon season has been about testing limits, strength and perseverance.
The Rideau Canoe Club held its annual Canada Day International Regatta again this year, bringing athletes from around the world to the Ottawa event that doubled as the East Sprint Canada Cup.
The 2019 Pan American Fencing Championships were another step in the journeys of resilience of Ottawa fencers Kelleigh Ryan and John Wright.
The soccer fields at Carleton University were the site of some of the city’s division-topping Ontario Player Development League (OPDL) teams for a weekend of competition in early July.