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Wheelchair Rugby Canada nominates athletes for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Wheelchair Rugby Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee have announced the 12 athletes nominated for selection to Team Canada for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games this September. Canada is currently ranked world No. 1 in wheelchair rugby for the first...

Rugby Canada Names Team for June Test

Canada’s Senior Men’s Team Head Coach Mark Anscombe has named his 28-man squad for the annual June test match series. Thirty-five players recently completed a week-long training camp at Shawnigan Lake School on Vancouver Island before a final touring squad...

Adam Cornelson wins Bayview Place Island Savings Open

Bayview Place Island Savings Open Langley, British Columbia’s Adam Cornelson shot a 6-under 65 on Saturday at Uplands Golf Club to capture the Bayview Place Island Savings Open presented by Times Colonist for his first Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR...

Canadian Direct Insurance BC Bears Drop Season Opener to England Counties

BC Rugby The Canadian Direct Insurance Bears were slow off the mark and fell behind quickly to England Counties.  A stabilizing scrum helped the Bears to a better showing in the second half, but in the end the home team found themselves shutout on...

HarbourCats swept by Sweets in 7-4 loss

Jim Swanson, Victoria HarbourCats After losing two competitive games to begin the West Coast League season, the Victoria HarbourCats dug themselves a deep hole at Borleske Stadium on Sunday and could not climb out of it. Right-hander Casey Costello (Orange Coast...

Highlanders tackle Kitsap Pumas 4-1

© Copyright - 2016 - Victoria Sports News The Victoria Highlanders hosted the Kitsap Pumas at Centennial Stadium Sunday in hot conditions, with field temperatures hovering near 30 degrees. The Highlanders defeated the Pumas 4-1 despite spending the majority of the game in their own...

BC Criterium Champions Crowned in Victoria

© Copyright - 2016 - Victoria Sports News The weather was perfect, the crowds showed up and the racing was exciting. Today's Russ Hay's/Accent Inns Grand Prix was the culmination of three days of classic cycling. To top it, two...

Results: Christie-Phoenix Insurance Victoria Run Series – meet # 2

Meet 2 - Year 7 - June 4, 2016 Men's 3000m - 6:30 PM Bib Overall Gender Age Name Time Points 2 1 m 20-29 Lucas Bruchet 8:05.90 10 37 2 m 20-29 Theo Hunt 8:30.01 8 24 3 m 20-29 Deon Clifford 8:39.24 6 73 4 m 20-29 Adam O'Meara 9:20.34 5 70 5 m 16-19 Tyler Smith 9:33.33 10 68 6 m 16-19 Hamish Babin 10:01.01 8 Men's 1500m -  6:50 PM Bib Overall Gender Age Name Time Points 75 1 m 20-29 Jake Armstrong 4:13.66 10 38 2 m 40-49 Craig Odermatt 4:21.36 10 74 3 m 20-29 Fabio Brentani 4:51.55 8 Women's 1500m - 7:00 PM Bib Overall Gender Age Name Time Points 58 1 f 20-29 Mariah Kelly 4:10.30 10 71 2 f 20-29 Elisabet Lapointe 5:22.71 8 72 3 f 20-29 Keisha Besler 5:28.92 6 101 4 f 20-29 Sarah McPherson DNF       Men's 800m - 7:10 PM Bib Overall Gender Age Name Time Points 182 1 m 20-29 Geoff Harris 1:49.50 10 59 2 m 20-29 Isaac...

Rathwell and McLeod Win Another Cycling Classic Crown

Victoria’s Megan Rathwell from Broad Street Cycle and Vancouver’s Garrett McLeod from H&R Block Pro Cycling both showed (with apologies to Chaucer) that familiarity breeds competence, not contempt, as they picked up yet another Cheemos Perogies Cycling Classic win. Rathwell,...