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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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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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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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Kudos: Levitin, Urquhart and Martlets score

Thu, 2007-03-15 04:30

We will take them on the bookshelves, we will take them on the hockey rink.

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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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Profile: Charline Labonté: McGill's golden goalie

Thu, 2008-02-21 04:30

After backstopping Canada to Olympic gold in 2006, what's left for Martlet goaltender Charline Labonté? Winning a national title, of course.

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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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