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Queen’s coaches give pep talks

The midterm season can be a stressful time for most students. Chasing down an ‘A’ for a 40 per cent midterm can feel like a do-or-die playoff match. The reality is, this time of year is crunch time.Continue...

‘The Queen’s Journal’ vs ‘Western Gazette’: Fantasy Football series

Although the NFL is entering its seventh week, this marks the first week of an ongoing ‘start ‘em, sit ‘em’ fantasy football competition between The Journal and Western Gazette ’s sports sections.Continue...

Intramurals return to campus

With classes being held online and the lack of buzz on campus, students may find Queen’s slightly unfamiliar this semester. One familiar tradition however, has returned: Queen’s intramurals.Continue...

ARC reopening additional facilities in coming weeks

On Oct. 3, Queen’s Athletics & Recreation (A&R) announced the next phases of the Athletic and Recreation Centre’s (ARC) phased reopening. On Oct. 5, the ARC pool and Q Sports Medicine Clinic reopened for the first time since March along with the Qshop, which is now providing home delivery or pickup.Continue...

OUA and U Sports announce cancellation of winter 2021 sports due to COVID-19

Ontario University Athletics (OUA) and Canada’s governing body of university sport, U Sports, announced Thursday afternoon that university sports are cancelled for winter 2021.Continue...

Laser focused: Juhasz’s Olympic training gets underway

What’s the difference between race car driving and sailing? On the surface the question may seem silly; one takes place on land and the other on water, one relies on horsepower and the other on wind.Continue...

Hutcheson and Siksna bringing experience back home from National Exellence Program

Two outside hitters from Queen’s men’s volleyball, Erik Siksna and Zac Hutcheson, have been training with the nation’s up-and-coming stars at Volleyball Canada’s National Excellence Program (NEP) in Gatineau, QC since the start of September.Continue...

Women’s football becomes ratified club at Queen’s, breaking new barrier

Members of the Queen’s women’s football team announced their ratification as a Recreation Club on Sept. 9.Continue...

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 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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