Category: Coach

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 Fourteen Recap

Wiens earns reserve spot Pike Lake diver Rylan Wiens made his Olympic debut on Day 14 competing in the men’s 10-metre platform event finishing just out of automatic qualification in 19th place with 366.70 points. The top 18 divers automatically advanced to Day 15’s… Continue Reading “Day Fourteen Recap”

Day Twelve Recap

Saskatchewan athletes set to compete in final days No Saskatchewan athletes competed on Day 12 of the Olympics in Tokyo, but the final athletes of the Saskatchewan contingent are prepping for their upcoming competitions. Pole vaulter Anicka Newell, who calls Saskatoon her hometown, will… Continue Reading “Day Twelve Recap”

Day Eleven Recap

No Saskatchewan athletes in action on Day 11 The majority of Saskatchewan’s Olympic contingent wrapped up their Games experience in the first 10 days of action in Tokyo, but there’s still more to look forward to. Pike Lake diver Rylan Wiens and his coach… Continue Reading “Day Eleven Recap”

Day Ten Recap

Newell advances to pole vault final Tying for first place in the qualification round with a jump of 4.55-metres, Anicka Newell, who calls Saskatoon her hometown, has advanced to the women’s pole vault finals. Newell is currently ranked 28th in the world and has… Continue Reading “Day Ten Recap”

Day Seven Recap

Lisa Borgerson’s athlete finishes 42nd Competition wrapped up for Rockglen coach Lisa Borgerson at the Olympics as her athlete Lynda Kiejko —Canada’s lone shooting athlete—finished the women’s 25-metre air pistol qualifier round in 42nd place. Kiejko’s 283 points earned in Day 7’s Rapid round… Continue Reading “Day Seven Recap”

Gaudet Tokyo bound

Canadian Paralympic Committee, July 27, 2021Photo credit: Badminton Canada Regina’s Frank Gaudet has been selected to accompany Canada’s first-ever Para badminton athlete, Olivea Meier at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo.  The sport is making its Paralympic debut at the Tokyo Summer Games and Meier will compete in… Continue Reading “Gaudet Tokyo bound”

Day Three Recap

Canada finishes softball round robin with 8-1 victory over Italy The Canadian softball team knew they’d be playing for bronze no matter the outcome of their final round robin game on Sunday, but that didn’t stop them for turning in a dominant 8-1 victory… Continue Reading “Day Three Recap”

Female Coaches in Tokyo

Written by: Matt Johnson for Sask SportPhoto credits: Canada Basketball and Diving Canada/Francois Mittens I think it’s awesome for other coaches. I think it’s awesome for any female athletes to realize that it’s not a man’s sport. It’s not anybody’s sport, it’s sport and… Continue Reading “Female Coaches in Tokyo”

Goncin, Ostepchuk at Paralympics

Paralympics.ca, July 19, 2021Photo credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee Saskatchewan’s Nik Goncin and Garrett Ostepchuk were two of the 12 athletes named to the Canadian men’s wheelchair basketball squad who will compete at the Tokyo Paralympic Games. Goncin was with the Canadian team at the… Continue Reading “Goncin, Ostepchuk at Paralympics”