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June 20th, 2017

Sport BC Summer Warm-Up, presented by the City of Vancouver

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May 3rd, 2017

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – MAY 29

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March 27th, 2017

SBC Insurance Agencies Ltd.

Sport BC established SBC Insurance in 1979 to provide affordable accident and liability insurance for British Columbians participating in sport, recreation and leisure activities. For national, provincial and regional sport organizations, SBC Insurance offers sport liability insurance that protects all members of an organization while acting within the scope of their sport-related duties. SBC Insurance also […]

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March 23rd, 2017

22nd Annual KidSport Golf Tournament – June 19

Now that more golf appropriate weather is finally here, we are reaching out to all of our KidSport friends and golfers to ask for you support for this year’s 22nd Annual KidSport Golf Tournament hosted at Morgan Creek on Monday June 19th. We really need your help to ensure that we have a full field […]

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January 23rd, 2017

Sport BC 51st Annual Athlete of the Year Awards – Finalists Announced! (1/20/2017)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Finalists announced for the 51st Annual Athlete of the Year Awards Winners will be honoured at a ceremony on March 8th, 2017 VANCOUVER, BC (January 20, 2017) — Sport BC, on behalf of the BC Sport community, has proudly announced the outstanding amateur athletes, coaches, and officials, named as finalists for 14 […]

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October 14th, 2016

51st Annual Athlete of the Year Award Nominations Now Open!

Please nominate an athlete for the 51st Annual Athlete of the Year Awards! Date: March 2017  Location: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel 1. Select category 2. Download form (PDF) 3. Follow instructions in each nomination form 4. Send completed nomination and citations to christine@sportbc.com or fax to 604-333-3401 no later than Friday, November 18, 2016 *Please note: Any nominations received […]

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October 14th, 2016

23rd Annual Presidents’ Awards Nomination Now Open!

Please nominate a recipient for the 23rd Annual Presidents’ Award! The Presidents’ Awards are presented annually to volunteers from Sport BC member organizations who represent the spirit of volunteerism, and whose dedication, energy, and commitment contribute to development of their sport or organization.  Sport BC member organizations are eligible to recognize one volunteer per year. Date: March […]

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July 8th, 2016

In Her Footsteps – Recognizing the 2016 Honourees

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April 26th, 2016

Sport BC AGM – Saturday, May 28, 2016

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April 26th, 2016

DENNY MORRISON discharged from hospital after stroke

By Benjamin Blum, CBC Sports Posted: Apr 26, 2016 12:55 PM ET Last Updated: Apr 26, 2016 12:57 PM ET Olympic speed skater Denny Morrison has been discharged from the hospital after suffering a stroke on Saturday. (Jeff McIntosh/Canadian Press) Olympic speed skater Denny Morrison has been discharged from the hospital after suffering a stroke on […]

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March 14th, 2016

Scott Russell Master of Ceremonies at 50th Annual Gala

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sport BC announces SCOTT RUSSELL OF CBC as Master of Ceremonies  2016 Athlete of the Year Awards presented by Canadian Direct Insurance RICHMOND, BC (February 23, 2016) — Sport BC is pleased to announce that Scott Russell, CBC Sports Broadcaster, will be emceeing the 2016 Athlete of the Year Awards in Vancouver […]

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March 14th, 2016

2016 Best of BC Award Winner Announced!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sport BC announces the BEST OF BC AWARD WINNER 2016 Athlete of the Year Awards presented by Canadian Direct Insurance RICHMOND, BC (February 18, 2016) — Sport BC is pleased to announce the distinguished Best of BC Award Recipient who will be recognized at the 50th Athlete of the Year Awards in […]

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February 10th, 2016

2016 Daryl Thompson Award Winner Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sport BC announces the Daryl Thompson Award Winner 2016 Athlete of the Year Awards, presented by Canadian Direct Insurance RICHMOND, BC (February 10, 2016) — Sport BC is pleased to announce the prestigious Daryl Thompson Award winner who will be recognized at the 50th Athlete of the Year Awards in Vancouver on Thursday, […]

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January 4th, 2016

Sport BC 50th Annual Athlete of the Year Awards

Ticketing Information: http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/sport-bc-50th-athlete-of-the-year-awards-2016-tickets-20048164600      

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September 10th, 2015

Americas Masters Games 2016 launches registration at ‘One Year Out’ celebration

Press Release: 2 September 2015 – Americas Masters Games 2016 launches registration at ‘One Year Out’ celebration- View PDF  

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August 27th, 2015

50th Annual Athlete of the Year Awards – Nomination Forms NOW AVAILABLE

Please click here for the 50th Annual Athlete of the Year Nomination Forms

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August 24th, 2015

50th Athlete of the Year Awards & Presidents’ Award Nomination Forms NOW OPEN!

          The nomination forms are now open for the 50th Annual Athlete of the Year Awards and Presidents’ Awards. Athlete of the Year Nominations: http://sportbc.com/programs-and-events/athlete-of-the-year-awards/nomination-forms/ Presidents’ Award Nominations: http://sportbc.com/programs-and-events/presidents-award/nomination-form/    

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June 8th, 2015

Americas Masters Games – PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 8, 2016  Americas Masters Games 2016 announces Sports and Website Launch (Vancouver, BC) The Americas Masters Games 2016 (AMG) are pleased to announce the 28 sports on the sport program of this new multisport competition open to athletes over the age of 30. Upwards of 10,000 athletes from Canada and around […]

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April 29th, 2015

Canadian swimming coach Randy Bennett dies after brief battle with cancer

ALLAN MAKI CALGARY — The Globe and Mail Published Tuesday, Apr. 28 2015, 11:33 AM EDT Last updated Tuesday, Apr. 28 2015, 5:25 PM EDT Canadian swimming coach Randy Bennett dies after brief battle with cancer The Canadian swimming community has lost one of its finest coaches. Ryan Cochrane has lost his friend. Randy Bennett, the man […]

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April 2nd, 2015

49th Athlete of the Year Awards Photos

Please click here to view the photos of the 49th Athlete of the Year Awards

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March 17th, 2015

British Columbia’s 2015 Award Winners in Amateur Sport announced at Sport BC’s Athlete of the Year Awards, Presented by Canadian Direct Insurance

  For Immediate Release:   British Columbia’s 2015 Award Winners in Amateur Sport announced at Sport BC’s Athlete of the Year Awards, Presented by Canadian Direct Insurance   RICHMOND, BC (March 13 , 2015) — Sport BC is very proud to announce the athletes, coaches and officials who were the successful recipients of the 2015 Athlete […]

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March 6th, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE: 2015 President’s Award Recipients Announced

For Immediate Release:  Volunteers in Amateur Sport honoured at Sport BC’s 49th Annual Awards Banquet Presented by Canadian Direct Insurance  RICHMOND, BC (March 5, 2015) — Sport BC is pleased to announce the following recipients of the Presidents’ Awards who will be attending the 2015 Athlete of the Year Awards in Vancouver on March 12, […]

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March 2nd, 2015

Media Release: 49th Athlete of the Year Awards – Prestigious Awards Recipients

  For Immediate Release: Sport BC announces recipients of the year’s most prestigious awards in amateur sport at the 2015 Athlete of the Year Awards, Presented by Canadian Direct Insurance VANCOUVER, BC (March 2, 2015) — Sport BC is pleased to announce the recipients for three of the most prestigious awards in amateur sport in […]

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February 26th, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE: 49th Athlete of the Year Awards – Daryl Thompson Award Recipient Announced!

For Immediate Release:   Sport BC’s Daryl Thompson Award Recipient Announced for the 2015 Athlete of the Year Awards, Presented by Canadian Direct Insurance VANCOUVER, BC (February 26, 2015) — Sport BC is pleased to announce that Brian McCalder of BC Athletics, will be receiving the 2015 Athlete of the Year Awards in Vancouver on […]

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February 20th, 2015

The 2015 Conversation – Women and Sport Conference

Conversation 2015 is the initiative of three women who are passionate about and dedicated to the cause of women, sport and physical activity. Penny Werthner, Marion Lay and Guylaine Demers are three experts in the field and women of influence who have been actively involved for many years in addressing the challenges faced by girls […]

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January 28th, 2015

PRESS RELEASE- 49th Athlete of the Year Finalists

                                                                       Finalist announced for the 49th Sport BC Annual Athlete of the Year Awards presented by Canadian Direct Insurance Winners  for performances in 2014 to be honoured at ceremony on March 12th, 2015 Richmond, BC (January 16, 2015)- Sport BC, on behalf of the BC Sport community, announced today the outstanding amateur athletes, coaches, and officials […]

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January 12th, 2015

49th Annual Athlete of the Year Awards- Ticket Sales

Join us at the 49th Annual Athlete of the Year Awards, founded by Sport BC and presented by Canadian Direct Insurance. On Thursday, March 12th at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, awards in 18 different categories will be presented to athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers for their performance and contribution to sport in our province. Also […]

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January 6th, 2015

Community Sport Hero Awards 2014

The Community Sport Hero Awards were revealed throughout 2014 in various regions and cities across the province of British Columbia. The help of these generous people volunteering their time and dedication to the community of sport is most valuable to those of the up and coming generation competing in sport.  Sport BC is proud to have […]

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December 17th, 2014

Sport BC and City of Vancouver to Host the Americas Masters Games in 2016

Vancouver to host the first-ever Americas Masters Games in 2016 December 17 2014 “The opportunity to host the 2016 Americas Masters Games builds on Vancouver’s reputation as a great host city for major sporting events.” – Mayor Gregor Robertson The City of Vancouver, in partnership with the Vancouver Hotel Destination Association, Tourism Vancouver, PavCo, UBC, […]

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December 2nd, 2014

GYMNASTICS BC IS HIRING! GYMNASTICS FOR ALL COORDINATOR

GYMNASTICS BC IS HIRING! GYMNASTICS FOR ALL COORDINATOR Date Posted: December 1, 2014 Career Opportunity We are looking for a creative and dynamic team player who: Is passionate about recreational gymnastics; Believes in the tremendous benefits from participation in recreational gymnastics; Develops, enhances and implements exciting gymnastics for all programs and services; and Supports GymBC […]

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December 2nd, 2014

Happy Holidays from Sport BC to YOU!

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November 12th, 2014

BC Sport Conference- Saturday, January 10th, 2015

    Volleyball BC is proud to present the BC Sport Conference, a one-day multi-sport coaching conference featuring world-renowned coaches, trainers and athletes who have worked and competed at the collegiate, provincial, national, and international levels. Rick Hansen, keynote presenter Anson Dorrance, head coach UNC Women’s Soccer Program David Cox, sport psychologist for National team and […]

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November 10th, 2014

Declare 2015- The Year of Women in Sport!!!

Monday, November 10th, 2014       On November 3rd, 2014 the Mayor of North Vancouver, Darrell Mussatto and The Power of Sport Founder, Linda Diano proclaimed 2015 as the Year of Women in Sport. Join in to participate and declare 2015 as the Year of Women in Sport! The Power in Sport has proposed a […]

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November 5th, 2014

2014 In Her Footsteps Celebration -ProMotion Plus

The 2014 In Her Footsteps Celebration was hosted by ProMotion Plus, the BC organization for girls and women in sport and recreation.  It is an annual recognition celebrating the women of BC who have changed the way women participate in sport and recreation in our Province. On October 21st British Columbia celebrated two BC Women in […]

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November 3rd, 2014

Tennis BC Opportunity- Executive Director Position

About Tennis BC Tennis BC (TBC) is the provincial organization for providing the structure, programming, and framework to inspire and stimulate increased participation and excellence in the sport of tennis throughout British Columbia. The organization has developed strong, mutually supportive partnerships with Tennis Canada, regional tennis associations, corporate sponsors, and donors. TBC is increasingly engaged […]

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October 29th, 2014

2015- The Year of Sport in Canada

His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, has declared 2015 as the “Year of Sport” in Canada. The declaration celebrates the role sport plays in our Canadian identity.  From our local playgrounds, to recreational sport leagues all the way to our inspiring high performance athletes, sport is vital to the cultural fabric […]

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April 10th, 2012

Chalk play

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January 24th, 2012

Save it Forward, KidSport

In collaboration with the website Save it Forward, KidSport is now involved with a new daily deal website similar to Groupon. Partial proceeds from the deals will be donated to KidSport. Don’t forget to sign up.

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September 21st, 2011

Resource Library

Check out Sport BC’s Resource Library, a one-stop shop for sport administrators to find how-tos, toolkits and guides to help inform the operations and activities of sport organizations across the province.

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July 25th, 2011

Sports Day in Canada

On September 17th, EVERYONE is invited to Sports Day in Canada! Planning an event, festival, open house, try-it day, pep rally or marathon? Register it on their main site and let everyone know how YOU are celebrating this national event for sport.

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March 24th, 2011

BC Coaches Week

BC Coaches Week focuses on the recruitment, development and celebration of sport coaches with events around the province. Click here for more information on events that include training opportunities, workshops and celebrations of the work of volunteer and community coaches.

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January 4th, 2011

BC Skaters at Nationals

The Junior and Senior Divisions will include 21 BC Skaters who will compete at the 2011 BMO Canadian Figure Skating Championships held in Victoria, BC.

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October 18th, 2010

Top golfer from BC

Former Sport BC Junior Male Athlete of the Year Eugene Wong was named Canada’s top male golfer this week by Golf Canada. Read more about this achievement and see how BC’s other amateur golfers ranked.

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October 7th, 2010

Water Ski & Wakeboard

Waterski and Wakeboard Canada announced its 2010 Hall of Fame Inductees, which included two British Columbians: Karissa Wedd of Port Coquitlam and Richard Gray of Cloverdale.

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September 15th, 2010

2010 WWRC

Sept 17-26 the world’s top wheelchair rugby players from 12 countries will be coming to Richmond to battle for gold at the World Wheelchair Rugby Championships at the Richmond Olympic Oval

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August 25th, 2010

Rugby World Cup

Seven of the women from the National Senior Women’s Rugby Team hail from BC. Canada beat Sweden in Rugby World Cup play to top Pool C. (Photo credit: Ron LeBlanc)

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August 17th, 2010

BC goes all the way

A BC Little League team will once again represent Canada at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, PA. Vancouver’s Little Mountain Mountaineers will don the maple leaf when the tournament begins August 20.

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April 23rd, 2010

BC Summer Games

The 2010 BC Summer Games wrapped up July 25 in the Township of Langley. Congratulations to all the athletes who took part in what will surely be an event to remember. (Photo: Bogetti-Smith, BC Games Society)

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