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Red Deer Rebels defenceman Jace Weir has made big strides with the team this season and is hopeful he will hear his name called at the 2022 NHL Draft. (Photo by ROB WALLATOR/Red Deer Rebels)
Red Deer Rebels defenceman Jace Weir has made big strides with the team this season and is hopeful he will hear his name called at the 2022 NHL Draft. (Photo by ROB WALLATOR/Red Deer Rebels)
Patrick Reed hits from the 18th tee during the second round of the Memorial golf tournament Friday, June 3, 2022, in Dublin, Ohio. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

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Patrick Reed hits from the 18th tee during the second round of the Memorial golf tournament Friday, June 3, 2022, in Dublin, Ohio. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Calgary Stampeders' quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell throws the ball during first half CFL pre-season football action against the B.C. Lions in Calgary, Alta., Saturday, May 28, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Calgary QB Bo Levi Mitchell optimistic about shoulder, Stampeders in 2022

Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press CALGARY — Bo Levi Mitchell is confident…

Calgary Stampeders' quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell throws the ball during first half CFL pre-season football action against the B.C. Lions in Calgary, Alta., Saturday, May 28, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Grade 12 student Lauren Junck received her award for Female Athlete of the Year. (Photo by: Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Grade 12 student Lauren Junck received her award for Female Athlete of the Year. (Photo by: Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Red Deer’s Ashton Sahli competing in a PBR event. (Photo courtesy of Covy Moore/Covymoore.com)
Red Deer’s Ashton Sahli competing in a PBR event. (Photo courtesy of Covy Moore/Covymoore.com)
Edwin Park from Bentley took home the boys 9-10 division on Saturday during the MJT Alberta Mini Tour in Calgary. (Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour/ Facebook)

Central Alberta golfers make podium in junior tour event

Bentley’s Edwin Park won the boys 9-10 division

Edwin Park from Bentley took home the boys 9-10 division on Saturday during the MJT Alberta Mini Tour in Calgary. (Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour/ Facebook)
Lindsay Thurber track and field athletes pose for a photo during provincials in Medicine Hat this past weekend. (Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School/ Facebook)
Lindsay Thurber track and field athletes pose for a photo during provincials in Medicine Hat this past weekend. (Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School/ Facebook)
Team Canada forward Marie-Philip Poulin (29) celebrates with her gold medal after defeating the United States in women's hockey gold medal game action at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022. The National Hockey League club announced Tuesday that Poulin, a four-time Olympic medallist with Canada’s national women’s hockey team, is joining the team as a part-time player development consultant. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Canadiens hire Olympic hero Marie-Philip Poulin as player development consultant

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Team Canada forward Marie-Philip Poulin (29) celebrates with her gold medal after defeating the United States in women's hockey gold medal game action at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022. The National Hockey League club announced Tuesday that Poulin, a four-time Olympic medallist with Canada’s national women’s hockey team, is joining the team as a part-time player development consultant. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Colorado Avalanche goalie Pavel Francouz (39) is crashed into by Edmonton Oilers' Ryan McLeod (71) as Colorado Avalanche center Nico Sturm (78) defends during second period NHL conference finals action in Edmonton on Saturday, June 4, 2022. The Colorado Avalanche have captured the first three games of the Western Conference final, and have four cracks at advancing to their first title series since 2001. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Lehkonen scores in OT, Avalanche sweep Oilers

Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press EDMONTON — The Oilers learned plenty of…

Colorado Avalanche goalie Pavel Francouz (39) is crashed into by Edmonton Oilers' Ryan McLeod (71) as Colorado Avalanche center Nico Sturm (78) defends during second period NHL conference finals action in Edmonton on Saturday, June 4, 2022. The Colorado Avalanche have captured the first three games of the Western Conference final, and have four cracks at advancing to their first title series since 2001. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
A Canada soccer logo is seen on Alphonso Davies in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, March 24, 2019. A planned training session for Canada’s men’s soccer team was scrapped Friday amid ongoing discussions about player compensation. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Canada men back at practice after meeting with soccer federation

Canada set to play Thursday a week after refusing to play scheduled match due to a labour dispute

A Canada soccer logo is seen on Alphonso Davies in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, March 24, 2019. A planned training session for Canada’s men’s soccer team was scrapped Friday amid ongoing discussions about player compensation. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Bayern’s head coach Julian Nagelsmann, left, gives instructions to Tanguy Nianzou, center, and Alphonso Davies during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayern Munich and Stuttgart, at the Allianz Arena, in Munich, Germany, Sunday, May 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Probst )

Canada-Panama match canceled in labor, equal pay dispute

Dispute includes a demand that the women’s national team get equal match fees

Bayern’s head coach Julian Nagelsmann, left, gives instructions to Tanguy Nianzou, center, and Alphonso Davies during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayern Munich and Stuttgart, at the Allianz Arena, in Munich, Germany, Sunday, May 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Probst )
A Canada soccer logo is seen on Alphonso Davies in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, March 24, 2019. A planned training session for Canada’s men’s soccer team was scrapped Friday amid ongoing discussions about player compensation. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Canada men’s soccer training session scrapped amid compensation talks

Dispute in part over how much the athletes will get for playing in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar

A Canada soccer logo is seen on Alphonso Davies in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, March 24, 2019. A planned training session for Canada’s men’s soccer team was scrapped Friday amid ongoing discussions about player compensation. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Red Deer Renegades celebrate after winning in overtime against the Lloydminster Xtreme in Red Deer at the Kinex Arena Saturday night. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Red Deer Renegades celebrate after winning in overtime against the Lloydminster Xtreme in Red Deer at the Kinex Arena Saturday night. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
The Central Buccaneers hoist the elusive Alberta Football League championship trophy after defeating the Edmonton Elite 47-17 last season at Setters Place at Great Chief Park. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
The Central Buccaneers hoist the elusive Alberta Football League championship trophy after defeating the Edmonton Elite 47-17 last season at Setters Place at Great Chief Park. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
The Sylvan Lake Gulls lineup during the national anthem. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
The Sylvan Lake Gulls lineup during the national anthem. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Jay Kirkham had the start for the Riggers versus the Sherwood Park Athletics Friday night. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Jay Kirkham had the start for the Riggers versus the Sherwood Park Athletics Friday night. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Lacombe’s Brady McKinlay plays golf at Utah Valley University. (Photo by Alberta Golf)
Lacombe’s Brady McKinlay plays golf at Utah Valley University. (Photo by Alberta Golf)
Brett Wold was named the head coach of Team Alberta U18 Female hockey team. (Contributed photo)
Brett Wold was named the head coach of Team Alberta U18 Female hockey team. (Contributed photo)
File photo of the Sylvan Lake Gulls field during the home opener of the 2022 season. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
File photo of the Sylvan Lake Gulls field during the home opener of the 2022 season. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
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