Category: Sask Proud

Kramer headed to Paralympics

Saskatoon’s Eric Kramer has been selected as a para swimming coach for the Tokyo 2020 team. Swimming Canada, February 19, 2020Photo Credit: Swim Saskatchewan OTTAWA – The Canadian Paralympic team for Tokyo 2020 continued to take shape on Monday with the nomination of three award-winning… Continue Reading “Kramer headed to Paralympics”

Women’s basketball team qualifies for Tokyo 2020

The Canadian women’s squad went 3-0 at the qualifying tournament. Canada Basketball, February 8, 2020Photo Credit: Canada Basketball/Victory OSTEND, BELGIUM – The Canadian Senior Women’s National Team are headed to Tokyo. With an 80-50 victory over Sweden on Saturday, the squad punched their ticket… Continue Reading “Women’s basketball team qualifies for Tokyo 2020”

Close to qualifying

The Senior Women’s National Team is ready to hit the court in Belgium. Canada Basketball (Holly MacKenzie), February 3, 2020Photo Credit: Canada Basketball/Victory Ostend, Belgium — Team Canada is in Ostend, Belgium this week for a FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament where they will… Continue Reading “Close to qualifying”

Shaw looking to qualify

Last chance to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Canadian Paralympic Committee, January 16, 2020 Photo Credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee MILTON, Ont. – Tristen Chernove and veteran rider Marie-Claude Molnar headline Canada’s team for the UCI Para Cycling Track World Championships from January 30… Continue Reading “Shaw looking to qualify”

Sitting volleyball Paralympic Qualifier

Canada is one of five teams vying for a spot at the Paralympics Sport Nova Scotia, January 14, 2020 Photo Credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee Halifax – From Feb. 26 to Feb. 29, 2020 Halifax will be hosting the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Sitting Volleyball Qualifier. This… Continue Reading “Sitting volleyball Paralympic Qualifier”

VIDEO: Jill Gallays

Born and raised in Saskatchewan, 2016 Olympic wrestler Jill Gallays found a passion for her sport in high school. In her 15-year wrestling career, the 5-foot-five wrestler in the 53-kilogram weight class became a six time national champion, competing in 28 countries including at… Continue Reading “VIDEO: Jill Gallays”

Goncin finds his way

Wheelchair Basketball Canada profile on Nik Goncin Wheelchair Basketball Canada, November 4, 2019Photo Credit: Dave Holland/Canadian Paralympic Committee Toronto – Nik Goncin credits wheelchair basketball with giving him a renewed sense of direction in his life after he lost his left leg to cancer at… Continue Reading “Goncin finds his way”

Basketball Olympic qualifier

Three Saskatchewan connections to Canada Basketball Olympic qualifier roster Canada Basketball, October 25, 2019Photo Credit: Canada Basketball / Victory Canada Basketball announced the athletes and team staff attending the FIBA Women’s Olympic Pre-Qualifying Americas Tournament in Edmonton next month. The group includes Regina’s Quinn Dornstauder, Saskatchewan-based… Continue Reading “Basketball Olympic qualifier”

Newkirk has sights set

Para swimmer Shelby Newkirk keeps Paralympic dream alive with silver medal at World Para Swimming Championship Ryan Flaherty, Global Saskatoon, October 23, 2019Photo Credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee Saskatoon’s Shelby Newkirk is ready with eyes forward to the 2020 Paralympic Games. The 23-year-old para swimmer… Continue Reading “Newkirk has sights set”

Molleken on baseball roster

Regina’s Molleken named to Baseball Canada Olympic qualifier roster Baseball Canada, October 8, 2019Photo Credit: Canadian Olympic Committee/Christopher Morris Ottawa – Baseball Canada is pleased to announce the names of 28 athletes selected to represent Canada at the 2019 WBSC Premier12® that will take place… Continue Reading “Molleken on baseball roster”