News & Events

Date: February 2021

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BIATHLETE PLETZ NAMED TO JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM

February 24, 2021

With files from Biathlon Canada and Biathlon SaskatchewanPhoto courtesy of Sask Games Council Regina’s Logan Pletz is one of 16 athletes named by Biathlon Canada to represent the country at the IBU Youth/Junior World Championship in Obertilliach, Austria later this...

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PANDEMIC PROVINDING UNIQUE OPPORTUNITIES FOR DZAKA

February 19, 2021

Ghana-born and Saskatoon-raised coach Mavis Dzaka first joined the Huskies Athletics track and field program as an athlete in 1999 and then came back to the team as a coach in 2011. With the pandemic changing the sport landscape in...

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FEBRUARY IS BLACK HISTORY MONTH

February 2, 2021

February is Black History Month and Canada, as well as Saskatchewan, has a long history of Black athletes and coaches who have made an impact in our communities. Nicole Forrester, an assistant professor in the School of Media for Ryerson...

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CANADA TO PLAY IN GROUP A AT OLYMPICS AS WOMEN’S NATIONAL TEAM MEETS FOR VIRTUAL CAMP

February 2, 2021

The Canadian women’s basketball team, led by Saskatchewan-based head coach Lisa Thomaidis, will face off against South Korea, Serbia and Spain in the Group Phase of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics following the Draw Ceremony on Feb. 2, 2021. Canada qualified...

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ERICA GAVEL TO SERVE AS VICE-CHAIR OF CANADIAN PARALYMPIC ATHLETES’ COUNCIL

February 1, 2021

Prince Albert wheelchair basketball player Erica Gavel is "humbled and honoured" after being selected to her new role as the Vice Chair of the Canadian Paralympic Athletes' Council by her fellow council members. This comes following her election to a...

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