Tag: Saskatoon

Shishkin provides medical support

CBC Saskatchewan, June 18, 2021Photo Credit: Canada Basketball / Victory Saskatoon’s Rhonda Shishkin has travelled the Globe with the Canadian Senior Women’s National Team and, now, the physiotherapist will join the team at the Tokyo Olympic Games.  Shishkin, who works at Craven Sport Services as the Director of Physiotherapy, has most recently… Continue Reading “Shishkin provides medical support”

Wiens eyes Tokyo

Written by: Matt Johnson for Sask SportPhoto Credit: Diving Canada/Francois Mittens From when I was just young, I had dreamed of going to the Olympics. If I actually made it, that would be a dream come true. Saskatchewan-based diver Rylan Wiens They say good things… Continue Reading “Wiens eyes Tokyo”

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”

Wiens preps for trials

Global Saskatoon, May 14, 2021Photo Credit: Diving Canada/Francois Mittens Saskatoon’s Rylan Wiens is preparing to compete at the Olympic trials next month. Wiens won bronze earlier this month at the FINA Diving Cup in Tokyo in the men’s 10-metre platform. The medal helped Canada secure… Continue Reading “Wiens preps for trials”

Gilbert named to Olympics

Softball Canada, May 12, 2021Photo Credit: Softball Canada Jenny Gilbert is among 15 athletes announced Wednesday by Softball Canada to don the red and white at the Tokyo Olympic Games.   Gilbert helped Canada qualify for the Olympics at the 2019 WBSC Americas Qualifier in Surrey, B.C., by finishing… Continue Reading “Gilbert named to Olympics”

Bronze for Wiens

Olympic.ca, May 4, 2021Photo Credit: Diving Canada/Francois Mittens In a terrific performance at the FINA Diving World Cup in Tokyo, Rylan Wiens had what he’s calling “probably the best event of my life,” as he set a personal best, claimed bronze and secured a spot for Canada at… Continue Reading “Bronze for Wiens”

Molleken heads to qualifier

Baseball Canada, April 29, 2021Photo Credit: Canadian Olympic Committee/Christopher Morris Canada will open the WBSC Baseball America’s Olympic Qualifier on May 31 against Colombia with Saskatoon pitcher Dustin Molleken on the roster.   The eight-team tournament will take place in Palm Beach and St. Lucie, Florida. Canada is in… Continue Reading “Molleken heads to qualifier”

Gilbert headed for Florida

Softball Canada, March 24, 2021Photo Credit: Softball Canada With the Tokyo Olympic Games just over four months away, the women’s Canadian softball team is coming together in Florida for a series of exhibition games against local teams. Joining them as a part of the… Continue Reading “Gilbert headed for Florida”

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”