Alum Emily Moore Wins Canada West Gold

LANGLEY, British Columbia – The UBC Thunderbirds defeated the No. 2 ranked Trinity Western Spartans 3-0 in the Canada West gold medal match Sunday afternoon in the final of the Select Six tournament. The victory makes it two straight Canada West championships for the Thunderbirds. “Our last two weeks have been phenomenal. Ever since the come…

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John Willcox Named to 2017 Team RaceClean Roster

OTTAWA, Oct. 26, 2016 – Cycling Canada is pleased to announce the roster of new and returning athletes who will compete for the NextGen Men’s Track Endurance (NextGenMTE) program and Team RaceClean in 2017. The NextGen Men’s Track Endurance program was launched in 2014 with the goal of being medal contenders in the men’s team pursuit…

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Mother and Daughter Share Rugby Legacy

Stephanie White still hears the occasional “girls play rugby?” despite leading Canada’s first World Cup team in the late 1980s. “We just played the U.S. every year from ’87 to ’91 then went to the world cup,” says White. Canada finished fifth in that inaugural women’s world cup; the U.S. team finished first. White played…

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Mel Pemble Earns FACE™ Grant from Petro-Canada

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – Aug. 20, 2016) – Editors note: There are two (2) videos associated with this press release. Petro-Canada, a Suncor business, today announced the 2016 Fuelling Athletes and Coaching Excellence (FACE™) Program grant recipients. The FACE athletes from across Canada represent 39 different summer and winter sports in both individual and team events.…

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Gold Medal Win Inspires Young Female Canadian Wrestlers

COQUITLAM (NEWS 1130) – In the lobby of the Pinetree Community Centre in Coquitlam, dozens of kids attending a wrestling camp momentarily abandoned the mat and crowded around a laptop. Leaning over staircase railings, and even on top of each other, the eager kids watched with baited breath as Canadian female wrestler Erica Wiebe grappled…

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CSS Alum Charity Williams Wins Bronze Medal at Rio 2016

A furious first half from Canada helped the women’s rugby team to a historic first-ever bronze medal at the Olympic Games, beating Great Britain 33-10 on Monday in Rio de Janeiro’s Deodoro Stadium. With tries from four different players and conversions made on three of them, Rugby Canada’s women led 26-5 at half against a stunned British…

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CSS Graduate Charity Williams Nominated for Rio Olympics

VICTORIA, BC – The Canadian Sport School Victoria (CSS) is proud to recognize alumnus Charity Williams, who became the first program graduate to be nominated to an Olympic team. A native of Toronto, Ontario, Williams was among the 12 athletes nominated on July 8 by the Canadian Olympic Committee and Rugby Canada to represent Team Canada…

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Brendan Hoff Makes World Junior Standard

Canadian Sport Schoool Victoria graduate Brendan Hoff made World Junior Standard at the Victoria International Track Classic on June 19. The future Victoria track athlete finished in 10th with a time of 3:47:38 in the Men 1500 Meter.   Post Courtesy, Victoria International Running Society. View original article here

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CSS Cyclists Ready to Take on the World

There’s a saying among cyclists that you never enter a race you don’t plan to win. It’s a mantra 17-year-old Saanich cyclists John Willcox and Erin Attwell swear by, as they’re currently racing weeknights in the Victoria Cycling League and weekends around the West Coast. They’ll continue the heavy race regime throughout the summer, with…

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