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50 Games in 48 Years: Long-time Games Consultant Lorne Lasuita Announces Retirement

With personal sadness but warm wishes, the Saskatchewan Games Council announces the upcoming retirement of Provincial Games Consultant Lorne Lasuita after an impactful and long-ranging career in multi-sport games, sport, and recreation. Lorne will officially retire as Provincial Games Consultant on March 31, 2019 and will continue in his role as Games Consultant with the 2019 Western Canada Summer…

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Team Sask concludes the 2017 Canada Summer Games tied for 6th in overall performance

Team Sask concludes the 2017 Canada Summer Games tied for 6th in overall performanceWINNIPEG, MB (August 14th, 2017): After two weeks of intense competition in 16 different sports, the 2017 Canada Summer Games have concluded. Team Sask finished in a tie with Nova Scotia for 6th place in the final flag point standings. Flag points are awarded to each team, male and female, based on their…

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Team Sask announces flagbearer for 2017 Canada Summer Games Closing Ceremony

Team Sask Flagbearer Announced for the 2017 Canada Summer Games Closing Ceremony WINNIPEG, MB (August 12th, 2017): Team Sask is pleased to announce that Shelby Newkirk of Saskatoon will lead Saskatchewan’s contingent as the flagbearer for the 2017 Canada Summer Games Closing Ceremony on August 13th.Newkirk, 21, is the most decorated Team Sask athlete of this year's Winnipeg Games with…

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Team Sask sits at fifth overall, earns 20 medals during first week of the 2017 Canada Summer Games

Team Sask sits at fifth overall, earns 20 medals during first week of the 2017 Canada Summer GamesWINNIPEG, MB (August 6th, 2017): The 2017 Canada Games has so far proved thrilling for Team Sask, as the province’s top amateur athletes have come up strong against the best in the nation after the first of two weeks of competition. Team Sask currently sits in fifth place overall with 20…

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