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Canada’s Paige Farries scores a try in Senior Women’s 15s test match rugby first half action against Wales in Halifax on Saturday, August 27, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Canada’s Paige Farries scores a try in Senior Women’s 15s test match rugby first half action against Wales in Halifax on Saturday, August 27, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Karla Godinez Gonzalez shows off her bronze medal from World Wrestling Championships in Belgrade. (Wrestling Canada photo)

Earl Marriott grad wins bronze at World Wrestling Championships

Karla Godinez Gonzalez lands on podium in Belgrade, Serbia

Karla Godinez Gonzalez shows off her bronze medal from World Wrestling Championships in Belgrade. (Wrestling Canada photo)
The Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames battle it out at the Abbotsford Centre in 2021. Vancouver hosts Edmonton in Abbotsford on Oct. 5. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Vancouver Canucks tickets for Abbotsford game on sale Thursday

NHL team hosting the Edmonton Oilers at Abbotsford Centre on Wednesday, Oct. 5

The Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames battle it out at the Abbotsford Centre in 2021. Vancouver hosts Edmonton in Abbotsford on Oct. 5. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
Chloé Dufour-Lapointe, of Canada, smiles after her run during women’s moguls finals at the Beijing Winter Olympics in Zhangjiakou, China, on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022. Six months after becoming the first Canadian freestyle skier to compete in four Olympic Games, Chloe Dufour-Lapointe is retiring. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Four-time Olympian and moguls specialist Chloe Dufour-Lapointe is retiring

30-year-old moguls skier from Montreal won silver at the 2014 Sochi Olympics

Chloé Dufour-Lapointe, of Canada, smiles after her run during women’s moguls finals at the Beijing Winter Olympics in Zhangjiakou, China, on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022. Six months after becoming the first Canadian freestyle skier to compete in four Olympic Games, Chloe Dufour-Lapointe is retiring. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Vancouver Whitecaps defender Tristan Blackmon, left, moves the ball past LA Galaxy forward Douglas Costa during the second half of an MLS soccer match in Carson, Calif., Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022. With just four games left on the schedule, the ‘Caps (9-14-7) are on a three-game losing skid and their playoff hopes have all but evaporated. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Raul Romero Jr.
Vancouver Whitecaps defender Tristan Blackmon, left, moves the ball past LA Galaxy forward Douglas Costa during the second half of an MLS soccer match in Carson, Calif., Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022. With just four games left on the schedule, the ‘Caps (9-14-7) are on a three-game losing skid and their playoff hopes have all but evaporated. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Raul Romero Jr.
Glen McCurdie, Hockey Canada's former vice-president of insurance and risk management, appears as a witness at the standing committee on Canadian Heritage in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, looking into how Hockey Canada handled allegations of sexual assault and a subsequent lawsuit. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Hockey Canada boasted about its ‘second to none’ safe-sport management in 2019

Asked to self-govern its safe-sport cases, despite facing a ‘significant potential claim’

Glen McCurdie, Hockey Canada's former vice-president of insurance and risk management, appears as a witness at the standing committee on Canadian Heritage in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, looking into how Hockey Canada handled allegations of sexual assault and a subsequent lawsuit. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Langley’s Kevin Dhaliwal (left) and Mission’s Bryan Slusarchuk (right), the new owners of the renamed Vancouver Bandits, posed for a picture with Canadian Elite Basketball League Commissioner and co-founder Mike Morreale (centre) during a Tuesday Sept. 13 press conference at the Langley Events Centre. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Fraser Valley Bandits change name and owners

Langley-based team to be known as Vancouver Bandits

Langley’s Kevin Dhaliwal (left) and Mission’s Bryan Slusarchuk (right), the new owners of the renamed Vancouver Bandits, posed for a picture with Canadian Elite Basketball League Commissioner and co-founder Mike Morreale (centre) during a Tuesday Sept. 13 press conference at the Langley Events Centre. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Surrey Knights head coach Andy Liboiron (in mask) on the bench last season at North Surrey Sport & Ice Complex. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

Surrey Knights shoot for PJHL playoffs with young, local players, and some optimism

Second-year head coach Andy Liboiron preps team for home-opener Thursday

Surrey Knights head coach Andy Liboiron (in mask) on the bench last season at North Surrey Sport & Ice Complex. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
Lakers outscored Langley Thunder 5-1 in the middle stanza and never looked back, picking up the 12-6 win in game three on Monday night at the Peterborough Memorial Centre. Thunder lead the Mann Cup series 2-0. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder)

Ontario’s Lakers cut B.C. Thunder lead in Mann Cup

‘We just didn’t have the footwork, the attacking the net’

  • Sep 13, 2022
Lakers outscored Langley Thunder 5-1 in the middle stanza and never looked back, picking up the 12-6 win in game three on Monday night at the Peterborough Memorial Centre. Thunder lead the Mann Cup series 2-0. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder)
Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson (3) passes for a touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 12, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson (3) passes for a touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 12, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
Clockwise from left: Michael Hibbert holds the U15 national field lacrosse championship banner; Brody Burrell, coach Matt Sobey and Kaleb Borg celebrate with the U18 championship banner; both the U15 and U18 teams come together on the field for a celebratory photo in Fredericton, N.B. (Contributed photos)

Semiahmoo Peninsula players earn U15, U18 field lacrosse crowns

National championships were held in Fredericton, N.B.

Clockwise from left: Michael Hibbert holds the U15 national field lacrosse championship banner; Brody Burrell, coach Matt Sobey and Kaleb Borg celebrate with the U18 championship banner; both the U15 and U18 teams come together on the field for a celebratory photo in Fredericton, N.B. (Contributed photos)
After advancing all the way to the PJHL championship final last season, the White Rock Whalers will look to have similar success this season. They play their first game Thursday against the Surrey Knights. (White Rock Whalers photo)

White Rock Whalers to open PJHL season Thursday against Surrey

Whalers to host Ridge Meadows Flames for home-opener Saturday night at Centennial Arena

After advancing all the way to the PJHL championship final last season, the White Rock Whalers will look to have similar success this season. They play their first game Thursday against the Surrey Knights. (White Rock Whalers photo)
Participants in the 2019 55+ BC Games. This year, the 2022 Games will play out in Greater Victoria from Sept. 13 to 17. (Photo courtesy of 55+ BC Games)

55+ BC Games playing out in Greater Victoria for the first time

Free games will run across the Capital Region from Sept. 13-17

  • Sep 12, 2022
Participants in the 2019 55+ BC Games. This year, the 2022 Games will play out in Greater Victoria from Sept. 13 to 17. (Photo courtesy of 55+ BC Games)
Langley Thunder’s Duane Dobbie had four goals and seven points as the team defeated the Peterborough Lakers for their second win of the Mann Cup. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre)

VIDEO: Langley Thunder lead Mann Cup 2-0 after narrow overtime win

Six seconds made all the difference

  • Sep 11, 2022
Langley Thunder’s Duane Dobbie had four goals and seven points as the team defeated the Peterborough Lakers for their second win of the Mann Cup. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre)
The open house for the Surrey United clubhouse at Cloverdale Athletic Park in Surrey on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Hundreds celebrate Surrey United’s new clubhouse

Today’s event celebrated kickoff for the season and the clubhouse

The open house for the Surrey United clubhouse at Cloverdale Athletic Park in Surrey on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Langley Thunder scored six times on their first dozen shots on the way to a 16-11 win in the best-of-seven Mann Cup opener over the Peterborough Lakers at the Peterborough Memorial Centre on Friday night, Sept. 9. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder)

B.C. champions Langley Thunder take game 1 of Mann Cup over Lakers

Curtis Dickson and Dane Dobbie had eight points each

  • Sep 10, 2022
Langley Thunder scored six times on their first dozen shots on the way to a 16-11 win in the best-of-seven Mann Cup opener over the Peterborough Lakers at the Peterborough Memorial Centre on Friday night, Sept. 9. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder)
B.C. Lions fullback David Mackie (34) protects the ball from Montreal Alouettes running back Jeshrun Antwi (20) during first half CFL football action in Montreal on Friday, September 9, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter McCabe
B.C. Lions fullback David Mackie (34) protects the ball from Montreal Alouettes running back Jeshrun Antwi (20) during first half CFL football action in Montreal on Friday, September 9, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter McCabe
Ron (left) and T.J. Brar purchased the BC Hockey League’s Surrey Eagles from former owner Chuck Westgard last May. (Nick Greenizan photo)

Farming brothers look to grow Surrey Eagles into pillar of community

Ron and T.J. Brar purchased BC Hockey League team from Chuck Westgard last May

Ron (left) and T.J. Brar purchased the BC Hockey League’s Surrey Eagles from former owner Chuck Westgard last May. (Nick Greenizan photo)
Vancouver Whitecaps’ Jake Nerwinski, front, and Colorado Rapids’ Jonathan Lewis vie for the ball during the second half of an MLS soccer game in Vancouver, on Wednesday, August 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

‘We know nothing’s over’: Underdog Vancouver Whitecaps continue playoff push

Club heads to Denver sitting eight points out of a post-season berth

Vancouver Whitecaps’ Jake Nerwinski, front, and Colorado Rapids’ Jonathan Lewis vie for the ball during the second half of an MLS soccer game in Vancouver, on Wednesday, August 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Every White Rock-South Surrey Titans team will be in action Sunday at South Surrey Athletic Park. (File photo)

White Rock Titans set for ‘Titans Day’ at South Surrey Athletic Park

Youth football association’s teams to all take the field Sept. 11

Every White Rock-South Surrey Titans team will be in action Sunday at South Surrey Athletic Park. (File photo)
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