The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Sports

Adopt-A-Cougar athlete is one program MRU is depending on to play in the university level

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 After a decade-long lobby, the Mount Royal Cougars are ditching college sports for university level competition.

When MRU transitions to Canada West (University Athletics Association) next year, the cost to play varsity sports will increase by $500,000.

Bronze medallist pursues gold medal effort at world championships in Spain

boxerthumbTo say Maeghen Cotterill is a busy person would be an understatement.
She’s the mother to her two-year-old son, she manages and teaches at the dojo she owns, she runs a non-profit organization -- and she’s also training for the World Karate and Kickboxing Council World Championships, to be held Nov. 1-5 in Cadiz, Spain.

Aussie rules football growing in Calgary

aussiethumbA lot of Calgarians may not realize that our city boasts two high-level Australian football teams: the Kookaburras and the Kangaroos.

Aussie Rules Football is a sport that combines elements of rugby, soccer and basketball.

Outdoor yoga adds another element to relaxation

yoga2thumb copyAs the leaves turn colours and drop from the trees in the annual oncoming of fall, fewer and fewer Calgarians are heading outside to embark on outdoor activities in the increasingly cold weather.