Racquetball Canada Announces National Teams

National Teams Set for 2022/2023 Season WINNIPEG, July 1, 2022 – Racquetball Canada is pleased to announce the selection of the Elite, Development and Junior National Teams for the 2022-2023 season. Most of those named to the National Elite and Development Teams are returning members whose achievements at the national level are notable. As well, […]

Class of 2022 & Ivan Velan Award Recipient Recognized

Michael Green, Roger Harripersad and Jack McBride were inducted into the Racquetball Canada Hall of Fame at the recent National Championships. All three have had a lasting impact on the sport. Green of Hamilton and Harripersad of Calgary are legendary athletes whose accomplishments at the national and international level are remarkable. McBride of St. Albert, whose work as a […]

Lambert & Murray celebrate double gold at the 2022 National Championships

WINNIPEG (May 30, 2022) Frédérique Lambert and Samuel Murray were winners in both the singles and doubles divisions at Racquetball Canada’s National Championships held May 24 to 28 in Brossard. This is the fourth Open Singles national title for both athletes. In doubles, this is Murray’s sixth time winning gold and Lambert’s third. The experience Murray has […]

National Championships Begin Next Week in Brossard

WINNIPEG (May 18, 2022) – Canada’s racquetball community will be gathering in Brossard, Québec next week for Racquetball Canada’s National Championships. The event, which runs from May 24 to 28, marks the first championship event held since May of 2019 that will include all age and skill divisions.  The National Championships are always the ultimate competition […]

Long-Term Development Resource Now Available

Over the past several months we have been doing important work on long term development in our sport. The outcome is a new Long-Term Development framework which represents current best practice in attracting athletes to the sport, retaining them, and helping them reach their full potential. To accomplish this, we undertook an in-depth analysis of the skills […]

Ron Brown Honoured by Indigenous Sports Halls of Fame

WINNIPEG (April 28, 2022) – Racquetball Canada would like to congratulate Ron Brown who was inducted to the Manitoba Indigenous Sport Hall of Fame this past week and recently inducted into the North American Indigenous Sports Hall of Fame. Brown, who has a long history with the sport of racquetball, was one of the inaugural members […]

Pan Am Championships Come to a Close

WINNIPEG (April 16, 2022) – Competition is over for Team Canada at the Pan Am Championships held in Santa Cruz de le Sierra, Bolivia. After a successful week, highlighted by a gold medal win by Coby Iwaasa and Sam Murray, the team was unable to advance in the Team Event, placing fifth. The Team Event […]

Iwaasa & Murray Win Gold at Pan Am Championships!

WINNIPEG (April 14, 2022) – Coby Iwaasa of Lethbridge, Alberta and Samuel Murray of Baie-Comeau, Québec have struck gold at the Pan Am Championships being held in Santa Cruz de le Sierra, Bolivia. Iwaasa and Murray came out on top in today’s final against Juan Francisco Cueva and José Daniel Ugalde of Ecuador, winning with […]

Iwaasa & Murray Advance to Final at Pan Am Championships

Coby Iwaasa of Lethbridge and Samuel Murray of Baie-Comeau have advanced to the Men’s Open Doubles semifinal at the Pan Am Championships being held in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. Iwaasa and Murray had a decisive win today over Jake Bredenbeck and Sam Bredenbeck of the USA in today’s semi-final, winning in three straight […]

Canadians Advance at Pan Am Championships

WINNIPEG (April 12, 2022) – Pool play at the Pan Am Championships has come to a close for Team Canada with strong results in men’s and mixed doubles and men’s singles. The tournament is taking place in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia from April 9 to 16, 2022. Samuel Murray of Baie-Comeau and Coby […]