While the Nest reopened in May 2020, recreational sports clubs are still unable to book rooms for club activities due to provincial health orders. Club officials still have access to their rooms but it is limited to one person at a time.
Skate Canada has cancelled 2021 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships, which was planned to occur from February 8-14, 2021 at our own Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre.
It was just a set of time-trials, behind closed doors, but the Odlum Brown Swim Series this past weekend represented a whole lot more for the UBC Thunderbirds swim teams.
All the way from Oahu, Hawaii, USA, Rose Garcia joined the women’s Thunderbirds swim team this year. She plans to compete in the 100m freestyle, 50m freestyle, 50m backstroke, 50m butterfly and, possibly, 100m butterfly.
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.
“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.
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.