Sports & Fitness

  • Show and tell

    Reporters tell stories through words and images, though it’s often the text that gets the most attention, response and analysis. 

  • Wesmen Weekend Wrap-Up

    The University of Winnipeg Wesmen are riding a win streak after the men's and women's teams captured two victories a piece over the UBC Okanagan Heat last weekend.

  • Wesmen basketball host Victoria Vikes for weekend series

    The Victoria Vikes visited Winnipeg on Oct. 26 and 27 for a series of games against the Wesmen.

  • Wesmen Soccer vs. Saskatchewan Huskies

    The University of Winnipeg Wesmen women's soccer team closed out their 2018 campaign with a narrow loss to the University of Saskatchewan Huskies on Oct. 20.

  • Wesmen Recap

    The Winnipeg Wesmen women's soccer team came close to but couldn't clinch their first win of the regular season this past weekend.

  • Wesmen Soccer Vs. Fraser Valley Cascades

    On Sept. 14, 2018, the Winnipeg Wesmen women's team hosted the Fraser Valley Cascades. 

  • A Sports League for everyone

    University of Winnipeg (U of W) student group Inexperienced Sports League (ISL) is interested in bringing new and old sports and games to fun-loving students who don’t have time to join a sports team but are down to get some physical exercise.

  • Dodgeball athletes defy gendered assumptions

    Lower-level dodgeball teams in Manitoba are co-ed and require a minimum of two female players on the court at all times.

  • Start-up works to keep athletes safe

    People might play sports for leisure and enjoyment, but should also take safety precautions, since they’re at risk of injuries. 

  • Wesmen volleyball team adds golden prospects

    The Wesmen women’s volleyball team might have more potential than their mid-season 1-5 record indicates.

  • Past, present and future of Winnipeg curling clubs

    Curling clubs are weathering social changes, but many community members continue to use them for recreation, including both the sport itself and the atmosphere.

  • Breaking Ultimate world records

    On Sept. 12, Connor Lawrence and Shayne Pfeifer broke the Guinness World Record for the most behind-the-back flying disc catches in one minute. Their record was 34.

  • Wesmen soccer team striving to make playoffs

    The University of Winnipeg’s Wesmen women’s soccer team hopes to become stronger and make the playoffs this year.

  • PROFile - Andrea Bedard

    The University of Winnipeg’s (U of W) Andrea Bedard confirms that sitting is the new smoking, but luckily, the instructor barely has time to do so between teaching, raising a family and advocating for physical activity in the community. 

  • Winnipeg to host national dodgeball tournament

    Canada’s top dodgeball players will head to Winnipeg next year. In January, the city won the bid to host the third annual Canadian National Dodgeball Championship Tournament in April 2018, a move event director Mat Klachefsky calls a “huge win” for the local dodgeball community. 

  • Manitoba Open winding up for curling event

    Bonspiel has been hurrying hard for 125 years 

  • Athletics for all

    Breaking down student athletic and rec fees

  • Wesmen acknowledge land and people

    Teams seeking to build relationships in the community

  • From new starts to starters

    The Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba (IRCOM) is helping ease the arrival of newcomer youth and children in Canada through sports. 

  • Favourite Local rec league or casual sport

    1. Dodgeball Winnipeg
    2. Ultimate Frisbee (Winnipeg Rec League)
    3. Softball

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