Historic Lake Placid 2023 Games come to an end as international university sport returns

As FISU acting presdeint Leonz Eder handed the glaf off to Torino 2025, the FISU World University Games Lake Placid 2023 officially came to an end. Continue reading Historic Lake Placid 2023 Games come to an end as international university sport returns

Triple medalist Shilo Rousseau to carry Canadian flag at closing ceremony

LAKE PLACID, NEW YORK – With a historic performance at the range and on the snow at Mount Van Hoevenberg, biathlete Shilo Rousseau wil carry the Canadian flag into Herb Brooks Arena on Sunday in the closing ceremony.  The University of Ottawa student started Canada strong in the Lake Plaid 2023 FISU World University Games, winning a gold medal on the second day of competition, … Continue reading Triple medalist Shilo Rousseau to carry Canadian flag at closing ceremony

Women’s hockey drought breaker highlights Canada’s Day 9

LAKE PLACID, NEW YORK – Canada’s penultimate day at the Lake Placid 2023 World University Games ended a 10-year drought, as Canada’s women’s hockey team stood atop the podium after a 5-0 win over Japan.  Canada, who hadn’t won any hockey gold medal since 2013, captured the top spot in the women’s hockey tournament, completing a perfect tournament record while only allowing three goals through … Continue reading Women’s hockey drought breaker highlights Canada’s Day 9

Skating double and curling podium lead Canada’s Day 8

LAKE PLACID, NEW YORK –  Day 8 of the Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Winter Games couldn’t have gone much better for Team Canada, winning three medals and clinching a spot in the women’s hockey gold medal game.  Laval University student-athletes David La Rue and Hubert Marcotte got thighs started early, winning gold and bronze in the men’s mass start speed skating. For La … Continue reading Skating double and curling podium lead Canada’s Day 8

Canada looking forward to Lake Placid’s golden opportunity after Lucerne, U CUP heartbreak.

CANTON, NEW YORK – When COVID stormed through the world and forced the cancellation of the Lucerne 2021 World University Games, Canada was getting already ready.  The men’s hockey team roster had participated in  Zoom video sessions, looking at how they could hit the ground running when they got to Switzerland. Yet, it’s 13 months later in Lake Placid that they’re finally getting the chance … Continue reading Canada looking forward to Lake Placid’s golden opportunity after Lucerne, U CUP heartbreak.