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Martlet Hockey season recap

The 2019-20 season was a resounding success for the McGill Women’s Hockey team, as the Martlets clinched their 15th RSEQ championship en-route to a second successive U Sports National Championships qualification. Despite a rocky start to the season, the Martlets’ confidence grew game after game, and they finished their 2019-20 […]

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Podcasts to fill the sports void

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus has resulted in the mass shutdown of professional and collegiate sports, leaving fans scrambling to adjust to the disruption in the annual sports cycle. While leagues are doing the right thing to minimize the spread of the virus, the suspensions have left fans with […]

Winter 2020 season recaps

Artistic Swimming The McGill Women’s Artistic Swim team started their season off strong, finishing first out of 11 teams at the McGill Invitational in November. Strong performances from sisters third-year Ioana Gheta and second-year Maria Gheta earned them first place in the duet/trio category. First-year Katherine Demond also performed well, […]

10 things: The best nicknames in sports history

A March 4 Jeopardy contestant hilariously, and incorrectly, guessed that the nickname of Philadelphia 76ers All-Star Joel Embiid was “Do a 180.” In honour of this mixup, The McGill Tribune sports section compiled a list of some of our favourite sports nicknames of all time.   Shaquille O’Neal: The Big ____ […]