Rising global tennis stars shine in Gatineau

By Ottawa Sportspage, For Les Internationaux de Tennis de Gatineau Ugo Humbert travelled roughly 6,000 km from Metz, France to play tennis at the Gatineau Futures presented by Turpin Group and National Bank Financial event, but the tournament champ was unquestionably in his element come the final on March 4 at the Gatineau Sporthèque. “It…

Much more than a tennis camp

By Ottawa Sportspage, For Tennis For Life Ottawa What do basketballs, soccer nets, rope ladders and paintbrushes have in common? If you answered “tennis camp”… then you must have cheated and read the headline to this article. Either that, or you’ve been to a camp operated by Tennis For Life Ottawa. “It’s a tennis camp,…

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…