Category: Athlete

Speed skaters at nationals

Speed Skating Canada, Oct. 6, 2021 Regina’s Kali Christ and Marsha Hudey, as well as Moose Jaw’s Graeme Fish are among the speed skaters who will be competing at the Canadian Long Track Championships Oct. 13-17 in Calgary. Christ, a two-time Olympian, will be… Continue Reading “Speed skaters at nationals”

Curling Olympic Qualifiers

curling.ca, September 27, 2021 Regina’s Team Matt Dunstone went 5-1 at the Olympic Curling Trials Direct Entry Event in Ottawa to secure one of the men’s spots at the Canadian Olympic Curling Qualifier in November in Saskatoon. Dunstone, who’s rink includes Braeden Moskowy, Kirk… Continue Reading “Curling Olympic Qualifiers”

Curling Trials

Curling Canada, September 22, 2021 The competition has begun for curling teams to represent Canada at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. Nine men’s and women’s teams will descend on Saskatoon Nov.20-28 for the Canadian Curling Trials, with four women’s teams and five men’s teams… Continue Reading “Curling Trials”

Clark ready for world stage

September 20, 2021Photo credit: MATTHEW MURNAGHAN / HOCKEY CANADA IMAGES Saskatoon’s Emily Clark is fresh off helping Canada to an IIHF Women’s World Championship after a 3-2 victory over rivals the United States. The Canadian women’s team continues to train, prepare and get ready… Continue Reading “Clark ready for world stage”

Mixed Doubles Curling

Curling Canada, September 10, 2021 Saskatoon’s Nancy Martin and partner Tyrel Griffith (Kelowna, B.C.) have secured one of 16 spots in the 2022 Canad Inns Canadian Mixed Doubles Trials in Portage la Prairie, Man. The duo earned a spot after results from events as… Continue Reading “Mixed Doubles Curling”

NHL to Olympics

Olympics.ca, September 3, 2021Photo credit: Free photo 83064902 © creativecommonsstockphotos – Dreamstime.com After missing the Olympic Games in 2018, NHL players will return to their country’s rosters for Beijing in 2022. An agreement between the NHL, NHLPA and the IIHF signed in September will… Continue Reading “NHL to Olympics”

Ens making debut

Para swimmer Nikita Ens, who hails from Meadow Lake, is making her Paralympic debut in Tokyo starting on Day 4 with the SM4 150-metre individual medley. She’ll also be competing in S3 50-m backstroke and the S3 100-m freestyle later in the Games. This… Continue Reading “Ens making debut”

Frotten excited for Games

Wheelchair racer Jessica Frotten has “been through every emotion” following her announcement to the Canada’s Para athletics team for the Paralympic Games Aug. 24 to Sept. 5.  The Regina resident, who was born in Whitehorse, told Global News how excited she is to make the team… Continue Reading “Frotten excited for Games”

Day Sixteen Recap

Tokyo Summer Olympics wrap up While no Saskatchewan athletes competed on Day 16, the final day of the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo, Canada added one more medal to its total as track cyclist Kelsey Mitchell claimed gold in the women’s sprint. The medal… Continue Reading “Day Sixteen Recap”

Day Fifteen Recap

Canadian artistic swimming team finishes sixth After earning 91.4992 points in the technical routine on Day 14, the Canadian artistic swimming team picked up a score of 92.5333 points in Day 15’s free routine to give them a two-day total of 184.0325, good enough… Continue Reading “Day Fifteen Recap”