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WEEKLY ROUNDUP JUNE 2-8

Priddell named alternate  Regina’s Kenzie Priddell was named an alternate for the artistic swimming team nominated to represent Canada at the Tokyo Games.   The eight...

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CELEBRATE PRIDE MONTH IN JUNE

June is known across the world as Pride Month. Parades, festivals and events celebrating the LGBTQ2SI+ community happen across the...

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WEEKLY ROUNDUP MAY 26 – JUNE 1

Canada picks up first win at WBSC Baseball Americas Qualifier  Canada got off to a strong start at the WBSC...

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WEEKLY ROUNDUP MAY 19-25

Baseball Canada announces roster for qualifier Saskatchewan pitchers Andrew Albers and Dustin Molleken are among 25 athletes named to Baseball Canada’s roster...

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SASKATCHEWAN SPORTS HALL OF FAME 2021 INDUCTEES INCLUDES SIX WITH OLYMPIC/PARALYMPIC TIES

On Thursday, May 20, five athletes, one builder and two teams were inducted into the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame....

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WEEKLY ROUNDUP MAY 12-18

Thibeault punches ticket to Tokyo Boxer Tammara Thibeault, who calls Regina her hometown, has been named to the Canadian boxing...

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WEEKLY ROUNDUP MAY 5-11

Para swimmer Nikita Ens nominated for Paralympic team Nikita Ens is among seven athletes announced Tuesday by Swimming Canada as...

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WEEKLY ROUNDUP April 28-MAY 4

Rylan Wiens captures bronze and a spot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics for Canada In a terrific performance at the...

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WEEKLY ROUNDUP APRIL 21-27

Hudak and Ehman get nod for national Para Nordic teams Prince Albert’s Brittany Hudak and Saskatoon’s Jesse Ehman have named...

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WEEKLY ROUNDUP APRIL 7-13

Clark, Lacquette and Shirley invited to national women’s hockey selection camp Saskatoon forwards Emily Clark and Sophie Shirley, as well...

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WEEKLY ROUNDUP MARCH 31-APRIL 6

Aikens and Canadian rugby sevens team sweep Emirates Invitational With no competition in nearly a year, there may have been...

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“IT’S HARD TO DREAM SOMETHING IF YOU CAN’T SEE IT”: NEW INITIATIVE BENEFITING LOCAL FEMALE COACHES

Written by Matt Johnson for Canadian Sport Centre Saskatchewan Through spending most of her life growing up in sports, Emily...

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WEEKLY ROUNDUP MARCH 17-MARCH 23

McMorris makes Canadian history in big air With a two-run total of 179.25 points, Regina’s Mark McMorris captured gold and...

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CLARK, LACQUETTE NAMED TO HOCKEY CANADA TRAINING CAMP ROSTER

With files Hockey Canada Emily Clark and Brigette Lacquette are among 35 players invited by Hockey Canada to attend the...

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SASK DIVING COACH AND ATHLETE HONOURED IN NATIONAL AWARDS

With files, photos and video from Diving Plongeon Canada Two Saskatchewan diving connections were honoured with Diving Plongeon Canada Awards...

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BIATHLETE PLETZ NAMED TO JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM

With files from Biathlon Canada and Biathlon SaskatchewanPhoto courtesy of Sask Games Council Regina’s Logan Pletz is one of 16...

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PANDEMIC PROVINDING UNIQUE OPPORTUNITIES FOR DZAKA

Ghana-born and Saskatoon-raised coach Mavis Dzaka first joined the Huskies Athletics track and field program as an athlete in 1999...

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FEBRUARY IS BLACK HISTORY MONTH

February is Black History Month and Canada, as well as Saskatchewan, has a long history of Black athletes and coaches...

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

The Canadian women’s basketball team, led by Saskatchewan-based head coach Lisa Thomaidis, will face off against South Korea, Serbia and...

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

Prince Albert wheelchair basketball player Erica Gavel is "humbled and honoured" after being selected to her new role as the...

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WEEKLY ROUNDUP April 28-MAY 4

May 4, 2021

Rylan Wiens captures bronze and a spot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics for Canada

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 the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

The Saskatoon diver, who was accompanied by his coach Mary Carroll, accumulated 488.55 points over six dives in the men’s 10-metre platform final on Tuesday, May 4. This after finishing the preliminary round in ninth and the semifinal round in 10th.

The result gives Canada its second and final spot at in the men’s 10m event for the Tokyo Olympic Games. Who will represent Canada in those two spots is still to be determined.

Read more about Rylan’s performance at Olympic.ca

Watch Rylan’s final six dives on CBC.

Shooting coach Lisa Borgerson is Tokyo bound

Rockglen’s Lisa Borgerson has been selected to accompany women’s 10-metre air pistol athlete Lynda Kiejko —the lone member of Canada’s shooting team— at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Borgerson previously coached the Canadian team at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.

Read more on Olympic.ca.

Pools announced for Tokyo wheelchair rugby competition

While a roster is still be announced for the Tokyo Paralympic Games, the Canadian wheelchair rugby team and Regina hopeful Britt Mayer knows who they’ll face in the preliminary round after the pool information was announced on April 28.

Canada, who is ranked fifth in the world going into the Games, is in Pool B along with the second-ranked and 2016 Paralympic silver medalists Team USA, No. 4 Great Britain and No. 8 New Zealand.

Pool A consists of the top-ranked and defending Paralympic gold medalists Australia, No. 3 Japan —who defeated Canada in the bronze medal game at the 2016 Games — No. 6 France and No. 7 Denmark.

Wheelchair rugby is scheduled to take play August 25-29. A full competition schedule will be released at a later date.

Read the announcement at wheelchairrugby.ca.

Paralympic wheelchair basketball schedule to be announced May 12

It will be an early morning for Canadian wheelchair basketball fans on May 12 as the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) is set to announce the official draws for the men’s and women’s basketball teams for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at 6:30 a.m. EST (4:30 a.m. SK time).

Both the men’s and women’s team qualified for Tokyo after medal-winning performances at the 2019 Parapan Am Games. The women earned gold, while the men claimed silver.

Regina’s Nik Goncin was a member the of Parapan Am men’s team and Prince Albert’s Erica Gavel played with the women’s team. Both are hopefuls for their respective team’s Tokyo roster.

Read more on wheelchairbasketball.ca.