Simon Fraser University student, Kristie Elliott, becomes the first Canadian woman to be awarded an NCAA football scholarship.
Richmond Curling Centre team member Johnson Tao is one of 11 athletes across Canada to receive the For the Love of Curling scholarship from Curling Canada.
The $2,500 scholarship is meant to help recipients enhance their skills in their sport.
Sports are an important part of the high school experience. Practice, games, matches, and lots of hard work are put into your sport(s). Whether you are a football player, a tennis player, or a cross country runner, you will also have to think about how you will pay for college when the time comes.
Kitchener, Ont., native won appeal to compete after originally ruled ineligible. Mandy Bujold will be the first woman to box for Canada at consecutive Olympics. Following last week's historic decision from the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), Bujold was officially named to the Canadian Olympic boxing team on Wednesday.
As provinces begin to plan and action their re-opening strategies, U SPORTS announced Tuesday the National Recruiting Moratorium will conclude as of 12:01 a.m. (local time) on Sunday, July 5, 2021.
Sports medicine surgeon Dr. Scott Pepin has been a competitive athlete since childhood. Now that he has children of his own, he speaks frequently with Children’s sports leagues and team may encourage commitment to a single sport, but Dr. Pepin explains that a single sport focus increases injury risks.
Young curlers with aspirations both on and off the ice can now apply for Curling Canada’s For the Love of Curling scholarship program to help make those dreams come true.
There will be no playoffs in the Western Hockey League following the 2020-21 season. The major junior league announced Monday that the season will conclude following the completion of the 24-game regular season due to COVID-19 concerns.
For young athletes isolation due to the pandemic has been amplified as youth sports leagues across the country have cancelled full seasons due to COVID-19. Jumpstart Charities gets $12M boost from Canadian Tire to help rebuild youth sports.
A significant number of girls stop playing sports competitively in puberty and adolescence. Canada presents a case of a continuous decrease in women's sports participation in schools.
It only takes a few moments of watching Azim play to get a sense of that leaping ability and his power. He’s calculated in how he approaches the game.
"...In this new reality, we've already seen a first wave of decisions made that are dramatically impacting student-athletes' lives, careers and futures," said Holmes in a statement.
U Sports cancelled its football season and 2020 Vanier Cup in June due to the COVID-19. The decision is a result of the ongoing uncertainties with student-athlete health & safety, travel and public health restrictions.
University athletic programs are beginning to feel the cash and talent crunch as showcase events have been cancelled, revenue has dried up, and rosters have ballooned with extra athletes.