While Coach Symons has acknowledged that it is “a difficult situation with the habits of the players over the years having contact when [they] compete,” he believes that there have been positives such as giving the team opportunities to settle down and create technical and tactical goals.
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One of the UBC’s biggest school spirit events Homecoming will look different this year with ongoing COVID-19. It will be held virtually on September 25 along with many activities throughout the weekend.
“Physical activity is probably one of the best things we can do for our health at the moment … we may need to be creative, but we can find ways to be physically active,” said UBC Professor Guy Faulkner, the chair of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.
While we could look at the financial statistics or regulation differences when comparing different leagues like U Sports and the NCAA, an often-overlooked source are the student-athletes themselves
“Kory was an exceptional young man who touched the lives of so many people around him. His loss will be felt deeply by all members of the Thunderbirds community.”
Former defensive back James Vause is considering leaving the team due to the ongoing global pandemic.
Former Thunderbirds, Evan Dunfee, has earned an early nomination to his second Olympic ticket to Tokyo 2020.
During phase one of COVID-19, UBC Athletics and Recreation shut down all facilities and suspending all programs “through May 20, 2020 as [a] precautionary measure against COVID-19.”
The contributions that Michael Rose, Tourmaline founder, president and CEO, has made to fund Tourmaline Stadium and Rose Indoor Training Centre was part of his $26 million donation to handful of Canadian schools and sports programs.
Former UBC men’s basketball seasonal contract assistant coach Vern Knopp was criticized for his activities on social media.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Canada West and U Sports announced today that no conference competition will be happening during the first term of the 2020/21 season.
Here are some ideas of ways to stay active during a global pandemic.
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Canada West has revised the upcoming 2020/21 season.
“We were really upset about it and everybody else I feel was the exact same way about not getting the final chance to see how we ranked against all those top teams.”
The 2020 Canadian Football League draft was held on April 30 with some of the top football prospects in Canada available to be selected. For the four Thunderbirds, this marked the first step in their professional journey.