Alberta Sport Connection News Releases

New Roster for Alberta Sport Board

February 9, 2017 - A new team led by Stanley Cup Champion Andrew Ference has been selected to lead Alberta's sport promotion and development agency... see more

Podium Alberta funding for Alberta's best athletes

January 4, 2017 - The Government of Alberta has awarded more than 250 Alberta-based athletes nearly $1 million through the Alberta Sport Connection Podium Alberta program. Funding helps athletes access high-performance coaching and training opportunities and pursue athletic excellence at the highest levels of competition... see more

Alberta Summer Games wrap-up in Leduc

July 17, 2016 - The Alberta Summer Games, a province-wide summer sports competition for Albertans 11-17 years of age, came to a close. More than 1,800 athletes from throughout Alberta competed in 20 sports over the four-day competitionn... see more

Alberta Summer Games about to get underway in Leduc

July 13, 2016 - More than 3,000 participants, their families and spectators are expected to attend the 2016 Alberta Summer Games, July 14 - 17 in Leduc... see more

Alberta's 2015 athletes and teams of the year

June 1, 2016 - Alberta Sport Connection has announced their 2015 Athlete and Team of the Year Awards.. see more

Grande Prairie Celebrates getting the 2018 Alberta Summer Games

May 16, 2016 - Alberta Sport Connection, the City of Grande Prairie and the County of Grande Prairie, held a special event to celebrate being awarded the 2018 Alberta Summer Games... see more

2016 Arctic Winter Games wrap-up in Nuuk, Greenland

March 12, 2016 - Team Alberta North, had a strong performance at the 2016 Arctic Winter Games, March 5-12, 2016, in Nuuk, Greenland, earning 88 ulus, finishing third overall... see more

Team AB North off to Arctic Winter Games in Nuuk, Greenland

March 3, - Team Alberta North, 239 athletes, coaches, cultural participants and mission staff, representing 34 Alberta communities north of the 55th parallel, are on their way to the 2016 Arctic Winter Games, March 5-12, 2016, in Nuuk, Greenland... see more

Grande Prairie will host the 2018 Alberta Summer Games

February 29, 2016 - the City of Grande Prairie has been successful in its bid to host the Alberta Summer Games in July, 2018... see more

Alberta Winter Games wrap up in Medicine Hat

February 16, 2016 - The 2016 Alberta Winter Games in Medicine Hat, a province-wide sports competition for Albertans 11-17 years of age, have come to a close... see more

Alberta Winter Games ready to go in Medicine Hat

February 11, 2016 - More than 2,500 participants, their families and spectators are expected at the 2016 Alberta Winter Games, February 13-16 in Medicine Hat... see more

2016 Alberta Winter Games are ready to start this weekend.

February 8, 2016 - Medicine Hat is putting on the finishing touches to be ready for provincial youth athletes to arrive on Saturday, February 13.... see more

The City of Airdrie selected to host the 2020 Alberta Winter Games.

January 25, 2016 - The City of Airdrie has been successful in its bid to host the Alberta Winter Games in February, 2020.... see more

Statement from Alberta Sport Connection on Ron Southern

January 24, 2016 - John Short, Chair of the Alberta Sport Connection, issued the following statement on the passing of Ron Southern ... see more

Municipality of Wood Buffalo will host 2018 Alberta Winter Games

January 14, 2016 - the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo has been successful in its bid to host the Alberta Winter Games in February, 2018.... see more

Team Alberta rocks the 2015 Western Canada Summer Games

August 16,2015 - Team Alberta completed the 2015 Western Canada Summer games in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo with 226 medals.... see more

Team Alberta on their way to Western Canada Summer Games

August 6, 2015 - An excited and confident Team Alberta, 327 athletes strong, is on the way to the Western Canada Summer Games, August 7 - 16, in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo... see more

Alberta 55 Plus Summer Games in Strathmore wrap-up

July 19, 2015 - The 2015 Alberta 55 Plus Summmer Games in Strathmore came to a close on July 19.... see more

ASC & ATCO working together to support Aboriginal youth

July 16, 2015 - Alberta Sport Connection & ATCO team up to provide sport, recreational and art opportunities for Aboriginal youth .... see more

Alberta 55 Plus Summer Games ready to go in Strathmore

July 15, 2015 - More than 1,200 active Albertans 55 and older are poised to take part in the 2015 Alberta 55 Plus Summer Games in Strathmore, July 16 - 19.... see more

Team Alberta psyched for Western Canada Summer Games

July 11, 2015 - Anticipation and excitement continued to build as Team Alberta, who will represent our province at the 2015 Western Canada Summer Games in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, August 7 - 16, rallied in Sherwood Park.... see more

Alberta's best athletes, teams, coaches, officials & volunteers

April 8, 2015 - Alberta Sport Connection has announced their 2014 Athlete and Team of the Year Awards and 2015 Alberta Sport Recognition Awards .... see more

2018 Arctic Winter Games Host Community Announced

March 19, 2015 - The Arctic Winter Games International Committee announced the the 2018 Arctic Winter Games will be held in the South Slabe region of the Northwest Territories... see more

Strong Performance by Team Alberta at the 2015 Canada Winter Games

March 1, 2015 - Prince George, BC - Team Alberta was impressive at the 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George, earning 75 medals, finishing fourth overall.... see more

Alberta 55 Plus Winter Games in Lethbridge Wrap Up

March 1, 2015 - The 2015 Alberta 55 plus Winter Games in Lethbridge came to a successful conclusion, warming many a heart .... see more

Alberta 55 Plus Winter Games set to go in Lethbridge

February 13, 2015 - More than 1,100 active Albertans, 55 years and older, are gearing up for the 2015 Alberta 55 Plus Winter Games in Lethbridge, February 19-22..... see more 

Team Alberta off to the Canada Games

February 12, 2015 - With much anticipation and the backing of coaches, managers, mission staff, parents and family, an excited Team Alberta, representing 51 Alberta communities, will depart Calgary today enroute to Prince George, BC, and the 2015 Canada Winter Games, February 13 - March 1, 2015..... see more 

Team Alberta gets ready for Canada Games

January 17, 2015 - Team Alberta, including athletes, coaches, managers and mission staff, who will represent Alberta at the 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George, BC, February 13 - March 1, 2015, gathered in Sherwood park on Saturday, January 17 ..... see more

Podium Alberta Supports our High Perfomance Athletes

December 11,14 - More than 240 Alberta based athletes have been awarded more than $887,500 to help them pursue athletic excellence at the highest levels of national and international competion..... see more