Sports & Fitness

  • 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

  • Favourite Local Athlete

    1. James Reimer
    2. Jonathan Toews
    3. Honourable mentions: Desiree Scott, Mark Scheifele, Clara Hughes

  • What is a Wesmen?

    “The Wesmen” has a long historical background and meaning, but over time, its meaning has changed in the context of sports. The name given to University of Winnipeg sports teams has morphed into the desired identity of those who engage and connect with it. But, at the core, what truly is a Wesmen? 

  • Wrestling out West

    U of W hosts Canada West Wrestling Championship for first time

  • Drop in and have a ball

    Free intramurals offered to students at the RecPlex

  • Growing stronger

    Wesmen wrestling program gets more athletes and support

  • Their best offence is good defence

    Wesmen men’s volleyball team swaps strategies this season

  • Bouncin’ good times

    Bubble soccer ‘a cross between soccer and bumper cars’

  • Balls to the wall

    Winnipeg dodgeball is taking a leap to the next level

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