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Women’s sports demonstrate the power of LGBTQ+ representation

Sports are often stuck in the past.Continue...

Professional wrestling shows humanity through its LGBTQ+ stars

Professional sports are, before anything else, entertainment. This idea becomes clearer as teams and leagues constantly look for new ways to attract fans.Continue...

Queen’s Ultimate Frisbee athletes go international

Tyler Gunasekera, Thomas Oyhenart, and Taige Tomlinson are heading to Poland in August to compete at the World Junior Ultimate Championships.Continue...

Sporting facilities need to be accessible for all

For community members with disabilities, the accessibility of sports and recreation facilities can pose challenges even with legislative efforts and mandates work toward equal access.Continue...

‘One of the best teams in Queen’s history’

Earlier this month, a five-player roster represented Queen’s on the green at the National Championships held in Montreal at Chateau Bromont Golf Course.Continue...

CFL Draft Selects Five Queen’s Gaels

Queen’s Gaels football players are going pro.Continue...

Leslie Dal Cin retires as winner of J.P. Loosemore Award

After 15 years as the executive director of Queen’s University Athletics and Recreation, the OUA commemorated Leslie Dal Cin’s retirement with the J.P. Loosemore Award.Continue...

Gaels always put in the work—even during the off-season

During the school year and regular season, student athletes give it their all as they balance the demands of their classes and varsity teams. Although the summer is a break from studying, it’s not a break from being an athlete.Continue...

Sophie de Goede wins the Lois and Doug Mitchell USport Athlete of the Year Award

Queen’s rugby and basketball star Sophie de Goede has collected another accolade—she’s been named the Lois and Doug Mitchell USport Athlete of the Year.Continue...

Queen’s Journal Colour Awards: Vol. 149

Team of the Year—Women’s Rugby Although each Gaels team brought something special to the table this year, Women’s Rugby stood out among the outstanding—namely, by winning the U Sports National Championship.Continue...

Quotes of the year

This article discusses anti-Black racism and may be upsetting for readers. The Canadian Mental Health Association Crisis Line can be reached at 1-800-875-6213.Continue...

Women’s Basketball earn first U Sports medal with win over Brock

After a historic run at the U Sports Final 8, the Women’s Basketball team have earned their first U Sports medal in program history.Continue...

Men’s Basketball place fourth in first-ever U Sports Final 8 appearance

The Queen’s Men’s Basketball fell just short of the podium in their first ever U Sports National Championship appearance over the weekend, placing fourth overall in the field of eight.Continue...

Retiring athletes share their favourite varsity sports memories

Sophie de Goede — Women’s Rugby, Women’s Basketball To choose just one memory is difficult, so I’ll have to split between two: my first memory is winning the rugby National Championship on home soil this past November, and my second memory is our bronze medal run with the basketball team at this past week’s National Championships.Continue...

‘Lucky at the Right Time’: Inside the 2018-19 Queen’s Men’s Hockey season, part eight

“Okay, here we go, we can do this and come back.”Continue...

Queen’s Figure Skating picks up four medals at OUAs

The Queen’s Varsity Figure Skating team twizzled their way to the spotlight and hardware at the OUA Championship hosted by the McMaster Marauders Mar. 29 to 30.Continue...

Men’s Volleyball finishes seventh at U Sports National Championship

The Queen’s Men’s Volleyball team finished seventh at the U Sports National Championship over the weekend.Continue...

Perspective: Canadian coaches must do more for their national teams

You may not have watched much international curling lately. If you have, you might have noticed Canada’s teams haven’t looked nearly as comfortable as one might expect, given we have the most prolific history of any country in international play.Continue...

How each OUA team got its name: Part three

Laurier Golden Hawks

Originally known as ‘Waterloo College,’ the school that would later become Wilfred Laurier University had a series of unnamed sports teams for nearly 40 years until lobbying from students brought forth an official name in 1951: The Mules.Continue...

Gaels eliminate No. 1 ranked Ravens in Men’s Basketball

The Queen’s Men’s Basketball team managed the upset of the year on Wednesday night, eliminating the reigning U Sports Champions Carleton Ravens from the OUA playoffs, 86-80.Continue...

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