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VSN Athlete of the Year and VSN Team of the Year shortlist

© Copyright - 2017 - Victoria Sports News   Now that we have the 2016  calendar year in our rear view mirror, it is time to...

PISE Officially Opens Inclusive 4-Lane Track

Dignitaries, Olympians and Paralympians braved the wet weather today to attend the official opening of PISE’s new track. The finished project adds a fully accessible...

Victoria Pair earn two silver medals in Rio

© Copyright - 2016 - Victoria Sports News Jackie Gay and John McRoberts of Victoria earned two silver medals in Paralympic sailing at the 2016...

Coaches Week Honours the Importance of Coaching

Coaches Week will be celebrated across B.C. from September 17-25, in a province-wide and national campaign dedicated to celebrating the integral roles coaches play...

Rio Paralympians Powered by PISE

With just hours to go until the Opening Ceremonies of the Rio Paralympics, PISE (Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence) extends good wishes for success...

Island Paralympians to Watch Out For

© Copyright - 2016 - Victoria Sports News With the Rio Paralympics starting today VSN takes a look at some Victoria and Island-based athletes who...

Sailing Couple Prepared for the Rio Paralympics

With just a week to go until the Rio Paralympic Games, many para-athletes are in Rio or are preparing to leave. Two such athletes...

Michelle Stilwell Named to Rio Paralympic Team

  Triple gold medalist Paralympian Michelle Stilwell leads a 24-strong team announced today by Athletics Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee, to compete in the...

ParaRowing Team Announced for Rio

Victoria-based Rowing Canada Aviron and the Canadian Paralympic Committee have announced the five athletes nominated for selection to Team Canada for the Rio 2016...