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Brendan Morrison says Roberto Luongo is the NHL’s worst fisherman

Brendan Morrison says Roberto Luongo is the NHL’s worst fisherman

May 20, 2022 / 8:22 pm

According to Brendan Morrison, there are two types of NHL players: golfers and fishermen. Morrison is a fisherman. In fact, the former Vancouver Canucks centre...

Senior Weightlifting National Championships hit Kelowna

Senior Weightlifting National Championships hit Kelowna

May 20, 2022 / 7:00 pm

The Senior Canadian Weightlifting Nationals are coming to Kelowna this weekend for the first time since the pandemic. Five local athletes from the Viking...

Calgary and Edmonton city councils make friendly wager on NHL playoffs

Calgary and Edmonton city councils make friendly wager on NHL playoffs

May 16, 2022 / 5:48 pm

The Battle of Alberta has officially started with a friendly hockey wager between the city councils in Calgary and Edmonton, and some elite Canadian soccer...

English soccer player Jake Daniels says he is gay

English soccer player Jake Daniels says he is gay

May 16, 2022 / 9:30 am

English soccer player Jake Daniels announced he is gay on Monday in a trailblazing moment for the European men's game. The 17-year-old forward is at the...

Canucks officially confirm Bruce Boudreau will return as coach

Canucks officially confirm Bruce Boudreau will return as coach

May 13, 2022 / 4:43 pm

UPDATE May 13 4:45 p.m. The Vancouver Canucks have confirmed that Bruce Boudreau will be back behind the bench next season. "We are pleased to see...

Mickelson decides not to defend title at PGA Championship

Mickelson decides not to defend title at PGA Championship

May 13, 2022 / 3:02 pm

Phil Mickelson withdrew Friday from the PGA Championship, electing to extend his hiatus from golf following his incendiary comments about a Saudi-funded rival...

Lions training camp kicks off as rookies hit field at Hillside Stadium

Lions training camp kicks off as rookies hit field at Hillside Stadium

May 12, 2022 / 4:00 am

A group of BC Lions rookies hit the gridiron at Hillside Stadium on Wednesday evening, marking the start of the CFL club’s Kamloops training camp. Rookie...

Local golfers get chance to see what life on PGA Scramble tour could look like

Local golfers get chance to see what life on PGA Scramble tour could look like

May 10, 2022 / 7:00 pm

If you've ever dreamed of playing on the PGA golf tour, mark May 23 on your calendar. The RBC PGA Scramble is coming to Shadow Ridge Golf Course in Kelowna....

Host families desperately needed for NorthPaws with inaugural season on horizon

Host families desperately needed for NorthPaws with inaugural season on horizon

May 10, 2022 / 10:18 am

With opening night of their first West Coast League baseball season coming up at the end of the month, the Kamloops NorthPaws are in serious need of billet...

Asian Games in China postponed over spread of COVID-19

Asian Games in China postponed over spread of COVID-19

May 6, 2022 / 7:00 am

Less than three months after Beijing hosted the Winter Olympics and Paralympics, the Olympic Council of Asia said Friday that this year's Asian Games are...

Former players take reins of Broncos board, look to breathe new life into team

Former players take reins of Broncos board, look to breathe new life into team

May 5, 2022 / 4:00 am

The Kamloops Broncos have a brand new board of directors made up largely of former players — and they’re hoping to build excitement in the community...

Goal! Maradona's 'Hand of God' shirt sets auction record

Goal! Maradona's 'Hand of God' shirt sets auction record

May 4, 2022 / 9:43 am

The shirt worn by Diego Maradona when he scored the controversial “Hand of God” goal against England in the 1986 World Cup has sold for 7.1 million...

Bruce Boudreau won’t be getting a contract extension from the Canucks

Bruce Boudreau won’t be getting a contract extension from the Canucks

May 3, 2022 / 6:39 pm

Despite falling short of the playoffs, the Vancouver Canucks earned a certain degree of optimism from their fanbase. After a dreadful start to the season, the...

Greyhound racing nearing its end in the US after long slide

Greyhound racing nearing its end in the US after long slide

May 2, 2022 / 7:11 am

Vera Rasnake laughed as she led a trio of barking, jostling dogs into the Iowa Greyhound Park, but her smile faded when she acknowledged that after 41 years of...

Jim Ratcliffe launches late $5 billion bid to buy Chelsea soccer club

Jim Ratcliffe launches late $5 billion bid to buy Chelsea soccer club

Apr 29, 2022 / 7:38 am

British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe launched a late bid to buy the Chelsea soccer club for 4.25 billion pounds ($5.3 billion) on Friday as three offers featuring...

The PGA TOUR Canada will touch down in Kelowna on the Labour Day long weekend

The PGA TOUR Canada will touch down in Kelowna on the Labour Day long weekend

Apr 27, 2022 / 7:00 pm

Okanagan golf enthusiasts may want to keep the Labour Day long weekend open. That's when many of the brightest up-and-coming golfers in North America touch...

Paralympic gold medallist Stewart named Athletics Canada's field athlete of the year

Paralympic gold medallist Stewart named Athletics Canada's field athlete of the year

Apr 26, 2022 / 12:12 pm

A Kamloops gold medalist has been awarded another high honour. Greg Stewart was announced on Tuesday morning as the recipient of the F.N.A. Rowell Trophy, given...

Plug pulled on Vancouver Formula E World Championship race

Plug pulled on Vancouver Formula E World Championship race

Apr 26, 2022 / 10:25 am

Race cars won’t be returning to the east end of False Creek this summer. Announcements from the City of Vancouver and Canadian E-Fest promoter One Stop...

Canucks will bust out the skate jersey again on Tuesday night

Canucks will bust out the skate jersey again on Tuesday night

Apr 25, 2022 / 4:42 pm

If the Vancouver Canucks aren’t going to make the playoffs, they may as well look good. At practice on Monday morning, the Canucks were in their usual...

'The Flower' succumbs to battle with cancer, dies at age 70

'The Flower' succumbs to battle with cancer, dies at age 70

Apr 22, 2022 / 8:38 am

UPDATE 8:37 a.m. Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of Guy Lafleur: “I was saddened to hear of the passing...

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