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Weekly Roundup Sept. 8-14

Paige Crozon heading to 3x3 finals in Romania Humboldt’s Paige Crozon will be competing in the FIBA Women’s 3x3 Series...

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A Concussion Story Webinar

Sask Sport, the Sport Medicine and Science Council of Saskatchewan and the Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport have partnered...

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Coaches Game Plan YXE

Canadian Sport Centre Saskatchewan and the Coaches Association of Saskatchewan are partnering to offer a Game Plan YXE for High...

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Weekly Roundup August 25-September 7

Paralympian Erica Gavel announces retirement 2016 Paralympian and Team Canada wheelchair basketball player Erica Gavel has announced her retirement from...

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TOKYO PARALYMPIC RECAP

DAY TWELVE/TOTAL RECAP - SEPTEMBER 5, 2021 With Day 12 of competition and the Closing Ceremony taking place on the...

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WEEKLY ROUNDUP AUGUST 18-24

Sutherland claims bronze at world championships With a personal best time of 57.27 seconds, Borden’s Savannah Sutherland captured bronze in...

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CHEER ON SASK AT THE TOKYO PARALYMPIC GAMES

Saskatchewan will send its largest contingent in history to the Paralympic Summer Games with 20 individuals from the province who...

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CLARK, CANADA SET TO DO BATTLE ON WORLD STAGE

Written by Matt Johnson for the Canadian Sport Centre SaskatchewanPhoto credit: MATTHEW MURNAGHAN / HOCKEY CANADA IMAGES When the 2021...

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WEEKLY ROUNDUP JULY 27 to AUGUST 10

Saskatchewan FACE Grant recipients named Biggar Para snowboarder Lisa DeJong and Regina diver Presley Deck have been announced as recipients...

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TOKYO OLYMPIC RECAP

DAY SIXTEEN RECAP - AUGUST 8, 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympics wrap up While no Saskatchewan athletes competed on Day 16,...

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CHEER ON SASK AT THE TOKYO OLYMPIC GAMES

After a lifetime of hard work and dedication to sport, 12 individuals from Saskatchewan will represent Canada at the Olympic...

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ATHLETE TO ATHLETE CO-OP

You are invited to an athlete-only, peer-to-peer discussion to connect with and be supported by other athletes across Canada who...

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WEEKLY ROUNDUP JUNE 30 TO JULY 13

Shaw secures Paralympic spot Midale’s Keely Shaw will be making her Paralympic debut in Tokyo after being named to the...

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WIENS AND CARROLL HEADED TO TOKYO

A second-place finish at the Canadian Olympic Diving Trials earned Pike Lake's Rylan Wiens a ticket to the 2020 Olympic...

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WEEKLY ROUNDUP JUNE 23-29

Canada captures silver at World Para Ice Hockey Championship The Canadian men’s Para ice hockey team finished with a silver...

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WEEKLY ROUNDUP JUNE 16-22

Nikita Ens breaks records at Para swimming World Series event Meadow Lake’s Nikita Ens set two new Canadian records and...

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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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WEEKLY ROUNDUP MAY 26 – JUNE 1

June 1, 2021

Canada picks up first win at WBSC Baseball Americas Qualifier 

Canada got off to a strong start at the WBSC Baseball Qualifier in Florida with a 7-0 win over Colombia on Monday. 

North Battleford’s Andrew Albers pitched seven innings, recording seven strikeouts while combing for a no-hitter for the red and white. 

The Canadian squad, which also includes Saskatoon pitcher Dustin Molleken, will face Cuba on Tuesday and Venezuela on Wednesday to wrap up preliminary round action. 

Read more about Canada’s first win at cbc.ca

Watch games on cbc.ca

Canadian synchro team claims first place, looks ahead to Olympic qualifier 

Competing in a FINA World Series virtual event, the Canadian synchronized swimming team, including Saskatoon’s Sydney Carroll and Regina’s Kenzie Priddell, finished in the top spot with a score of 87.9667 

Next up for the team will be the FINA ASWS Super Final in Barcelona, Spain June 10-13, which will be held in conjunction with the FINA Artistic Swimming Olympic Qualification Tournament. 

Learn more at artisticswimming.ca

Multiple Canadian Trials set for June 

Saskatchewan diving, swimming and athletics hopefuls will get their shot at making their respective Canadian rosters with multiple Canadian Trials upcoming in June. 

Canadian Olympic Diving Trials: June 28 to July 1 in Toronto 
Canadian Olympic Swimming Trials: June 19-23 in Toronto 
Canadian Olympic & Paralympic Athletics Trials: June 24-27 in Montreal 
 
For more information on Saskatchewan’s hopefuls, please visit cheeronsask.ca.

Lyles invited to training camp 

Saskatoon-born Trey Lyles is one of 21 athletes who accepted an invitation to attend Canada’s Senior Men’s National Team training camp ahead of the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament.  

The team will hold camp in Tampa, Florida at the Toronto Raptors temporary training facilities June 16-24 before travelling to Victoria for the qualifier, June 29 to July 4.   

Lyles became the first Saskatoon-born player drafted to the NBA in 2015. His father, Tom, played on the Saskatoon Storm in the World Basketball League in the early 90s. The Lyles family including his Saskatoon and Canadian mother, Jessie, lived in Canada until 2002. Lyles currently plays for the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA.  

Canada is in Group A of the qualifying tournament and will meet Greece and China. The winner of the tournament books a ticket to the Tokyo Olympic Games. It would be the first time Canada has appeared in the Olympics in men’s basketball since 2000. 

Learn more on basketball.ca.

Ken Babey to lead Canada Para Hockey team at world championship 

Saskatoon’s Ken Babey will once again be at the helm of the Canadian Para Hockey team as head coach when the squad travels to Ostrava, Czech Republic June 19-26 for the world championships. 

“We are thrilled to announce the 17 players that have been selected to represent Canada at the IPC World Para Hockey Championship,” said Babey. “As we look ahead to the 2022 Paralympics in Beijing, we are confident in the depth and talent on our roster. Despite having limited opportunities to gather as a full team in the past year, we know our players and staff are excited to compete for a gold medal in the Czech Republic.” 

Also joining the team will be mental performance consultant Kyle McDonald of Regina. 

Canada has one gold four times at world championships and claimed silver at the 2019 edition. 

Read more on hockeycanada.ca

Three Saskatchewan athletes crack national U19 volleyball roster 

Volleyball Canada has released their roster for the Indoor Men’s U19 Team for 2021, with Saskatoon’s Keegan Colleaux, Regina’s Lucas Musschoot and Muenster’s Skyler Varga making the cut. 

The team will begins virtual training in June with plans for in-person training in July in Vancouver. Depending on COVID-19 restrictions, the squad may also represent Canada at the Four Federations Competition scheduled for July 28 to August 5 in Anaheim.  

Learn more at volleyball.ca