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Synchro team’s topical choreography a big hit

Maxime Sawicki With precision, the McGill synchronized swim team executed their routine and left the competition floundering. The McGill White team won the competitive team event. The six-time consecutive Canadian University Synchro Swim League champions put on a dazzling performance and look primed for yet another big season. The highlight of the competition was McGill’s… Keep Reading

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Redmen rock the rims in opener

It was a night of new beginnings for the Redmen basketball team as they opened up their Quebec University Basketball League season with an 82-65 victory over Bishop’s Gaiters on Saturday night. Freshman Simon Bibeau led the team with 18 points as McGill (1-0) delivered a win for Head Coach David D’Aveiro in his first… Keep Reading

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Around the Water Cooler

For those of you who don’t keep TSN as your home page or Sports Illustrated as your bedtime reading, we know sports can be hard to understand, this section is for you. Salacious solicitation scandal NCAA FOOTBALL:  Auburn quarterback Cam Newton is one of the most exciting athletes you’ll ever see. His passing and running… Keep Reading

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Sailing team suspended for two years

The McGill Sailing Team is suspended for the next two years. The team was already under scrutiny by the administration and recent events pushed McGill Athletics to action. On October 23, three team members—Leif MacDonald, Justin Cruanes, and Renee Gladilen—were detained by police for stealing a parking sign after a regatta in Maryland. The bail… Keep Reading

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Redmen win fifth consecutive QURL championship

Ada Sonnenfeld Ada Sonnenfeld The McGill Redmen Rugby Team earned the right to be called champions on Sunday night, avenging their single regular season loss by defeating the Concordia Stingers 22-10 in the Quebec Student Sports Federation Championships. In the biggest game of their season, the Redmen turned in their best performance to win their… Keep Reading

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Dengue, typhoid, and a lesson learned

By virtually any measure, last month’s 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi were a complete disaster. A small budget wasn’t the issue but rather a large one was. With a cost of 30,000 Crore (300 billion Rupees), or close to $7 billion USD, they were easily the most expensive Commonwealth Games ever. They cost as much… Keep Reading

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Redmen return to winning ways with blowout victory

Alice Walker Alice Walker Coming off of their first loss in 16 games, the Redmen rugby team responded with an authoritative 69-10 victory over the Sherbrooke Vert-et-Or in the Quebec University Rugby League men’s semifinal on Friday afternoon. It was a dominant performance by the entire McGill team, who scored early and often to quickly… Keep Reading

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McGill shocked to miss nationals

Holly Stewart Holly Stewart The Martlets’ impressive, undefeated season ended in heartbreak on Friday night at Molson Stadium. McGill was ranked third in the country before the visiting underdogs from Laval ruined the Martlets hopes of completing their undefeated season with a Conference and National Championship. The Rouge-et-Or won the hard-fought Quebec University Soccer League… Keep Reading

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Around the Water Cooler

For those of you who don’t keep TSN as your home page or Sports Illustrated as your bedtime reading, we know sports can be hard to understand, this section is for you.   In case you’ve been living under a sporting rock… Baseball: The San Francisco Giants won the Major League Baseball World Series last… Keep Reading

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Comeback win keeps undefeated season alive

Alice Walker Holly Stewart The McGill Redmen hockey team (10-0-0) kept their perfect season alive as they came from behind to beat a pesky Nipissing Lakers (4-4-2) 5-3 on Saturday night at McConnell Arena. Francis Verreault-Paul led the gritty McGill comeback with his fourth hat trick and 16th-18th goals of the season. Verreault-Paul tallied an… Keep Reading

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