Ian Thorpe

THORPE REPORT: Sports heroes inducted into hall of fame

NANAIMO – Athletes who accomplished feats on national and international stage recognized.

Minor hockey skates to strong season

Nanaimo Minor Hockey Association recently held its annual general meeting. Awards from the past season were presented.

Bastion runners among best on race series

Congratulations this week to all of Nanaimo's Bastion Running Club members who competed in this year’s Frontrunners Island Race Series.

Runners rise to challenge at road races

Last month, two of the hugest running events in the country were held in this part of the world.

Curlers capture club championships

NANAIMO – Another season is now in the books for local curlers and year-end awards nights have been held.

White Rapids hop in the pool

The Nanaimo White Rapids Swim Club is holding registration for the spring and summer season ahead.

Curling season comes to an end

During the past two weeks another curling season has come to an end, both locally and on the international stage.

Thorpe Report: Lawn bowling club opening doors

NANAIMO – With spring weather, outdoor lawn bowling season set to get underway.

Runners put best foot forward



Dedicated runners from Nanaimo's Bastion Running Club take part each year in the Frontrunners Island Race Series.

Club getting on track for spring

The season officially begins this week for members of the Nanaimo Track and Field Club.

Softball starting up soon

The approach of spring brings with it registration for local baseball, softball and fastball leagues.

Spring training nearing

One indicator of the change of season is that registration is now underway for those wishing to play baseball…

Curling club rolls out the red carpet

Recent curling action featured women’s competition in the form of the annual Nanaimo Senior Ladies’ (50-plus) Bonspiel.

Minor lacrosse season gearing up

It may still be winter, but local lacrosse organizers at all levels are now busy gearing up for the spring.

Curling centre puts on one of its main events

The annual Nanaimo Ladies’ Bonspiel is a popular date on the local curling calendar and this year’s event attracted 24 teams.

Bastion club runners have fast-paced lifestyle

The Bastion Running Club is hosting the third event in the Frontrunners Island Race series, the Cedar 12K race, on Sunday.

Thorpe Report: Outstanding athletes awarded

NANAIMO – City recognizes gold-medal winners from past year.

Nanaimo’s 75 years of hockey quite a milestone

It’s amazing that this year marks the 75th anniversary of hockey in our city. The Nanaimo Minor Hockey Association marked the occasion.

Hangover spiel always a good party

We’ll slip onto the ice this week and catch up on results from recent bonspiel action…

Track club athletes applauded for year

There is no doubt that this past season was another outstanding one for the Nanaimo Track and Field Club.