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Wise world of sports

Fri, 2007-03-02 12:00

McGill recently established a new national best, producing 147 student-athletes who earned Academic All-Canadian status. It's the seventh consecutive year that McGill has had more than 100 honorees receive the Canadian Interuniversity Sport designation.

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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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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 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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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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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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