As more than 7,000 athletes gather in Colorado this week for the North American Indigenous Games, McGill's Waneek Horn-Miller, the most decorated athlete at the games and one of the world's best water polo players, describes how she could easily have called it quits after she was stabbed in the chest during the 1990 Oka standoff.
Carolyn McCabe of Toronto and Denburk Reid of Montreal are the McGill-Peel Pub athletes of the week for the period ending October 17.
Though organized by a former Olympian, the second annual High Performance Camp for Aboriginal students focused on much more than sports.
"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.
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.
Student and staffer Joseph Kimani swims against the tide at world championships.
It's centenary season, with no less than five McGill establishments celebrating the big 100 this year. A look at their histories and a glimpse of their futures.
Undergraduate research officer Victor Chisholm recounts how he went from someone who was afraid to put his face in the water four years ago to a triathlon silver medalist in the Outgames.
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.
Stricken with debilitating muscular dystrophy, Carey Ashton, the McGill Redbirds bench coach, pours his all into the game, and the players, he loves.