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.
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.
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.
McGill receiver Robert LeBlanc, BCom'05, was the youngest player chosen in the 2005 Canadian Football League draft in May.
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.
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.
We will take them on the bookshelves, we will take them on the hockey rink.
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.
After backstopping Canada to Olympic gold in 2006, what's left for Martlet goaltender Charline Labonté? Winning a national title, of course.
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.