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Soccer player Trinity Kettyls wins top awards at Vikes Celebration of Champions

After two years without events and ceremonies of recognition, the Vikes athletics department was finally able to honour outstanding athletes with the 2022 Celebration of Champions. The event saw such…
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Vikes welcome basketball dynasty alumni to Sports Hall of Fame

The University of Victoria Vikes have welcomed new inductees to the 2022 Sports Hall of Fame. The late Vikes basketball alumnus Cord Clemens has been selected to join the collective…
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Jane Gumley to lead women’s rowing team as interim coach

UVic alumnus takes over following resignation of Barney Williams The Vikes women’s rowing team will have a new head coach for the 2021-22 season: UVic alumnus and former national team…
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UVic athletes stoked to return to play following Canada West announcement

Regional schedules await approval from university, province Canada West has announced their plans for the 2021-22 season. After a year without competition, Canada West plans for most sports to be…
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Student athletes navigate training, teambuilding, and restrictions throughout the pandemic

Student athletes face the challenges of shifting province-wide restrictions As national competitions and races are cancelled due to the pandemic, many student athletes have had to shift their focus while…
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U Sports and Canada West announce further cancellations

On Oct. 15, U Sports announced they would be cancelling all nine of their winter national championships. The sports affected include hockey, swimming, wrestling, basketball, volleyball, and track and field.…

Fall cancellations of U Sports and Canada West leaves Vikes athletes in limbo

Ordinarily, the start of each school year not only brings the excitement of new classes, but also the beginning of a fresh season of competition for student athletes. Whether it…
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Vikes to begin esport intramurals for Rocket League, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

After plans for e-sports leagues stalled in 2019, the pandemic has led Vikes to trial two esport leagues As part of the Vikes at Home initiative, Vikes Athletics and Recreation…

LETTER | Re: “Shock and disappointment” towards UVic and Vikes Athletics

First and foremost, the Vikes and the university in no way condone abusive behaviour by coaches.