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  • There's a bright future for Snow on ice

    The soft-spoken Snow might be the youngest player on Team Newfoundland and Labrador’s girls’ hockey team at the Canada Winter Games in Prince ...

  • They were dressed to the nines, but it was -26

    It was 1967, the very first Canada Winter Games, and O’Brien was part of the province’s men’s basketball team. “We went with blazers, grey ...

  • Marsh strikes gold again

    "I didn't even know I had won until, out of the corner of my eye, I saw my coach (Dave Woolridge) do a fist pump," an overjoyed Marsh told the ...

  • Marsh looks good in gold

    “I turned around and he was like ‘you won.’ I pretty much burst into tears of joy. It was so emotional, but so exciting at the same time.” ...

  • Ed’s up for the Games

    “I wasn’t going to coach the Games team, but it was around the time when a lot of these kids were getting ready, so I did the zone camps and did ...

  • Canada Games: Team NL girls hockey team out of medal contention

    But as far as coach Ed O’Brien is concerned, the format for the tournament was flawed from the outset. “I should never be in a position where I’m ...

  • Newfoundland and Labrador shooters feeling at home on Canada Games podium

    “We came in not really knowing what we were up against,” says Coady, at a loss for words following the medal win. “It’s the Canada Games, It’s a ...

  • Target shooters were on the mark

    But unlike Halifax, where Ben Taylor of St. John's and Mount Pearl's Jason Harnum won bronze on the first day of competition, this time it was ...

  • Island to island

    “This is a very high calibre tournament here. We’ve just got to wait,” says 16-year-old Liam Hickey of St. John’s, who was recently named to ...

  • Canada Games: Target shooters win silver

    The duo shot a combined 1,181.0 in the team air rifle event at the College of New Caledonia. This is the first Games for both athletes, members ...