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.
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
Men's rugby and basketball earned big wins respectively over the weekend and will look to carry that winning momentum into the new decade.
Men's and women's soccer are set to take part in the Canada West final four while women's field hockey lost out on a chance to retake the Canada West title and return to the U Sports national championships.
Women's and men's soccer came back with big wins after opening the weekend with a tie and loss respectively. Men's hockey finally got their first win of the year against the Regina Cougars.
Meditation does not mean leaving your room — or even your bed — because it is an exercise that can be done almost anywhere and in various ways, with all of them providing benefits to your wellbeing.
Effective 9 p.m. on March 16, all UBC sports facilities will be closed until at least April 5 due to fears over the spread of COVID-19.
Both the men's and women's U Sports hockey national championships have been cancelled due to fears surrounding the spread of COVID-19.
This year's edition of Storm the Wall has been cancelled.
The Cascade Collegiate Conference (CCC), part of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) in the United States, has announced a two-week suspension of play effective immediately due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19.
UBC beat Bishop's, fell to Dalhousie and then beat Western to take U Sports bronze over the weekend in Ottawa.
Saturday and Sunday saw the Canadian men’s rugby sevens team reach their best ever Vancouver Sevens result with a bronze-medal performance at BC Place. In front of just over 74,000 spectators over both days, the national team had the help of some crucial UBC alumni.
In the 99th edition of the Rugby World Cup Challenge, UBC handed the visiting University of California Golden Bears a sounding defeat at home to win the series on aggregate and take their seventh title in a row.
The atrium at the Frederic Wood Theatre was bustling with old climbing partners, friends from the Varsity Outdoor Club and familiar faces from the Aviary climbing gym in anticipation for VIMFF's Climbing Night
Men’s basketball is Canada West champion and will go into the U Sports Final 8 on a big win streak. Men's volleyball faltered and saw their season come to an end at the hands of the Alberta Golden Bears.
Through ups and downs, heartbreak and happiness both on and off the ice, Mikayla Ogrodniczuk and Tory Micklash have seen it all throughout their careers with the Thunderbirds women's hockey team.
It’s the fourth year in a row that both swim squads took home the national title, winning last year in front of home fans at the UBC Aquatic Centre.
There was no shortage of clutch plays, overtime periods, heroes and villains, heartbreaks and moments of history. While some squads seasons have come to an end, other teams will make the trip out to various U Sports Nationals Championships across the country.
A light breeze makes the thinner trees sway back and forth like a pendulum. On their branches, birds chirp rhythmically in organic fashion. The park is alive, but I am left out of the conversation.
On Saturday, the Thunderbirds men’s rugby team overcame the Seattle Saracens in a 48–19 win that saw the ’Birds extend their BC Premier League record to 11–1.