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McGill's Jennifer Heil named hero by Time Magazine

Tue, 2006-06-13 11:30

Olympic gold medallist Jennifer Heil, a McGill University student from Spruce Grove, Alta., has been proclaimed by Time Magazine as a Canadian hero.

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Contact: Earl Zukerman
Organization: Dept. of Athletics, McGill University
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Office Phone: 514-398-7012
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McGill's Sarah Ali-Khan wins Woman of Distinction award

Tue, 2006-05-30 09:00

Sarah Ali-Khan, a McGill University doctoral student in pharmacology and therapeutics, has won a Woman of Distinction award from the Montreal YWCA in the Sports & Wellness category.

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Contact: Earl Zukerman
Organization: Dept. of Athletics, McGill University
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-7012
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McGill launches first high-performance camp for aboriginal teens

Wed, 2006-05-17 14:30

Waneek Horn-Miller passes on her mother's legacy of empowerment.

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Contact: Lisa Van Dusen
Organization: McGill University Relations
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Office Phone: 514-398-6752
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McGill University cancels football season

Tue, 2005-10-18 18:00

Sanctions and educational steps announced to prevent hazing.

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Birth control pill may reduce knee injury

Mon, 2004-11-15 10:30

McGill researchers have shown that oral contraceptives affect joint flexibility. Women who take such pills have more stable knee joints. These new findings suggest that women taking contraceptives may be at a reduced risk for joint injury.

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McGill hockey: You win some…

Thu, 2010-03-18 03:03

By Jim Hynes McGill’s varsity hockey squads experienced both ends of the competition spectrum last weekend, with the Redmen enjoying the thrill of victory in capturing the Ontario University Athletics Queen’s Cup, and the Martlets suffering the agony of defeat in the CIS women’s hockey championship final. The Redmen will now go on to compete for the [...]

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Redbirds’ mentor Ashton wins Most Valuable Coach award

Tue, 2010-03-23 17:57

By Earl Zukerman, Montrealer Carey Ashton, the bench coach with the McGill mens baseball team, has won the 2010 Chunky Most Valuable Coach award. The Montreal native had been one of six finalists from nearly 900 nominated coaches from across Canada, and went on to receive the most votes in an internet balloting process to [...]

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Ski team wins provincial title

Tue, 2010-03-23 20:15

By Neale McDevitt This past weekend at the Stoneham resort, the McGill ski team broke a 19-year-drought by winning its first overall Quebec University Alpine Ski Championship since 1991. Led by a record-breaking performance from Sophie Splawinski, the ski team edged out perennial powerhouse Université Laval au Québec for the title combining men’s and women’s results. Splawinski, [...]

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A legend comes to life

Wed, 2010-03-31 18:04

Video celebrating Mike Babcocks McGill tie a hit on Youtube By Jim Hynes The greatness of Sidney Crosby is as good a place as any to begin the legend of the Babcock tie. For without Sid the Kid’s gold medal-winning shot through the pads of Team USA goalie Ryan Miller, there would be no lucky tie tale [...]

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Justin Darlington: high-flying track star and slam dunk sensation

Wed, 2010-03-31 20:58

By Jim Hynes McGill track and field star Justin Darlington needs to jump seven centimetres higher if he wants to get to the next level in his sport. And while that less-than-three-inch difference can be pretty significant in a sport like high jumping, somehow it doesn’t sound like too big a stretch for the guy they [...]

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