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NL Biathlon Athlete selected to represent Canada

January 16, 2017, Biathlon Newfoundland & Labrador - Biathlete and Memorial University student Seamus Boyd Porter from St. John's who represented NL at the 2015 Canada Winter Games in the sport of Biathlon has been named to the roster of Team Canada for the 2017 Winter Universiade in Kazakhstan from Jan 29th - Feb 8th, 2017. Link to press release listed below http://en.usports.ca/universiade/winter/2017/releases/2017_Universiade_Team_Canada Read More


From Bannerman Park to Olympic Hopeful

December 23, 2016, Synchro Newfoundland & Labrador - For Immediate Release December 23, 2016 From Bannerman Park to Olympic Hopeful St. John’s, Newfoundland – Catherine Barrett of St. John’s, Newfoundland, has been picked as one of ten synchronized swimmers from across the country to join Synchro Canada’s Senior NextGen Team. Catherine, Newfoundland and Labrador’s Flag Bearer for the 2015 Canada Winter Games, tried synchronized... Read More


Skate Canada Newfoundland and Labrador announces Skate Canada Challenge Team

November 17, 2016, Skate Canada Newfoundland & Labrador - St. John’s NL Newfoundland and Labrador’s top figure skaters are headed to Skate Canada Challenge being held November 30-December 4, 2016 in Pierrefonds, Quebec. Over 500 of the finest skaters from across Canada will participate in the 2017 Skate Canada Challenge. Skaters qualify to compete through their respective sectional championships. Sectionals identify the top skaters in our Province... Read More


Beresford VolleyFest 2016: 170 Teams Set to Compete

October 28, 2016, Newfoundland & Labrador Volleyball Association - The Newfoundland and Labrador Volleyball Association will be hosting the Beresford Ltd. VolleyFest 2017 during October 28-29 in St. John’s and vicinity. VolleyFest 2016 will have over 170 School teams taking part in 11 divisions with 21 Tiers. With 21 Gold Medals up for grabs the competition will be intense on all 30 courts this weekend. VolleyFest 2016 continues to be largest school based... Read More


Team NL Wins Willingdon Cup Championship

August 9, 2016, Golf Newfoundland & Labrador - St. John's, NL.....Amazing, incredible, unbelievable and astonishing are some of the words used to describe the gold medal finish by Team NL at the Inter-provincial team competition at the 2016 Canadian Men's Amateur Championships in Gatineau Quebec. No, says Executive Director Greg Hillier, “after watching these players dominate the junior and amateur ranks in this province for the past few yea... Read More


Another Successful Nationals for the NLSA

August 8, 2016, Newfoundland & Labrador Shooting Association - Three provincial target shooting athletes, Dean Chaulk, Ben Taylor and Dave Woolridge of St. John’s, competed in three events at the 2016 Canadian National Small Bore Championships in Cookstown, Ontario. This was the first time the Nationals were shot on the Pan Am legacy range. Dean Chaulk had an impressive debut at the Canadian Small Bore National Championships. Chaulk competes in the par... Read More


NL Athletes to compete this weekend at the 2016 Legion National Youth Track & Field Championships

August 4, 2016, Newfoundland & Labrador Athletics Association - NLAA and the Provincial Legion Command selected a team of 17 athletes to represent this province at the 2016 Legion National Youth Track & Field Championships. The NL Team will compete in the Midget (U16) & Youth categories (U18). The 2016 Legion National Youth Track & Field Championships will take place 5-7 August and will be hosted by Ste Therese/Blainville, Quebec. Competition site: Stade d'... Read More


Swimming Newfoundland and Labrador 2016 Long Course Championships

June 5, 2016, Swimming Newfoundland & Labrador - PRESS RELEASE Meet Manager: Ed Whelan sjlmeetmgr@gmail.com Swimmers from 10 clubs throughout the province met at the Aquarena in St. John’s, June 3-5th to compete in the 2016 Swimming Newfoundland and Labrador Long Course Provincial Championships. Competition got underway on Friday morning and concluded on Sunday evening. HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MEET: TOP ACHEIVERS: AGE: 12 and under f... Read More


Wheelchair Basketball Camp May 27-29

May 19, 2016, Parasport NL - Wheelchair Sports NL is very excited to announce our upcoming Wheelchair Basketball Camp from May 27-29 at the Powerplex in St. John’s, NL. This camp is open to all players of all abilities as we identify potential athletes for building a team from NL for the 2019 Canada Games. To be eligible for the 2019 Canada Games, wheelchair basketball athletes must be born in 1995 or later. We are als... Read More


Three Gold for XCNL at National Championships in Yukon

March 28, 2016, Cross Country NL Ski Association - Newfoundland and Labrador were well represented at the Canadian National Championships this past week in Whitehorse, YK. The NL team is bringing home three gold medals and boasting several top 20 finishes. The 10 day long event started off with a bang as Noah Taylor and Patrick McIlroy captured two gold medals in the Team Sprint Relay and then again the following day another gold for Patrick in th... Read More