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Sports News

Ruck taking on the world

Jul 22, 2019 / 7:20 pm

Kelowna's Taylor Ruck will look to add to her impressive international medal haul at the World Aquatic Championships in South Korea. Ruck, born in Kelowna...

Riders conquer mountain

Jul 22, 2019 / 12:35 pm

Hardy cyclists conquered the mountain, Sunday, during the fifth annual L’Alpe de Grand Blanc. The challenging valley to village saw riders climb 60...

Lowry wins British Open

Jul 21, 2019 / 11:24 am

Shane Lowry made the 68 years between British Opens in Northern Ireland worth the wait. The silver claret jug is staying on the Emerald Isle. Lowry, the...

Injured Bronco wants back

Jul 21, 2019 / 6:43 am

A former Humboldt Broncos player whose back was broken when the team's bus crashed last year says he'll return to Humboldt to battle for a spot on the...

Falcons swept at home

Jul 19, 2019 / 7:20 am

The Kelowna Falcons clawed their way back from a large deficit but couldn’t complete the comeback as they fell by an 11-8 score on Thursday night at Elks...

Falcons fall short

Jul 18, 2019 / 7:56 am

The Kelowna Falcons came close but still fell short in their comeback bid versus the AppleSox Wednesday night. by a 6-4 score on Wednesday night at Elks...

Pospisil, Bouchard at Open

Jul 17, 2019 / 8:26 pm

Fan favourite Eugenie Bouchard is returning to the Odlum Brown VanOpen tennis tournament Aug. 12-18, headlining a strong crew of Canadian stars set to hit...

Falcons lose lopsided affair

Jul 17, 2019 / 7:22 am

The Kelowna Falcons couldn’t find their way at home, falling to the Wenatchee AppleSox by a score 13-1 Tuesday night at Elks Stadium. Wenatchee wasted no...

Falcons earn 2 all-stars

Jul 16, 2019 / 8:00 pm

Two members of the Kelowna Falcons will be heading to Bend, OR. next week for the annual West Coast League all-star game. Infielder Cole Cummings and reliever...

Hope for BC sports fans

Jul 16, 2019 / 10:35 am

The last few years have been hard times for Vancouver sports fans. The city’s three major-league professional teams — the Canucks, BC Lions and...

Cheyne crowned champion

Jul 15, 2019 / 9:53 am

A Kelowna cyclist rode to top spot in the Tour de White Rock presented by Landmark Premiere Properties Westminster Savings. Jordan Cheyne, riding for...

Swede takes slopestyle title

Jul 14, 2019 / 12:45 pm

More than 5,000 spectators flooded the hillside of Slopestyle Center at Big White for the second-annual Invitational Slopestyle. Host athlete Tom van...

Federer beats Nadal

Jul 12, 2019 / 1:24 pm

Roger Federer waited 11 years to get another shot at Rafael Nadal on Centre Court. This one was a semifinal, not a final. It was settled in four sets, not five....

'Robot umpires' arrive

Jul 11, 2019 / 7:52 am

"Robot umpires" have arrived. The independent Atlantic League became the first American professional baseball league to let a computer call balls and...

Serena reaches semis

Jul 9, 2019 / 4:35 pm

Slowed by a balky ankle, trailing by a service break in the third set of her Wimbledon quarterfinal, Serena Williams appeared to be in trouble Tuesday against...

Local sailors dominate

Jul 9, 2019 / 8:27 am

BC sailors dominated Sail West on the weekend. The Central Okanagan Sailing Association hosted Sail West 2019, which attracted sailors under the age of 23, from...

Alonso wins HR Derby

Jul 8, 2019 / 10:00 pm

Pete Alonso took one final swing and flipped his bat high in the air. Another walk-off. Money ball. As the crowd roared, the New York Mets rookie headed toward...

Sweets too much for Falcons

Jul 8, 2019 / 7:53 am

The Kelowna Falcons couldn’t find a way to close their first half with a win, falling to the Walla Walla Sweets by a 6-3 score on Sunday evening in the...

U.S. wins 4th World Cup

Jul 7, 2019 / 3:51 pm

Megan Rapinoe stood on the field, arms outstretched, striking her now trademark victory pose symbolizing the confidence of a U.S. team that celebrated and...

Kawhi leaves Raptors

Jul 7, 2019 / 3:43 pm

Though his jersey may have said Toronto, Raptors fans across the country — and beyond — are in mourning after star player Kawhi Leonard opted to...

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