Tag: Basketball

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 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 Nine Recap

Canadian women’s basketball in wait and see mode The Canadian women’s basketball team – headed by Saskatchewan-based coach Lisa Thomaidis – dropped its final game of pool play 76-66 to Spain on Day 9 to finish 1-2. Canada will now wait and see if… Continue Reading “Day Nine Recap”

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”

Lyles invited camp

Canada Basketball, May 28, 2021 Photo Credit: 154781103 © publicdomainstockphotos | Dreamstime.com Saskatoon-born Trey Lyles is one of 21 athletes who accepted an invitation to attend Canada’s Senior Men’s National Team training camp ahead of the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament.  The team will hold camp in… Continue Reading “Lyles invited camp”

Dornstauder invited to camp

Canada Basketball, May 14, 2021Photo Credit: Canada Basketball / Victor Regina’s Quinn Dornstauder is one of 20 athletes invited by Canada Basketball to attend a Senior Women’s National Team training camp ahead of the FIBA Women’s AmeriCup in June. “Next month’s FIBA Women’s AmeriCup will… Continue Reading “Dornstauder invited to camp”

Dornstauder eyes Olympics

CTV Regina, May 10, 2021Photo Credit: Canada Basketball / Victory Regina’s Quinn Dornstauder is ready for the call to represent Canada in Tokyo.  Playing with Basketball Canada for the last eight seasons, Dornstauder is on the shortlist for Team Canada’s roster at the Tokyo Olympic Games in July.  A… Continue Reading “Dornstauder eyes Olympics”

WBB camp goes virtual

Basketball Canada, February 2, 2021Photo Credit: Canada Basketball / Victory Canada to play in Group A at Olympics as women’s national team meets for virtual camp The Canadian women’s basketball team, led by Saskatchewan-based head coach Lisa Thomaidis, will face off against South Korea,… Continue Reading “WBB camp goes virtual”

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”