Athletics

Athletics

Golfer hitting ball on golf course at competition

In sportwashing, sports are used to distract from social or environmental problems.

Close-up shot of a UBC hockey player wearing the high-tech mouthguard showing UBC Thunderbirds logo

A UBC concussion study could pave the way for safer hockey.

Jama Mahlalela, BHK’04, was part of the team behind the Toronto Raptors’ NBA Finals win.

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Peggy Assinck conducts research on spinal cord injury, which she herself sustained.

Could a computer programmer prove the most valuable player?

Thunderbirds say adieu to the old Aquatic Centre and UBC says hello to a new facility.

The Canadian Olympic Committee president believes in transformative amateur athletics.

The Thunderbird from Aboriginal mythology is a potent symbol for UBC’s sports teams.

The fun-loving lightweight of sports has pulled up its pants and joined the big league.

Youth of all backgrounds enjoy a basketball program for at-risk youth made by a UBC alum.