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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”

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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

Whitehorse hockey teams find success in Richmond, B.C.

The event included a win at the peewee level and a finals appearance at the midget level.

Cross-country World Cup ends with a Quebec City event

Whitehorse’s Emily Nishikawa and Dahria Beatty both competed in the race weekend of the season

Trail conditions force reroute of 2019 Percy DeWolfe Memorial Mail Race

The race ran along the Clinton Creek Road rather than into Eagle, Alaska, due to rough conditions

Golden moment for Whitehorse Mustangs at B.C. Championships

The peewee hockey team won the Peewee Tier Three B.C. Provincial Championships