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Big results at Big Air

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin
All eyes of the international ski community were on Quebec’s Îlot Fleurie on the evening of February 11. For the first time, skiers joined snowboarders at the 9th edition of the Quebec City Big Air. 

2017 International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament heading into the finals

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Photo: Luc Lang

The 58th International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament, underway since February 8, will conclude this upcoming Sunday, February 19, with finals in five different categories.

Ice-canoe racers battle strong currents and heavy snowfall

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin
On February 5, some 350 racers crouched by their canoes at the Old Port, wiping away wet snow, waiting for Bonhomme to signal the start of the Winter Carnival Ice-Canoe Race. Crowds gathered at Louise Basin, on the docks along Quebec City’s Old Port and across that river in Lévis.

For the love of bikes!

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Photo: Rachel Collet
Although most motorcycle lovers cleared out early Sunday afternoon in anticipation of the Super Bowl game that evening, they managed to pack ExpoCité on Friday and Saturday for the Quebec City Salon de la Moto et VTT.

CHL Top Prospects Game to be played at the Videotron Centre

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Photo: Luc Lang

The Canadian Hockey League will hold its annual Top Prospects Game at the Videotron Centre on Monday, January 30.

A review of the 2016 sports year

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Photo: Luc Lang

2017 is only days away and it is time to review the past year's sports scene in Quebec City. No surprise - the fact that Quebecor did not secure a National Hockey League team for the city is this year's top sports story.

Université Laval national champions in cross-country and women’s soccer

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Photo: U Sports website

With all eyes on Montreal watching the heated football rivalry between the McGill Carabins and the Université Laval Rouge et Or, other Laval sports teams captured national crowns almost unnoticed. 

In Quebec, the men's cross-country team took its first ever cross-country national championship, running on the Plains of Abraham. 

Congratulations to the Quebec High School Blazers basketball teams!

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Photo: Ed Sweeney

The Quebec High School Senior Girls and Senior Boys teams won the Central Quebec School Board AA tournament with victories over St. Patrick's High School teams.

A tribute to the Quebec Caribous 40 years later

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Photo: Juanita Craig

The Quebec Caribous, the 1975 National Lacrosse League Nations Cup champions, were honoured at a historic media event held at the Hôtel-Musée Premières Nations in Wendake on April 20. 

Professional football at Université Laval in June

Ottawa RedBlacks will face Montreal Alouettes at Telus Stadium

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Photo: courtesy of NFL

Université Laval Sports Activity Services (SAS), in conjunction with the Rouge et Or football team, will host a pre-season professional football game for the second time in history this summer at the Stadium TELUS-UL.

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