April Snapshots: A roundup of local sports news

By Ottawa Sportspage Synchro swimmers near podium at FINA Artistic Swimming Worlds Two of Ottawa’s top synchro athletes participated in the 2018 FINA Artistic Swimming World Series in March, including Olivia Jensen-Large, who nearly made the podium as part of Canada’s top three teams at the event. Jensen-Large placed 4th in the women’s team free…

Snapshots: A roundup of local athletes’ action

By Ottawa Sportspage Two Ottawa cyclists placed on the podium at Round 3 of the Union Cyclist Internationale Track Cycling World Cup. The Mattamy National Cycling Centre in Milton played host to the event for the first time and on home soil Ottawa Bicycle Club products Ariane Bonhomme and Derek Gee both contributed medal performances.…

Ottawa Sport Council’s Fall Sport Summit to tackle grants

By Dan Plouffe The Ottawa Sport Council will bring together the local sports community for its Fall Sport Summit the evening of Nov. 29 at Ben Franklin Place, set to cover a topic that’s become a crucial tool for community sports organizations’ advancement: creating successful grant applications. “Most sport organizations seem to be able to…

Sportspage cover story: O Canada!

Ottawa welcomes cycling, athletics & triathlon nationals around Canada’s 150th By Martin Boyce Joanna Brown, Ariane Bonhomme and Sekou Kaba are all eager for the special chance to compete in their hometowns for Canadian championships in triathlon, cycling and track-and-field in the coming month, but the trio of top prospects for the podium in their…

Road Warriors

Ottawa cyclists survive many bumps in the road, nasty crashes, en route to nationals dominance By Victoria Klassen & Dan Plouffe, published July 5, 2016 in Ottawa Sportspage It was a showcase moment for local cycling as the nation’s capital hosted the Global Relay Canadian Road Championships from June 25-29, with Ottawa riders flexing their…

London Olympic Test Event Cycling Race Report

    By Jamie Riggs: Included as part of the pre-World Championships preparation program the CCA organized for the U23 men this year, was the chance for 2 of us to ride the Olympic test event (technically the London-Surrey Cycle Classic), alongside Canadian elite riders Christian Meier, Dominique Rollin and David Veilleux. The selection was…