Sports

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

Levingston has signed former Rainmen point guard Cliff Clinkscales and hasn’t ruled out bringing back more former Rainmen in the future.

WatchHalifax Hurricanes begin training camp

The Hurricanes take over for the Rainmen as Halifax’s team in the National Basketball League of Canada

Dec 4, 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

Deveaux trains in the Spartan surroundings of his front room. The weather can be pretty rough in Nova Scotia and it is often easier to train in a more controlled, indoor environment.

IronmanTeacher training

Extreme endurance with a full-time job

Nov 9, 2015

"Understanding areas of my recovery that are potentially slower then some of my competitors. That was the biggest takeaway": athlete Heather Hamilton

AthleticsAthletes: This tool claims it’ll tell you more about yourself and help you win

A startup offers professional athletes and weekend warriors a way to advance their workouts

Oct 30, 2015