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Calgary Stampeders running back Jerome Messam (33) points to the 31 on his helmet during pre-game warm-ups before CFL football action against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Hamilton, Ont., on October 1, 2016. The Calgary Stampeders are taking a flyer on linebacker Marcus Smith II. Smith, a former first-round pick of the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles, is one of 10 players on Calgary’s negotiation list. The nine CFL teams made the revelations Thursday, the first of two they’ll do this year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power

CFL teams reveal 10 players who are on their exclusive negotiation lists

CFL teams can have up to 45 players on their negotiation list which gives them exclusive negotiating rights

Calgary Stampeders running back Jerome Messam (33) points to the 31 on his helmet during pre-game warm-ups before CFL football action against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Hamilton, Ont., on October 1, 2016. The Calgary Stampeders are taking a flyer on linebacker Marcus Smith II. Smith, a former first-round pick of the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles, is one of 10 players on Calgary’s negotiation list. The nine CFL teams made the revelations Thursday, the first of two they’ll do this year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power
BC Sports Hall of Fame logo.

Two Surrey women win BC Sports Hall of Fame awards for inspired service

Jane Blaine and Wendy Pattenden recognized during virtual summit

BC Sports Hall of Fame logo.
Left to right: Milo Schneidmiller, Kai Hughes, and Seth Hebert are among the White Rock Whalers’ newest signees. (White Rock Whalers photos)

White Rock Whalers continue to add to roster with PJHL season set to begin

Lineup additions for junior ‘B’ hockey team announced

Left to right: Milo Schneidmiller, Kai Hughes, and Seth Hebert are among the White Rock Whalers’ newest signees. (White Rock Whalers photos)
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Edmonton hopes for hub-city benefits
Injured Humboldt Broncos players back to physio after COVID-19 lockdown
Canucks say Vancouver won't be NHL hub city
B.C. premier says PM has proposal making Vancouver hub city for NHL in Western Canada
The 2020 Canada West Golf Championships have been cancelled due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.

Canada West Golf Championships cancelled due to COVID-19 travel restrictions

UBC, UBC-O, UFV and UVic athletes will not hit the links this year, Kelowna was set to host

The 2020 Canada West Golf Championships have been cancelled due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.
Earl Marriott grad adjusting to NCAA life amid COVID-19 restrictions

Earl Marriott grad adjusting to NCAA life amid COVID-19 restrictions

Jeremiah Mackie joins older brother Jaxon on Gonzaga University cross-country team

Earl Marriott grad adjusting to NCAA life amid COVID-19 restrictions
Semiahmoo Rock alumni selected in pro lacrosse draft

Semiahmoo Rock alumni selected in pro lacrosse draft

Tre Leclaire, Sam La Roue picked by National Lacrosse League teams

Semiahmoo Rock alumni selected in pro lacrosse draft
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool scampers to the end zone en route to his first career NFL touchdown. (Pittsburgh Steelers Instagram)

B.C.’s Chase Claypool catches first NFL touchdown pass

Abbotsford grad establishes new record for longest scrimmage TD by a Canadian

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool scampers to the end zone en route to his first career NFL touchdown. (Pittsburgh Steelers Instagram)
The mini Bayside Sharks held a touch-rugby game and practice at South Surrey Athletic Park on Sunday. (Aaron Hinks photos)
The mini Bayside Sharks held a touch-rugby game and practice at South Surrey Athletic Park on Sunday. (Aaron Hinks photos)
Cowichan Valley Capitals prospects clash during a 3-on-3 scrimmage at the Cowichan Valley Capitals rookie ID camp on Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

BCHL approves back-up plan for 2020-21 season

Without gate revenue, league will rely on player fees, government and business support

Cowichan Valley Capitals prospects clash during a 3-on-3 scrimmage at the Cowichan Valley Capitals rookie ID camp on Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Surrey wrestler Jason Bains receives four-year suspension for using banned substance

Surrey wrestler Jason Bains receives four-year suspension for using banned substance

Queen Elizabeth Secondary grad tests positive for steroid Turinabol, silver national medal removed

Surrey wrestler Jason Bains receives four-year suspension for using banned substance
The PBR Canada Monster Energy Tour will not be making a stop in Abbotsford in 2020. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

PBR Canada cancels Abbotsford event

COVID-19 concerns end multi-year run for event at Abbotsford Centre

The PBR Canada Monster Energy Tour will not be making a stop in Abbotsford in 2020. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Hayley Wickenheiser hit the ice with novice players during the Canadian Tire Wickenheiser Female World Hockey Festival hockey tournament, also known as WickFest, at Surrey Sport & Leisure Complex in February 2019. (File photo)

Several Surrey winners of BC Hockey awards, including Falcons for association of the year

Dr. Bonnie Henry given award for ‘outstanding humanitarian endeavor’

Hayley Wickenheiser hit the ice with novice players during the Canadian Tire Wickenheiser Female World Hockey Festival hockey tournament, also known as WickFest, at Surrey Sport & Leisure Complex in February 2019. (File photo)
Rubber marks from pucks dot the glass as Vancouver Canucks players take part in an optional hockey practice attended by a small number of players in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday June 2, 2011. A proposed $825 million class-action lawsuit alleges some of North America’s most powerful hockey leagues are conspiring to limit opportunities for young players. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Lawsuit alleges NHL, junior leagues working together to limit players’ opportunities

Document claims defendants have created a system where the majority of players will never reach top pro leagues

Rubber marks from pucks dot the glass as Vancouver Canucks players take part in an optional hockey practice attended by a small number of players in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday June 2, 2011. A proposed $825 million class-action lawsuit alleges some of North America’s most powerful hockey leagues are conspiring to limit opportunities for young players. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Chase Claypool shared a photo of the tribute he made to fallen former Abbotsford Panthers teammate Samwel Uko during his NFL debut on Monday night. (Twitter photo)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool honours fallen teammate Samwel Uko in NFL debut

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver wears wrist tape bearing last name of friend and teammate

Chase Claypool shared a photo of the tribute he made to fallen former Abbotsford Panthers teammate Samwel Uko during his NFL debut on Monday night. (Twitter photo)
Jeff Clarkson and his son Logan, 3, go for a run in an undated handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Kari Clarkson, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Runners find joy in virtual racing during COVID-19 pandemic

Canada’s road racing season was about to begin when COVID-19 hit in March

Jeff Clarkson and his son Logan, 3, go for a run in an undated handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Kari Clarkson, *MANDATORY CREDIT*
(photo: amshockey.com)

‘First step’ to WHL for Surrey’s Carter Savage, signed by Tri-City Americans

Team GM calls DHA-trained prospect ‘a big, physical defenseman with high hockey IQ, good puck skills’

(photo: amshockey.com)
Surrey Eagles’ Hudson Schandor battles for a puck with a Langley Rivermen player during the 2019-‘20 season. The BCHL has announced a contingency plan for the upcoming season, in the event fans are not allowed to attend games. (Garrett James photo)

BC Hockey League announces alternative plan for 2020-‘21 season

Player fees, sponsorship among contingency plans if fans not allowed to attend games

Surrey Eagles’ Hudson Schandor battles for a puck with a Langley Rivermen player during the 2019-‘20 season. The BCHL has announced a contingency plan for the upcoming season, in the event fans are not allowed to attend games. (Garrett James photo)
Drone image shows a nighttime aerial view of the new walking track at Bear Creek Park. (Submitted photo: Urban Solar)

Drone image shows solar lights for Surrey’s newest walking track

The four-lane track was completed last spring at Bear Creek Park

Drone image shows a nighttime aerial view of the new walking track at Bear Creek Park. (Submitted photo: Urban Solar)
Runner Keith Parks, 60, crosses the finish with his daughter Victoria Parks (left) and his niece, Justina Parks, holding up the finish-line banner on Sunday. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Runners complete Boston Marathon in South Surrey

Global pandemic caused the event to go virtual, but the reward of completing it is all the same

Runner Keith Parks, 60, crosses the finish with his daughter Victoria Parks (left) and his niece, Justina Parks, holding up the finish-line banner on Sunday. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Six members of the BC Endurance Project start the Comox Valley half-marathon course, in an effort to qualify for the Half Marathon World Championships in Poland in October. Photo by Terry Farrell
Six members of the BC Endurance Project start the Comox Valley half-marathon course, in an effort to qualify for the Half Marathon World Championships in Poland in October. Photo by Terry Farrell