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Canada’s Paralympic medal contenders

Canadians looking for more success in Sochi

While the Winter Olympics have now left Sochi, athletes will once again descend on the Russian city for the 11th Winter Paralympic Games, which run Mar. 7-16. This is the first Paralympics ever held in Russia and it has the potential to leave a significant effect on the country. While Russia is behind Canadian standards […]

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Bisons suffer heartbreak in Calgary

Bison men’s hockey team gives nationally-ranked Dinos all they can handle in semifinals

Heading into this past weekend’s action, the Manitoba Bison men’s hockey team had lost in the semifinals each of the past three years, and were on a mission to change their fate this year. Their opponent, the fourth-ranked Calgary Dinos, had not lost to Manitoba all season, but the Bisons gave the home team everything […]

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Awards season

Men’s volleyball After an outstanding Canada West season, Adam DeJonckheere was recognized for his outstanding rookie year with the Bisons at both the conference and national levels. He was named to the 2013-14 Canada West men’s volleyball All-Rookie Team and also to the 2013-14 CIS men’s volleyball All-Rookie Team. DeJonckheere was recruited from St. Paul’s […]

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Bisons second seed at CIS championships

Settle for silver in Canada West showdown vs. UBC

  The University of Manitoba women’s volleyball team is off to the national championships in Regina, SK after earning silver at the Canada West Women’s Volleyball Final Four this past weekend in Vancouver. Reading week synced up nicely with the Bisons’ training schedule, as players could focus on their goal of reaching the podium out […]

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Bison briefs

Post-season edition

Women’s hockey The 17-7-4, fourth-ranked Manitoba Bison women’s hockey team was ready to do battle in the post-season. The Bisons hosted the Regina Cougars in their first home playoff series since the 2010-11 season, when they went on to capture their second Canada West Championship. This year the Cougars  finished fifth in the Canada West […]

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Comeback central

Bisons rally from one game down, advance to Canada West semi-finals

The Manitoba Bison men’s hockey team entered playoff action with their spirits high after clinching a home playoff berth the week prior. Their opponents, the Mount Royal Cougars, were making their first-ever Canada West playoffs appearance and gave the home squad everything they could handle. The Bisons showed tremendous resolve after losing game one, eventually […]

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Winter on wheels

Ice Bike creates unique, fun dynamic for cyclists

When thinking about a typical Winnipeg winter, certain words come to mind: frigid, slippery, intimidating, and many others along that line. A thought that does not cross many minds is participation in a winter ice biking event. For the past 14 years, the folks at Woodcock Cycle have organized a fun and exhilarating winter biking […]

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Bisons deliver beatdown

Women’s hockey surrenders just one goal in weekend sweep of Lethbridge

The Manitoba Bison women’s hockey team went to war this past weekend, finishing off their regular season by clinching a top four position in Canada West and a home ice advantage for next weekend’s playoff games. The Bisons had plenty to play for in their games against the Lethbridge Pronghorns. Entering the weekend series, Manitoba […]

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‘Are sports welcoming for everyone?’

UMSU and the Canadian Sport Film Festival partner to discuss homophobia in sports

“Homophobia in Sports” was the topic discussed at a special panel held Feb. 6 at the Hub in University Centre on the University of Manitoba’s Fort Garry campus. The panel was sponsored by the University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU), the Canadian Sport Film Festival, U of M Student Life, the Hub, and the Rainbow […]

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