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Marvelous Martlets

Thu, 2007-03-01 04:30

In honour of International Women's Day, we focus upon McGill's dedicated crew of female student-athletes.

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Laura Wilson and Mathieu Poitras named McGill Athletes of the Week

Mon, 2004-11-01 12:00

Cross-country runner Laura Wilson of Fort McMurray, Alberta, and goaltender Mathieu Poitras of the hockey Redmen are the McGill-Peel Pub athletes of the week for the period ending October 31, 2004.

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Dragons of hope: Boat racing improves lives of breast cancer survivors

Fri, 2008-02-01 10:30

The best long-term therapy for breast cancer survivors might have nothing to do with doctors or self-help books, a health researcher at McGill University says. Her prescription? Dragon boat racing.

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McGill goalie Mathieu Poitras wins Guy Lafleur Trophy

Tue, 2005-05-31 16:00

The Montreal Canadiens and Molson announced today that McGill Redmen goaltender Mathieu Poitras, a 22-year-old native of Gatineau, Que., has won the Guy Lafleur Trophy as the Quebec university hockey player who best combines athletic ability with academic aptitude. The award is accompanied by a $6,000 bursary over three years.

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Slam dunk historical find

Fri, 2007-03-02 12:00

An important cache of James Naismith's personal effects was recently found in the basement of his last surviving relative's home, and it included photographs and documents providing fresh insights into Naismith's invention of basketball in 1891.

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Face-off against injury

Thu, 2004-02-19 (All day)

Hockey is Canada's passion — but it's a dangerous sport, even when you are wearing all your safety gear. David Pearsall is a McGill researcher who is studying helmets to fine-tune their protective properties for all players.

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Cheering on McGill Sports Stars through the Years

Thu, 2005-04-07 09:30

Take a tour of McGill's Sports Hall of Fame, honouring the athletes and teams who have dazzled us since the University's early days.

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P.O.V.: Olympic ideal

Thu, 2006-03-16 10:30

After the world's obsession with gold medal counts during the Torino Olympics, McGill BCom student Laura Ruhnke gives a refreshing firsthand account of what it was like to play for the Swiss national women's hockey team at the Games.

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Going for the gold in the water

Mon, 2004-06-14 12:00

McGill will be very well represented on the Canadian women's water polo squad at the Athens Olympics this summer. The 13-member team will include no fewer than five McGill students and two alumni, and head coach Patrick Oaten is also a grad.

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McGill places five on football all-conference team

Mon, 2004-11-01 12:00

McGill places five on QUFL all-star team; Matt Connell becomes first Redmen pivot in 26 years to earn all-conference honours.

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