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Yukoner finishes 13th in Iditarod

Michelle Phillips arrived in Nome, Alaska, shortly after 12:40 p.m. on March 18

Final IBU World Cup event ends early

The mixed relay events were cancelled as measures to combat COVID-19 ramped up

Just For Kicks provides long-distance competition for Yukon Arctic sports athletes

The Arctic sports event included junior athletes locally and a group of Alaskans via the internet

Whitehorse skier finishes sixth overall in slopestyle World Cup season

Etienne Geoffroy-Gagnon earned three top-10 finishes in four starts

Team Yukon gains valuable experience at 2020 Brier

“I don’t think our record is indicative of how well we played”

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Polarettes gymnasts reach new heights at the International Gymnix 2020

“They came out more motivated and inspired than ever”

Yukon archers win half dozen medals at Canadian Regional Indoor Championships

The Yukon archers won two golds, three silvers and one bronze

In pictures: Efforts behind cancelled Arctic Winter Games recognized with parade

Hundreds celebrated with a parade and dance party in Whitehorse on March 15.

  • Mar 18, 2020

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”