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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.
St. F.X. cross-country coach to retire after upcoming season; Olympian Eric Gillis signs on

St. F.X. cross-country coach to retire after upcoming season; Olympian Eric Gillis signs on

St. Francis Xavier University's cross-country and track and field head coach Bernie Chisholm plans to retire after the upcoming season, taking on his planned successor Olympic marathoner Eric Gillis as an assistant coach.
With putter in hand, Margeson heads to Future Links Atlantic championship as top contender

With putter in hand, Margeson heads to Future Links Atlantic championship as top contender

If the flatstick is working, Ashburn golfer Shaun Margeson should be an odds-on favourite for this week's Future Links Atlantic championship at Clare.
Seif Sanad looks to showcase East Coast rugby

Seif Sanad looks to showcase East Coast rugby

The 18-year-old from Bedford will play as an underage player when the Canadian under-19 men's rugby championship begins on Monday in Truro.
Blenkhorn wins IWK 250, but rough day for Hall of Famer Mark Martin in return to racing

Blenkhorn wins IWK 250, but rough day for Hall of Famer Mark Martin in return to racing

Truro's Dylan Blenkhorn won the IWK 250 at Riverside International Speedway in James River on Saturday, while Martin was knocked out with mechanical problems.
Nova Scotia finishes Football Canada Cup in sixth place

Nova Scotia finishes Football Canada Cup in sixth place

It just wasn't Nova Scotia's week at the under-18 Football Canada Cup in Wolfville. Nova Scotia got behind early on Friday in a 24-10 loss to British Columbia in the game for fifth place at Acadia's Raymond Field.
Single arrow changed teen Aboriginal archer’s path

Single arrow changed teen Aboriginal archer’s path

A $5 bill is at the heart of Emma Atwell's great promise in archery. Hantsport's Atwell will be one of a handful of Nova Scotians competing in the North American Indigenous Games, beginning Sunday in Toronto.
Margeson, McLean win N.S. junior golf titles

Margeson, McLean win N.S. junior golf titles

Ashburn golfer Shaun Margeson successfully defended his provincial junior boys' title by one stroke Thursday at Ken-Wo Golf Club. Ken-Wo's Meghan McLean easily won her first junior girls' crown since 2014.