Quick Links


Ex-basketball player-now-director nominated for Oscar

Tue, 2005-02-01 12:00

"Hardwood," a 29-minute film written and directed by Hubert Davis (BA'00), has earned a nomination in the Academy Awards short documentary category. Davis's father is former Harlem Globetrotter Mel Davis. The younger Davis uses interviews and home movies to explore his father's relationship with his family.

Source Site: /channels

McGill's Jennifer Heil captures gold

Mon, 2006-02-13 12:00

Jennifer Heil, a Desautels Faculty of Management student and freestyle skier, has won Canada's first Olympic gold medal in Turin. For the 22-year-old from Spruce Grove, Alberta, it was the culmination of four years of effort.

Source Site: /channels

Joseph Kimani: Swimming against the tide

Thu, 2005-09-22 11:30

Student and staffer Joseph Kimani swims against the tide at world championships.

Source Site: /newsroom

For the Love of the Game

Thu, 2004-10-14 (All day)

Kevin O'Neill, BEd'79, has had a love affair with basketball since his time with the Redmen at McGill. Now he's in the shark tank of NBA coaching.

Source Site: /channels

From classroom to cleats: McGill produces record number of All-Canadians

Thu, 2006-09-07 10:30

Who says you can't be a great student and a great jock at the same time? Okay, it's true that most of us can't -- but, as it happens, a whole lot of McGill students excel in both. In fact, last year McGill set a new national record by racking up 147 All-Canadians.

Source Site: /newsroom

2004 inductees to the McGill Sports Hall of Fame

Thu, 2004-10-14 12:00

Seven inductees, including one woman and a team, were enshrined in the McGill Sports Hall of Fame Thursday, increasing the total number of honorees to 66 since the Hall opened in 1996.

Source Site: /channels

Carey Ashton: Life lessons from the diamond

Thu, 2007-08-30 04:30

Stricken with debilitating muscular dystrophy, Carey Ashton, the McGill Redbirds bench coach, pours his all into the game, and the players, he loves.

Source Site: /newsroom

BCom student Jennifer Heil wins World Cup moguls championship

Fri, 2005-02-11 12:00

BCom student Jennifer Heil won the World Cup event in Naeba, Japan, on February 11, 2005, that clinched her second straight overall women's moguls championship. In 2004, she won the Crystal Globe, becoming Canada's first freestyle moguls World Cup champion. In the 2001-2002 season, Jennifer won 3 World Cup medals, including her first ever World Cup win in Inawashiro, Japan. Jennifer is working hard in preparation for the 2006 Olympics in Torino, Italy, and will be only 26 years old going into the 2010 Olympics in Whistler.

Source Site: /channels

St-Pierre first McGill woman to win second Olympic gold

Wed, 2006-02-22 16:00

Kim St-Pierre has become the first female athlete and the second graduate from McGill University to win a pair of Olympic gold medals.

Source Site: /channels

McGill promotes positive team-building

Thu, 2005-10-27 09:30

Derek Drummond, interim director of athletics, outlines the steps McGill is taking to implement constructive team-building activities at McGill.

Source Site: /newsroom