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UBC faces MacEwan in Canada West semifinals

History links VANCOUVER – Seeking to advance to the Canada West gold medal game for a second straight season, the UBC Thunderbirds face a solid test in their semifinal clash against the MacEwan Griffins on Friday night in Langley. It’s a battle between two attacking powers, both of which rarely concede a goal. But only […]

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Columbia Athletics Updates Fall and Winter Sports Venue and Spectator Policies

History links Place policies Events to come NEW YORK – Columbia University Athletics has announced spectator advice for all home fall and winter sports competitions. All policies are in accordance with university, city, and state health and safety working group guidelines. These site policies and protocols are effective immediately. All spectators in attendance, aged 12 […]

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T-Birds repeat themselves as Canada West champions

History links CALGARY – The University of British Columbia Thunderbirds scored 40 straight points to defeat the University of Victoria Vikes, 47-13, at the Canada West Women’s Rugby Championship Sunday afternoon from McMahon Stadium. A close game in the first half, the T-Birds exploded out of the gates in the second half to flee with […]

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Birds welcome Vikes in regular season finale

History links In their final game of the regular season, the UBC Thunderbirds will host the University of Victoria Vikes on Saturday, October 23.e at 1 p.m. PST at the Gerald McGavin UBC Rugby Center with the possibility of finishing first in Western Canada. The T-Birds are ranked No.5 in U SPORTS and lead Canada […]

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Total team effort keeps T-Birds unbeaten

Next game: Trinity Western University 10/15/2021 | 5:30 p.m. (PST) VANCOUVER – Danielle Steer A scorching scoring rhythm continued on Saturday night, scoring two more goals and adding an assist to propel the Thunderbirds past the UBC Okanagan Heat 4-0 under rainy skies at T-Bird Stadium. One night after recording her first career hat trick […]

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T-Birds win 2021 Canada West Championship

History links SQUAMISH, BC – Canada West have a new men’s golf champion as the UBC Thunderbirds posted a 36-hole team score of 25 under par at Squamish Valley Golf Club. Directed by Mackenzie bickell Under 65, the T-Birds finished 23 strokes ahead of second-place Fraser Valley on Tuesday, while Calgary and Victoria were tied […]

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T-Birds defeat Cascades 2-0

Next game: at the University of the Fraser Valley 10/03/2021 | 1 p.m. (PST) The UBC Thunderbirds claimed their fifth consecutive Canada West victory with a 2-0 victory over the University of the Fraser Valley on Friday night at Rotary Stadium. Tess McRae opened the scoring in the 36th minute for the fourth-seeded U SPORTS […]

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Longtime Columbia athletics official Bill Steinman has died

NEW YORK (AP) – William C. Steinman, longtime Columbia University sports news director, has died. He was 76 years old. Steinman, a member of the Columbia University Track and Field Hall of Fame, died Wednesday evening at Mount Sinai Morningside, the university said Thursday. He had used a wheelchair in recent years following a series […]