An all-rounder, Claire Lovett excelled in badminton and tennis, and was a successful bowling, basketball, ice and field hockey athlete. Lovett continued to be a title winner at both the senior and master’s levels in racquet sports well into her seventies. In 1977, she formed the BC Association for Senior Ladies (tennis) and donated the Claire Lovett Trophy. Lovett was made a member of the Canadian Amateur Athletic Hall of Fame in 1972 and the Saskatchewan Hall of Fame in 1977.

At the provincial badminton level, Lovett won eight badminton Open Singles Championships (1939-41, 1943, 1947-49 and 1959) and three Senior Singles (1970, 1971 and 1982). She took ten BC Open doubles titles (1936, 1937, 1939-41, 1943, 1947, 1948, 1950 and 1962) in addition to thirteen senior doubles and twelve senior mixed doubles between 1970 and 1990.

At the national level, she won two Open singles (1947 and 1948) and two Open doubles (1947 and 1949). She added one senior singles in 1984, eleven senior doubles between 1973 and 1988, and five senior mixed doubles between 1976 and 1988.

Lovett captured six US senior doubles and two US senior mixed doubles titles between 1982 and 1990. In 1963, she won the World Open mixed doubles badminton title. Twenty years later in 1983, she captured two world senior doubles titles. She was a member of Canada’s Uber Cup international badminton team in 1957.

In tennis, at the club, city, provincial and international levels, she won twenty-nine singles titles from 1934-81, thirty-one doubles titles from 1934-76 and twenty-four mixed doubles titles from 1934-75 at both the Open, the Master’s and the Senior levels.