• Ringette teams move into finals at the 2019 Canada Winter Games

    Ringette teams move into finals at the 2019 Canada Winter Games

    Thursday, 21st February 2019

    Red Deer, Alberta – February 21, 2019 – It was an exciting day of semifinal play at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, with Quebec and Ontario booking a spot at the gold medal game  tomorrow after defeating Manitoba and British Columbia.

    The first semifinal saw Quebec down previously undefeated Manitoba 7-5 in... Read More

  • Men's Hockey: Thursday, Feb. 21

    Men's Hockey: Thursday, Feb. 21

    Thursday, 21st February 2019

    11th Place Game: Northwest Territories 4, Nunavut 2

    Northwest Territories jumped out to a 3-0 lead and never looked back, despite Nunavut’s Bradley Fraser scoring a pair of third period power play goals to make it a 3-2 game with just over eight minutes to play. Ethan Anstey dominated on offence for the Northwest Territories,... Read More

  • Biathlon: February 21 2019

    Biathlon: February 21 2019

    Thursday, 21st February 2019

    The final day of racing at the 2019 Canada Winter Games was the individual race, a format in which a missed target means an extra 45 second added to your ski time, instead of having to ski a penalty loop as in the previous races this week. The 150m penalty loop takes most biathletes less than 30 seconds to ski, so with the time... Read More

  • Alberta completes Canada Games golden sweep in artistic swimming by winning solo and team events

    Alberta completes Canada Games golden sweep in artistic swimming by winning solo and team events

    Thursday, 21st February 2019

    Calgary, February 21, 2019 – Two medals were up for grabs on the final day of the artistic swimming competition of the 2019 Canada Games, in the solo and team events.

    The solo final, held in the morning session, promised to be a battle to the finish between Alberta’s Jaime Czarkowski, leader after the preliminary round, and... Read More

  • Dolci becomes most-decorated gymnast at 2019 Canada Games with four more medals in apparatus finals

    Dolci becomes most-decorated gymnast at 2019 Canada Games with four more medals in apparatus finals

    Thursday, 21st February 2019

    RED DEER, AB (February 21, 2019) – Félix Dolci of Team Quebec added four more medals to his medal tally at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer on Thursday night, bringing his total for the Games to six. Hannah Scharf of Team Ontario became the most decorated female gymnast after capturing three medals in the apparatus finals to... Read More

  • Alberta and Ontario to Battle for Gold in Wheelchair Basketball at the 2019 Canada Winter Games

    Alberta and Ontario to Battle for Gold in Wheelchair Basketball at the 2019 Canada Winter Games

    Wednesday, 20th February 2019

    (Red Deer, Alberta) Top seed and host Alberta and dark horse Ontario will battle for the gold medal in wheelchair basketball at 7 p.m. MST on Thursday at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alta.

    Quebec and New Brunswick will be vying for the bronze medal at 5 p.m. MST Thursday. The medal games will take place... Read More

  • Alberta athletes thrill home province crowd in short track 500m

    Alberta athletes thrill home province crowd in short track 500m

    Wednesday, 20th February 2019

    Hee Won Son topped the podium and Brendan Yamada picked up a bronze medal in short track speed skating’s 500m distance on Wednesday, putting on a great show for the pro-Alberta crowd at the Gary W. Harris Centre. It was the first Canada Winter Games medal for both skaters.

    “It felt amazing,” said Son after her victory... Read More

  • An exciting day of quarterfinal play in ringette at the 2019 Canada Winter Games

    An exciting day of quarterfinal play in ringette at the 2019 Canada Winter Games

    Wednesday, 20th February 2019

    Red Deer, Alberta – February 20, 2019 – Ringette’s playoff round started today at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer and teams battled hard for a spot in the semifinals. At the end of the day, Manitoba will meet Quebec and British Columbia will meet Ontario in the semifinals tomorrow.

    Alberta and Prince Edward... Read More

  • Long track speed skating: February 20 2019

    Long track speed skating: February 20 2019

    Wednesday, 20th February 2019

    Today, athletes raced in the 1000m and Mass Start events.  It was a beautiful day and the volunteers and officials had done an excellent job preparing the ice and creating a fun and positive environment for all.  Fans lined the track to cheer on their favorite athletes, the announcers electrified the venue, and the athletes fed off... Read More

  • Biathlon: February 20, 2019

    Biathlon: February 20, 2019

    Wednesday, 20th February 2019

    Today’s relay is the opportunity for teams to show their strength and their spirit and the athletes at the 2019 Canada Winter Games did not disappoint with lots of sparkles, face paints, and even blue lips decorating the athletes. The women started the day with the 3x4.5km relay, followed by the men’s 3x6km race in the afternoon.... Read More

  • Team Alberta’s Jaime Czarkowski and Teah Hoffmann win gold in duet

    Team Alberta’s Jaime Czarkowski and Teah Hoffmann win gold in duet

    Wednesday, 20th February 2019

    Calgary, February 20, 2019 – After 3 days of technical and preliminary routines, the first medals were scheduled to be awarded on Day 4 of the artistic swimming competition, in the duet event.

    In the lead after Monday’s technical routine, Team Alberta’s Jaime Czarkowski and Teah Hoffmann had the second best free... Read More

  • Dolci wins men’s all-around title at 2019 Canada Games

    Dolci wins men’s all-around title at 2019 Canada Games

    Wednesday, 20th February 2019

    RED DEER, AB (February 20, 2019) – Félix Dolci of Team Quebec improved upon his silver-medal winning performance in the all-around competition at the 2015 Canada Games by capturing gold on Wednesday night at the 2019 Canada Games in Red Deer, AB.
     
    After a poor showing on the pommel horse, Dolci had to scramble back to top the podium... Read More

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