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Douglas Anakin, who helped the Canadian bobsled team win Olympic gold in 1964, died April 25 at age 89, in an April 30, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Former Canadian bobsled champion Douglas Anakin dies at 89

INVERMERE, B.C. — Douglas Anakin, a member of the four-man Canadian bobsled…

  • May 1, 2020
Douglas Anakin, who helped the Canadian bobsled team win Olympic gold in 1964, died April 25 at age 89, in an April 30, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Empty fields, pitches, ball diamonds and gyms across Canada has those who oversee and operate youth sport concerned about the cost to mental health, in an April 29, 2020 story. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)

Youth sports in Canada feeling economic, mental-health impact of COVID-19

His karate dojo closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Eduardo Hernandez participates…

Empty fields, pitches, ball diamonds and gyms across Canada has those who oversee and operate youth sport concerned about the cost to mental health, in an April 29, 2020 story. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
Canadian bantamweight Sarah (Cheesecake) Moras, of Kelowna, B.C., will face American Sijara (Sarj) Eubanks on a televised card May 13, in an April 28, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canadian UFC bantamweight Sarah (Cheesecake) Moras returns to action in May

TORONTO — Canadian bantamweight Sarah (Cheesecake) Moras, who had been slated to…

Canadian bantamweight Sarah (Cheesecake) Moras, of Kelowna, B.C., will face American Sijara (Sarj) Eubanks on a televised card May 13, in an April 28, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Als GM Maciocia says he hasn’t spoken to Green about returning to Alouettes

Als GM Maciocia says he hasn’t spoken to Green about returning to Alouettes

Als GM Maciocia says he hasn’t spoken to Green about returning to Alouettes

Als GM Maciocia says he hasn’t spoken to Green about returning to Alouettes
Florida Gator guards Andrew Nembhard of Canada and Tre Mann have declared for the NBA draft, in an April 26, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Florida guards Nembhard, Mann declare for NBA draft

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida guards Andrew Nembhard of Canada and Tre Mann…

  • Apr 27, 2020
Florida Gator guards Andrew Nembhard of Canada and Tre Mann have declared for the NBA draft, in an April 26, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Township of Langley, B.C., will host 2022 and 2023 Canadian track and field championships, in an April 23, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Township of Langley to host 2022, 2023 Canadian athletics championships

OTTAWA — Athletics Canada announced Thursday that the Township of Langley, B.C.,…

Township of Langley, B.C., will host 2022 and 2023 Canadian track and field championships, in an April 23, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Yetur Gross-Matos is one of 58 prospects who will take part remotely in the NFL draft, in an April 22, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Prospects ready for their closeup on draft night from home

Yetur Gross-Matos would have liked to have been in Las Vegas for…

  • Apr 23, 2020
Yetur Gross-Matos is one of 58 prospects who will take part remotely in the NFL draft, in an April 22, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault announced that Canada’s arts, sports and cultural sectors will receive $500 million to weather the COVID-19 pandemic, in an April 20, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Heritage Canada commits $500 million to arts and sports sectors impacted by COVID-19

TORONTO — Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault unveiled early plans on Friday to…

Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault announced that Canada’s arts, sports and cultural sectors will receive $500 million to weather the COVID-19 pandemic, in an April 20, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The PGA Tour announced The RBC Canadian Open has been cancelled, in an April 16, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

RBC Canadian Open in mid-June is cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO — The RBC Canadian Open, one of the jewels of the…

The PGA Tour announced The RBC Canadian Open has been cancelled, in an April 16, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
In this August 9, 2019 file photo, Canada’s Cory Joseph (6) works his way around Nigeria’s Josh Okogie (20) on his way to the net during the first half of their exhibition game in Winnipeg. (Photo by John Woods/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canadian NBA player Joseph donating face shields to Toronto-area medical workers

TORONTO — Sacramento Kings guard Cory Joseph is donating face shields to…

In this August 9, 2019 file photo, Canada’s Cory Joseph (6) works his way around Nigeria’s Josh Okogie (20) on his way to the net during the first half of their exhibition game in Winnipeg. (Photo by John Woods/THE CANADIAN PRESS)
In this file photo, Seattle Seahawks tight end Will Dissly (88) pulls in a touchdown pass against the Arizona Cardinals during the first half of an NFL football game, Sept. 29, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

ESPN and NFL Network will combine for NFL draft telecast

NEW YORK — ESPN and NFL Network will join forces for this…

  • Apr 14, 2020
In this file photo, Seattle Seahawks tight end Will Dissly (88) pulls in a touchdown pass against the Arizona Cardinals during the first half of an NFL football game, Sept. 29, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Gordon Stuckless died April 9, 2020 at a hospital in Hamilton, Ont. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Maple Leaf Garden’s Sex offender Gordon Stuckless dead: lawyer

TORONTO — The man at the heart of the Maple Leaf Gardens…

Gordon Stuckless died April 9, 2020 at a hospital in Hamilton, Ont. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Hamilton, Canada’s candidate city for the 2030 Commonwealth Games, has been asked to consider a bid for 2026, in an April 9, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Hamilton’s 2030 Commonwealth Games bid leaders mull flip to 2026

Hamilton has a choice between poetry and a slam dunk. Canada’s candidate…

Hamilton, Canada’s candidate city for the 2030 Commonwealth Games, has been asked to consider a bid for 2026, in an April 9, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Thousands of runners coast to coast signed up and were training charity fun runs, marathons and half-marathons this spring, in an April 6, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

COVID-19 forces weekend warrior racers off the road, devastates race organizers

Donna Moore enters a road race almost every weekend. One after the…

Thousands of runners coast to coast signed up and were training charity fun runs, marathons and half-marathons this spring, in an April 6, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
A photo of the Central Alberta Buccaneers’ last team blood donation. Photo submitted

UPDATED: Titans challenge Bucs to a ‘Bleed Off’

Blood drive challenge extended to April 30

A photo of the Central Alberta Buccaneers’ last team blood donation. Photo submitted
Woodbine Racetrack says it is discussing the “potential postponement” of the Queen’s Plate on June 27, in a March 31, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Queen’s Plate, Canadian Open close to decisions for 2020 during COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO — While Toronto’s ban on city-led events through June 30 does…

Woodbine Racetrack says it is discussing the “potential postponement” of the Queen’s Plate on June 27, in a March 31, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Canadian athletes contemplating what rescheduling the Olympic and Paralympic Games means for them, in a March 30, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Long road, but less limbo for Canadian athletes bound for Tokyo Games

On the coldest, wettest, hardest days on Elk Lake, rower Hillary Janssens…

Canadian athletes contemplating what rescheduling the Olympic and Paralympic Games means for them, in a March 30, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Tom Renney, CEO for Hockey Canada, says hockey will play a critical role in healing the country when the COVID-19 pandemic ends, in a March 29, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canada’s sports organizations eager to unite country when pandemic passes

Tom Renney remembers exactly where he was during the attacks of Sept.…

Tom Renney, CEO for Hockey Canada, says hockey will play a critical role in healing the country when the COVID-19 pandemic ends, in a March 29, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Dart pro Jeff (The Silencer) Smith is in self-isolation, in a March 25, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canadian darts pro in self-isolation after earning his way back on tour

After winning his way back onto the pro darts tour, Canadian Jeff…

Dart pro Jeff (The Silencer) Smith is in self-isolation, in a March 25, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Hockey is for everybody! No matter your age or ability, hockey helps you develop friendships, build lifelong memories, improve leadership skills and have FUN!

Young or old, novice or pro, hockey is for life!

Alberta-built players, coaches and officials make Hockey Alberta’s game excel

  • Mar 9, 2020
Hockey is for everybody! No matter your age or ability, hockey helps you develop friendships, build lifelong memories, improve leadership skills and have FUN!