• CANADA WINTER GAMES- WOMEN’S HOCKEY- DAY TWO

    CANADA WINTER GAMES- WOMEN’S HOCKEY- DAY TWO

    Monday, 25th February 2019

    In the first two games of the day, Newfoundland & Labrador fought hard but ultimately fell 4-1 to the Northwest Territories. Prince Edward Island continued their win streak in a 13-1 game over Yukon, where the young goalie once again faced 50+ shots on net.

    The third and fourth games of the day featured matchups between east and west... Read More

  • Badminton– Textbook Performances Leading into the Quarter Finals

    Badminton– Textbook Performances Leading into the Quarter Finals

    Monday, 25th February 2019

    As the individual competition kicked off there were many celebrations to be heard as athletes were victorious throughout the day... Read More

  • Archery gets started with official practice, nerves but excitement all around!

    Archery gets started with official practice, nerves but excitement all around!

    Monday, 25th February 2019

    Day one of Archery saw the beginning of official practice. This allowed the archers the opportunity to work with their coaches to shake out any last minute nerves before the start of competition tomorrow, Tuesday Feb 26. Practice rounds consisted of individual practice and team rounds, which consists of two archers, one male and one female,... Read More

  • CANADA WINTER GAMES- WOMEN’S HOCKEY- DAY ONE

    CANADA WINTER GAMES- WOMEN’S HOCKEY- DAY ONE

    Sunday, 24th February 2019

    It was a busy day with lots of goals from women’s hockey! The day started off with a dominant outing by Newfoundland & Labrador, where they took game one against the Yukon 15-1, outshooting the northern team 84-9.

    Manitoba shut the door on Saskatchewan, winning 3-0, while Prince Edward Island also registered a shutout win against the... Read More

  • Day One – Let the Games begin

    Day One – Let the Games begin

    Sunday, 24th February 2019

    It was a full day of preparation today for badminton. Provinces got their first taste of the Gary WH gymnasium today as scheduled practice began. As the official individual competition begins tomorrow (Feb 25, 2019), athletes were keen to get into the zone and accustomed to the badminton hall.

    Typically used for basketball and volleyball... Read More

  • Squash – Canada Winter Games 2019 Day 1 Recap

    Squash – Canada Winter Games 2019 Day 1 Recap

    Sunday, 24th February 2019

    Squash features both a team and individual competition.  The individual competition will consist of a boys and girls 16-person draw with the highest ranked player from each Province/Territory receiving an automatic entry and the remaining positions filled at-large with the next highest ranked players (note that each Province/Territory may only... Read More

  • Canada Winter Games Curling Draw 1-2

    Canada Winter Games Curling Draw 1-2

    Sunday, 24th February 2019

    In all truth, Nathan Young thought he missed it.

    The 16-year-old Newfoundland and Labrador skip could not see his opponent, Graham Loewen’s rock, situated comfortably on a piece of the button, between two blue stones belonging to Young.

    “Sam (Follett), our third, called the perfect line. I thought we were by it. I thought we were... Read More

  • Short Track Speed Skating Summary: February 22

    Short Track Speed Skating Summary: February 22

    Friday, 22nd February 2019

    The men’s and ladies’ teams from Quebec set new Canada Winter Games records on their way to gold medals in the short track relay on Friday. A home province crowd packed the stands at the Gary W. Harris Centre and cheered Team Alberta on to silver medal finishes in both races.

    All ten Quebec skaters - William Dandjinou... Read More

  • Quebec claims first ever ringette gold medal at the 2019 Canada Winter Games

    Quebec claims first ever ringette gold medal at the 2019 Canada Winter Games

    Friday, 22nd February 2019

    Red Deer, Alberta – February 22, 2019 – The ringette finals at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer did not disappoint today, with athletes leaving it all on the ice. Quebec claimed its first ever Canada Winter Games gold, defeating Ontario 4-3 in overtime. Gatineau’s Julie Vandal dumped in the overtime winner and was beaming from... Read More

  • Men's Hockey: Friday, Feb. 22

    Men's Hockey: Friday, Feb. 22

    Friday, 22nd February 2019

    7th Place Game: British Columbia 7, New Brunswick 2

    A five goal third period was all British Columbia needed as Finlay Williams led the offensive charge, posting a total of two goals and two assists in the game. Matthew Seminoff chipped in with a pair of goals, while Michael Abgrall adding a goal and an assist.... Read More

  • Alberta Is Crowned Champions on Home Soil in Wheelchair Basketball at 2019 Canada Games

    Alberta Is Crowned Champions on Home Soil in Wheelchair Basketball at 2019 Canada Games

    Thursday, 21st February 2019

    (Red Deer, Alberta) Top seed and hosts Alberta seized a gold medal on home soil for the first time since 1995 in wheelchair basketball with a 51-48 win over Ontario on Thursday at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alberta.

    Wheelchair basketball made its debut at the Canada Games in 1995 in Grand Prairie,... Read More

  • Quebec athletes sweep podiums in short track 1000m

    Quebec athletes sweep podiums in short track 1000m

    Thursday, 21st February 2019

    Thursday was a day of record-breaking races and success for Quebec athletes in short track speed skating at the Canada Winter Games. All six medals handed out today went to skaters from Quebec, the first double podium sweep to happen at the Gary W. Harris Centre.

    Juliette Brindamour took home her second gold medal of... Read More

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