Sports

  • Quick Exit for Concordia

    Women’s Basketball Team Is Eliminated From RSEQ Final Four

    Smiles were a rarity on the Stingers bench following their 54-47 loss against the UQAM Citadins on Thursday night at Bishop’s University’s Mitchell Gymnasium. The Citadins clinched a berth in the Réseau de sport étudiant Quebec basketball finals with their win, eliminating Concordia from the four-team playoffs.

  • Training for the Big One

    Head Coach John Herdman and Team Canada Prepare for Women’s World Cup

    While Canadians eagerly await to host the FIFA Women’s World Cup this coming June and July, Team Canada is already preparing for the main event by playing in the Cyprus Cup. Canada won their first game this past Wednesday, a 2-0 victory over Scotland.

  • Carabins Sail Into Second Round

    Stingers Women’s Hockey Eliminated

    The game plan was simple: Win, and continue the season to live another day. Lose, and the season is over. Unfortunately for the Concordia Stingers women’s hockey team, they couldn’t muster enough offense and were eliminated from the postseason after losing 3-1 to the Universite de Montreal Carabins Saturday afternoon at Ed Meagher Arena.

  • Playing Footy in the Great White North

    Aussie Rules Football League in Quebec Looks to Continue Expansion

    Quebec is, surprisingly, a hotbed for Australian rules football. Since 2008, AFL Quebec, formerly known as the Eastern Canadian Australian Football League, has offered players a chance to participate in the popular sport from down under.

  • Inside the Hinse

    Concordia Stingers Star Discusses His Family, Career and Tendency to Think Too Much

    Olivier Hinse is the kind of person you’d want to be stranded on a desert island with. “He’s a stand-up guy,” says Kevin Figsby, head coach of the Concordia Stingers men’s hockey team. “And he’s got that glow.”

  • Stepping Away from the Sidelines

    Departing Men’s Basketball Coach Reflects on Legacy

    Stingers basketball players probably see him more often than they see their parents. John Dore has been the man on the sidelines of every men’s basketball game for the past 26 years, as well as the man behind the never-frowning but stern lips and eyes permanently pinched from smiling, or maybe exhaustion.

  • Release the Cage Fighters

    Long-Awaited Rematch Between TJ Dillashaw and Renao Barao Headlines UFC 186

    Ten months ago the war drums of promotion for UFC 173 began to sound, and UFC president Dana White boldly claimed that Renan Barao, his then-bantamweight champion, was the pound-for-pound best fighter in the world.

  • Stingers Left Feeling The Blues

    Women’s Hockey Team Shut Out In First Game of RSEQ Playoffs.

    Despite beating the Carabins in their season finale, the Stingers couldn’t muster enough energy and were blanked 2-0 at the CEPSUM in the first game of their playoffs series last Thursday.

  • Ready. Set. Game.

    CESA Holds City Heroes 2015 Tournament, Looks To Improve Membership

    As students celebrate the beginning of reading week, a group of hardcore video gamers remain on the 7th floor of Concordia’s Hall building, competing against each other for League of Legends supremacy.

  • Next Stop: Playoffs

    Huge Weekend Victories Set Up First Round Tilt Versus Montreal

    Their game plan was simple: go out, play hard, and come away with some added confidence before the first round of the playoffs this Thursday. From the looks of things, the Concordia Stingers women’s hockey team brought their work ethic, confidence, and a much needed goal-scoring punch at the right time.