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Liam Stanley wins silver at Rio Paralympic Games

© Copyright - 2016 - Victoria Sports News Victoria’s Liam Stanley earned the silver medal today during the Rio Paralympic Games 1500-metre track competition. Stanley ran...

Bronze medal for Victoria’s Catharine Pendrel in Mountain Biking

© Copyright - 2016 - Victoria Sports News Vancouver Island is a hotbed for many sports and recreational pursuits, with 12 national teams calling Greater...

Ryan Cochrane comes up short in 1500-metre freestyle

© Copyright - 2016 - Victoria Sports News Today in Rio, Victoria’s Ryan Cochrane, a two-time Olympic medallist in swimming, competed in the 1500-metre event...

Rio announcing gig “pinnacle level” for former Vikes swimmer Hindmarch-Watson

Vikes Communications For many people, the dream of going to the Olympics in an official capacity is one that must survive a number of "ifs"...

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...