SurfingFrom ‘slabby barrels’ to ‘point breaks’

Surfing gets technical when the weather turns chilly

Feb 10, 2016

Jugger is a five-on-five game in which two teams fight to gain possession of a foam dog skull and run it to the opposite end of the field.

RecreationIs post-apocalyptic combat your thing? Look no further

Halifax is home to one of the two jugger clubs in Canada, a game of post-apocalyptic inspired mayhem

Feb 8, 2016

The BEC Bears won their second Coal Bowl championship on Saturday in New Waterford.

BasketballNew Waterford team breaks ‘long drought’ for Coal Bowl title

The Breton Education Centre Bears defeated the D’Arcy McGee Gee Gees 68-45 in the championship game.

Feb 7, 2016

Alex Scott takes to the water in preparation for the 2016 season

Olympic SportThis student has a shot at the Olympics. (And you …?)

Paddler Alex Scott is balancing university life with training in Florida ahead of the Rio Olympics

Feb 5, 2016

Colt Cabana, about to punch Richard Shinary in the… you guessed it.

SportsThe wrestling crowd screamed ‘Beat that Dick!’

WrestleCentre brought scripted, high-flying acrobatics to the Halifax Forum

Feb 1, 2016

Alex Scott competing for Canada in Copenhagen last May

Olympic sportWhy is Halifax such a hotbed for sprint kayaking?

Heading towards the Olympics in Rio, the Canadian elite kayaking squads have a distinctly Atlantic feel.

Feb 1, 2016

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

Walmsley performing her long program in practice

TrainingWhy are so few skaters coming from N.S.?

Halifax is hosting the National Skating Championships this week, but the province is producing few elite skaters

Jan 21, 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