Top Ottawa Sports Moments

Brooke Henderson named Canadian Press Female Athlete of the year

Date: 2015
Sport: Golf

Ottawa Hosts 1984 World Figure Skating Championships

Date: March 20th 1984
Sport: Figure Skating

Craig Savill wins World Junior Championship

Date: March 1999
Sport: Curling

John Morris wins Junior Curling Championship

Date: March 1998
Sport: Curling

Bob Storey Becomes President of the FIBT

Date: 1994
Sport: Bobsled

Eldon Coombe wins Ontario Championship in Curling

Date: February 19th 1972
Sport: Curling

John Halvorsen named Runners World Road Racer of the Year.

Date: December 31 1989
Sport: Running

Joey Sandulo the youngest boxer to represent Canada

Date: August 4th 1948
Sport: Boxing

Carleton Ravens win Mens Basketball Championships

Date: 2003-2007, 2009, 2011-2017
Sport: Basketball

Doug Frobel hits 1st MLB Home Run with the Pittsburgh Pirates

Date: June 2 1982
Sport: Baseball

Eric Bedard becomes opening day pitcher for Baltimore Orioles

Date: April 2 2007
Sport: Baseball

Ottawa Giants join the International League AAA baseball

Date: 1951
Sport: Baseball

Andrew Dabeka wins 2008 U.S. Open in Badminton

Date: May 10th 2008
Sport: Badminton

Glenda Reiser wins Gold Medal at the Commonwealth Games

Date: 1974
Sport: Track

Penny Werthner wins Bronze at the Pan-Am Games

Date: 1971
Sport: Track

Sultana Frizell wins Gold Medal in 2010 and 2014

Date: 2010, 2014
Sport: Track

Jason Dunkerley represents Canada in 5 different Paralympics

Date:
Sport: Track

Ottawa hosts the Brier mens Curling Championships

Date: 1979, 1993, 2001, 2016
Sport: Curling

Melissa Bishop wins the Gold Medal at the Pan Am Games

Date: August 2015
Sport: Track

Denis Potvin gets an Assist in the Gold Medal Canada Cup game.

Date: Sept 15th 1976
Sport: Hockey

Denis Potvin Plays his last NHL game

Date: April 9th 1988
Sport: Hockey

Ottawa Senators win the 1927 Stanley Cup

Date: April 13th 1927
Sport: Hockey

Al Charron earns record 76th Cap with Team Canada

Date: October 30th 2003
Sport: Rugby

CFL Football Returns to Ottawa – RedBlacks Home Opener

Date: July 18th 2014
Sport: Football

Glenroy Gilbert Wins Gold in the 4×100 Mens Relay in Atlanta

Date: July 31st 1996
Sport: Track

Pat Messner Wins Gold at the Water Ski Championships

Date: August 4th 1979
Sport: Water Ski

Rachel Homan Rink wins Gold at World Curling Championships

Date: March 26th 2017
Sport: Curling

Kristina Groves wins 5 Medals in Nagano Japan.

Date: March 2008
Sport: Speed Skating

Erica Wiebe wins Gold at the Rio Olympics

Date: 2016
Sport: Wrestling

Steve Yzerman wins Gold for Canada in 2002

Date: 2002
Sport: Hockey

George Lyon wins Olympic Gold in Golf

Date: July 1904
Sport: Golf

Ron Stewart rushes for 281 yards in a single CFL game

Date: October 10th 1960
Sport: Football

Renn Crichlow wins Gold in the K1 500 at World Championships

Date: 1991
Sport: Canoe

Ian Miller wins 2 World Cup Gold Medals with Big Ben

Date: 1987 & 1991
Sport: Equestrian

Dr. James Naismith terms his new Sport “Basket Ball”

Date: December 21 1891
Sport: Basketball

Boston Red Stockings Played Exhibition game in Ottawa.

Date: 1873
Sport: Baseball

RCAF Flyers – based out of Ottawa, win Olympic Gold

Date: 1948
Sport: Hockey

Linda Thom wins Olympic Gold in LA

Date: 1984
Sport: Pistol

Sue Holloway first to compete in both Summer & Winter Olympics

Date: 1976
Sport: Canoe

Frank Nighbor wins first ever Hart and Lady Byng Trophies

Date: 1924
Sport: Hockey

Ottawa-Hull Canadians Win the 1958 Memorial Cup

Date: 1958
Sport: Hockey

Ottawa 67’s win the 1984 Memorial Cup

Date: 1984
Sport: Hockey

Rideau Skating Club Hosts the First Women’s Hockey Game

Date: March 1889
Sport: Hockey

Russ Jackson and the 1969 Grey Cup

Date: 1969
Sport: Football

Roberto Clemente Plays Baseball in Ottawa with Montreal Royals

Date: 1954
Sport: Baseball

East Nepean Eagles play in 2013 Little League World Series

Date: 2013
Sport: Baseball

Betsy Clifford becomes Gold Medalist at World Giant Slalom

Date: 1970
Sport: Skiing

Carol Anne Chenard, leads referee team at the Olympics

Date: 2016
Sport: Soccer

The Finish of the 2014 Panda Game Gee-Gees vs Ravens

Date: 2014
Sport: Football

The return of the Ottawa Senators – Opening night

Date: October 8th 1992
Sport: Hockey

Ottawa Sooners win Canadian Junior Championship

Date: 1974
Sport: Football

Anne Heggtveit wins Canada’s first Olympic Gold Medal in skiing

Date: February 26th 1960
Sport: Skiing

The 1978 National Capital Marathon -Spectacular finish

Date: May 14th 1978
Sport: Running

Ottawa hosts the 2015 Women’s World Cup

Date: 2015
Sport: Soccer

Bobby Simpson pulls last CFL legitimate Sleeper Play

Date: 1960
Sport: Football

Ottawa Gee Gees Football Club Win 2000 Vanier Cup

Date: December 2nd 2000
Sport: Football

Frank Amyot wins Canada’s only gold at the 1936 Olympics

Date: 1936
Sport: Canoe

Tony Gabriel catches pass to win the Grey Cup

Date: November 1976
Sport: Football

Barbara Ann Scott wins Olympic Gold

Date: 1948
Sport: Figure Skating

Canada defeats France in Rugby at Twin Elm Park

Date: June 1994
Sport: Rugby

2009 World Juniors Gold Medal Championship Game

Date: January 5th 2009
Sport: Hockey

Daniel Alfredsson scores, sends the Sens to the Stanley Cup Finals

Date: May 19th 2007
Sport: Hockey

Mike Ranta only person to canoe across Canada in one Season

Date: 2011
Sport: Canoe

16 Year old QB leads 1975 Gee-Gees to Vanier Cup

Date: 1975
Sport: Football

1975 National Capital Marathon largest in Canada

Date: 1975
Sport: Running

Gee-Gees & Ravens’ fans set Attendance Record of 10,780

Date: Feb 6th 2015
Sport: Basketball

1995 Ottawa Lynx win Governor’s Cup

Date: 1995
Sport: Baseball

First female to referee at Wembley – Carol Anne Chenard

Date: July 31st 2012
Sport: Soccer

Ottawa 67’s win 1999 Memorial cup

Date: 1999
Sport: Hockey

Ottawa Champions win the Can Am League Championship

Date: September 2016
Sport: Baseball

Team Homan wins third Scotties Tournament of Hearts title

Date: February 27th 2017
Sport: Curling

Frank McGee Loses Eye, Wins Stanley Cup With Silver Seven

Date: 1905
Sport: Hockey

Liz Manley Wins Olympic Silver Medal

Date: February 27th 1988
Sport: Figure Skating

Daniel Alfredsson Retires from Ottawa Senators

Date: December 29th 2016
Sport: Hockey

Ottawa Redblacks Win First Grey Cup in Third Year as a Franchise

Date: 2016
Sport: Football

Ottawa Silver Seven win Ottawa’s first Stanley Cup

Date: February 28th 1904
Sport: Hockey
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