Megan Stewart is a lapsed jock who covers news, sports, recreation and parks for the Vancouver Courier. She writes about herons and break-ins and once even played lingerie football. Reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The organizers of the BMO Vancouver Marathon warned participants the 2017 race course would fall a few thousand meters short of the regulation 42.2-kilometre distance. The distance would be "rounded down."
The alternate headline for this story is: A correction about J.O. secondary. I wrote a story two weeks ago about the much-adored Mike Evans, a basketball coach and counsellor at Britannia secondary . . .
Our coverage of Little League evidently has parents of nine- and 10-year-olds talking. They’re discussing a headline we ran in print July 22, 2015: “Highlands pummels Hastings in U10 BC final.” READ. . .
The Kits Beach Tennis Club can't score any points with the Vancouver Park Board until the municipal bureaucrats test the waters of the club's Kitsilano neighbours. But some Kits folks — in the kind . . .
Unless you hate climbing rope, running around the school yard, repeating 50 to 150 situps and other drills to improve a skill or isolate your Vastus medialis obliquus (or VMO, that shapely muscle . . .
Ukraine won its first Olympic gold medal in Europe’s favourite winter sport. Four women put their country on the Sochi 2014 podium as Ukraine counted its dead and civil war threatened to engulf the . . .
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen cemented his place in Olympic history tonight. He won his eighth gold medal, his 13th overall, making him the most decorated winter Olympian ever. He opened the Sochi Games in . . .
After six new start times and a two-day delay, the men's 15km mass start seemed to never be in sight. But then the finish, a photo finish, was at the centre of all our stares. Pushed back to Tuesday. . .
Fog has engulfed the mountains above Krasnaya Polyana. We're in the clouds. The men's 15km mass start was cancelled tonight and rescheduled twice, first for 8 p.m. and then 10 a.m. Monday morning.. . .
Martin Fourcade was gunning for gold in the men’s 10km sprint Saturday night at the Laura biathlon course in Krasnaya Polyana. This photo from his Instagram account shows him stoic as ever, having. . .
What’s the sweetest, loveliest rolling mass of fur you’ve ever seen? How about a litter of seven puppies, waking up inside a massive industrial pipe near the Georgian border to scamper toward you . . .
It’s five days before the start of the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games and over three weeks, I’ve seen this small city (the suburb of the city, really) sweat it out to pull everything together in . . .
The eligibility committee of the athletic association in Washington state ruled Wednesday, Jan. 8 that former Vancouver athlete Drew Urquhart is ineligible to play basketball at Seattle’s Eastside . . .