Athletics News

  • 2017 FISU Summer Universiade: Canada sends delegation of 393 to Taipei City
    July 18, 2017
    TORONTO (U SPORTS) – U SPORTS announced Tuesday 393 Canadians will be heading to the 2017 Summer Universiade, Aug. 19-30 in Taipei City, Chinese Taipei
  • Inglis named Head Coach of Lancer Track & Field
    July 12, 2017
    Windsor, ON - The University of Windsor’s Department of Athletics is pleased to announce the hiring of Colin Inglis as the new head coach of the Lancer Track and Field program.
  • Ravens' Scrubb participating in Sacramento Kings NBA Summer League Camp
    July 11, 2017
    Former Carleton Ravens guard Philip Scrubb recently participated in the Sacramento Kings' 2017 NBA Summer League training camp.
  • OUA Announces Partnership with Data Project
    July 12, 2017
    Burlington, Ont. – Ontario University Athletics (OUA) is excited to announce a partnership with Data Project. Beginning in the 2017-2018 season, OUA and Data Project will collaborate to provide the e-Scoresheet electronic software for its member institutions participating in Men and Women’s Volleyball. OUA becomes the first league in Canada to implement the e-Scoresheet system and the sixth university league in North America (joining five NCAA conferences in the USA).
  • Queen's Abraham gets second chance to impress Florida Panthers
    July 07, 2017
    KINGSTON - While most people dream of being able to play hockey and go to the beach in the same day, Queen’s Gaels defenceman Spencer Abraham is using the opportunity to move one step closer to his own dream.
  • 2017-18 OUA league-based schedules released
    July 05, 2017
    BURLINGTON, Ont. - Ontario University Athletics (OUA) is excited to announce the release of the 2017-18 league-based sport schedules.
  • Dan Valley named full-time coach of Queen's women’s rugby
    July 05, 2017
    Queen's Athletics and Recreation is pleased to announce that Dan Valley will be the new full-time coach of women's rugby, beginning July 17.
  • FISU rosters announced for four U SPORTS managed teams
    June 29, 2017
    U SPORTS announced Thursday the rosters for the men’s and women’s soccer, men’s volleyball and men’s basketball teams set to represent Canada at the 2017 Summer Universiade in Taipei City, Chinese Taipei.
  • Guelph Gryphons Hire Chantique Payne as New Head Swimming Coach
    June 29, 2017
    The University of Guelph has named Chantique Payne head swimming coach, announced Thursday. One of the most accomplished female swimmers in recent Gryphon history, Payne has been a member of the team's coaching staff for the past two varsity seasons.
  • Boiago Signs First Professional Contract in the EEWBL
    June 29, 2017
    TORONTO, June 29, 2017 - Slan Sports Management is pleased to announce that Danielle Boiago has signed her first professional contract with the FSG Royal Eagles in the Netherlands' Eredivisie and the Eastern European Women’s Basketball League (EEWBL).
  • York names Philippe Head Coach of Lions men's basketball program
    July 05, 2017
    York University Athletics & Recreation announced on June 19th that Nate Philippe has been named the head coach of the Lions men's basketball program.
  • McMaster Athletics and Nike agree to new partnership deal
    June 23, 2017
    After becoming the first Nike school in Canada in 2012, McMaster Director of Athletics and Recreation Glen Grunwald is pleased to announce that the two sides have agreed on a new partnership agreement. The new deal will see Nike continue as the exclusive supplier of footwear, uniforms, and equipment for McMaster varsity teams. The agreement will continue to be serviced through local distributor T. Litzen Sports in Dundas.
  • Challenger Baseball heads to Thunder Bay
    June 23, 2017
    Challenger Baseball is a program run through the Jays Care Foundation, as an all-inclusive Baseball program for youth with intellectual and/or physical disabilities. This is a nationwide program with currently 73 leagues across Canada with Thunder Bay joining the program this summer.
  • Ravens' Connor Wood selected to Team Canada for 39th William Jones Cup
    June 22, 2017
    Carleton Ravens men’s basketball player Connor Wood (Guelph, ON), who was named the U SPORTS Player of the Year in 2016-17, has been selected to the roster that will represent Canada at the international tournament to be held in Tapei, Taiwan from July 14-23, 2017.
  • Former Thunderwolves coach named assistant with Celtics
    June 20, 2017
    Former Lakehead Thunderwolves coach Scott Morrison can now call the NBA home. Morrison told CBC Prince Edward Island he got the news from Boston coach Brad Stevens after the Boston Celtics were eliminated in the third round of the NBA playoffs.
  • Mendonca named Blues field hockey coach
    June 21, 2017
    The University of Toronto Varsity Blues are proud to announce that long-time assistant coach Cassius Mendonça has been named the field hockey team head coach, effective immediately.
  • McMaster women's basketball team heading to Taiwan
    June 21, 2017
    After one of the best seasons in team history, the McMaster women's basketball team will face a new challenge as it enters the international arena with a trip to the Buddha Light International Association (BLIA) Cup tournament, July 25-30, at the Kaohsiung Arena in Taiwan.
  • Calipari’s Kentucky Wildcats could be Ottawa-bound on a special diplomatic mission
    June 19, 2017
    The University of Kentucky’s star-studded basketball team is weighing a trip north after a request from the White House’s pick as U.S. ambassador. It was announced Thursday that Kelly Craft is the U.S. government’s nominee for the next ambassador to Canada. Craft and her husband, billionaire Joe Craft, are major donors to the University of Kentucky men’s basketball program, which practises at the Joe Craft athletic centre on campus.