Dean Bennett

Katz urges Edmonton to help pay for rink

Edmonton Oilers owner Daryl Katz told city councillors Wednesday his NHL team is running millions of dollars in the red and that he needs taxpayer dollars to help him build a franchise-saving 18,000-seat downtown rink.

Leader Danielle Smith announces that 83 Wildrose Alliance party constituency presidents are in place

Wildrose steps back to the centre

Alberta’s surging right-of-centre Wildrose Alliance Party moved closer to the political centre Saturday, but party Leader Danielle Smith denied they’re abandoning principles because they sniff power in a province where the Tories have ruled for decades.

Leader Danielle Smith announces that 83 Wildrose Alliance party constituency presidents are in place
Luger Regan Lauscher

Lauscher named to luge Olympic team

Canada will send a veteran luge team to its home track in Whistler, B.C., next February in the hopes of finally breaking through to the Olympic podium.

Luger Regan Lauscher

Hollingsworth wins Canadian championship

Skeleton slider Mellisa Hollingsworth showed Sunday she is in the groove to take another run at Olympic glory.

Will Power celebrates winning the Rexall Edmonton Indy Sunday.

Power play AT Edmonton Indy

Australian racer Will Power led from the pole and won under a caution flag at the Rexall Edmonton Indy Sunday in a race marred by a pit fire that burned driver Tony Kanaan’s hands and face.

Will Power celebrates winning the Rexall Edmonton Indy Sunday.
Danica Patrick describes her crash to crew members during a practice session in Edmonton Friday.

Spotlight always on Danica

The illicit nude video of ESPN reporter Erin Andrews highlights the problems of celebrity culture in the cyber-age, says race car driver Danica Patrick who believes a time will come when there will be limits on how much of a public figure’s private life should be open for all to see.

Danica Patrick describes her crash to crew members during a practice session in Edmonton Friday.
Canadian Paul Tracy has been a part time driver the last couple of seasons

Tracy looking for a few more thrills

Paul Tracy believes his best chance to hit the winner’s circle this season comes Sunday at the Rexall Edmonton Indy, where he has never finished out of the top five.

Canadian Paul Tracy has been a part time driver the last couple of seasons
Dario Franchitti and Target Chip Ganassi Racing Teammate Scott Dixon will battle for the points lead in Edmonton on Sunday.

Dixon looks to repeat at Edmonton Indy

Scott Dixon returns to the Alberta capital this weekend to defend his 2008 victory at the Rexall Edmonton Indy and, with any luck, regain the points lead from teammate Dario Franchitti in what has become a back-and-forth battle.

Dario Franchitti and Target Chip Ganassi Racing Teammate Scott Dixon will battle for the points lead in Edmonton on Sunday.
It was an easy decision for Nikolai Khabibulin to sign in Edmonton.

Term key to inking the Bulin Wall

Goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin is pumped to come to Edmonton in a deal he says is more about the timeline than the bottom line.

It was an easy decision for Nikolai Khabibulin to sign in Edmonton.
Maurice Lloyd was one of the Edmonton Eskimos big off-season additions from Saskatchewan and is expected to bring a new attitude to the defence after the Eskimos struggled last season.

New vibe with Eskimos

Head coach Richie Hall strides onto the Edmonton Eskimos practice field with a smile on his face and a shark on his hat.

Maurice Lloyd was one of the Edmonton Eskimos big off-season additions from Saskatchewan and is expected to bring a new attitude to the defence after the Eskimos struggled last season.