It’s true, professional basketball has returned! The inaugural season for the North American Premier Basketball League (NAPB) is underway and the Vancouver Knights play their first home game this Sunday at 3:00 pm (PST) against the Yakima SunKings at the Richmond Olympic Oval. As the only Canadian franchise, the Seattle Knights will be taking on…

Wishing all of our friends a wonderful holiday season. Thank you for partnering with us for another tremendous year for sport in Richmond, and here’s to 2018!

The Petro-Canada Sport Leadership Conference, is an industry leading event hosted by the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC). The CAC presents a fantastic few days connecting with over 350 sport leaders, educators, coaches and like-minded tourism organizations from across the country. The 2017 theme, “Disruption”, was woven throughout the speaker’s messages; whom all had a…

More than 100 athletes to represent Canada at World Karate Championships! It took 4 years of recruiting, training to grow team from 3 members to its current size By Ash Kelly, CBC News Posted: Sep 28, 2017 10:13 AM PT Last Updated: Sep 28, 2017 10:13 AM PT Karate-do Goju-kai has ancient roots in Japan and China but this…

Richmond Olympic Oval Generates Huge Economic Returns! Thursday July 20, 2017 Richmond, BC – The Richmond Olympic Oval has provided a major boost to the local and regional economies, generating more than $300 million in gross domestic product (GDP) through its construction and ongoing operation. A newly released economic impact study prepared for the City…

Host City Announcement! Monday June 19, 2017 After extensive deliberation and a rigorous decision making process, CARHA Hockey is thrilled to announce that the 2020 CARHA Hockey World Cup is headed to Richmond, British Columbia! Richmond continuously went above and beyond throughout the bid process. Their bid was thorough and covered everything that makes the…

RICHMOND, B.C. – Mark your calendars for an important event in the evolution of Richmond’s tourism sector! Beginning June 1 until September 17, 2017, the Richmond Hop On Hop Off Attraction Tour will allow visitors and locals to make their way through the city’s most popular areas at an affordable price. The Richmond Hop On…

  Richmond is proud to announce the City has been recognized for being a leader in the accessibility and inclusivity! Rick Hansen Foundation announces winners of 2017 Accessible Cities Award Winnipeg, Richmond, Edmonton recognized for being leaders in accessibility and inclusivity May 31, 2017 (Vancouver, BC) – Today, the Rick Hansen Foundation announced the winners…

Volleyball Canada – Volleyball Canada is pleased to announce the 2017 Women’s National Team Roster The women’s selection camp wrapped un on May 12, with head coach Marcello Abbondanza assigning 24 players (see below, with three additional reserve players) to the National Team roster. “With a nice mix of returning veterans and up and coming young athletes…

At the outset of 2016, Richmond City Council approved a revised program for the Richmond Sport Hosting Incentive Grant Program. The changes were intended to allow more events to receive financial assistance and provide the event organizers more advance notice to maximize the funding. In 2016, fifty-three (53) grant applications from twenty-eight (28) different sports…

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