Camaraderie is a big draw for the women who belong to the London Western Track and Field Club and get together regularly to practise throwing the shot put and discus. “These women are amazing, and it’s great for our younger athletes to see them and realize there’s a place in this sport for everybody,” says their throwing coach Sylvia Kontra. Established in 1970, the London Western Track and Field Club caters to all ages and abilities and offers training throughout the year. Photographer Mike Hensen caught up with the female masters throwers on Sunday at Thompson Arena. Read More
The Ontario Hockey League has postponed four more games and confirmed the Knights’ scheduled contest Friday against Erie at Budweiser Gardens has been moved up a half hour to 7 p.m.
Kirill Steklov, who represented Russia at the abbreviated world junior tournament in Alberta, has rejoined the London defensive corps. The OHL club also acquired overage forward Camaryn Baber Friday from Saginaw for a fourth-round round pick in 2025 and a conditional sixth-rounder in ’25. The condition on the sixth-round pick relates to the OHL playoffs […]
The Toronto Rock will start its next National Lacrosse League season without Lion Head’s Rob Hellyer on the roster for the first time in over a decade. The Rock dealt Hellyer to the expansion Las Vegas Desert Dogs in exchange for a pair of first-round picks in August. The picks headed to Toronto are for […]
The London Lightning’s start-of-season winning streak has reached double digits. The Bolts fought back late in a roller-coaster ride with Sudbury, eventually outlasting the Five 108-105 Thursday night at Budweiser Gardens. There was nothing comfortable about it. The Nickel City visitors led by six at the break and were in the driver’s seat late before […]
Drama, controversy, heroics, and beer cup pyramids – the Owen Sound Attack’s home opener had it all including a second-straight victory over a big division rival. The Attack held on to a 4-3 win over the Kitchener Rangers Saturday night inside the Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre and in front of 2,632 rowdy fans. Win […]
Abakar Kazbekov’s funeral will be held in a private service at a Toronto-area mosque Thursday, but the fallout from the Russian invasion of Ukraine has prevented the late London Knights forward from being returned to his homeland.