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National Champions Patrick Chan (left) and Alaine Chartrand

UpdatedChan and Chartrand win national skating titles

Patrick Chan and Alaine Chartrand win the individual competitions at the National Skating Championships.

Jan 22, 2016

Bobbi Cochar wears tiny skates she knit for competitors.

EnthusiasmSuper fan? This woman knits tiny personalized skates

Consider yourself a fan of figure skating? You might not be in the same league as Bobbi Cochar

Jan 19, 2016

Hall of fame Robert Parish talks to a crowd at Saint Mary's University on Saturday

BasketballQ&A: Hall of famer Robert Parish on 21 NBA seasons

The former Boston Celtics big man was in Halifax this weekend. He talks life after basketball, the Golden State Warriors, and not being scared of Charles Oakley.

Jan 18, 2016

The team in training for the weekend

TechnologyTech company wants to build a better athlete

The Dal Tigers are working with a cutting-edge sports technology company to help their varsity athletes reach their full potential

Jan 15, 2016

Hurricanes players look on during a drill during their training camp in December.

Basketball‘We have to win back the confidence from fans’: Hurricanes GM

It’s a new basketball franchise in Halifax, with a new name, new players and (mostly) new owners---but the same attendance problems.

Jan 13, 2016

Sarah MacNeil: “I don’t think it sets in until after you’re gone that you’re not going to do it again.”

Hockey'I jinxed myself': Injury ends forward's university hockey career

Sarah MacNeil won’t suit up in a Tigers uniform again after crashing into the boards last Saturday

Jan 12, 2016

A woman walks into the Dalplex. More and more women are making use of weight lifting facilities now that machine orientation programs are being offered.

SportsWomen encouraged to lift weights at Dalhousie gym

Strength training essential for women under 25, says trainer

Dec 8, 2015

Try-and-learn practice with the Halifax Xplosion

FootballNova Scotian women’s tackle football team encourages women to come out and learn

The team held its first try-and-learn session this week to give women an opportunity to learn the sport

Dec 4, 2015

Megan Leslie speaks at the launch of WomenActive Nova Scotia

LaunchWomenActive NS launches in Nova Scotia

'It’s simple – everyone benefits from gender equity,' said Leo Glavine

Dec 3, 2015

Fans at Saturday's hockey game at Alumni Arena bundle up to keep warm in the rink.

HockeySMU’s Alumni Arena ‘oldest and coldest in the AUS,’ says fan

The SMU women’s hockey team is on fire, but their arena is as cold as ice

Dec 3, 2015

Anna Stammberger (right) coaching three of her Dalhousie women's basketball team members.

SportsHalifax mirrors national problem of few female head coaches in varsity athletics

A 2013 national study says females made up 17 per cent of all varsity sports head coaching positions, yet only 5 per cent in Halifax

Nov 29, 2015

A SMU hockey player takes a shot on net during the women's team practice at Alumni Arena.

HockeyWomen’s hockey team bring the heat while playing in the cold

On and off the ice, some people find Alumni Arena too cold

Nov 28, 2015

HockeyNear sweep: Canada wins 5 of 6 games in all-star junior hockey series

Fans packed the Scotiabank Centre Thursday night to watch the QMJHL all-star team take on Russia

Nov 23, 2015