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  • FC Montreal Extends Losing Streak to Six on Home Turf

    Sean Okoli Scored Twice For FC Cincinnati As Montreal Are Yet To Win At Home.

    Head coach Philippe Eullaffroy was sent off in what could be described as another frustrating game for his team, as FC Montreal fell 2-0 to FC Cincinnati.

  • Former Concordia Stingers Rugby Player Heading To Rio Olympics

    Bianca Farella Gunning for Olympic Gold at Rio 2016

    Bianca Farella follows a strict weekly routine. The 24-year-old Canadian rugby sensation starts each Monday with speed training followed by a 15-minute snack break before heading onto the field for drills. Then, she eats lunch and heads back to work, this time weightlifting. This pattern repeats on Wednesday and Friday. The two other days of the week are often used to play full-contact games or touch rugby.

  • Former Concordia Stinger Riding the Wave to the Australian Ice Hockey League

    Jessyko Bernard Signs a One-Year Deal With the Perth Thunder.

    Prior to the beginning of the New Year, Perth Thunder general manager Stan Scott was looking for a big winger to add to his roster for the 2016 the Australian Ice Hockey League season.

  • Hockey Lives on in Montreal

    The 13th Edition of the Montreal Media Celebrity Hockey Marathon Took Place With a Record-Breaking 73 Teams Participating

    Many Canadians across the nation have dreamt of playing hockey professionally. At the very least, they have all fantasized about playing alongside their hockey idols from the day they laid their eyes on the game.

  • Keeping the Fans on Your Side

    Representatives From the Sports Industry Spoke About their Experiences at Concordia

    Without the fans, professional sports would count for very little. Tim Zenner’s job, as director of ticketing and fan engagement for the Detroit Lions, is basically to make sure his fanatics feel appreciated and happy without having their wallets emptied.

  • Giving Up the Olympic Dream

    Concordia Student and Sprinter Joel Jacobs Turned Away From 2016 Summer Olympics

    It’s not a stretch to say that every competitive athlete’s goal is to make the Olympics. Years of training and hard work are required. Sacrifices have to be made to progress in your athletic career.

  • Touching Down with Anthony Calvillo

    Alouettes Legend Holds Second Edition of Leadership Academy for Quarterbacks

    Eight quarterbacks and four wide receivers from the RSEQ participated in the second edition of Calvillo’s Leadership Academy for Quarterbacks at the Complexe Sportif Terrebonne this past weekend.

  • Martlets Take Final 4 Championship

    McGill Continues Championship Streak on Home Court

    The McGill Martlets captured a fifth consecutive Réseau de Sport Étudiant du Québec championship by defeating the Laval Rouge et Or by a score of 71-56 yesterday afternoon at the McGill Love Competition Hall.

  • Men’s Basketball: Citadins Stun Stingers in RSEQ Final 4 Match-Up

    UQAM Point Guard Greishe Clerjuste Leads Upset with 24 Points

    The number-three-ranked UQAM Citadins eliminated the second-ranked Concordia Stingers in the semi-final matchup of the men’s Réseau de Sport Etudiant de Québec basketball playoffs by a score of 70-63 Friday night at McGill’s Love Competition Hall.

  • Men’s Hockey: Redmen Thrash Stingers

    Concordia Allows Nine Goals in Opening Playoff Game

    The frustration on the Concordia Stingers bench was palpable during their 9-2 loss to the McGill Redmen in the first game of their Ontario University Athletics East Quarter-finals last night at McConnell Arena.

  • Taking the Plunge for a Cause

    Ninth Edition of Polar Bear Plunge Benefits Athletes with Mental Disabilities

    Participants made their way to the ledge of the pool. Awaiting the signal to jump, their bodies shivered and their eyes widened at the sight of the icy cold water.

  • Men’s Hockey: Redmen Rout Visiting Stingers

    Concordia Allows Seven Goals in Loss to McGill

    The McGill Redmen handed the Concordia Stingers their fifth loss in a row by a score of 7-3 at the McConnell Arena on Friday night.

  • The Secret Struggle of a Lifetime

    Stingers Hockey Forward Philippe Hudon Opens Up on Battle with OCD

    Like many Canadians, Philippe Hudon has been playing hockey since the moment he learned to walk. Unlike most children, however, Hudon was very neat and organized.

  • One Special Night

    Athletes, Celebrities and More Celebrate in Special Olympics Quebec Soirée

    When co-ambassador Alexandre Bilodeau asked swimmer Valmor Quitich his thoughts after winning Athlète masculin émérite, the Joliette native replied with pride.

  • Women’s Hockey: Slow Start Hurts Stingers

    Concordia On Three-Game Losing Streak after Loss to UdeM

    Since the beginning of the second half of the season, consistency has been an issue for the Stingers, and on Friday night, a slow start cost them the game. The Université de Montréal Carabins secured a 2-1 victory over the Concordia Stingers Jan. 15 at the Ed Meagher Arena. The Stingers are now on a three-game losing streak.

  • Women’s Hockey: Stung by the Martlets

    The Concordia Stingers women’s hockey team was shutout by the McGill Martlets 2-0 at McConnell Arena on Sunday night. McGill captain Melodie Daoust and teammate Gabrielle Davidson both scored goals for the Martlets.

  • Weekend Sweep

    The Canadiennes Start Season With Back-to-Back Wins Over Brampton Thunder

    The Montreal Canadiennes defeated the Brampton Thunder 5-2 at Centre Étienne Desmarteau on Sunday afternoon. The team remains perfect through two games into the season.