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Canadian Figure Skating Champion Brian Orser

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Former champion figure skater Brian Orser was at the recent International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix competitions held in Quebec City. He is the current coach of Javier Fernandez who won the men’s bronze medal to become Spain’s first finalist ever. Orser, who just turned 50, was the 1984 and 1988 Olympic silver medalist, 1987 World champion and the 1981-1988 Canadian national champion.

The Sons of Ireland Found

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The hockey t-shirt of Quebec City

Inspired by Roch Carrier

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Photo: Jeff Milner

Roch Carrier’s classic The Hockey Sweater (1980), sets rich textures of childhood memory: pure love of sport, the idea of hero, and an introduction to bitter-sweet rivalry. The pride and passion for Les Canadiens feels palpable, as a young fan is forced to wear the emblem of his favourite team's enemy.

Don’t wait for snow to enjoy winter activities

The air was frisky on our way to the Sainte-Foy arena where my wife Denyse was going to skate for her first time this season. She was radiant with the thought of having the occasion to practice her favorite sport.

St. Lawrence Lions golf team wins tenth Collegiate Provincial Championship

The Cegep Champlain-St. Lawrence golf team won their 10th Collegiate Provincial Championships since 2000 last weekend at the Lac St-Joseph Golf Course. Fred Colgan’s protégés shot a cumulative of 608 (302-306) over the two-day tournament. This was 36 shots better than second place John Abbott College, which was only 8 shots behind the Lions going into the weekend.

Collège FXG’s Vincent Fillion runs in Chicago Marathon

On Sunday October 9, Vincent Fillion, number 960, bolted from the 7:30 a.m. starting line in warm, sunny Chicago to run the 42.2 km in 3:08:45 minutes.

Challenge Bell crowns its 2011 Champions

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Photo: Photo: Marie White

The 19th Challenge Bell, under the ever able direction of Quebec City's Jacques Hérisset and his devoted team, crowned this season's women's tennis champions on September 18 at Laval University's PEPS.

The 2011 singles champion is the Czech Barbara Zahlavova Strycova, 25, who was too strong for the Croatian-born New Zealander Marina Erakovic, 23, beating her 4-6, 6-1 and 6-0 in a tight fi

Local football player picked by two American University NCAA Division Two teams

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Photo: IMG Football Academy web site

Quebec City native Edward Godin Gosselin, an 18-year-old defensive lineman who formerly played on the St. Patrick’s High School team, is flying high these days. After his outstanding performance at the IMG Madden Football Academy in Florida this summer, Gosselin was invited to join two American University NCAA Division Two football teams.

Jeffery Hale Friends’ Foundation Golf Tournament

Thursday, September 15, 2011

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 Golf! Dinner!

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