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Sask Sport Inc. announces the 2014 Saskatchewan Sport Award Recipients
Sask Sport Inc. is pleased to announce the recipients of 2014 Saskatchewan Sport Awards. Nominations were submitted by Sask Sport Inc's active and affiliate members for awards in the following categories: Athlete of the Year for master, youth male, youth female, male, female, and team; as well as awards for coach of the year, coach dedication, official male, official female and volunteer.
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The Year of Sport 2015 - Canada: A Leading Sport Nation
On October 16, 2014, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada proclaimed 2015 as the Year of Sport.
The proclamation celebrates the role sport plays in our Canadian identity. From local playgrounds, to recreational sport leagues all the way to high performance athletes, sport is vital to the cultural fabric of our nation.
On the road to Canada's 150th anniversary in 2017, let's celebrate all of the things that make Canada the strong, proud and free country we live in today.
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SASK SPORT INC. ANNOUNCES THE DECEMBER ATHLETE OF THE MONTH AWARD RECIPIENT
Bree Crookshanks of Regina is the recipient of the Sask Sport Inc. December Athlete of the Month Award. She was nominated by Swim Saskatchewan. Crookshanks competed in the Thunderbolt Junior International Swim Meet, which consisted of 200 swimmers from three countries. She finished sixth in the 200m breaststroke and earned tenth place finishes in the 50m breaststroke and 100m breaststroke. She twice broke the 15-to-17 girls provincial record in the 200m breaststroke -- in the preliminary round and finals. She also broke the senior/open record in the finals.
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SASK SPORT INC. ANNOUNCES THE NOVEMBER ATHLETE OF THE MONTH AWARD RECIPIENT
The Max Kirkpatrick Curling Team of Swift Current is the recipient of the Sask Sport Inc. November Athlete of the Month Award. The team was nominated by CurlSask. Kirkpatrick's curling squad won a gold medal at the Canadian Mixed Curling Championships, defeating the Northwest Territories 7-4 in the final. It was Saskatchewan's 10th gold medal, all-time at the event, tying the province with Alberta for first.
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Physical Activity and Sport SUMMARY OF FINDINGS FOR CANADA AND SASKATCHEWAN
These documents describe participation rates in physical activity and sport for both adults and children and youth.
These updates contain information on national data, as well as data more specific to Saskatchewan.
Adult participation in physical activity and sport
Child participation in physical activity and sport
CAAWS WOMEN AND LEADERSHIP WORKSHOPS
Sask Sport Inc., in partnership with the Canadian Association of the Advancement of Women in Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS), is offering CAAWS Women and Leadership Workshops. Three 3-hour workshops are available, designed to be delivered to a female only audience.
Target Audience: These workshops are available for those interested in hosting workshops for female-only audiences, addressing women working or volunteering in Canada's sport and physical activity sector (administrators, coaches, officials, board members, volunteers etc.). These workshops are appropriate for hosting at events such as AGM's, coach development clinics, sport conferences, volunteer development etc.
Interested in scheduling a workshop, contact: Noreen Murphy, Sask Sport Inc. (306) 975-0898.
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CHECK OUT THE RESPECT IN SPORT FOR COACHES PSA
Provincial Sport Governing Bodies please share the link to this PSA with your members and coaches ensuring all registered coaches have taken the required RiS for Coaches on-line training program in Saskatchewan!