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For the first time ever, Drug Free Sport NZ has used a reformed doper to deliver a series of captivating video messages to warn New Zealand athletes about the perils of drug use. World-renowned road cyclist and former teammate of Lance Armstrong, Tyler Hamilton, filmed the videos when he was in the country earlier this year. The three enthralling and thought provoking videos include a direct message to athletes, a message to the parents of athletes, and top tips for staying clean. In the videos, Mr Hamilton appeals to sportspeople to “do the right thing” so that they can “...
Every Monday beginning November 23rd, The Vancouver Sun Run Facebook page will feature SportMedBC’s Walk This Way program! The 8-week plan is a great way to get active and is a solid warm up to get you ready for Sun Run InTraining and the 2016 Vancouver Sun Run! Walk This Way offers a weekly schedule with coaching tips and advice from Olympian and SportMedBC RunWalk Coach Lynn Kanuka! Be sure to visit our Facebook page and The Vancouver Sun Run's page every Monday for more. #SMBCWalkThisWay...
Refer a friend to a 2016 Sun Run InTraining Clinic and you and that friend will be entered for a chance to win a one night stay with two lift tickets to Whistler, BC! Enter now!
Get ready to get out and play, Canada! RBC Sports Day in Canada - a national celebration of the power of sport to build community and get Canadians moving – takes place on November 21, 2015 in communities across Canada. Register or join an event and you’ll be one of over a million Canadians who are celebrating sport across Canada during the Year of Sport. MORE INFORMATION...
SportMedBC, in partnership with The Vancouver Sun, is in its 21st year of coordinating 13-week Sun Run InTraining clinics for walkers and runners at more than 60 recreation and fitness centres throughout the Greater Vancouver area and BC Interior. SportMedBC’s goal is to provide motivation through a graduated program in which participants will safely and comfortably take part in the 2016 Vancouver Sun Run on April 17, 2016. We are seeking active, enthusiastic individuals who have a passion for running and/or walking for our 2016 Sun Run InTraining Program that begins Saturday, January...
On Saturday, September 26th, 2015, SportMedBC held its Annual General Meeting and Educational Workshops at Fortius Sport & Health in Burnaby. SportMedBC staff presented their program reports as we looked back at the 2014-15 year. SportMedBC’s Board of Directors for 2015-16 · Dr. David Cox (Chair) · Anthony Findlay (Vice Chair) · Dr. Joseph Stern (Treasurer) · Dr. Jim Bovard · Kim Cormack · Kate Milne · Marc Rizzardo · Anita Wilson View the 2014-2015 SportMedBC Annual Report Along with the AGM, SportMedBC members and attendees...
The new SportMedBC Speaker Series offers six, 45 minute workshops over three sessions, led by expert sport medicine and sport science practitioners speaking on a variety of pertinent topics. Currently, the Speaker Series is being offered to three sports – Hockey , Soccer and Curling (more details to come) . The Hockey and Soccer Speaker Series presentations are targeted to parents and coaches of players 8 to 13 years old. HOCKEY Speaker Series - Event Dates: Wednesday, October 14, 2015 (Langley) Wednesday, October 21, 2015 (Abbotsford) Wednesday, October 28, 2015 (Langley) MORE...
Doping Assertions Led to Withdrawal of Nine Canadian Athletes Before Toronto 2015 Games (Ottawa, Ontario - October 14, 2015) - New information released today by the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) suggests the updated 2015 Canadian Anti-Doping Program (CADP) is proving effective at uncovering doping in Canadian sport. Introduced on January 1, 2015, the revised CADP meets the more stringent requirements of the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code. The CCES is responsible for implementing the Code in Canada on behalf of the Canadian sport community. Through a more comprehensive, intelligence-...
The Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series: Vancouver is looking for volunteers to join their medical team! MEDICAL REQUIRED: First Aiders First Responders and Paramedics Nurses (RN, LPN, RPN) Physicians Learners* - Residents, Medical & Nursing Students ADDITIONAL SKILLS: Dispatchers Bike teams for first response (we’ll set you up!) Physiotherapists, Chiropractors & Athletic Trainers General volunteers for operations support** Junior Volunteers – A limited number of supervised spots for volunteers aged 14-17 FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23rd – EDUCATION SESSION: We’ll begin...
(Ottawa, ON – September 28, 2015) – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published a list of athlete support personnel who are currently suspended/disqualified from working with athletes or other persons. The Prohibited Association List (not to be confused with the Prohibited List) currently contains the names of 114 people worldwide, four of them Canadians. The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) would like to alert the sport community that the people named on the list have “disqualifying status.” Athletes should be aware that associating in a professional...

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