Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Nfld. & Labrador’ Category

A 3,100-km race through ice and snow: 5 things you should know about Cain’s Quest 2020

Friday, March 6th, 2020
Cain's Quest

The treacherous 3,100-kilometre snowmobile race will have riders zipping through remote and rugged parts of Labrador battling dangerously low temperatures, blizzards and whiteout conditions and threatening terrain, all while trying to maintain their machines while staying safe.

Leafs — some freshly screeched in — head to Ottawa as N.L. training camp wraps up

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
mike babcock

Between locking down a star forward and kissing the cod, the NHL's visit to the Rock didn't stop for a moment.

Former national men’s hockey teammates gather in St. John’s to relive memories

Thursday, September 12th, 2019
George Faulkner

More than 50 years after members of the men’s national hockey team represented Canada in international tournaments, they’re gathering in St. John’s.

Team Gushue curling camp developing next generation of young curlers

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
Brett Gallant Team Gushue Camp

Brad Gushue says he never got to take part in summer curling camps as a teenager, but now he's helping to develop the next generation of curlers.

201st Royal St. John’s Regatta underway on calm, sunny morning

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
Justin Trudeau at the regatta

If you played Regatta Roulette, you won.

‘I have a sister who’s better than me’: NHL’s 1st-round pick Alex Newhook shares spotlight with sister Abby

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

When 16th overall pick Alex Newhook filled out a questionnaire at the recent NHL draft in Vancouver, one of his answers got a lot of attention.

Former NHLer wants to show Parkinson’s not ‘just an old person disease’

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
Nathan Dempsey

While he doesn't play professionally anymore, Nathan Dempsey says he's not letting his Parkinson's disease diagnosis keep him off the ice.

Skeleton athlete takes an icy track from snowy slopes of St. John’s to world championships

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
Mark Lynch skeleton

Mark Lynch took the saying "jumping in head-first" literally. After a childhood of racing sleds down snowy slopes, the 31-year-old is now preparing for international competition.

Newfoundland Growlers captain suspended for 7 games after off-ice fist fight

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
james melindy

James Melindy of the Newfoundland Growlers got into an off-ice scuffle Sunday in Brampton, Ont. The league issued a seven-game suspension to both players Tuesday.

Figure skater Osmond to receive order of Newfoundland and Labrador

Monday, December 31st, 2018
Kaetlyn Osmond and Christopher Pratt

Figure skating champion Kaetlyn Osmond and renowned Canadian painter Christopher Pratt will be receiving the highest honour in her home province — the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador. There will be 10 new inductees at a Jan. 29 ceremony.