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Cape Breton’s LeJean surges into world Para-athletic championships

Cape Breton’s LeJean surges into world Para-athletic championships

Sydney's Pam LeJean has found something headed into her seated shot put competition on Saturday at the world Para-athletic championships in London.
McLean maintains lead at Future Links Atlantic; Farrell moves into tie for first

McLean maintains lead at Future Links Atlantic; Farrell moves into tie for first

Ken-Wo's Meghan McLean increased her lead and Seaview's Aubrey Farrell closed the gap at the Future Links Atlantic golf championship.
Ten years after: Swim returns to site of crowning provincial golf victory

Ten years after: Swim returns to site of crowning provincial golf victory

The last time Jody Swim played The Links at Penn Hills, he won the Nova Scotia mid-amateur championship, the first provincial title for the River Hills golfer. That was 10 years ago. The decade brought a lot of change to Swim's life off the course.
Ken-Wo's McLean, defending champion Ross lead at Future Links Atlantic

Ken-Wo's McLean, defending champion Ross lead at Future Links Atlantic

Less than a week after being crowned the Nova Scotia junior girls' champion, Meghan McLean picked up where she left off at the Future Links Atlantic championship Tuesday at Clare Golf and Country Club.
Sidney Crosby to bring Stanley Cup to Natal Day parade

Sidney Crosby to bring Stanley Cup to Natal Day parade

The Stanley Cup will not take its customary route. After two Stanley Cup parades in his native Cole Harbour, Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby has switched things up and will celebrate with Nova Scotia fans during the Natal Day parade on Aug. 7.
Cape Breton Highlanders announce Rob Spon as head coach

Cape Breton Highlanders announce Rob Spon as head coach

The Cape Breton Highlanders have signed a new head coach. It was announced Tuesday that Rob Spon will lead the Sydney squad when the league resumes in November.
CHRIS COCHRANE: Debate is good for the Sport Hall of Fame

CHRIS COCHRANE: Debate is good for the Sport Hall of Fame

Hockey superstar Sidney Crosby, sure, but what about big-league ballplayer Vince Horsman, boxers Clyde Gray and Art Hafey, and harness racing driver Billy O'Donnell? When a Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame panel chose the top 25 athletes in the province's history — soon to be reduced to 15 — there were at least eight names that shouldn't have been overlooked.
Gymnast Ellie Black headlines Canadian team for world university games

Gymnast Ellie Black headlines Canadian team for world university games

The two-time Olympian from Halifax is among nearly 400 Canadian athletes who will compete at the games that begin Aug. 19 in Taipei.
Yarmouth runner Grimshaw-Surette races toward bright future

Yarmouth runner Grimshaw-Surette races toward bright future

At 18 years of age, Hudson Grimshaw-Surette, a medal hopeful in the 800 metres at the upcoming Canada Games in Winnipeg, might be Nova Scotia's next big thing in middle-distance running.
PHOTOS: Under-19 men’s rugby championship kicks off in Truro

PHOTOS: Under-19 men’s rugby championship kicks off in Truro

The Canadian under-19 men's rugby championship began in Truro on Monday. The six-team tournament will be played in conjunction with the Canadian senior women's event.