Fall 2018 marked the 25th anniversary of Lynn Hill’s historic first all-free ascent of the ‘Nose,’ an iconic climb in the Yosemite Valley. Since then, much has changed in the climbing world, but her massive achievement still stands tall. The Nose is the route that snakes up between the two[Read More…]
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From Aug. 23-25, Montreal’s Parc Jean Drapeau hosted the Psicobloc Open Series—Canada’s first psicobloc competition. Psicobloc, also known as ‘deep-water soloing,’ is a form of rock climbing performed over a body of water without the use of bolts, ropes, or harnesses. If a climber loses their grip, they plummet—safely—into the[Read More…]
Group A: Egypt, Russia, Saudi Arabia, & Uruguay Russia and Saudi Arabia—stars in June 14’s opening match—should bring up the rear in Group A, as the stronger squads from Uruguay and Egypt are looking to go deep in the knockout stages. The Russians, 70th in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, hope[Read More…]
Speaking about fond memories and future plans with some of McGill’s best graduating athletes.
Briana “Hoops” Green first picked up basketball to be more like her older brother when she was four years old. Twenty-four years later, she’s still sharing the court with her brothers—but now there are nine more of them. They’re called the Harlem Globetrotters. Hoops was the 15th woman named to[Read More…]
Martlets After capturing the program’s first Bronze Baby—the national championship trophy—last season, the Martlets showed up from March 8-11 in Regina to defend their title. In their opening game at the U Sports national championships, McGill faced off against the McMaster University Marauders. The Martlets ended the first half down five[Read More…]
A writer at Deadspin and Baseball Prospectus, Matt Sussman lent us his knowledge on Olympic curling and MLB free agency. Matt discusses the mixed doubles curling tournament, covering everything from the Canadians taking home gold to the bad boy of curling. He also breaks down the stories to watch in[Read More…]
On Feb. 9, the Olympic Torch will complete its journey to the PyeongChang Olympic Stadium for the 2018 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony. For the 16 days that follow, millions of Canadians, from as far as 9,000 km and 10 time zones away, will tune in to support the world’s best[Read More…]
With the intramural 2v2 soccer deadline gearing up for another season, The Tribune’s sport editors and writers explains the sport and engages in a bit of friendly competition.
Martlets extend win streak to six with triumph over Rouge et Or.