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Commonwealth Games Roundup

Double silver for Wiens Rylan Wiens won a pair of medals in Birmingham, claiming silver in both the men's 10-metre...

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Hurdling into Birmingham: Harrison set to race at Commonwealth Games

Michelle Harrison nearly quit her career in athletics.  Following high school, the Saskatoon product descended south of the border to...

Weekly Roundup July 27-August 2

Ashworth brings home Saskatchewan's first medal of the Games It was a Commonwealth Games debut to remember for Alexis Ashworth....

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2022 Commonwealth Games set to get underway in Birmingham

Action at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England is set to get underway Friday, after the opening ceremonies officially...

Weekly Roundup July 20-26

Saskatchewan contingent set to star at Commonwealth Games Nine Canadian Sport Centre Saskatchewan athletes are off to Birmingham, Ireland for...

Weekly Roundup July 13-19

Goncin, Ostepchuk lead Canada to bronze Regina products Nik Goncin and Garrett Ostepchuk were each a part of Canada's bronze...

Weekly Roundup July 6-12

Madol representing Canada at FIBA U17 World Cup Regina's Ajok Madol is donning the red and white with Team Canada...

Weekly Roundup June 29-July 5

Saskatchewan divers wrap up in Budapest Rylan Wiens of Pike Lake and Margo Erlam, who trains in Saskatoon, both wrapped...

Weekly Roundup June 22-28

Crozon, Canada win FIBA 3x3 silver It was a historic week for Humboldt's Paige Crozon, as she she was a...

Weekly Roundup June 15-21

Ens ends up on podium in Portugal Nikita Ens is leaving Portugal with a silver medal, after the Meadow Lake,...

Weekly Roundup June 8-14

Newkirk victorious in Portugal Shelby Newkirk won a gold medal on Sunday at the 2022 World Para Swimming Championships in...

Weekly Roundup June 1-7

Arnold, Gavel off to Wisconsin Goaltender Tracey Arnold who hails from Saskatoon was named to Team Canada for the 2022...

Weekly Roundup May 25-31

Thibeault a World Champion After getting her start in boxing in Regina, Tammara Thibeault is a world champion. Thibeault defeated...

Marie Wright sets sights on return to Paralympics and new wheelchair curling discipline 

Written by: Matt Johnson Marie Wright delivers the rock in the 2022 World Wheelchair Mixed Doubles Curling Championship in Lohja,...

Weekly Roundup May 12-18

Saskatchewan diving trio brings home multiple medals Rylan Wiens added another medal to his collection, as the Pike Lake product...

Weekly Roundup May 5-11

Wright, Canada’s wheelchair curlers eliminated from Worlds Moose Jaw’s Marie Wright and teammate Jamie Answeeuw seen their run in Lohja,...

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Weekly Roundup April 27-May 4

COC to unveil Chef de Mission for 2024 Olympics  On Friday, May 6, the Canadian Olympic Committee will announce Team...

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Celebrating Olympians and Paralympians

Athletes, coaches, officials and staff who proudly represented their Saskatchewan roots at the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic and Paralympic games...

Weekly Roundup April 6-12

Erlam, Wiens medal at diving nationals Competing on home turf, Saskatoon’s Margo Erlam and Pike Lake’s Rylan Wiens both medalled...

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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.