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Olympic dreams: Calgary brothers shoot for medals in biathlon

Olympic dreams: Calgary brothers shoot for medals in biathlon

Want to root for the home team at this winter's Olympic Games in Beijing, China? Calgary's Gow brothers are each going for a medal in biathlon, which would mark Canada's first male win in the sport.
Lac La Biche curler with St. Albert skip on win streak at senior nationals

Lac La Biche curler with St. Albert skip on win streak at senior nationals

Barry Chwedoruk and Team Alberta take 7-0 win streak into Friday games
Airdrie axe throwers amped for second shot at worlds

Airdrie axe throwers amped for second shot at worlds

The Kolomyjas’ foray into the world of competitive axe throwing began in 2016, when they tried the sport for the first time at a birthday party. Five years and thousands of throws later, the couple is excited to represent Airdrie, and local venue Rival Axe Throwing, at worlds for the second time.
Indigenous strongwoman claims third in national competition

Indigenous strongwoman claims third in national competition

Angie Houle is making a name for herself as a strongwoman.
Aptly named Smart Play makes impressive showing at prestigious race

Aptly named Smart Play makes impressive showing at prestigious race

The Canadian Derby's third-place finisher Smart Play is a homegrown success
Meet the Earl of Slo-Pitch

Meet the Earl of Slo-Pitch

Who says you have to stop enjoying team sports when you get older? Don't tell the Earl of Slo-Pitch--he's busy on the diamond.
Triathlete Stefan Daniel primed for the scorching heat of Tokyo Paralympics

Triathlete Stefan Daniel primed for the scorching heat of Tokyo Paralympics

Now ranked No. 1 in the world, University of Calgary student faces international competition more seasoned and less nervous
Women’s world hockey championship drops puck after delay

Women’s world hockey championship drops puck after delay

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The puck drops Friday on a women’s world hockey championship more than two years after the last one. Who’s counting? American forward Kendall Coyne Schofield is, for one.
Get stung by championship basketball in Edmonton

Get stung by championship basketball in Edmonton

Despite being reigning champs, Stingers face uphill battle to draw crowds that come easily for hockey in E-town.
Edmonton Elks mark return to CFL play with free t-shirt giveaways, cheap eats

Edmonton Elks mark return to CFL play with free t-shirt giveaways, cheap eats

Elks opening day offers goodies and thanks to devoted fans.