Sports

Are outdoor sports facing elimination?

Climate change poses a major threat to all aspects of human life, and sports are no exception.Continue...

Third-party department review to begin in October for Athletics & Recreation

A third-party department review of Queen’s Athletics & Recreation (A&R) will begin next month as part of a routine University initiative to evaluate its various departments.Continue...

Sports in Brief: September 18

RSEQ cancels fall season; Verdict for fall sports coming in October; Two Gaels join Canada Volleyball excellence programContinue...

How CFL’s Gaels are approaching the season cancellation

The CFL season cancellation puts many players, especially those with a family to provide for, in a tough situation. A year without football means a year without guaranteed income, forcing many to explore different employment opportunities.

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Queen’s varsity teams and clubs get gradual green light to begin training

Queen’s teams can expect to hit the ground running next Monday.Continue...

A look inside a new COVID-19 ready ARC

When students step into the ARC on Tuesday, they’ll be looking at a transformed building.Continue...

Athletics releases guidelines for students on ARC reopening

The long-awaited phased reopening of the ARC is just around the corner.Continue...

Mark Bomba named Queen’s new cross country Head Coach

After Steve Boyd was controversially dismissed back in February and pleas for his reinstatement were rejected, top runners left Queen’s due to the firing. Mark Bomba is Queen’s answer for those who stuck around.Continue...

ARC to begin gradual reopening in the fall

Things have been looking up since Queen’s opened limited outdoor facilities May 22. But now, a sign of true normalcy may be on the horizon.Continue...

Remembering Ilse Loomer-Scott

The Queen’s rowing team and University were deeply saddened to learn of Ilse Loomer-Scott’s untimely passing on July 15 while surfing in Tofino, B.C.

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‘Whatever it takes to get there’: Gavin Stone resets with Olympic postponement

In Gavin Stone’s average day, few hours go wasted.

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Queen’s rookies remain driven despite COVID cancellations

Malcolm Shields faced a difficult decision on whether or not to attend Queen’s when all fall sports were cancelled in early June.Continue...

Queen’s to host women’s rugby and soccer U Sports Championships in 2021 and 2023

Although both the women’s rugby and soccer teams’ upcoming seasons have been cancelled due to the coronavirus, Queen’s has lots to look forward to when they return.

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Queen’s Black student athletes address race in sport

Jaden Lindo, Jaren Burke, and Rachel Hickson share their experiences with race in sport and their hopes for the future.Continue...

In internal emails, former provost Tom Harris referred to cross country team member’s email as 'cult behaviour'

Former provost Tom Harris called a cross country team member’s response to the forced removal of former coach Steve Boyd from the OUA championships “cult behaviour,” according to dozens of emails obtained by The Journal through a freedom of information request.Continue...

'A dream come true': Claire Meadows named women's basketball head coach

Queen’s announced on May 14 that Claire Meadows (B.PhE ‘07) will take up the position of women’s basketball head coach starting in 2021.

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U Sports, OUA announce cancellation of fall sports

U Sports, along with Ontario University Athletics (OUA), Canada West (CW), and Atlantic University Sports (AUS) confirmed that all fall sporting competitions will be cancelled in 2020.Continue...

Sports in Brief: COVID-19 Update

Varsity seasons remain up in the air, Queen's is offering fitness classes over ZoomContinue...

Incoming Queen’s cross country recruit to run at UBC

More bad news was dealt to the cross country team at the end of April when top recruit Mackenzie Campbell announced she will run at the University of British Columbia (UBC) next year.Continue...

During pandemic, Queen’s eSports forges on

Electronic sports—otherwise known as eSports—are among the lesser talked about sports on campus. That’s not to say they’re any less competitive than a varsity basketball or football team.

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