Sports

Recent NHL signee Colten Ellis stands next to his hometown sign of River Denys, in March 2020, while wearing his St. Louis Blues draft jersey.

Cape Breton goaltender beats small town odds, signs NHL contract

20-year-old becomes first Cape Breton born goaltender to sign with an NHL franchise

Mar 23, 2021

Organizers of the Fredericton Marathon are hoping it will be in-person this year, like it was in 2019.

A return to road racing in the Maritimes?

Fredericton Marathon plans for in-person event, while Blue Nose Marathon waits for change

Jan 18, 2021

Anna Stammberger has been coaching basketball at Dalhousie for 12 years.

'Second mom’ basketball coach set to retire from Tigers

Anna Stammberger will leave a lasting impact on the women's team at Dalhousie

Dec 11, 2020

Bridget Stevens coaches two of her boxers, John-Michael Forrestall and Andrew Thomas at her gym.

At this Dartmouth boxing gym, it’s ‘community helping community’

Mi'kmaw-owned Tribal Boxing is looking for sponsorship for new free classes for youth

Nov 25, 2020

Brandon Brown (left) and Nate Darling (right) working on handling the ball at the Sexton Memorial Gymnasium in Halifax.

Nova Scotia's Nate Darling makes the jump to the NBA

Darling signs with Charlotte Hornets after going undrafted

Nov 20, 2020

Jordan Hoover playing in the Canadian Football League at Edmonton

Football world hopeful amid pandemic, says sports economist

COVID-19 could be just a ‘blip' for the CFL

Nov 19, 2020

Professional wrestlers brought their sport of spectacle to the Sackville Heights Community Centre on Feb. 29.

Photo essayA family night at the ring

Wrestlers put on a show in Lower Sackville

Mar 5, 2020

Payden Olsen serves in the final 2020 Paralympic sitting volleyball qualifier.

Former university soccer star is heading to the Paralympics for sitting volleyball

Team Canada undefeated at qualifying tournament in Halifax

Mar 5, 2020

Ali Ragab, 18, poses for a photograph at a practice for his basketball team, Halifax Prep.

From Cairo to the court, this 18-year-old basketball player stands out

J.L. Ilsley High School student is making his mark on the basketball court

Feb 26, 2020