Gagnon & Langelier Receive National Award

Michel Gagnon and Rino Langelier were recently recognized by the Coaching Association of Canada and Petro-Canada as recipients of the 2022 Petro-Canada Coaching Excellence Award. These prestigious awards recognize coaches whose athletes have excelled at world championships, Olympic and Paralympic Games, and at the Special Olympics World Games. The Coaching Association of Canada and Petro-Canada […]

Racquetball Canada’s Junior World Team Ready for Competition

WINNIPEG (November 29, 2022) – Team Canada is ready to compete at the upcoming Junior World Championships being held in Guatemala City, Guatemala from December 3 to 10. The seven athletes from across the country named to the team qualified based on their results at Racquetball Canada’s National Championships held last May. “The Juniors are […]

Lambert & Iwaasa Win National Team Selection Event

A head shot of Coby Iwaasa and Frédérique Lambert.

WINNIPEG (November 14, 2022) – Frédérique Lambert (Montréal) and Coby Iwassa (Lethbridge) are the winners at the National Team Selection Event that ran from November 11 to 13 at Sani Sport in Brossard. Lambert faced Michèle Morissette Saturday’s Women’s Open final, winning 11-5, 11-4, 9-11, 11-7. Iwaasa was to have played Sam Murray in the […]

National Team Selection Event Set to Begin

Winnipeg (November 10, 2022) – Play begins on Friday at the National Team Selection Event of the season being hosted by at Sani Sport Brossard by Racquetball Québec. The tournament runs November 11 to 13. This is the first of two selection events for high performance athletes from across Canada who are competing for national […]

RACQUETBALL CANADA JOINING ABUSE-FREE SPORT ON JANUARY 15, 2023

WINNIPEG (October 17, 2022) – Racquetball Canada is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement to join Abuse-Free Sport, the new independent program to prevent and address maltreatment in sport. Racquetball Canada, and its stakeholders, will have access to the services of the Office of the Sport Integrity Commissioner (OSIC), which serves as […]

CANADA ON THE PODIUM IN FOUR EVENTS AT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

WINNIPEG (August 27, 2022) – After winning medals in four events, Team Canada is celebrating its best results at the World Championships in a decade. “We are so proud of our entire team,” said Jen Saunders, Racquetball Canada’s High Performance Director. “Their preparation and hard work was rewarded with solid on court play and podium results. […]

Team Canada to Play for Gold at World Championships

WINNIPEG (August 26, 2022) – Canada has earned a spot in the Men’s Team Event final at the International Racquetball Federation’s World Championships being held in San Luis Potosí, Mexico. In Friday’s play, Team Canada defeated Ecuador in two straight matches in the quarterfinal and went on to defeat Bolivia in the semi-final, also in […]

LAMBERT & MURRAY MOVE ON TO FINAL AT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

WINNIPEG (August 24, 2022) – Frédérique Lambert of Montréal and Sam Murray of St-Hubert have advanced to the Mixed Doubles final at the World Championships being held in San Luis Potosí. The Canadians defeated Bolivia’s Conrrado Moscoso and Jenny Diaz Navia, 11-7, 11-9, 11-9 in Wednesday’s semi-final. Lambert and Murray faced the Bolivian team earlier […]

Team Canada Advances to 3 Semi-Finals at World Championships

Three Canadian Teams have advanced to the semi-finals at the International Racquetball Federation World Championships being held in San Luis Potosí, Mexico. Frédérique Lambert and Michèle Morissette will face Natalia Mendez and Valeria Centellas of Argentina in the Women’s Doubles semifinal. Lambert will also team up with Sam Murray in the Mixed Double semi-final. The […]

Racquetball Canada Announces World Championships Team

WINNIPEG, July 22, 2022 – Racquetball Canada is pleased to announce the teams that will represent Canada at the upcoming World Championships being held from August 19 to 27 at La Loma Centro Deportivo in San Luis Potosí, Mexico. Overall, the 2022 World Championships team has a lot of experience that could lead to podium success. […]