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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 grad Shaunna Burke is second Canadian woman to climb Mount Everest

Mon, 2005-05-30 17:00

Shaunna Burke, a graduate of McGill University, has become the second Canadian woman to climb Mount Everest. She was reported to be among the first from her expedition to reach the summit of the world's tallest mountain.

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Peter Smith: A winning coach

Thu, 2004-03-25 (All day)

Peter Smith says that what makes a successful coach is a successful team. He should know - as McGill's winningest coach, Smith has recorded over 100 victories with the women's hockey team.

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Young Man Goes West

Mon, 2005-07-11 09:30

McGill receiver Robert LeBlanc, BCom'05, was the youngest player chosen in the 2005 Canadian Football League draft in May.

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Profile: Martin Raymond: One for all and all for one

Thu, 2006-04-13 10:30

OK, so he's the winningest hockey coach in Redmen history and he was just named CIS Coach of the Year in March. Do you think you can get Martin Raymond to toot his own horn one little bit? Well, we tried.

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Ottawa Senators new head coach is a McGill grad

Mon, 2004-06-14 12:00

Bryan Murray, B(Agr)'69, has had a long and distinguished career as a coach in the National Hockey League. The perennially disappointing Ottawa Senators hope he will be the man to take them to greater hockey glory.

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QSSF soccer all-stars announced: McGill gets nine

Tue, 2004-11-02 12:00

The first-place McGill Martlets took two of three major awards and dominated the Quebec university women's soccer all-star teams, with four on the first squad and five on the second.

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Headliners: From Stanley Cups and Super Bowls to deep, deep thoughts

Thu, 2008-02-07 04:00

Lots of sports, a smattering of video games and one of the world's top philosophers.

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McGill Olympian Edwards picked for Quebec Sports Hall of Fame

Wed, 2005-06-08 14:00

The late Dr. Phil Edwards, a former McGill University track star who won five Olympic medals and the 1936 Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada's athlete of the year, is one of eight new inductees to the Quebec Sports Hall of Fame.

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McGill PhD student Sarah Ali-Khan wins gold at Harry Jerome track meet

Wed, 2005-06-15 16:00

Sarah Ali-Khan, a McGill University doctorate student from Baie d'Urfé, Que., won gold in the 800 metres at the 22nd annual Harry Jerome International Track Classic, in Burnaby, B.C., Tuesday (June 14).

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