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Jennerich and Obee win Rowing Silver in Rio

Elk Lake based rowers Lindsay Jennerich and Patricia Obee of Victoria have won the silver medal in lightweight women's double sculls rowing at the...

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...

Women’s Rugby 7’s Team wins Bronze at Rio Olympics

© Copyright - 2016 - Victoria Sports News Canada made history today – medaling in the Women’s Rugby 7’s at the Rio Olympics. The Victoria-based...

Canada Women’s Rugby 7’s in Olympic Semi-final

  Canada’s Women’s Rugby Sevens Olympic team will be playing for a medal in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after advancing...

Rugby: Team Canada qualifies for quarter finals with 38-0 win over host Brazil

© Copyright - 2016 - Victoria Sports News Team Canada is off to a 2-0 to start at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in women's...

Ryan Cochrane fails to qualify for the finals in the 400-metre freestyle

© Copyright - 2016 - Victoria Sports News Victoria's Ryan Cochrane failed to advance out of the heats in the 400-metre freestyle event this morning. He...

PISE’s Robert Bettauer Announcing at Rio Olympics

PISE CEO Robert Bettauer will be a tennis analyst for CBC/Radio-Canada at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The tennis competition runs from August 6...

Ten Greater Victoria athletes competing in Rio and where to watch them

© Copyright - 2016 - Victoria Sports News The Rio Olympic Games are about to start and Greater Victoria – a hot bed of sports...

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...

Victoria Athletes Included in Sail Canada Team for Rio Paralympics

Victoria's husband and wife team John McRoberts and Jackie Gay are among the six athletes named to the Sail Canada team for the Rio...