Local Sports

Norwegian musher wins 2020 Iditarod

Thomas Waerner crossed the finish line in Nome shortly after 12:30 a.m. on March 18.

Percy DeWolfe Memorial Mail Race cancelled but planning underway to deliver the mail

The annual race is a roundtrip between Dawson City and Eagle, Alaska

Cross-country ski racing halted with Canadian Ski Championships and World Cup cancellations

“It’s basically all cross-country ski racing on the planet is coming to an end this weekend”

Yukon Native Hockey Tournament cancelled

The cancellation was announced in a press release on March 13

Whitehorse biathlete preps for final IBU World Cup event following cancellation

Nadia Moser is in Finland for the final IBU World Cup event of the season

Windy weather helps Granger Grind live up to its name

“It’s called the Granger Grind for a reason”

UPDATED: 2020 Arctic Winter Games cancelled over COVID-19 fears

Dr. Catherine Elliott said it was the “responsible recommendation” given global spread of the virus

2020 Arctic Winter Games cancelled over coronavirus concerns

The games would have seen teams travel to Whitehorse from around the circumpolar region

Team Yukon impresses at Special Olympics Canada Winter Games

“They’re just awesome ambassadors for us here in the Yukon”

Whitehorse biathlete competes at first IBU World Championships

Nadia Moser raced in four events at the 2020 World Championships in Italy

Biathlon Yukon hosts championship for skiers and snowshoers

“That’s actually for us quite a large competition”

Skiers turn out in droves for Yukon Ski Marathon

This year’s course stuck to the trails in and around the Whitehorse Cross Country Ski Club

Dwayne De Rosario inspires Yukon futsal teams ahead of Arctic Winter Games

The soccer great was in Whitehorse for two days of futsal sessions with local players

Super finish to Super Hoops

“So to finally win, especially in my senior year, feels amazing”

Local skiers compete in 2020 Yukon Cross Country Ski Championships

The event included dozens of racers competing in mass-start skate races

Lights Out Yukon Invitational Basketball Tournament bigger than ever in sixth year

“Honestly, it was the smoothest tournament I think we’ve run yet”

Olivia Webster is the final musher to finish the Yukon Quest

‘I guess I’ve always been a grandpa’s girl and he’s my best friend, so I kind of wanted to be like him and so I did it’

Yukon’s Rob Cooke and company finish 10th in the 2020 Yukon Quest

Cooke and his 14 Siberians crossed the finish line at 9:07 a.m. on Feb. 15 in Whitehorse