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2019 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships start in Whitehorse

Held in the North for the first time, the tournament includes 18 teams representing nine regions

Yukoners win big at 2019 Native Youth Olympics Senior Games

“It’s always been my favourite. It’s just something so unique — there’s nothing like it in any sport”

Road racing season starts with first criterium of 2019

Ten riders took part in the first race of the year hosted by the U Kon Echelon Bike Club

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85-year-old, lifting since 1950, on track to cinch weightlifting championship
New NHL arena gets green light in Calgary
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Yukon curlers win gold at Pacific International Cup

Team Dorosz finished with just one loss en route winning the women’s championship

2019 Judo Yukon Championships held outside Whitehorse for the first time

“People are more drawn to just focusing on what is going on on the mats”

Canada finishes fourth as host Sweden wins 2019 Ice Hockey U18 World Championship

Cozens tied for eighth in tournament scoring with four goals and five assists in seven games

Canada wins a berth in 2019 Ice Hockey U18 World Championship semifinal

The Canadians will take on host Sweden after dispatching Latvia 3-1 in the quarter-finals

Third annual Celebration of Sport Excellence honours Yukon’s biggest sporting accomplishments

“I’m so lucky to have grown up here with the most supportive community around me”

Sunshine and fresh snow for sixth annual Father Mouchet Loppet in Old Crow

“It’s nice because a lot of people come to support the event who don’t necessarily put on skis”

Stephanie Dixon ready to dive into new role as chef de mission for 2019 Parapan American Games and 2020 Paralympic Games

“You do it because you believe in yourself and you have people around you that believe in you”

École Émilie-Tremblay hosts first Yukon elementary school wrestling meet of 2019

“You can grab kids and you can trip and you can do that rough play, but there are rules”

Yukon gymnasts stick the landing at inaugural B.C. Junior Olympic Compulsory Championships

Seven Polarettes earned five podium finishes at the two-day event in Langley, B.C.

Snowmobiles and snow bikes descend on Mount Sima for Yukon Yamaha Uphill Challenge

“I think everyone had their eyes opened on what could be done there”

Yukon Orienteering Association starts Coast Mountain Sports Sprint Series off in the right direction

The race on April 11 was the first of five sprint races planned for the spring

Yukon Badminton Association hosts 2019 Open Championships

The two-day tournament included participants in a handful of singles and doubles categories

Memorandum of understanding signed between First Nations and organizers ahead of the 2020 Arctic Winter Games

Representatives from the Arctic Winter Games International Committee and the Whitehorse 2020…

Trio of Yukon cross-country skiers recognized for Olympic efforts

Knute Johnsgaard, Emily Nishikawa and Graham Nishikawa were honoured with signs on the Olympic Trail

New weightlifting and exercise facility opens at F.H. Collins

The facility was part of the plan for the new F.H. Collins school, but wasn’t built at the time