The Ottawa Sportspage’s monthly summary of sports news in the nation’s capital.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.