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CHRIS COCHRANE: Nova Scotia teams have a knack for national upsets

CHRIS COCHRANE: Nova Scotia teams have a knack for national upsets

Over the years it’s too often been easy to dismiss Nova Scotia teams in national competition as mere fodder for the clubs from larger Canadian provinces. It’s an understandable habit.
Dartmouth paddler MacIntosh races to final at under-23 worlds in Romania

Dartmouth paddler MacIntosh races to final at under-23 worlds in Romania

Nova Scotia athletes have surged into several finals at the canoe sprint world under-23 and junior championships in Romania.
Four Nova Scotians reach finals at Ringside World Championships

Four Nova Scotians reach finals at Ringside World Championships

Kennetcook's Wyatt Sanford, a prospect for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, will be among four Nova Scotians to fight in finals today at the Ringside World Championships in Independence, Mo.
Halifax Trojans’ Madison Archer 7th at Canadian Junior Swimming Championships

Halifax Trojans’ Madison Archer 7th at Canadian Junior Swimming Championships

Archer set a personal best time in the 800-metre freestyle final for girls 15-17.
Canada Games: Bluenose team ready to compete while its leader completes a personal circle

Canada Games: Bluenose team ready to compete while its leader completes a personal circle

In Winnipeg, Stephen Gallant leads Team Nova Scotia, a group of 425 athletes, coaches and managers, as its chef de mission. The bonus will come in Week 2 as he gets to be a spectator at the swimming venue while his son Luke competes for the Bluenose team.
Capers’ Keough earns shot with national development team

Capers’ Keough earns shot with national development team

Alison Keough is the only Atlantic University Sport player with a chance to make Canada's team for the world student games.
No finish line yet for three-time Olympian Eric Gillis

No finish line yet for three-time Olympian Eric Gillis

Eric Gillis knows his last race as an elite marathoner is out there somewhere. But he's got miles to go before he hangs up his racing shoes.
Trojans’ Mountford 7th in 200 backstroke on Day 1 of Canadian junior swimming championships

Trojans’ Mountford 7th in 200 backstroke on Day 1 of Canadian junior swimming championships

Hanna Mountford of the Halifax Trojans placed seventh in the girls' 200-metre backstroke final on the opening day of the Canadian junior swimming championships in Toronto on Wednesday.
Diverse Bluenose athletics crew gunning for a dozen medals at Canada Games

Diverse Bluenose athletics crew gunning for a dozen medals at Canada Games

Ueli Albert is all about inclusion. The head coach of Nova Scotia's Canada Games athletics team wanted a complete team atmosphere, and he thinks he has found it with his group of able-bodied, Para and Special Olympic athletes.
CHRIS COCHRANE: Now is the time for the Blue Jays brass to be smart

CHRIS COCHRANE: Now is the time for the Blue Jays brass to be smart

The fun ride, at least for this year, is ending prematurely for the Toronto Blue Jays and their millions of fans across Canada. Rebuilding is a delicate balance and here's some ideas about how the team could go about it.