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Victoria's Adam O'Meara crosses the finish line first at the Victoria Triathlon at Elk Lake on Sunday

O’Meara wins second straight Victoria half iron

Victoria-based Adam O'Meara first, training partner Leaf Baradoy second in men's elite

Victoria's Adam O'Meara crosses the finish line first at the Victoria Triathlon at Elk Lake on Sunday
Saanich triathlete Janet Nielsen stands at the launching point of the Victoria Triathlon swim on Elk Lake

Victoria Triathlon Preview: Something about second for Saanich triathlete

Saanich triathlete wonders how many second place finishes she can race to

Saanich triathlete Janet Nielsen stands at the launching point of the Victoria Triathlon swim on Elk Lake
Claudio Wytrwal and Trevor Medernach practise some clean and jerk Olympic lifts at CrossFit Vancouver Island in Langford during their noon lunch break.

Squeezing in the midday workout

In the business of day-to-day life, many people are getting creative to sneak noon-hour fitness into their days.

Claudio Wytrwal and Trevor Medernach practise some clean and jerk Olympic lifts at CrossFit Vancouver Island in Langford during their noon lunch break.

Sports briefs

Westshore Motocross hosts its second round of Friday night races on June 17, behind Western Speedway track, 2207 Millstream Rd.

Brazilian jiu-jitsu specialist Robert Drysdale returns for his third MMA fight at AFC 6: Conviction

World’s best Brazlilian jiu-jitsu artist continues UFC campaign in Victoria

Middleweight belt on the line for AFC 6: Saturday night at Bear Mountain Arena. Lineup features Robert Drysdale, Kalib Starnes, John Salter, Mike Nickels, Derek Medler

Brazilian jiu-jitsu specialist Robert Drysdale returns for his third MMA fight at AFC 6: Conviction

Vic High rowers, one boat, one gold

Rowers win junior girls doubles at St. Catharines

Ben Dimitrov

Belmont long-jump athlete makes the cut for provincials

Ben Dimitrov represented Belmont secondary at the high school track and field provincial competition earlier this month, the only Belmont student to qualify.

Ben Dimitrov
Five West Shore bantam lacrosse players have earned spots on Team BC and will be competing at the national level in Whitby

West Shore lacrosse to help represent B.C.

Five players from the West Shore minor lacrosse bantam A1 team are representing the province on Team BC this summer.

Five West Shore bantam lacrosse players have earned spots on Team BC and will be competing at the national level in Whitby
Left to right

Victoria Dreams place second at Western nationals

Victoria Dreams soccer players Jeremiah Coutts, Julio Da Silva and Richard Clemens…

Left to right
Fans at Royal Athletic Park celebrate Maxim Lapierre's game winning goal for the Vancouver Canucks over the Boston Bruins in game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final

CANUCKS WIN GAME 5! Playoffs in the Park

Fans at Royal Athletic Park celebrate Maxim Lapierre's game winning goal for…

Fans at Royal Athletic Park celebrate Maxim Lapierre's game winning goal for the Vancouver Canucks over the Boston Bruins in game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final
Sean Duke is tackled by a Russian player in Canada's Shield trophy win at the IRB Sevens tournament in Edinburgh

Fast growing rugby sevens is a party

Rugby’s short version lends itself to weekend festivals: Victoria is jumping aboard

Sean Duke is tackled by a Russian player in Canada's Shield trophy win at the IRB Sevens tournament in Edinburgh
Ashley Cathro holds a selection of the awards she's earned in track and field this year. In her hands are the blue ribbon is for a record setting run at the elementary school's 800 metre championship this month and the medal she got for setting the 12-and-under race time of the Goodlife Fitness Victoria Marathon's 8 kilometre. Around her neck are six golds

Young star on track

A week after breaking a 36 year old record Ashley Cathro opens…

Ashley Cathro holds a selection of the awards she's earned in track and field this year. In her hands are the blue ribbon is for a record setting run at the elementary school's 800 metre championship this month and the medal she got for setting the 12-and-under race time of the Goodlife Fitness Victoria Marathon's 8 kilometre. Around her neck are six golds
Participants grapple in a game of kabaddi played at Sullivan Heights in Surrey. Members of kabaddi clubs from the lower mainland will visit Victoria this weekend to compete at the Vaishakhi Tourament at Topaz Park

Outdoor festival brings kabaddi, free Indian food to Topaz Park

Sikh society’s annual celebration a multi-cultural affair

Participants grapple in a game of kabaddi played at Sullivan Heights in Surrey. Members of kabaddi clubs from the lower mainland will visit Victoria this weekend to compete at the Vaishakhi Tourament at Topaz Park
Grade 8 student Emily Clark ran the fastest time for a female in the 10 years of running the Tin Man triathlon at Pacific Christian School. June-2-2011

Youngster sets Tin Man record

When graduating Pacific Christian School student Hayden McClure was interviewed about his…

Grade 8 student Emily Clark ran the fastest time for a female in the 10 years of running the Tin Man triathlon at Pacific Christian School. June-2-2011

Operation Trackshoes draws athletes from across the province

 Track and field season continues as top athletes from across B.C. visit…

  • Jun 8, 2011
Adam Cracknell

From JDF minor hockey to the NHL

Langford’s Adam Cracknell tastes the big time with St. Louis BluesAdam Cracknell…

Adam Cracknell
SMUS rowers Marcus Lelewski

SMUS row to double gold at nationals

A pair of women’s rowers from the St. Michaels University School scored…

SMUS rowers Marcus Lelewski
Javelin thrower Taryn Gmitroski and her crew have the Lambrick Park track and field team sitting pretty in 2011 with seven medals between four athletes. Gmitroski

Little Lambrick throws big

Track and field throwers make mark for Lambrick Park in senior year

Javelin thrower Taryn Gmitroski and her crew have the Lambrick Park track and field team sitting pretty in 2011 with seven medals between four athletes. Gmitroski