Jeffrey putting Fort St. John figure skating on the map

first_imgWEST KELOWNA, B.C. – Fort St. John native Shaya Jeffrey has been making her mark in the world of figure skating in recent months.Though Jeffrey now trains at the Mount Boucherie Skating Club in West Kelowna, she has continued to represent the Fort St. John Figure Skating Club and entered competition as a skater from the Cariboo North Central region with Skate Canada. Partaking in the Kelowna Skating Club Summer Camp back in August, she then competed at the Super Series Final Summer Skate in Burnaby where she had a very successful skate. Jeffrey took Silver in the Pre-Novice Ladies division. After that, Shaya attended the invitation-only Skate Canada BC Section Development Camp where she had the opportunity to work with some high-level coaches.After training this past summer in the Okanagan, Jeffrey recently skated at another two competitions. In October, Shaya competed in the Super Series Final in Kamloops in where she finished off with a score of 61. She then competed at the 2017 Skate Canada BC/Yukon Sectional Championships November 3rd-6th, which is the biggest provincial level competition of the year. Jeffrey competed against the top 46 skaters in the province, and with a combined score of 66.66 brought home the 2017 Skate Canada BC/Yukon Section CNCR Champion award.- Advertisement –last_img read more

NORTH WEST 10K ENTRANTS ASKED TO REGISTER EARLY

first_imgRunners and walkers taking part in the North West Charity 10k on Sunday, May 6th in Letterkenny are being asked to pre-book in order to avoid congestion with a huge crowd expected for the event.Entries will be taken upstairs at Letterkenny Community Centre on Wednesday 2nd, Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th of May from 6.00 to 7.30 p.m. Also on Saturday 5th May from 4.00 to 7.00 p.m.Entrants will pick up their numbers and t-shirts at these times which means no queuing up on the day of the 10k. By doing this you are assisting the committee to ensure that event runs off smoothly and gets started on time at 2.00 p.m. Entries are also being taken on-line at www.northwest10k.com.Sponsorship cards for the charity event are available from Letterkenny Chamber, Grand Central Complex, Canal Road. For more details ring 9124866 or visit the website where there is also very important pre-booking details for the charity race and walk. NORTH WEST 10K ENTRANTS ASKED TO REGISTER EARLY was last modified: April 21st, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:North West 10klast_img read more

Wrestler Sakshi Malik to get Rs 2.5 crore from Haryana government

first_imgWrestler Sakshi Malik will get a reward of Rs 2.5 crore from the Haryana government for her bronze medal winning feat which got India its first medal in the Rio Olympics.Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij, who is in Rio and witnessed the bronze medal match, congratulated Sakshi for winning the country its first medal.Vij said that the Haryana government would honour Sakshi Malik with a cash award of Rs 2.5 crore as per its sports policy. (RIO 2016 FULL COVERAGE)Sakshi is also likely to be offered a job by the state government.”She has made the state and country proud. I hope that other sportspersons of the state would also prove their mettle in the coming events by winning medals,” Vij said on Thursday. (Also read: Rio 2016 medallist Sakshi Malik took up sports because she wanted to fly in an airplane)Sakshi emerged as the first Indian woman wrestler to bag an Olympic medal by clinching bronze in the 58-kg category of Women’s Freestyle Wrestling.The gritty wrestler is from Haryana’s Rohtak district.last_img read more