Tag: Saskatoon

Babey in Beijing

Written by: Matt Johnson for Sask SportPhoto credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee “I’m very proud to represent Saskatchewan. It is my home province and without my time in Saskatoon and going to the University of Saskatchewan and playing all kinds of sports as a young… Continue Reading “Babey in Beijing”

Olympic Recap Day 9

Canadian men’s hockey team finishes preliminary play with win The Canadian men’s hockey team rebounded with a 5-0 shutout over China in their final preliminary round game on Day 9 of the Olympics in Beijing to finish with a 2-1 record in the Group… Continue Reading “Olympic Recap Day 9”

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”

Paralympics Opening Ceremonies

Paralympics.ca, August 24, 2021 The Tokyo Paralympic Games officially kicked off with Para judoka Priscilla Gagné carrying the flag for Canada at the Opening Ceremony. The focus now turns to competition with three Saskatchewan athletes set to compete on Day 1 in Tokyo. Five… Continue Reading “Paralympics Opening Ceremonies”

Sask at Paralympics

Saskatchewan will send its largest contingent in history to the Paralympic Summer Games with 20 individuals from the province who will represent Canada in Tokyo Aug. 24 to Sept. 5. The Saskatchewan group includes eight athletes, four coaches, two support staff, four officials and… Continue Reading “Sask at Paralympics”

Day Thirteen Recap

Newell has rough day in pole vault final Pole vaulter Anicka Newell, who calls Saskatoon her hometown, had a rough day on the field after tying for first place in qualification rounds. The two-time Olympian missed clearing all three attempts at 4.50-metres to be… Continue Reading “Day Thirteen 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 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”