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Vancouver Island Athletes Compete for ‘Olympics’ of Dragon Boating in China

Gabby Kalaw Vancouver Island athletes are proving to be among the elite in yet another sport. Eight paddlers from local team, Gorging Dragons, have just arrived...

The Canadian Women’s eight wins a bronze medal at the World Rowing Championships in...

As the morning awoke in Aiguebelette, final preparations were underway for the last day of races of these Championships. With dampened spirits lingering within the...

Vikes swimmers set to conclude 2015 calendar year with Christmas Cracker

Vikes Communications The University of Victoria Vikes men and women's swim teams are set to finish off their 2015 calendar year at the PCS Christmas...

ROW: Vikes rowing named one of five NextGen Hub partners with Rowing Canada

Vikes Communication Rowing Canada Aviron is pleased to announce NextGen Hub partnerships with five distinguished Universities. The University of British Columbia, the University of Victoria, Brock University, Western University, and Trent University/Peterborough Rowing Club have...

Canoe Kayak Canada Announces Selected 2018 National Sprint and Paracanoe Teams 

Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) is proud to announce the selection of the Junior, U23 and Senior National Sprint and Paracanoe teams that will be...

PREVIEW: Vikes are back outside for 43rd Elk Lake Spring Regatta

Vikes Communications After a seemingly never-ending battle with Mother Nature, the ice has finally melted just in time for the 43rd annual Elk Lake Spring...

Toth leads UVic contingent with two medals for Canada at FISU Games

Vikes Communications Celina Toth was the star of a strong showing from University of Victoria student-athletes at the 2017 Summer Universiade in Taipei City, TPE. Toth,...

2017 Canadian Rowing Hall of Fame celebrating the 1992 Canadian Olympic rowing medallists

In 1992, the Canadian Olympic Rowing team achieved a high water haul of medals, winning 4 gold and a bronze at the Barcelona Olympic...

SWIM: Three-time Olympian Horner finishes 28th in open water event at World Championships

Vikes Communications Former University of Victoria Vikes women's swimmer Stephanie Horner finished 28th in the 10-kilometre open water race at the FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Horner,...

Vikes alumnus, Olympian Barney Williams named head coach of Vikes women’s rowing program

A new era is set to begin for the University of Victoria Vikes women's program that todaynamed Olympian and former Vikes men's rower Barney Williams as...