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It's Time to Talk About Disordered Eating in Sports

April 08, 2021

It's Time to Talk About Disordered Eating in Sports by Jodie Hare

In the pursuit for sporting success, an athlete can find themselves committing to any number of personal sacrifices, whether it's hobbies, time spent with friends and family, or other fulfilling activities. These sacrifices, though sometimes made with a heavy heart, are often understood as part

Hockey and COVID Protocol In This Brave New World

January 23, 2021

Hockey and COVID Protocol In This Brave New World by Zoë Hayden

Sports organizations have continued to announce schedules and hype their upcoming games and seasons on social media as if these are normal times – but of course they aren't, and every organized sporting event is burdened now by very serious public health questions as they attempt

The Reckoning that Wasn't

December 19, 2020

The Reckoning that Wasn't by Zoë Hayden

2020 will probably long be remembered as a year of reckoning in North American professional sports, but it will leave behind a question of what that reckoning was actually about, or if anything came of it. The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown the true cost of

The New Home of the Toronto Six

December 08, 2020

The New Home of the Toronto Six by Marsha Joseph

The National Women's Hockey League has made its arrival to Canada with their newest team, the Toronto Six. With a start date set for January 23rd, we will see this new team hit the ice in less than two months. Having said this, the format