Featuring coverage 2014 Commonwealth Games coverage from Glasgow, profiles of local athletes headed to the Youth Olympic Games and much more, the August 2014 edition of the Ottawa Sportspage is now available at newsstands and newspaper boxes across the city!
In their first foray into the Ontario Youth Soccer League, the Ottawa Fury under-17 girls academy team fell one game short of becoming provincial U18 girls' champions, losing 3-1 to Waterloo United in the Aug. 2 final in Mississauga.
Nighthawks pair bring ice hockey skills to field hockey 5s debut
It's been on their radar for awhile now – the chance to be part of history. But that still couldn't prepare Nepean Nighthawks players Braedon Muldoon and Liam Manning for the moment they found out they'd been chosen to play for Canada in the inaugural field hockey "5s" tournament at the Aug. 16-28 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.
Lions record-breaker bears Canadian flag in style at Games closing ceremony
Sultana Frizell had it going on at the Commonwealth Games. The Ottawa Lions hammer thrower was a Glasgow 2014 gold medalist, one of four Canadians to break Games records, and maybe the most entertaining athlete of the bunch, with dance moves to boot.
Ottawa native Erika Seltenreich-Hodgson came within a narrow margin of reaching the Commonwealth Games podium, however the 19-year-old’s massive improvements to her personal-best times were anything but marginal.
Weightlifter savours hard-earned opportunity to represent Canada
It wasn’t the performance she was looking for, but it was still impossible for Ottawa weightlifter Isabelle Després to do anything but smile when she came off the stage, her first international multi-sport games officially complete.